Visas and passports in Patagonia

Each country has different visa requirements depending on your nationality. You are required to organise and obtain your own visa before you depart on your Patagonian holiday.

Below is an overview of some requirements for Patagonian countries, Argentina and Chile.

Passport Requirements

Please ensure that your passport is valid at least 6 months after your date of your return. Ensure you have at least two blank pages for exit and entry stamps. Damaged documents may be refused.

Visa Requirements for Argentina

Australians, New Zealanders, Britons, Americans, Canadians, South Africans and a number of citizens from Asian and European nations do not require a visa when travelling to Argentina if staying less than 90 days.

Please check with your local Argentinian embassy for visa requirements before you travel.

Visa Requirements for Chile

New Zealanders, Britons, Americans, Canadians, South Africans and a number of citizens from Asian and European nations do not require a visa when travelling to Chile if staying less than 90 days.

Australian tourists can also travel to Chile visa-free, but if travelling through Santiago International Airport are subject to a 'reciprocity fee' on arrival. This is currently AUD$117 and is payable by credit card, EFTPOS or in US dollars.

Please check with your local Chilean embassy for visa requirements before you travel.

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