Argentina is South America’s second largest country that attracts millions of tourists each year for its arctic and tropical climates and landscapes, ancient culture and history, and vibrant cities and tourist attractions. Almost 100 countries can travel to Argentina visa-free and stay for up to 90 days in Argentina.
Foreign nationals, not eligible to travel to Argentina visa-free, must apply for an Argentina tourism visa before traveling to Argentina. Citizens of the following countries must apply for an Argentina tourist visa:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ivory Coast, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Territories, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
The Argentina tourist visa allows for a maximum 90-day stay in Argentina.
If you are a foreign national applying for the Argentina tourist visa, you should meet the following requirements:
You should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Argentina, with at least two blank pages for official use.
You should fill out and sign an Argentina visa application form.
You should submit 2 recent photos, frontal facing, on a white background, size 4x4cm.
You should provide an airline ticket to another destination
You should provide hotel reservations or proof of lodging during your stay in Argentina, or an invitation letter from an Argentinian host.
You should provide financial proof during your stay in Argentina, in the form of bank statements, salary slips, or credit card statements.
You should pay the consular fee, as per the conditions of the particular Argentina embassy or foreign mission where you are applying.
If you are a foreign national, eligible to apply online for the Argentina travel authorization (AVE), you should meet the following requirements:
You should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Argentina.
You should have a valid US visa or residency permit.
You should have a valid email address for communication purposes.
You should have a valid credit or debit card for online payment purposes.
Foreign nationals applying for an Argentina tourist visa should follow these steps:
Fill out an Argentina visa application form, complete with your personal details and other requested information.
• Set an appointment at your nearest Argentina embassy, consulate or representation office.
• Submit the Argentina visa application form and all required documents at your nearest Argentina embassy, consulate, or foreign mission abroad.
• Pay the Argentina visa application fees.
• Attend a personal interview, if required.
• Collect approved Argentina visa from the Argentina embassy, consulate, or representation office where you applied.
• Make sure all information on the visa is correct and matches your passport.
Foreign nationals applying for the Argentina AVE should follow these steps:
• Use a valid credit or debit card to pay the Argentina AVE application fee securely online.
• Keep the payment receipt with Transaction ID for visa application completion.
• Make sure you have your passport number and Transaction ID at hand, in order to complete the application
• Fill out an Argentina AVE application with your personal data and requrested info.
• Receive your approved Argentina AVE to your email and check that the information is correct and matches your passport.
• Print out the Argentina AVE receipt for use during travel.
Depending on your nationality and where you are applying from, the Argentina tourist visa application and consular fees can vary. It is best to check with your nearest Argentina embassy or foreign office where you will be applying for their specific visa application conditions.
Foreign nationals applying for an Argentina tourist visa should visit their nearest Argentina embassy, consulate, or foreign mission abroad. Foreign nationals eligible for an Argentina travel authorization (AVE) can apply at the Argentina National Directorate of Migrations portal.
Processing times for Argentina visas may vary depending on the embassy/consulate where you are applying. You are advised to apply well ahead of your intended trip to Argentina.
Approved Argentina tourist visas can be collected from the Argentina embassy, consulate, or foreign office where you applied. You should verify that the Argentina visa information is correct and matches your passport. Approved Argentina AVEs will be sent to the email you provided. You must print out the Argentina AVE receipt, as officials at Argentina ports of entry will require a hard copy before allowing entry into Argentina.
The Argentina tourist visas can be extended, by applying to the Delegations of the National Directorate of Migrations of the Argentina Republic. You are advised that overstays in Argentina may lead to fines, penalties, or bans from Argentina.
The following foreign nationals can travel to Argentina visa-free for tourism purposes and stay for up to 90 days:
Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Estado Ciudad del Vaticano, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong (with Passport R.A.E.H.K.), Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Santa Lucia, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Suriname, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay.
Venezuela citizens can travel to Argentina visa-free and stay up to 60 days.
The following foreign nationals can travel to Argentina visa-free and stay up to 30 days: Grenada, Hong Kong (with British Passport), Jamaica, Republic of Kazakhstan and Malaysia.
The Argentina tourist visa allows for a 90-day stay. For longer stays, eligible foreign citizens should apply for an extension or for a long-term Argentina visa or residency.
The Argentina tourist visa fees depend on your nationality and the Argentina foreign office from where you are applying. You are advised to check with the Argentina embassy or representation office nearest you for their visa application procedures and conditions.
Applicants for Argentina visas can apply at their nearest Argentina embassies, consulates, or foreign missions abroad. The Argentina electronic travel authorization (AVE) can be applied for at the Argentina National Directorate of Migrations portal.