Customs Allowances

Argentina

Overview

The following goods may be imported into Argentina by travellers over 16 years of age without incurring customs duty:

• US$300 in personal or new goods if arriving by air or sea, plus an additional US$300 of goods purchased in duty-free shops upon arrival.
• US$150 in personal or new goods if arriving by land or waterway, plus an additional US$150 of goods purchased in duty-free shops upon arrival.

Travellers under 16 may import half these amounts.

You should declare upon arrival items that might not be considered part of normal luggage (such as expensive camera equipment or musical instruments) and show the declaration on departure. A licence is required for firearms and ammunition for hunting purposes. You must declare gold.

Banned Imports

Firearms (unless under licence from the National Arms Registry), explosives, flammables, narcotics, and goods considered a risk to health or safety.

 
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