Going to Argentina soon? New immigration fee/tax regulations!

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Many of our readers took advantage of our recent deal to Buenos Aires from TAM for under $400. Argentina requires US Citizens to pay a reciprocity fee of $160 for entry into Argentina. When we posted the deal, the rule was that you pay the fee when you arrive in Buenos Aires. The rule changed recently and now you must pre-pay prior to entering Argentina.

YOU MUST PAY THE FEE BEFORE ARRIVING IN ARGENTINA; OTHERWISE, YOU WILL BE DENIED ENTRY!

 

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The new process is simple:

  1. Visit https://virtual.provinciapagos.com.ar/ArgentineTaxes/ to begin the process.
  2. Complete the form with the corresponding personal and credit card information.
  3. Print the payment receipt.
  4. Upon arrival to Argentina, present the printed ticket.
  5. The ticket will be scanned by immigration staff who will validate the ticket and grant each traveler permission into the country.

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4 Responses to "Going to Argentina soon? New immigration fee/tax regulations!"

  1. Curt says:

    I will be arriving into Argentina via cruise ship than departing to USA via plane. Does the tax apply to departures?

    • TFD says:

      @Curt – Beginning January 7th, 2013, all border immigration offices (not only Ezeiza and Aeroparque airports) will begin to request Reciprocity Fee payment receipts as a condition for the admission (exempted -see below- passengers arriving Argentina by cruise-ship).

      Exemption: reciprocity fee for passengers arriving by cruise ship

      Australian, Canadian or American citizens arriving into Argentina as passengers of a cruise ship, will remain exempted from the reciprocity fee until the last day of June of 2013. Passengers arriving in cruise ships on the 1st of July 2013 and afterwards, will have to pay the reciprocity fee online before their arrival into the argentine port.

      Source: http://csidn.mrecic.gov.ar/en/node/4552

  2. Stephen says:

    I went to Argentina and paid this fee in November 2012. The fee is valid for 10 years for multiple entries. What is the procedure if you already have the stamp on your passport and plan to go back soon?

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