New reciprocity fee for U.S./Australia/Canada tourist or business visitors to Argentina

Effective October 31, 2012 (Aeroparque, this is valid only for people taking International flights into Aeroparque) and December 28, 2012 (Ezeiza).

The National Immigration Agency (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones)has added a new form of payment of the reciprocity rate (visitor visa –rate for Americans of USD$160, Australia USD 100 and Canada usd 75single entry), through the Provincia Payment System. Until now, this feewas paid upon arrival at the airport (either Aeroparque or Ezeiza).

Effective October 31, 2012 for arrivals to Aeroparque and effectiveDecember 28, 2012 for arrivals to Ezeiza International airport, all U.S.tourist or business visitors must pay the reciprocity rates (USD$160 forAmericans, Australia usd 100, Canada usd 75 single entry) with theircredit card through the on-line system. After these dates, cashpayments will NOT be accepted at the airports.How to pay the reciprocity fee on-line:

  1. Enter the web site www.migraciones.gov.ar or www.provinciapagos.com.ar of Provincia Pagos and register to start theprocess.
  2. Complete the form with the corresponding personal and credit cardinformation.
  3. Print the payment receipt.4) On arrival in Argentina, this printed receipt must be presented atImmigration Control. The receipt will be scanned by the Immigrationofficials, the information will be checked, and the traveler’s entry to thecountry registered.