01 December 2017
Argentina Revokes Reciprocity Fee for 2018
Let the bells ring our and cheer the good news. as of new years 2018 (01 January 2018), the Argentine tourist reciprocity fee is officially abolished.
Canadian passport holders no longer have to pay a fee to enter Argentina.
The embassy of Argentina in Ottawa states:
"SUSPENSION OF THE RECIPROCITY FEE TO CITIZENS OF CANADA TRAVELLING TO ARGENTINA AS OF JANUARY 1, 2018. By Provision 6437-E / 2017 of November 23, 2017, the National Directorate of Migration of Argentina suspends as of January 1, 2018 the exigibility of the reciprocity fee for Canadians citizens travelling to Argentina."
The consulate general of Argentina in Toronto has this posted on their website:
"effective January 1st, 2018, the Reciprocity Fee (Tourism fee) is no longer required for Canadian passport holders travelling to Argentina."
The consulate general of Argentina in Montreal has this posted on their website:
"Canadian citizens do not require a visa but they must pay a tourism fee (also called reciprocity fee) if they travel to Argentina BEFORE JANUARY 1st 2018, for: - Tourism purposes (stay up to 3 months) (and) - Business purposes (stay up to 3 months)"