What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Argentina?

  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Argentina.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Argentina:

  • Typhoid
  • Yellow fever
  • Hepatitis-A
  • Hepatitis-B


Other health risks: Malaria and Dengue


What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Argentina?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Argentina are available of high standard.
  • Some hospitals may require immediate cash.
  • Medical treatment is very expensive over there.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Argentina and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Argentina.

Health tips while travelling to Argentina:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Argentina. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Argentina.

Also Read: Customs followed in Argentina

Last update on February 1, 2:28 pm by Nidhi S.