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Visa for expatriate staff

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Applications for expatriate visas may only be submitted at the Consular Office of the Argentine Republic in the place of residence of the foreign national. 

Requirements: 

Applications are personal and the applicant must submit the following documents (an original and a copy) at the Consular Office:

  1. Passport valid for at least six (6) months at the time of entering Argentina, with at least two (2) blank pages
  2. Two (2) current 4 x 4 cm photographs, facing the camera, printed in colour, on a white background

  3. Visa application form filled out (preferably in electronic format) and signed by the applicant

  4. Proof of habitual residence within the jurisdiction of the Consulate (such as a utility bill or other document that serves as proof)
  5. An apostilled or legalized certificate of good conduct issued by the competent authority of the countries where they resided for more than one year over the previous three years

  6. Commitment to tell the truth or Sworn Affidavit of their lack of a criminal record in other countries, signed before the consul

  7. Copy of the employment contract or incumbency certificate issued by the company abroad (letter with company letterhead including position, years of service, monthly remuneration and contact information)
  8. Certificate issued by the subsidiary or host entity in the Argentine Republic, including the company's registration number with the National Registry of Petitioners on behalf of Foreign Applicants of Argentina (RENURE), the reason for the transfer, the duration of the stay in Argentina, monthly payment and contact person. If the host is not registered with RENURE, please call (54-11) 4317-0200/0303/0337 to complete the registration

  9. Payment of migration fee

  10. Payment of consular fee: 250 US dollars or euros, depending on the Consular Office where the application is filed. The fee must be paid in the local currency of the Consular Office
  11. Consular interview

Please note that Consular authorities may require supplementary or additional documents where deemed necessary.

 

FULFILMENT OF ALL OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE GRANTING OF A VISA, WHICH REMAINS AT THE EXCLUSIVE OPTION OF THE ARGENTINE STATE.

How is it done: 

To begin the visa application procedure, please contact the relevant Consular Office in order to make an appointment and submit the required documents.