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Visa by nationality

Procedures available

Applications for a nationality visa may only be submitted at the Consular Office of the Argentine Republic in the place of residence of the foreign national. This type of visa is available to nationals of MERCOSUR Member or Associate States, for the purpose of temporary establishment of foreign nationals in the Argentine Republic for a maximum term of 2 (two) years. 

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 address within the jurisdiction of the Consulate (such as a utility bill or other document that serves as proof).

  5. In the case of travellers aged 16 or older, 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. In the case of travellers aged 16 or older, Commitment to tell the truth or Sworn affidavit of their lack of a criminal record in other countries, signed before the consul

  7. Payment of migration fee

  8. Payment of consular fee: 200 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

  9. 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.