Embassy in India

VISAS

Updated date: 13/12/2023

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THOROUGHLY AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU FULFILL ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY LAW, TO AVOID ANY DELAY IN THE PROCESS.

Passengers in TRANSIT to other destinations, who stay in the premises of the Argentine International Airport for less than 12 hours, are not required to have a visa stamped on their passport.

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

- The Visa Section is open from Monday to Friday, the Embassy is closed on Argentine and Indian holidays.

- Applications should be presented at least 4 (four) weeks before the expected date of travel.

- Visa applications are generally processed in order they are received. However, the time frame varies depending on the type of visa requested and the time taken to fulfill all the requirements.

- The intervention of agents is NOT compulsory to perform paperwork and proceedings at this Embassy. 

- Visa application forms must be filled by the applicants. It should be printed on 3 (three) separate pages and NOT back-to-back. 

Kindly note: visa applications with incomplete documentation will not be accepted.

- A separate visa application form is required for each traveler, regardless of age.
One recent passport size photograph must be pasted on page 3 of the Visa application form as per the given specifications.

- Intentionally submitting false information either on the visa application form itself or during the visa interview can lead to permanent ineligibility to enter Argentina. Never sign the application you are submitting without reviewing it first for accuracy.

-  The personal interview conducted by the Consul is mandatory by law and admits no exceptions.

- Kindly note: You are strongly advised to make only reservations until you receive your passport with the stamped visa, and the payment of the visa fee is mandatory in order to initiate the visa process that includes verification of documents, visa interview and visa stamping. If the visa is denied, refund is not applicable for any of the visa categories.

For MINORS: They require an authorization from who exercises parental rights. In case both parents exercise the mentioned rights, the two (both) parents should accompany them at the time of the personal interview. (The visa form of a minor must be signed by all who exercise parental rights).

- Fee Deposits are made in Indian Rupees at the Forex conversion rate of the day (as per Consular Units decided by the Consulate)

- If your place of residence is in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India -except Maharashtra - you can apply for a visa at the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in New Delhi. Address: F-3/3 Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057. Telephone: (00 91) 11 - 4078 1900.

- If your place of residence is in Maharashtra, you must apply at the Consulate General and Promotion Center of the Argentine Republic in Mumbai. Address: Chander Mukhi Building, 10th Floor, Nariman Point 400 021 Mumbai. Telephone: (0091) 22 2287 1381/1382/1383.

E-mail: consular_cgmum@mrecic.gov.ar  Website: www.cgmum.mrecic.gov.ar

 

- Transitory visas can be applied in any Argentine Embassy/Consulate across the globe.

- Please write to the Visa Section at secon_eindi@mrecic.gov.ar for additional information on visas not covered in the following sections.

 

You can submit your visa application on any business day between 9:30 am and 11:30 am.

 

Documents/certificates related to your current occupation. All such documents must be notarized/apostilled and duly translated into Spanish. Additional documentation might be asked by the Consular authority depending case by case.

 

TOURIST VISA

- Maximum period of stay: 90 days

- Fees: (for Indian Nationals- free of cost) other Nationals: 150USD

1. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) Completely free pages left, must be presented at the time of submission.

2. Visa application form: Must be a 3-page Visa form (cannot be back-to-back). All questions must be answered and the form must be signed by the applicant. Incomplete or incorrect forms shall not be accepted.

3. Photo: Two (2) recent passport style, color photograph (4 x 4 cm). White background, Front Face.

4. Cover letter by the applicant, addressed to the Visa Section of the Embassy of Argentina in Delhi, must be include the following: purpose of visit, duration of stay in Argentina, passport details of the applicant, passport details of those accompanying the applicant, who will bear all the expenses for the trip. The mentioned note should be notarized and translated into Spanish.

[Please note that entrepreneurs must provide the cover letter on the letterhead of their company]

5. A letter from your employer confirming that you are currently employed and for how long (in case you are on leave, it should also be stated in the letter). This letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and duly translated to Spanish. (the translation does not need to be notarized). It should also be accompanied by the last 3 months' salary/pay-slip and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-.
If you are the owner of the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration notarized and duly translated into Spanish and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-.
If you are self-employed or a student, you need to present all documents/certificates related to your current occupation. All such documents must be notarized and duly translated into Spanish (the translation does not need to be notarized).

6. Travel itinerary (corresponding to the tickets provided)

7. Round trip flight tickets (Only reservations)

[Please note that internal flight or bus tickets and/or cruise booking must also be included, if applicable]

8. Hotel reservations corresponding to flight tickets and itinerary (Must be reservations)

In case a hotel reservation is not made and if there is an invitation from a person in Argentina, an ORIGINAL invitation letter is required. The letter must be certified by an Argentine Public Notary and also by the "Colegio de Escribanos" (the Public Notaries’ Association). Along with the original letter of invitation submit a copy of the Argentine ID Card from the person inviting (DNI). The invitation letter can follow the general guidelines of the model letter available in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina.

Link: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/visas/visa-para-turismo

Invitation letter in Spanish can also be issued digitally through a system called 'Trámites a Distancia - TAD'. In that case. Please forward the following link to the concerned person in Argentina to understand the process of TAD.

https://tramitesadistancia.gob.ar/static/TAD%20-%20C%C3%B3mo%20iniciar%2...

9. Applicant’s salary slips (3 months, latest) along with last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR [If not applicable for self, please add trip sponsor’s].

10. Applicant’s personal, consolidated bank statements duly stamped by the bank (Last 6 months).

[For dependents, please add a copy of the trip sponsor’s bank statements]

11. Copy of passport & valid Visas (Valid or recently expired Visas), kindly attach a copy of each of them.

Personal Interview: All visa applicants without exception need to have a personal interview with a consular officer. Dates for the personal interview is shall be confirmed on completion of the verification process.

Please note that it is advisable to apply 4 weeks in advance to avoid any inconvenience.

In accordance with the relevant Law of the Argentine Republic and the international practice, the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa and request for more documents apart from the above-mentioned list.

 Important: under bilateral agreement, tourist visas for Indian nationals are free. For other countries, they must pay the corresponding fees.

 

SEAFARER VISA

- Maximum period of stay: Subject to Entry Permit Issued by DNM

- Fees: (*free of cost for India); others countries: 150USD

Important: The Argentine company must contact the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (Argentine Migratory Authority) in Argentina, in order to request a Migratory Entry Permit ("Permiso de Ingreso Migratorio" - PIM).

After the Argentine company submits them all the necessary documentation required by Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, and pays there the corresponding fees, they will issue a "Acta de Notificación", which notifies the proceedings are done. Applicants are requested to include a copy of this "Acta de Notificación" with the rest of the documents. Once proceedings in the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones are concluded and the Migratory Entry Permit has been issued, the applicant needs to apply for the visa at the Embassy with the following documents.

 

1. A complete Visa Application Form duly signed by the applicant. ALL questions must be answered. In case this requirement is not fulfilled the application would not be accepted.

2. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) Completely free pages left, for the Consular visa stamp and Argentina’s Migration entry & exit stamps, must be presented at the time of submission.

3. Two recent 4x4cm color photograph, facing front and with a white background.

4. Original and Copy of CDC.

5. Flight reservations

6. Evidence of funds: personal bank statement of the last six months. attested by the bank. 

 7. A letter from your employer, explaining the purpose of your trip on company letter head. The letter must be notarized and duly translated into Spanish. (the translation does not need to be notarized. Letter must be accompanied with the digital invitation of local agents in Argentina.

8. Original Work Contract from the shipping company, if not then notarized copy of contract letter.

9. Copy of passport & valid Visas (Valid or recently expired Visas), kindly attach a copy of each of them.

10. Consular interview at the Embassy.

Additional documentation might be required by the Consular authority.
All documents must be submitted in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted).

Important: under bilateral agreement, Seaman´s visas for Indian nationals are free. For other countries, they must pay the corresponding fees.

 

TECHNICIAN, ARTISTS, PROFESSIONAL/CONFERENCE VISA 24-H

- Maximum period of stay: 30 days

- Fees: 200 USD (rate as per Consular Units)

1. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) Completely free pages left, for the Consular visa stamp and Argentina’s Migration entry & exit stamps. Photo copy of passport (1st and last page, valid or recently expired Visas). must be presented at the time of submission.

2. Visa application form All questions must be answered and the form must be signed by the applicant.  Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be accepted.

3. Photo: Two (2) recent passport style, color photograph (4 x 4 cm). White background. Front Face.

4. Letter from the company for which the applicant is working, explaining the purpose of the trip, confirming that the applicant is currently employed by the company -including for how long- and it must be accompanied by the last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-.
The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish (the translation does not need to be notarized).
If you are the owner of the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-.   

5. A letter from the corresponding Chamber of Commerce , Federation, Council, or Association of the state where the company/institution is registered. If not registered in any of the above, a certified copy of the official “Certificate of Incorporation” of the Company with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the country of origin duly notarized (please provide also a non-official translation into Spanish).

6.  Invitation letter from the inviting company in Argentina. The company must be registered in the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros). The invitation letter must follow the guildelines stipulated in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina. Link: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/carta-de-invitacion/invitaci... ; Have in mind that the invitation can be processed through the TAD system (Trámites a Distancia) or in paper format. We strongly encourage to read the guidelines in the website previously mentioned.

7. Hotel reservation in Argentina.

8. Ticket Reservation: Copy of the airline flight roundtrip ticket reservation. One-way tickets will not be accepted.

9. Evidence of funds: copy of applicant’s bank statements for the last six months along with an account balance certificate, attested by the bank, (and copy of an international credit card, if available).

10. Copy of passport & valid Visas (Valid or recently expired Visas), kindly attach a copy of each of them.

11. The applicant's personal tax returns for the last 3 years, and 3 months’ pay slip.

12. Personal Interview: All visa applicants without any exception will have a personal interview with a consular officer.

To avoid inconveniences, applicants are advised to submit their application at least four (04) weeks prior to the proposed date of departure.

In accordance with the relevant Law of the Argentine Republic and the international practice, the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa and request for more documents apart from the above-mentioned list.

 

 

BUSINESS VISAS

- Maximum period of stay: 60 days

- Fees: 200 USD (rate as per Consular Units)

1. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) Completely free pages left, for the Consular visa stamp and Argentina’s Migration entry & exit stamps. Photo copy of passport (1st and last page, valid or recently expired Visas). must be presented at the time of submission.

2. Visa application form All questions must be answered and the form must be signed by the applicant.  Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be accepted.

3. Photo: Two (2) recent passport style, color photograph (4 x 4 cm). White background. Front Face.

4. Letter from the company for which the applicant is working, explaining the purpose of the trip, confirming that the applicant is currently employed by the company -including for how long- and it must be accompanied by the last 3 months' salary/pay-slip and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-.
The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish (the translation does not need to be notarized).
If you are the owner of the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-. .    

5. A letter from the corresponding Chamber of Commerce , Federation, Council, or Association of the state where the company/institution is registered. If not registered in any of the above, a certified copy of the official “Certificate of Incorporation” of the Company with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the country of origin duly notarized (please provide also a non-official translation into Spanish).

6.  Invitation letter from the inviting company in Argentina. The company must be registered in the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros). The invitation letter must follow the guildelines stipulated in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina. Link: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/carta-de-invitacion/invitaci... ; Have in mind that the invitation can be processed through the TAD system (Trámites a Distancia) or in paper format. We strongly encourage to read the guidelines in the website previously mentioned.

7. Hotel reservation in Argentina.

8. Flight Reservation: Copy of the round-trip flight reservation. One-way tickets will not be accepted.

9. Evidence of funds: copy of applicant’s bank statements for the last six months along with an account balance certificate, attested by the bank, (and copy of an international credit card, if available).

10. Copy of passport & valid Visas (Valid or recently expired Visas), kindly attach a copy of each of them.

11. The applicant's personal tax returns for the last 3 years, and 3 months’ pay slip.

12. Personal Interview: All visa applicants without any exception will have a personal interview with a consular officer.

To avoid inconveniences, applicants are advised to submit their application at least four (04) weeks prior to the proposed date of departure. Application for a Visa requested within 10 days of date of departure will not be accepted.

In accordance with the relevant Law of the Argentine Republic and the international practice, the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa and request for more documents apart from the above-mentioned list.

 

Additional documentation might be required by the Consular authority.

All documents must be submitted in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted).

Fulfilling the abovementioned requirements does not guarantee the visa issuance, being this an exclusive prerogative of the Argentine State.

We strongly suggest that the invitation letter includes all the details as mentioned in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. The absence of relevant details -such as date and place of entry and departure, purpose of invitation, contact details of the inviting company and personal details of the invitee, among others- might result in the require of a new invitation letter.

For fees, please visit the link at the end of this page. Under bilateral agreement, we kindly remind that long term business visas for Indian nationals are free.

 

 

BUSINESS VISAS FOR MARKET STUDY, FAIRS/EVENTS/SPORTS

- Maximum period of stay: 30 days

- Fees: 200 USD (rate as per Consular Units)

1. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) Completely free pages left, for the Consular visa stamp and Argentina’s Migration entry & exit stamps. Photo copy of passport (1st and last page, valid or recently expired Visas). must be presented at the time of submission.

2. Visa application form All questions must be answered and the form must be signed by the applicant.  Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be accepted.

3. Photo: Two (2) recent passport style, color photograph (4 x 4 cm). White background. Front Face.

4. Letter from the company for which the applicant is working, explaining the purpose of the trip, confirming that the applicant is currently employed by the company -including for how long- and it must be accompanied by the last 3 months' salary/pay-slip and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-.
The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish. (the translation does not need to be notarized).
If you are the owner of the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR-. .    

5. A letter from the corresponding Chamber of Commerce , Federation, Council, or Association of the state where the company/institution is registered. If not registered in any of the above, a certified copy of the official “Certificate of Incorporation” of the Company with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the country of origin duly notarized (please provide also a non-official translation into Spanish).

6.  IF applicable an Invitation letter from the inviting organization in Argentina. The company must be registered in the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros). The invitation letter must follow the guildelines stipulated in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina. Link: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/carta-de-invitacion/invitaci... ; Have in mind that the invitation can be processed through the TAD system (Trámites a Distancia) or in paper format. We strongly encourage reading the guidelines in the website previously mentioned.

 

NOTE: In case of MARKET STUDY a list of potential customers along with their contact details has to be presented and for Fairs and other events A certificate of his/her enrolment in the, fair, congress or shows.

 

7. Hotel reservation in Argentina.

8. Ticket Reservation: Copy of the airline flight roundtrip ticket reservation. One-way tickets will not be accepted.

9. Evidence of funds: copy of applicant’s bank statements for the last six months along with an account balance certificate, attested by the bank, (and copy of an international credit card, if available).

10. If you hold a valid Visa (Valid or recently expired Visa) then, kindly attach a copy of each of them.

11. The applicant's personal tax returns for the last 3 years, and 3 months’ pay slip.

12. Personal Interview: All visa applicants without any exception will have a personal interview with a consular officer.

To avoid inconveniences, applicants are advised to submit their application at least four (04) weeks prior to the proposed date of departure. Application for a Visa requested within 10 days of date of departure will not be accepted.

In accordance with the relevant Law of the Argentine Republic and the international practice, the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa and request for more documents apart from the above-mentioned list.

STUDENT VISA

This visa is for studying in the Argentine Republic for a period less than 365 days. Applications for studies can be submitted at the Consular Office of the Argentine Republic in the place of residence of the foreign national.

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

  1. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) completely free pages left, for the Consular visa stamp and Argentina’s Migration entry & exit stamps. Photo copy of passport (1st and last page, valid or recently expired Visas).
  2. Two (2) current 4 x 4 cm photographs, facing the camera, printed in color, on a white background.
  3. Visa application form filled out (preferably in electronic format) and signed by the applicant.
  4. A letter explaining the purpose of trip with all the details of course/duration etc. Duly notarized and translated to Spanish language.
  5. Program of study in English and Spanish Language.
  6. Electronic filing of the student data (Pre-carga de datos electronicos) by the educational institution in the National Directorate of Migration or “Permiso de Ingreso” Entry Permit issued by DNM.
  7. The educational institution must be duly registered with the National Registry of Petitioners on behalf of Foreign Applicants of Argentina (RENURE) and have their inscription number. If the host is not registered with RENURE, please call (54-11) 4317-0200/0303/0337 to complete the registration.
  8. If possible, A Letter of Inviatation from the inviting Institution in Argentina that mentions the terms of the agreements that leads to you spending the time of your course in Argentina, as well as that if the receiving institution will provide you lodging in Argentina. The invitation letter must follow the guildelines stipulated in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina.Link: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/carta-de-invitacion/invitaci... ; Have in mind that the invitation can be processed through the TAD system (Trámites a Distancia) or in paper format. We strongly encourage reading the guidelines in the website previously mentioned.
  9. Proof of sufficient funds to cover stay and study expenses (consular authorities may request copies of bank account statements, credit card statements, or other) Students can present Bank statements of their parents with Income proof like salary slips for last 3 months and ITR for last 3 years along with the affidavit of support signed by the parents/guardians who will bear the expenses. (Affidavit also need to be notarized and translated to spanish).
  10. In the case of travellers aged 16 or older travelling for a period exceeding 6 (six) months, 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 (duly translated to Spanish language).
  11. A letter from current University/Employer if you are going for Student Exchange or Non Formal Studies or on Scholarships, it has to be duly notarized and translated to Spanish language.
  12. Payment of consular fee: 150 US dollars for less than 365 days and 250 US dollars for long term. The fee must be paid in the local currency of the Representation.
  13. Flight and accommodations reservations.
  14. If the student is a minor, authorization by both parents in order to apply for the visa and the name of the tutor responsible in Argentina.
  15. LONG TERM VISA REQUIRES TWO COLOR FOTOS  4x4 Cms, SKY BLUE BACK GROUND RIGHT PROFILE
  16. Copy of passport & valid/latest visas (if any)
  17.  Educational documents apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be correspondingly certified.

 

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.

 

RELIGIOUS VISA

 

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

Fees: 150 USD For Transitory Short term visa Maximum Stay: 30 days

Fees: 250 USD For Temporary Long term Visa Maximum Stay: 12 months

  1. Original Passport: must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of entry and have at least two (2) Completely free pages left, for the Consular visa stamp and Argentina’s Migration entry & exit stamps. Photo copy of passport (1st and last page, valid or recently expired Visas). must be presented at the time of submission.
  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 -please find attached-
  4. Proof of habitual residence within the jurisdiction of the Consulate (such as a utility bill or other document that serves as proof)
  5. Flight ticket reservation: copy of the airline flight roundtrip ticket reservation

 

  1. In the case of travelers aged 16 or older and travelling for a period exceeding 6 (six) months, an apostilled or legalized certificate of good conduct/Police clearance issued by the competent authority of the countries where they resided for more than one year over the previous three years
  2. In the case of travelers aged 16 or older and travelling for a period exceeding 6 (six) months, Commitment to tell the truth or Sworn affidavit of their lack of a criminal record in other countries, signed before the consul
  3. Invitation letter containing the following information: a) Community, congregation or diocese where the member of the clergy will perform tasks; b) Type of work to be carried out (pastoral, community, teaching, etc.); c) Address and contact information of the religious entity; d) Name of superior/province or authority in charge; e) Length of stay in the Argentine Republic. The letter must be signed by a representative of the entity and submitted to the General Directorate for the National Registry of Religious Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship, which will certify the signature and notify the relevant Consulate in order to carry out the process. The Catholic Church is exempted from the National Registry of Petitioners on behalf of Foreign Applicants (RENURE) requirement.
  4. A letter written by the applicant, stating: his/her personal details, the activities he/she will perform in Argentina and the period in which he/she will stay in the country. The letter must be notarized and duly translated into Spanish by a professional translator.

            (the translation does not need to be notarized, only the original letter needs to be).

  1. A letter from the applicant's Institution/Congregation, written in letter-headed paper, stating he/she is serving there, authorizing the trip. The letter must be notarized and DULY translated to Spanish. (The translation does not need to be notarized, only the original letter needs to be).
  2. If applicable, Kindly present bank statements of last 6 months if applicant is not getting any renumeration then s/he can present Bank statements of the Institute.
  3. Personal Interview with Consul.
  4. LONG TERM VISA REQUIRES TWO COLOR FOTOS  4x4 Cms, SKY BLUE BACK GROUND RIGHT PROFILE
  5. Copy of passport & valid/latest visas (if any)

 

FOR TEMPORARY WORK VISA

- Maximum period of stay: 1 (one) year

- Fees: 250 USD (rate as per Consular Units)

I - TEMPORARY WORK visas- Art 23. A
(When there is a new employment contract, between an Indian national and a company in Argentina).

Proceedings to apply for a TEMPORARY WORK VISA are initiated before the Argentine immigration authority (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones. Dirección de Admisión de Extranjeros, Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Edificio 4, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires 1104, Argentina, tel.: (54-11) 4312-8661/9).

The applicant needs to obtain an Entry Permit (Permiso de Ingreso) from the DNM.

Please note that requests can be submitted by a representative of the company in Argentina to the issuing authority.

After the hiring company submits all the necessary documentation required by DNM, and pays there the corresponding fee, the DNM will issue an "Acta de Notification" (which certifies the proceedings done).

Once proceedings before the DNM are concluded and the Entry Permit has been issued, what the applicant needs to bring to the Embassy to obtain the temporary work visa is:

1. A copy of the "Acta de notificación" issued by DNM

2. The employment contract CERTIFIED by a public notary AND attested by the Argentine Notaries Association (Colegio de Escribanos), signed by the hiring company.
The applicant will sign such contract before the Chief of the Consular Section.
Note that the hiring company must be registered at the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros)

3. In case employed, A letter from the employer confirming that the applicant is currently employed at the company and is going to work in Argentina for a parent, affiliate, subsidiary or branch office of your local employer. The letter must be written on company letter-head paper, duly signed by the person in charge accompanied by the last 3 months' salary/pay-slip and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR (It needs to be notarized and translated to Spanish language).

4.  Visa application form: All questions must be answered and the form must be signed by the applicant.  Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be accepted.

5. Passport: must be valid for one year from the intended date of entry and have at least one completely free page left for the visa.

6. Recent passport style photographs (2 nos.): 4cm x 4cm, white background, front profile, (2 nos.): 4cm x 4cm, sky blue background, right profile.

7. Original police clearance certificate issued by the authorities of the countries where the applicant has resided for a period exceeding one (1) year, during the course of the last three (3) years, apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs if applicable. In India, the competent authority is the Regional Passport Office, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity).

8. Copy of passport & valid/latest visas (if any)

9. Reservation of flight tickets and hotel/proof of accommodation as planned.

If the employee is moving to Argentina with his/her spouse and/or children, each dependent must produce the following materials, completed, signed, authenticated and translated as necessary: 1) Passport; 2) Application form; 3) four photographs; 4) Entry Permit; 5) Birth certificate; 6) Police records (dependents who are 18 years of age or older only); 7) Affidavit (dependents who are 18 years of age or older only) to be completed at the Consulate; 8) Parental consent form to travel and to live temporarily in Argentina (dependents who are under 18 years of age only) must be completed and signed by both parents and notarized. The signature of the notary public must be authenticated by the “Apostille”.

 

II - TEMPORARY WORK visas- Arts 23. E “Personal de Traslado”
(This is the case when applicants are going to Argentina to work for an affiliate, subsidiary or branch office of the company in which they currently work)

Proceedings to apply for a TEMPORARY WORK VISA are initiated before the Argentine immigration authority (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones. Dirección de Admisión de Extranjeros, Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Edificio 4, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires 1104, Argentina, tel.: (54-11) 4312-8661/9)

The applicant needs to obtain an Entry Permit (Permiso de Ingreso) from the DNM. Please note that requests can be submitted by a representative of the company in Argentina to the issuing authority.

After the company submits all the necessary documentation required by DNM, and pays there the corresponding fee, the DNM will issue an "Acta de Notification" (which certifies the proceedings done)

Once proceedings before the DNM are concluded and the Entry Permit has been issued, what the applicant needs to bring to the Consulate to obtain the temporary work visa is:

1. A copy of the "Acta de notificación" issued by DNM

2. A letter from the employer confirming that the applicant is currently employed at the company and is going to work in Argentina for a parent, affiliate, subsidiary or branch office of your local employer. The letter must be written on company letter-head paper, duly signed by the person in charge. The letter must state the position, number of years the applicant has been working for the company, salary and exact period during which the applicant will be sent to Argentina accompanied by the last 3 months' salary/pay-slip and last 3 year's Income Tax Return -ITR, the letter must also notarized and translated into Spanish.

3. The applicant's employment contract (original, with a certified copy).

4. A letter from the company's branch in Argentina stating the position the applicant will hold, the exact period during which the applicant will stay in the country and the place where he/she will perform such functions. Note that the company in Argentina must be registered at the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros) and so must the person signing the letter.
The letter must be certified by an Argentine Public Notary and also by the "Colegio de Escribanos" (the Public Notaries’ association).

5.  Visa application form: All questions must be answered and the form must be signed by the applicant. Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be accepted.

6. Passport: must be valid for one year from the intended date of entry and have at least one completely free page left for the visa.

7. Recent passport style photographs (2 nos.): 4cm x 4cm, white background, front profile (2 nos.): 4cm x 4cm, sky blue background, right profile.

8. Original police clearance certificate issued by the authorities of the countries where the applicant has resided for a period exceeding one (1) year, during the course of the last three (3) years, apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs. In India, the competent authority is the Regional Passport Office, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity).

9. If you possess a valid Visa (Valid or recently expired Visa) then, kindly attach a copy of each of them.
 

10. If the employee is moving to Argentina with his/her spouse and/or children, each dependent must produce the following materials, completed, signed, authenticated and translated as necessary: 1) Passport; 2) Application form; 3) 4 photographs; 4) Entry Permit; 5) Birth/marriage certificate; 6) Police records (dependents who are 18 years of age or older only); 7) Affidavit (dependents who are 18 years of age or older only) to be completed at the Consulate; 8) Parental consent form to travel and to live temporarily in Argentina (dependents who are under 18 years of age only) must be completed and signed by both parents and notarized. The signature of the notary public must be authenticated by the “Apostille”.

11. Reservation of flight tickets and hotel/proof of accommodation as planned.

12. Personal Interview: All visa applicants without an exception are requested to have a personal interview with the Consular Officer. Appointment for this personal interview is recommended. 

 To avoid inconveniences, applicants are advised to submit their application at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed date of departure. Application for a Visa requested within 10 days of date of departure will not be accepted.

In accordance with the relevant Law of the Argentine Republic and the international practice, the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa.

 

 

 PERMANENT VISAS

 

Regarding Family Reunification visas

- Fees: 250 USD (rate as per Consular Units)

The relative who resides in Argentina should contact the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (Argentine Migratory Authority) in Argentina, in order to request a Migratory Entry Permit ("Permiso de Ingreso Migratorio" - PIM).

After the relative who resides in Argentina submits them all the necessary documentation required by Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, and pays there the corresponding fees, they will issue a "Acta de Notificacion", which notifies the proceedings done. Applicants are requested to include a copy of this "Acta de Notificación" with the rest of the application documents. Once proceedings in the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones are concluded and the Migratory Entry Permit has been issued, the applicant needs to apply for the visa at the Embassy.

1. A complete Visa Application Form duly signed by the applicant. ALL questions must be answered. In case this requirement is not fulfilled the application would not be accepted.

2. Passport: must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of entry and have at least two free pages.

3. Two recent 4x4cm color photograph, facing front and with a white background. Two additional 4x4cm color photograph, right profile and with a sky-blue background.

4. Proof of residence in the consular jurisdiction. Please, note that this visa can only be applied at the place of residence of the applicant.

5. A certified copy legalized by colegio de escribano in Argentina of the Documento Nacional de Identidad - DNI (Argentine ID Card) of the Argentine relative or permanent resident.

6. An domicile/residence certificate of the Argentine relative or permanent resident; issued by the Policia Federal Argentina ( not more then 3 months old).


7. Depending on the case: Original birth certificate issued by the corresponding authority. In the case of India, the certificate must be apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs. In the case of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, the certificate must be duly legalized by the corresponding Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Furthermore, the certificate must be translated into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be duly certified. Affidavits are NOT accepted.
Original marriage certificate issued by the corresponding authority. In the case of India, the certificate must be apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs. In the case of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, the certificate must be duly legalized by the corresponding Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Furthermore, the certificate must be translated into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be duly certified. Affidavits are NOT accepted.

8. For applicants older than 16 years old: original police clearance certificate issued by the competent authorities of the countries where the applicant has resided for more than 1 year, during the course of the last 3 years. The police clearance certificate must be translated to Spanish. In the case of India, the certificate must be apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs. In the case of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, the certificate must be duly legalized by the corresponding Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In India, the competent authority to issue such certificate is the Regional Passport Office.

9. For applicants older than 16 years old a sworn declaration signed in front of the Consular authority where the applicant declares that he does not have criminal records in other countries is required.

10. For applicants under 18 years old an original authorization letter from both parents to request the visa is mandatory.

11. Cover letter by the applicant, addressed to the Visa Section of the Embassy of Argentina in Delhi, must include the following: purpose of visit, duration of stay in Argentina, passport details of the applicant, passport details of those accompanying the applicant, details of the family members in Argentina, & who will bear all the expenses for the trip. The mentioned note should be translated into Spanish.

12. Flight tickets (Only reservations)

13. Copy of passport & valid/latest visas (if any)

14. A copy of the "Acta de notificación" issued by DNM

15. Consular interview at the Embassy.

All documents must be submitted in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted).

Fulfilling the abovementioned requirements does not guarantee the visa issuance, being this an exclusive prerogative of the Argentine State.

To avoid inconveniences, applicants are advised to submit their application at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed date of departure. Application for a Visa requested within 10 days of date of departure will not be accepted.

 

Additional documentation might be required by the Consular authority.

For general and contact information of the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, please visit: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/interior/migraciones ; https://www.migraciones.gov.ar/contacto/

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR VISAS

ETA - (Electronic Travel Authorization)

ETA

LEGALIZATION PROCESS FOR COMMERCIAL DOCUMENTS

LEGALIZATION PROCESS FOR PERSONAL DOCUMENTS

Visa Application Form

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