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Requirements: 

A Foreign Mission may change the persons previously authorized to drive a certain official car.

The request must be made by means of a note signed by the Chief of Mission (or legal surrogate) and bearing his/her full name and position within the Mission, explaining the reasons for the change. If the Driver Identification Card of one of the authorized drivers has been stolen, lost, etc, the police report of theft or loss must also be included.

Only those civil servants who are accredited in Argentina through the National Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be authorized to drive these cars. Local employees may also be authorized to drive an official car as long as they are officially registered before the National Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and only up to a maximum of FIVE (5) persons.

1. Note of the Mission: This must be requested through a note, signed by the Chief of Mission (or legal surrogate) and bearing his full name and position within the Mission. The note must specify the reason or cause for the changes.

2. Please attach Form FDF N° 0011 entitled “Registro de autorizados a conducir un automotor de Uso Oficial de la Representación” (Register of the authorized drivers of an Official Car of a Foreign Mission)

Form FDF N° 0011 entitled “Registro de autorizados a conducir un automotor de Uso Oficial de la Representación” (Register of the authorized drivers of an Official Car of a Foreign Mission)

3. Please attach a NON-CERTIFIED COPY of the Driving License, issued by a competent authority from the Republic of Argentina, of each of the drivers being replaced.

4. Please attach a COPY, CERTIFIED by the Chief of Mission, of the document, issued by the relevant body, establishing that the person authorized to drive has no record of traffic violations.

5. Please attach the Driver Identification Cards of each of the previously authorized drivers who will no longer be authorized to drive the car, or the ORIGINAL police report of theft, loss, etc. of the card if applicable.

6. Please attach a NON-CERTIFIED COPY of proof of payment of the compulsory insurance coverage (Law 24.449) whose validity must be up to date.

Only the staff that is accredited in the National Protocol Department is authorized to collect Number Plates or related documentation from this Office, upon presentation of a personal identification document (passport, diplomatic ID card, etc.).