Aerolineas Argentinas is the Official Airline of IJCAI 2015. A discount on airfare is available for all participants and accompanying persons. To take advantage of this offer, simply click in the logo (right) or visit Aerolineas Argentinas & IJCAI 15 and use the Congress Code FCA00.
The discount is valid for traveling between the dates July 21 and August 4, 2015.
Tourism Information & accomodation
The PCO tour operator is Tipgroup. Popular destinations, special offers, local tours and travel packages can be found in IJCAI Tipgroup site.
You can also find information about accomodation in Buenos Aires.
The Conference will take place in the Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center. You can make special room reservations using the following link:
Otherwise, you may contact IJCAI Tipgroup, the official IJCAI-15 Tour Operator.
The information below was compiled for your convenience, and you may use it at your own risk. Our official recommendation is to follow guidelines provided by the Argentinian consulates and embassies.
As of May 2014, you can enter Argentina as a tourist for up to 90 days without visa if your passport is valid for the whole period of stay, and has been issued by: Australia⁴, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canadá⁴, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada¹, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong², Hong Kong S.A.R., Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica¹, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia¹, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ucrania, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America⁴, Uruguay, Venezuela³.
¹ For Grenada, Jamaica, and Malasia, the maximum stay is 30 days only.
² For Hong Kong the maximum stay is 30 days only and you need British Passport BNO.
³ For Venezuela the maximum stay is 60 days only.
⁴ For Australia, Canada, and USA, you need to pay a Reciprocity Fee (see below for more details) prior to departure.
More information could be found here.
Entry request fee
In order to enter Argentina, the nationals of the following countries must pay a "reciprocity fee" in accordance with the following chart.
The payment of this fee is NOT a visa since Argentina does not require visa to nationals of the mentioned countries when traveling for tourism or business purposes.
The Argentine Government set this entry fee on equal amounts to those Argentine citizens must pay when requesting a visa to travel to those countries.
Nationality Fee Numer of entries
Australian U$D 100 Multiple entries (1 year)
Canadian CAD$100 Multiple entries (10 years or up to one month before passport expiration´s date)
American U$D 160 Multiple entries (10 years)
Note: Rates subject to modifications based upon reciprocity. Or its equivalent in Argentine pesos.
1- Argentine nationals who also bear US, Canadian, or Australian citizenship, and present any of these passports at the Immigration control.
2- Foreign nationals bearing regular US, Canadian, or Australian passports in transit.
3- Foreign nationals bearing regular US, Canadian, or Australian passports who have permanent residence in Argentina.
4- Foreign nationals bearing Canadian passports with a business visa.
5- Foreign nationals bearing official or diplomatic passports from the US, Canada, or Australia.
Those foreign citizens who have already paid the Reciprocity Fee in the past and it is still valid, do NOT have to pay the fee again.
VERY IMPORTANT: United States, Canadian or Australian citizens MUST pay the Reciprocity Fee online before their arrival into Argentina.
For more information, follow the instructions in this link.