Free Yellow Fever Injection in Buenos Aires.
This is the only clinic in Buneos Aires where you can get the Yellow Fever injection free of charge and where they issue you with a valid WHO certificate.
The clinic is situated on the corner of Avenida Ingeneuro Huego and Chile. It is not marked on the outside. The only way to identify the clinic is a note on the door that indicates the hours and instruction for people who want to take the injection.
- Bring your Passport.
- No Visa checks done.
- Valid for 10 years.
- Important when travelling to Brazil and Iguazu.
Procedure for getting a Yellow Fever Injection?
The procedure is relatively simple. You arrive at the clinic and wait until a nurse ask for your passport. They don’t check visas or anything. You wait until they ask you to come in. This all is done in batches and the process is very quick. The nurse who adminsisters the vaccination gives a quick speach of what you can and cannot do after the vaccination. This is all done in Spanish. She speaks very fast and you need to listen carefully. She calls you, asks a couple of questions and then you get the injection. They also issue you with the certificate immediately and hand back your passport.
An important requirement when travelling in South America.
The yellow fever injection is valid for 10 years and it is also indicated on the certificate that you receive. It is very important to get the injection especially if you travel to Iguazu or into Brazil. It is also required by some countries to proof that you had this vaccination when travelling from South America. Check the entry requirements of other countries. Yellow Fever vaccinations are very expensive and some countries charge up to $200. If you are cash strapped and want to travel in South America, then this is the ideal opportunity to get it done in Buenos Aires.
Yellow Fever in Spanish is Contra fiebre de Amirilla.
The clinic is open from 10am-13pm, Monday to Friday. It is closed on public holidays. You can also get the injection at Hospital Aleman but it is not for free. They do issue you with a certificate at the Hospital.