The price to make the passport increased in the last days significantly by 150%. In this way, although for four years this rate has remained at 1,600 pesos, from now on those who need to renew it will have to pay 4 thousand pesos.
Unlike the current price, from 2012 to 2015, the price of the passport was 400 pesos. Therefore, The document It cost approximately $ 64 in 2013; while in 2014, 46.9, and 41.2 in 2015, according to the official data of the price in dollars of December of each year.
It should be noted that the Ministry of the Interior confirmed this increase of 150%. Nevertheless, the credential It is one of the cheapest in Latin America. For example, in Uruguay, its value is 92 dollars and 62 for its renewal. On the other hand, in Bolivia this amount is 82 dollars and in Brazil 97, if the previous one is not presented.
Among the countries that charge the highest fees, Chile stands out, with 113 dollars, and Ecuador, with 90 dollars.
This increase also occurs within the framework of the new measure reported by the BCRA (Central Bank of the Argentine Republic), in which it was determined that tickets and accommodation may not be purchased, among other things, abroad in installments.
In which countries is it not necessary to travel with a passport
In certain countries, however, it is not necessary to present a passport to travel. Among them are Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. There, if citizens wish, they can present their DNI (National Identity Document).
However, those who want or need to apply for the passport may process it with the valid ID and a medical certificate, in case any alteration or impediment to take biometric data must be corroborated.
In order to carry out the process, it is necessary to appear at the Renaper (National Registry of Persons), with a previously assigned shift, or at the Civil Registry.