According to the Federal Administration of Public Revenue, a government agency of Argentina, there has been an amendment to the Argentina cross border policy which allows temporary admission of leased vehicles from Argentina to Chile within the framework of the binational technical meetings, it was agreed to adopt a single form for the output and temporary admission of rented vehicles, and the recording of such events in a centralized database and information exchange via "Internet" between the two customs, due to this change, please see below for the following process:
Unrestricted driving within Argentina. customer can also cross border into the bordering state of Chile, Uruguay and Brazil. Due to customs regulations, vehciles are not allowed to cross into Paraguay or Bolivia.
Chile: If customer wishes to cross border into Chile, a permit can which is valid into Chile only be issued in the amount of $80 plus tax and airport fee. Customer must request cross border pass at the time of reservation, and must present a passport at the time of arrival. The cross border pass can only be issued by non-airport locations and if customer is renting at the airport, they must go to the nearest non-airport location to complete paperwork. The non-airport rental station will submit the request through an online process which can take up to 48 hours to receive the permit. The formal request form cannot be submitted before the customer signs the contract and customer must be present before transaction begins. From Region 1, to include cities Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Iguazu, Jujuy, Mar del Plata, Mendoza, Neuquen, Posadas, Puerto Iguazu, San Juan, San Luis, Tucuman, Rosario, and Salta, the customer can take any vehicle, however in Region 2, to include cities El Calafate, Trelew, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, the customer can take any vehicle except Economy and Compact vehicles across the border into Chile.
Uruguay and Brazil: If customer wishes to cross border into Uruguay and Brazil, a permit can be issued in the amount of $80 plus tax and airport fee. This permit is separate from the permit for Chile and it can also take up to 48 hours to receive the permit.
Required documents: copy of renter's passport and driver's license.
No one way rentals are allowed between countries.
Roadside Assistance may be provided at an additional charge when traveling outside of Argentina.
Off-road driving is not allowed.