With the winter break 2021 about to start, among the pre-trip procedures you have to review the entry requirements of each province.
Whether it is a trip by car, bus or plane, in times of a coronavirus pandemic, issues related to circulation and permits are essential.
Most of the provinces ask visitors to process their registration in advance. Tourism Certificate (former Summer Certificate) and some add affidavits, apps, provincial permits, tourist service reservations, medical coverage (social work with national scope or travel insurance).
First steps to obtain the Tourism Certificate. Capture
There are also provinces such as Misiones, Santa Cruz, Chubut or Río Negro, which require a negative Covid test.
It is best to start at official Web www.argentina.gob.ar/circular/turismo, which gathers and updates all the information on tourism trips.
The site details the requirements of each province -Córdoba appears in red, for example, since it only enables tourism on July 9- and in that same place the Summer Certificate can be processed.
Travel by car: do not forget the certificates to circulate. Photo: Shutterstock
It is important to clarify that not all destinations require this certificate. Among them the City of Buenos Aires, Santa Cruz, Río Negro, La Pampa, Chaco, Santiago del Estero, Corrientes and Formosa.
Tourism certificate: first step
“Have you already obtained the Tourism Certificate?”: It is the first thing that appears when the user enters the web https://www.argentina.gob.ar/circular/turismo.
A little further down, another question: “Do you already know where you are going to go?”.
A large map invites you to click on the province to which you want to travel. In this way, the information related to the entry conditions that must be taken into account to travel is opened.
1. Personal data
As the objective is to process the permit to circulate and enter a place, the process is started by clicking on the green button “Get it out now”.
With DNI to obtain the Tourism Certificate. Capture
The first thing to indicate is whether or not the person has an Argentine DNI.
When “Yes” is selected, the following clarification appears first:
“These are the destinations that as of the date are enabled for tourism and have adhered to the Tourism Certificate. Your destination may take up to 48 hours to confirm the issuance of the certificate.”
And then the option to enter the destination to which you want to travel (If you enter a province that does not require a Certificate, the system indicates it, the same if the tourist activity is not enabled).
The province and locality are chosen. You can type the name of the town or city, or enter the name of the province and the towns will be displayed so that the user selects the place.
Complete the personal data. Capture
The next step is to complete with the personal data: name and surname, ID, DNI processing number, date of birth, cell phone, e-mail and address.
At the end of this first screen, you can join other members of the family group with whom you travel. You must select between “Over 13 who uses the CARE app” or “Under 13 years or older who does not use the Caring app”.
2. Transportation and accommodation
Data on stay and what type of transport will be traveled. Capture
On the second page you must enter the data on dates of stay, place of accommodation (hotel, rental department or the home of a relative) and the means of transport to be used (plane, bus, car, train).
Options include lodging reservation where it allows uploading documentation that supports what is declared by the traveler.
Space to attach reservations. Capture
If you declare to go in your own vehicle, you will have to complete with the car data. If the option chosen is bus, the option to attach the documentation of the reservation or ticket opens.
The process ends with the submission of the application.
“When sending the request, the jurisdiction of the destination will evaluate the issuance of the certificate based on the health situation,” says a legend at the end.
It is time to wait for it to “come back” approved.
Completion of the procedure. Capture