Learn More: eTA / AVE
ARGENTINA IS OPEN: Argentina re-opened for tourism on 1 November 2021.
Citizens from 71 countries are eligible to get a Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA [AVE in Spanish]) to visit Argentina instead of a traditional paper visa.
Additionally to the ETA (AVE), you can now add a Health Declaration called Argentina Affidavit. You’ll also need this document to enter the country. Get your documents here.
WHO CAN ENTER ARGENTINA WITH THESE DOCUMENTS?
Travelers who are required to show a visa upon arrival are eligible for an ETA as long as they have at least one of the following U.S. visas: B1, B2, and Schengen Category C. Also, anyone who wishes to enter this country must fill out the Argentina Affidavit 48 hours before their flight.
OBTAIN THE ARGENTINA ETA/AVE AND THE ARGENTINA AFFIDAVIT
To obtain the Argentina eTA/Ave and the Health Affidavit, you’ll have to provide information about your flight, health condition, and intended stay in Argentina. You must adhere to the country’s safety protocols as well.
Visit our application page to complete the application form for both documents.
DISPLAY THE FORM
Once you apply, if you have added the Argentina Affidavit (Health Declaration), we will send it to your email before your travel. Make sure you have this document ready to show to the immigration authorities upon arrival. Start the application now.
Visit the FAQs below to view quarantine rules for Argentina.
Required Documents to Apply
All Passport Pages Scan
The Argentina Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA / AVE) allows Multiple Entry into the country within a period of 3 subsequent months, with one possible renewal authorization for 3 additional months afterwards.
Visit the FAQs below to view quarantine rules for travelers arriving in Argentina who have spent time in Africa in the past 14 days.
This ETA (AVE) can be issued for Tourism purposes only.
Only holders of at least one of the following documents are eligible for an Argentina ETA (AVE): B1, B2, and Schengen Category C. The visa must have a validity of at least 90 days after issued from Argentina.
Upon arrival in Argentina, you will have to present your passport along with your ETA (AVE) and payment confirmation, which must be printed.
Travelers must have their passport with at least 6-months validity from the date of arrival and have at least 1 page available for stamping.
Possession of the Argentina ETA (AVE) does not provide automatic right of entry into the country. The Immigration Officer at the port of entry may refuse entry to any person, if they consider that a person is unable to fulfill the immigration requirements or that such person's presence in Argentina would be contrary to national interests or security.
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Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Argentina?
No, you don’t need a COVID-19 vaccine to enter this country, but you must still fill in the Argentina Affidavit form.
Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Argentina travel updates and/or contact your local embassy.
Do I need to take a COVID-19 test to enter Argentina?
- COVID test requirements: There are no testing requirements.
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Do I have to quarantine when I get to Argentina?
- Quarantine requirements: There are no quarantine requirements.
What is the Argentina ETA (AVE)?
The Argentina Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA or AVE, which is Spanish for Autorización de Viaje Electrónica) is for citizens of countries that are required to present a visa when entering Argentina. Now they can process an ETA online instead of getting a traditional paper visa. Citizens wishing to get an ETA should also hold at least one of the following U.S. visas: B1, B2, and Schengen Category C.
What’s the Argentina Affidavit?
It’s a new travel form that must be completed to enter Argentina by nationals and foreign nationals. This form will help government officials manage the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic. People over 70 years old are not required to complete the affidavit electronically.
Which countries are eligible for Argentina ETA (AVE)?
What do I need to apply for an Argentina ETA (AVE) and the Argentina Affidavit (Health Declaration?
We require the following to submit your application for both documents:
- A scan of each page of your passport
- USA visa
- Negative pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test result
- Medical Insurance
- Portrait photo of the bank card and the owner of the credit card. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture (if applicable)
What is the cost to obtain an Argentina ETA (AVE)?
The cost of the Argentina ETA USD 200.00. Additionally, we charge a service fee that would vary depending on the processing time you wish to get:
- Standard Processing: USD 35.00 - 16 days.
- Rush Processing: USD 65.00 - 13 days.
- Super Rush Processing: USD 100.00 - 10 days.
Note: The prices mentioned above are the cost of the Argentina eTA/AVE. If you wish to add Argentina Affidavit, you just need to add the amount of USD 9.95 to each processing time. Get started here.
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Learn More About Argentina Tourism
Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, and the second largest in South America. Located on the South-West Coast of the continent, it shares borders with Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay. It is also the largest Spanish speaking country anywhere in the world. Argentina is so vast, you can learn Tango in its capital, Buenos Aires, to waddling around with penguins in Tierra del Fuego, you will be amazed at what you can do in Argentina..
Making your way down toward Patagonia, glacier and mountain regions beyond the scope of imagination are waiting. Argentina also has a ton of beautiful and exciting places to visit, from the rugged Atlantic coastline, home to beautiful beaches and wildlife, such as orcas and seals, to the majestic peaks of the Andes. You could easily plan a trip that takes you all the way from the coast to the ski resorts in the Andes Mountains.
Also, Argentina has many wonderful cultural centers to explore, from the capital, Buenos Aires, known as the “The Paris of South America,” to the beautiful wine country of the Mendoza region. No matter the reason for your visit to Argentina, the food is worth a healthy portion of your time. Every region offers a different variety of dishes, with an endless supply of unique flavors and ingredients. Many simple and hearty dishes are available for the picky eaters or anyone with food sensitivities, however, there are also plenty of ethnic and unusual options for the adventurous.
Cuisine in Argentina is a blend of some of the best flavors from South America and around the world. Argentinian food is an extremely varied thing, the cuisine having been influenced heavily by the large number of European immigrants who have flocked to the country over the last century. Italian fare such as pizza and pasta represent the large population of Italian-Argentinians, and the country’s expansive farmlands mean that steakhouses dominate much of the restaurant scene. Do you have a taste for barbeque? “Parilla” means barbeque, and this style of cooking is the most popular throughout Argentina. They serve a variety of meats including chicken, pork, lamb, and their specialty, beef. Argentine barbeque is prepared over wood coal or charcoal, lending a uniquely South American flavor. Complement your meal with a classic Argentinean wine, such as Malbec, and you will enjoy a feast.
Buenos Aires has a thriving art scene, from street artists to sculptures on display. Like abstract art? Head over to Recoleta Cemetery and take a quick walk toward the man-made marvel of Floralis Generica. It is also the birthplace of Tango. Argentinians are proud of their dance as it speaks an entirely different language. A lot like wine, which can be tasted in many parts of the region. Briefly looking at the history of this lively city dates back hundreds of years with the first settlers coming in from Spain.
It didn’t last long before another conqueror came in and established what is known as Buenos Aires today. Over the centuries, it became an ideal place for cattle ranching and an exporter for leather. Today, it’s a thriving, booming and culturally exquisite city for locals and travelers alike.
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