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Argentina Travel Restrictions

68.36% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 66.32% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Argentina.

Argentina entry details and exceptions

Entry to Argentina is allowed to its nationals and residents; aviation personnel; in transit passengers; diplomats; family reunification; all nationals or residents of Argentina's neighboring countries who have stayed there during the fourteen days prior to entering the national territory of the country and if entry is due to humanitarian reasons.

Authorized foreigners are required to present an insurance with COVID-19 coverage and their negative PCR test result prior to boarding.

Travelers are required to download Argentina's Contact-Tracing App for a minimum period of 14 days.

Further details regarding entry to Argentina can be found here.


Outgoing travel to ArgentinaTravelling from New Zealand to Argentina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Argentina.

Details and exceptions

All persons entering the country must submit a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before boarding to Argentina. They are required to take an antigen test upon arrival and perform mandatory preventive isolation in the places established by the provincial and city authorities. Travelers will be required to perform another PCR between the fifth and seventh day of arrival in the country. The cost of the tests and sequencing tests must be borne by the passengers.

Travelers who recovered from COVID-19 in the last 90 days are exempt from test requirement. They must present a medical certificate showing that the discharge has already passed more than 10 days after the diagnosis.

Children younger than 6 years old are also exempt from test requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Argentina.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

The isolation period can be shortened

After 7 days of quarantine, travelers can get a test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to isolate upon arrival in the country. In the event that a traveler was tested with a positive result of COVID-19 on the seventh (7th) day, they will need to quarantine further until they are safe to be out of it.

Travelers must note that expenses on testing and isolation will be paid by them.

Vaccinated travelers with authorized vaccines in Argentina and permitted non-resident foreigners who will develop an essential labor or commercial activity or professional sports are exempted from quarantine requirement.

Documents
Contact-Tracing App

Must be downloaded for a minimum period of 14 days.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Argentina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Argentina must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Argentina will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Argentina

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Argentina. Please check the official guidelines from Argentina for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Argentina with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Argentina.

  • Mask usage in Argentina is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Argentina are open with restrictions. Bars in Argentina are open with restrictions.

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