COVID - 19 - Transport Services



The Ministry of Transport implemented a new frequency scheme for transport services, subject to national jurisdiction.

1. Automobile and railway public transport services shall have the usual frequency and programming of a holiday from March 23, 2020 and until 12 am/00:00 on Tuesday, March 31 of the current year.

2. Circulation of privateurban and suburban automobile transport services (charter, school transport, pre-shipment services, hired services, services for tourism, cultural activities, among others) is suspended until March 31, 2020.

Circulation of private urban and suburban automobile transport services shall be allowed in the following cases:

a)     Transfer to their domiciles of residents in the country who are returning to Argentina.

b)     Transfer to airports, ports and/or bus or railway terminals of foreigners who are in the country and who are going to their country of origin.

c)     Transport of passengers for the transfer of people who provide services or carry out essential activities in the framework of the public emergency.

3. The total suspension of automobile and railway transport services of interurban and international passengers, as well as commercial domestic and general aviation air transport services, is extended until March 31, 2020.

In all cases, the measures may be automatically extended if the continuation of social, preventive and mandatory quarantine is provided.


The Ministry of Transport approved a template to certify the circulation of transport in all cases involving urgent activities related to foreign trade, transport of passengers, goods, oil, fuel and LPG, and production and distribution of biofuels.

The certification shall be used by carriers to demonstrate to the national, provincial, CABA or municipal authorities that require it, the situation of exception to preventive and mandatory quarantine.

To see the model, please click here.