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Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay Open to Visitors

UAS Operations | - 11/03/2021
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The neighboring South American countries of Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay are now open to international visitors. From November 1, Argentina and Uruguay have been welcoming foreign nationals for business and tourism, and Paraguay’s borders have been open for some time. Here’s what you need to know about each of the three country’s entry requirements before planning a trip.

Argentina

Health screening

  • Passengers are required to be fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to arrival
  • Passengers must hold proof of a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of arrival
  • Passengers and crew are required to complete an online sworn declaration within 48 hours of entry and exit
  • Passengers and crew must have international medical insurance to include COVID 19 hospitalizations and treatment while in the country
  • Crew is exempt from the PCR test requirement

Operational information

  • No CAA permit is required for foreign part 91 or 135 aircraft operators to enter, only a PPR for the intended AOE
  • The current AOEs available are SAEZ, SADF, SABE (with a special permit from the CAA provided the aircraft is based on the field), SACO, SAME, SANT, SAWH, and SARI
  • More AOEs will become available in the future

Uruguay

Health screening

  • Passengers must be fully vaccinated
  • Crew and passengers must hold proof of a negative SARS CoV-2 PCR-RT test taken within 72 hours of their estimated date/time of arrival
  • Crew and passengers must complete and sign a health declaration and COVID-19/immigration forms prior to landing. These must be presented before authorities on arrival
  • Crew and passengers must have international medical insurance that provides full medical coverage while in the country

Operational Information

  • No CAA permit is required for foreign part 91 or 135 aircraft operators to enter the country, only a PPR for the intended AOE
  • Aircraft must be fumigated with a disinfectant spray before arrival. A health official may request proof on arrival
  • The current AOEs available are SUMU and SULS

Paraguay

Health screening

  • Crew and passengers must be fully vaccinated
  • Passengers must present a negative SARS CoV-2 PCR-RT test taken within 72 hours of their estimated date/time of arrival (Crew is exempt)
  • Passengers must have international medical insurance that provides full coverage while in the country
  • Crew and passengers must complete an electronic health declaration form within 24 hs of arrival and shall present a printed copy before health officials on entry
  • There are currently no quarantine requirements for crew
  • Crew and passengers require a visa to enter the country that can be obtained on arrival. Cost is approx. USD 180 per visa -amount may slightly vary depending on the exchange rate of the US Dollar/PY

Operational Information

  • No CAA permit is required for foreign part 91 or 135 aircraft operators to enter the country, only a PPR for the intended AOE
  • The current AOEs available are SGAS and SGES. Permission must be obtained to utilize other standard AOEs as per the AIP

For support with your flight operations to South America, contact UAS Americas

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