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Update in Regulations
According to Argentine authorities a negative PCR test will no longer be required to enter Argentina for Argentine citizens and residents who have been fully vaccinated as of January 29, 2022. The reason for this is that PCR tests have not been successful in identifying the Omicron Variant.
ARGENTINES AND RESIDENTS W/ COMPLETE VACCINATION:
This is valid for all residents & Argentine nationals with complete vaccination schemes as required by their country of origin.
The latest vaccine should be administered 14 day before entering Argentina.
Quarantines will not be necessary.
Please note that those coming in on a tourist VISA will still need to provide PCR taken 72 hours prior to travel or antigen 48 hours prior to travel.
TOURISTS/NON-RESIDENTS WITHOUT COMPLETE VACCINATION:
Those who have an incomplete vaccination schedule or are unvaccinated, must have a negative PCR test carried out in the country of origin within 72 hours prior to the start of the trip or an antigen test carried out in the country of origin within 48 hours prior to the start of the trip.
BOOSTER SHOT FOR EDUCATION EMPLOYEES
The governor of the province of Buenos Aires, Axel Kicillof, announced yesterday that starting, Thursday, January 27th there will be a third free dose of the Covid-19 vaccine for Buenos Aires teachers and those over 50 years of age without the need for an appointment. Click here to view list of vaccination centers.
The requirements are:
- Being a school employee (Take your salary slip for proof of employment).
- Having hit the 4 month mark from your second dose of the vaccine.
- Being over the age of 50.
He also specified that an immunization campaign will be carried out in 2,600 schools to increase the vaccination of students for the start of the school year.
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