Argentina

Latest update: - Authors: Mieke Croughs, Ula Maniewski-Kelner

COVID-19

Travelling to red countries outside the EU or Schengen area is not recommended if you have not been vaccinated.

Take a look at the general preventive measures related to COVID-19.

Check the current security situation on the federal government website and register your itinerary on Travellers Online.

This page contains the main health risks for travellers and general recommendations. Travel conditions are different for everyone and each patient's health condition varies. Discuss your trip during a travel consultation with your doctor or in a travel clinic, preferably six to eight weeks before departure.

Important health risks

Yellow fever

There is a risk of yellow fever in the provinces of Misiones, and Corrientes and the waterfalls of Iguazu.

There is lower risk in the province of Formosa and parts of the provinces of Chaco, Jujuy and Salta.

There is no risk in the other areas.

Other insect-borne diseases

Insects can transmit diseases such as dengue, chikungunyazika, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.

Protect yourself against insects.

Ticks

Ticks can transmit diseases.

Altitude sickness

You may experience altitude sickness in areas above 2500 metres.

Other possible infections

Other frequent health risks while travelling

Read these tips before you leave.

Vaccinations

Yellow fever

Recommended

Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all travellers from the age of nine months.

This vaccination must be administered at least ten days prior to arrival by an official yellow fever vaccination centre and must be registered in an International Certificate of Vaccination and Prophylaxis.

Hepatitis A

Recommended

Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended for all travellers.

Update of basic vaccinations

Recommended

Other vaccinations

Recommended for some travelers

Discuss with your doctor whether one of the following vaccinations is recommended for you:

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