No vaccination certificate is required to enter the country.
Passport valid for 6 months required by all except nationals of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay who, for journeys that do not go beyond Argentina and these five countries, may use their national ID cards. While you are in Buenos Aires, we recommend you to keep your passport in a safe place and take a photocopy. Losing a passport is not the end-of-the-world, but it will be a problem, since the procedures for being issued another are often very time consuming.
Required by all except the following:
(a) nationals of EU countries, Australia, Canada, Japan and US for stays of up to 90 days;
(b) nationals of Andorra, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Liechtenstein, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela and Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) for stays of up to 90 days;
(c) nationals of Hong Kong (British Nationals Overseas), Jamaica and Malaysia for stays of up to 30 days;
(d) transit passengers holding confirmed onward or return tickets for travel provided continuing their journey within 6 hours and not leaving the airport.
Note: Visa exemptions mentioned above are for tourist and business purposes only. However, business travellers are advised to contact the Argentinian Consulate before departure.
Upon entering the country visitors receive a tourist visa stamp valid for 90 days, which can be renovated for 90 days more once the first term is over. This must be done through the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (Immigration) or at the address: Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Capital Federal. Tel: 43170200.
If you are under 21
In Argentina, people over 21 years old are considered of legal age, therefore, any person less than 21 years of age wanting to enter the country alone or with a person that is not a legal guardian must present a written authorization signed by their mother, father, or guardian endorsed by the Argentine consul in the place of origin. The document can be included in the minorâ€™s passport.