Argentina

Limitations
23.05.2022 - 06.06.2022

Prior to travel

Special caution is advised when travelling.

The 3G rule (mandatory proof of vaccination, recovery or negative testing) applies to all flights to, from and via Germany. This means that travellers aged 12 and over departing from Germany must present proof of vaccination, recovery or negative testing before starting their journey, regardless of the destination country's entry requirements.

Entry requirements

For stays of less than 24 hours, the need for health declaration and health insurance with COVID coverage is waived.

Travellers are required to submit an electronic sworn statement within 48 hours of arrival and provide proof of health insurance with COVID-19 coverage (covering course of infection, quarantine, also transportation for contact persons). If applicable, a proof of vaccination has to be uploaded to the app Mi Argentina or through a document from a national or state health authority.

Should travellers arrive via land border and not stay for longer than 24 in Argentina, they are exempt from filling out the entry forms.

No reliable information is currently available.

Information on quarantine regulations, testing requirements and possible exceptions for transit travellers that have been vaccinated can be found in the respective categories (if available).

Minors up to and including the age of 5 years are exempt from mandatory testing.

If provided by the test centre or pharmacy, the COVID test certificate should contain the passport/ID number of the passenger(s), as this is required by some airlines for transportation. Please note that some countries generally only accept a laboratory-based »RT-PCR« test for entry. Other PCR tests such as Express PCR test, PoC PCR test or PCR rapid test may lead to refusal of entry.

Exceptions include transit travellers (stay less than 24h).

Quarantine after entry is not provided.

There are no known restrictions.

Travellers are considered fully vaccinated if they have completed the primary vaccination series, i.e. having received two doses of an authorized two-dose-vaccine or one dose of an authorized single-dose vaccine. Travellers are additionally considered fully vaccinated in Argentina, if they are considered fully vaccinated in their country of departure. In Germany, the definition is given by the RKI.

Only the relevant embassies, consulates and national authorities can provide binding information on which vaccines are accepted for entering a country.

The vaccination must have been completed 14 days before entry.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry for completely immunized persons. The vaccination must have been completed 14 days before entry.

Travellers are considered fully vaccinated if they have completed the primary vaccination series, i.e. having received two doses of an authorized two-dose-vaccine or one dose of an authorized single-dose vaccine. Travellers are additionally considered fully vaccinated in Argentina, if they are considered fully vaccinated in their country of departure. In Germany, the definition is given by the RKI.

Only the relevant embassies, consulates and national authorities can provide binding information on which vaccines are accepted for entering a country.

There are no known restrictions.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry for incompletely vaccinated persons.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry for those who have recovered.

Local regulations

Restrictions are eased for vaccinated persons only.

Mass events may only be attended by participants with full vaccination protection or by persons with a vaccination dose and additional proof of testing.

Since1 January, in Argentina, a COVID-19 passport, which certifies vaccination, is compulsory in establishments and for events, such as nightclubs, parties, group travel and gatherings of more than 1000 people.

Current value: 74. Previous week: 38

Data source: Our World in Data / European Center for Disease Control. The data is only available at country level and is updated daily.

A state of health emergency remains in place in Argentina until 31 December 2022.

The whole country is now in a phase of 'mandatory social distancing'' (DISPO). Even within the different provinces, restrictions and measures may vary in severity depending on the local COVID-situation. Movement between jurisdictions is permitted; PCR tests or permits ('Certificado Unico de Circulación' or 'Certificado Turismo') might be required.

An overview of local measures in force is provided by the government's COVID website. Violations may lead to fines and/or imprisonment. These measures will likely remain in place until 21 May 2021.

An online registration process is provided for domestic travel. In addition, all entrants must take a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival. This requires an online reservation. Children under the age of 12 are not required to take a test. More information is available on the website of the City of Buenos Aires (in Spanish).

Due to high infection rates, public life in areas with a high risk of infection might be severely restricted at short notice.

The night-time curfew now only applies in municipalities with high infection rates. There it is in force between 8 pm and 6 am.

It is recommended to wear a mask. There are sometimes different regulations in the different provinces.

Depending on the infection rate, different regulations apply in the provinces. Entrace to shops/business is limited across Argentina and face masks are mandatory.

Restaurants and bars are allowed to open subject to certain conditions (e.g. occupancy limits).

Most hotels have reopened.

Events with up to 1000 people may take place under certain conditions.Since 1 October on, venues be allowed to use up to 50% of their capacity. (see "Eased restrictions")

Since 21 Sepetmeber, educational, cultural and sporting facilities are allowed to operate at 100% of their capacity again, even nightclubs are allowed to reopen, operating at 50%. A full vaccination is necessary in order to use the offers.

Public transport (especially intercity buses, trains, ferries) is severely restricted, and there may be regional differences. The use of public transport is restricted to persons with special permits. Foreigners without a permanent residence permit must enter 'Traslado hacia pasos fronterizos terrestres, puertos, y aeropuertos habilitados (egresos)' on the form to get to the airport.

International flights to/from European destinations are severely restricted, however, the flight ban with the United Kingdom was lifted. Domestic air travel resumed in limited capacity. Prior to departure, passengers are required to request an official permit (“Certificado Único Habilitante para Circulación” - COVID-19 Emergency) either through the 'Cuidar' App oder through the following link.

Anyone who becomes infected with COVID-19 or tests positive in Argentina must isolate themselves for 10 days.

The Argentinian Ministry of Health offers a Corona-App, which must be unlocked by the respective province before the first use.

Departure

There are no known restrictions.

Reentry to Germany

For travellers entering from a risk-free area, there is no obligation to register online before returning to Germany. The exact regulations are available on the Ministry of Health‘s information sheet.

Overall classification as a risk-free area according to the Robert Koch Institute.

There is a test obligation for entry into Germany by air, land and sea. The test must have been carried out 48 hours before entry.

Proof of a negative test, complete vaccination, or recovery from COVID-19 is required regardless of whether the country of departure is classified as a high risk area or risk-free area. The proof can be requested by the Federal Police or by the competent authority during the control of cross-border traffic to Germany and must already be presented to airlines prior to carriage.

PCR, LAMP, TMA, and antigen rapid tests are permitted, however, antibody tests are not permitted.

For air travel, the proof of testing should always include the passport/ID number of the traveller(s) as this is required by some airlines for carriage.

There may be exceptions for delivery traffic, commuters and other groups of people. Further information on the new entry regulation can be found at the Federal Government's website.

There is no obligation to test after entering Germany.

According to the Robert Koch-Institute, it is a risk-free area. There is no quarantine obligation after entry into or return to Germany.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement for completely immunized persons on entry/return. The vaccination must have been completed 14 days before entry.

Vaccinated persons are exempt from national quarantine and testing obligations. Vaccinated persons must present proof of complete vaccination protection. (Caution: In Germany, only the vaccines by BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Novavax have been approved so far.) Only persons who have been vaccinated with one of the mentioned vaccines will be considered fully vaccinated. Individuals remain completely vaccinated for 270 days after the last dose. After 270 days, a booster vaccination is required. Should no booster vaccination have been administered, a negative test is required. Vaccinated persons must not have any symptoms of a possible COVID-19 infection. Further information is available from the Federal Government.

No notes available.

There is no quarantine on entry/return for incompletely vaccinated persons.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry/return for those who have recovered.

Recovered persons are exempt from quarantine and testing obligations nationwide, area of active circulation of highly contagious virus variants. Those who have recovered need proof of a positive PCR test (or other nucleic acid detection) at least 28 days and no more than 3 months ago. Recovered persons must not have any symptoms of a possible COVID-19 infection. Further information is available from the Federal Government.

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