EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH AMERICA


*ALL VISITORS MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT, SUGGESTED SIX MONTHS VALIDITY FROM ARRIVAL DATE AND EMPTY PAGES FOR STAMPS.     ALL COUNTRIES REQUIRE PROOF OF AN EXIT FLIGHT/TICKET LEAVING THE COUNTRY UPON ARRIVAL. 

VISAS / RECIPROCITY FEES

(CLICK ON INDIVIDUAL COUNTRIES FOR MORE INFO)

PROOF OF VACCINATION

The following countries require visitors to show proof of YELLOW FEVER vaccinations if visiting from a country with Yellow Fever endemic. Visit here to see a full list. 

NO VISAS NECESSARY FOR TOURISM

  • US CITIZENS: IF STAYING LESS THAN 60 DAYS:  Colombia  LESS THAN 90 DAYS:  Chile , Ecuador (Departure tax $29.78 - $40.80USD required), French Guiana, Guyana, Uruguay LESS THAN 183 DAYS: Peru 
  • AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS: IF STAYING LESS THAN 30 DAYS:Bolivia, French Guiana LESS THAN 90 DAYS: Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Uruguay, Venezuela  LESS THAN 183 DAYS: Peru 
  • CANADIAN CITIZENS: IF STAYING LESS THAN 30 DAYS:  Bolivia ($25USD tax), Colombia ($68USD tax) IF STAYING LESS THAN 90 DAYS: Chile (you will receive a tourist card), EcuadorFrench GuianaUruguayVenezuela  IF STAYING LESS THAN 183 DAYS: Guyana ($19.30USD Departure tax),    Peru