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Information Concerning VISAS

Information concerning visas
PLEASE READ ALL THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THOROUGHLY and be sure that you fulfill ALL the requirements established by law, to avoid any delay in the process.

Fees for Transitory visas
-Tourist visa for Indian nationals: free. Others: 50 US dollars
-Business visa (short term): 100 US dollars
-Visa for technicians: 100 US dollars
-Visa for Seamen: Free

Fees for Temporary or Permanent visas
-Temporary or Permanent Work Visa: 200 US dollars

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

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ALL TYPES OF VISAS
- You must apply for a visa at the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in New Delhi, India, if your place of residence is in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India -except Maharashtra-, Maldives, Nepal or Sri Lanka.
Embassy's address: F-3/3 Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057, India. Tel: (00 91) 11 - 4078 1900. Fax: (0091) 11 - 40781901. Web: www.eindi.mrecic.gov.ar
The Visas Department is open to the public Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 11:30 (for submission/collection of visa applications). The Consulate is closed on Argentine and Indian holidays.
All visa requests from residents of Maharashtra, India, must apply at the Consulate General of the Argentine Republic in Mumbai (Corinthian Building, 5th Floor 17, Justice D Vjas Marg Colaba, Mumbai, India. Ph: (0091) 22 2287 1381 to 1383 www.cgmum.mrecic.gov.ar)

HOW TO START THE PROCESS
- Visa application forms accompanied by ALL the required documentation must be presented IN PAPER at this Consulate. Visa applications with incomplete documentation will not be accepted.
Translations must be adequate; internet/online translations are not accepted.
Please DO NOT SUBMIT DOCUMENTS BY EMAIL, unless you are requested to do so by the Consular Section. Only COMPLETE applications presented IN PAPER at the Consulate will be considered.
We suggest applicants to present their applications at least 3 weeks before the expected date of travel to avoid any inconveniences/delays.
- The intermediation of agents is NOT compulsory to perform paperwork in this Consulate.
- Submitting false information either on the visa application documents or during the visa interview can lead to a finding of a permanent ineligibility. Never submit your application without reviewing it first.
- Once the complete application is presented at the Consulate, it will be analyzed by the Chief of the Consular Section. Within the next 48 working hours, the applicant will be informed if any additional documents are required, if there are any corrections to be done or if he/she is able to come for the personal interview. Applicants will be called to come for the interview once their applications fulfill ALL the necessary requirements.
Every applicant will be called to come in person for the personal interview with a Consular Officer. This interview is mandatory by law and admits no exceptions.
- The applicable visa fees will be paid only after having been informed of visa approval by the Consular Officer, who will also indicate where the bank deposit should be made. No cash is handled at this Consulate; deposits are made in Indian Rupees.
After the personal interview, the approval of the visa and the payment of the corresponding fee at the Bank, the visa will be processed within the next 5 working days.
Applicants will be informed when their visa is ready. Please DO NOT CALL us, we will call you.
In accordance with the relevant laws of the Argentine Republic and the international practice in the matter, please note that the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa request.

FOR APPLICANTS RESIDING IN NEPAL, BANGLADESH, SRI LANKA, BHUTAN OR MALDIVES:
- If the visa application form and required documentation cannot be presented in person or through an agent, they may be sent by courier with a photocopy of the relevant pages of your passport (all other documents -except for the passport- must be in ORIGINAL; no photocopies will be accepted).
Sri Lankan citizens are requested to initiate the process/send the documents at least 45 days before travelling and to present 2 (two) original application forms.
Do not, under any circumstance, send your original passport by courier.
Visa applications sent by courier with INCOMPLETE documentation will not be considered.
The rest of the process is the same as for citizens residing in India: once the complete application is received, it will be analyzed and then we will call you for the personal interview in New Delhi.

Summary of the process:
• The complete application is submitted (by the applicant or any person authorized by him/her)
• The application is analyzed by the Consular Officer (max. 48hrs)
• The Applicant is informed if there are corrections to be done or documents to be added
• The Applicant is informed if he/she can come for the personal interview
• After the interview, if the visa is approved, the corresponding payment -by bank deposit- will be done.
• Within the next 5 working days, the applicant is informed that the visa is ready for pick up.

Please write to the Consular Section of the Embassy to secon_eindi@mrecic.gov.ar for additional information on visas not covered in the following sections:

VISA APPLICATION FORMS
VISA FORM
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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
TRANSITORY VISAS

TOURIST visas:
1. Passport: must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of entry and have at least one completely free page left for the visa.
2. A completed visa application form: Answer ALL questions.
3. One recent passport style photograph
4. Flight ticket (round trip)
5. Hotel reservation
6. Evidence of funds: personal bank statement of the last six months. Please provide original documents. If considered necessary, credit card statements.
7. If you are visiting family members or friends, you need to present an ORIGINAL invitation letter from them and a copy of their Argentine ID (DNI). The letter must be CERTIFIED by an Argentine Public Notary and also by the "Colegio de Escribanos" (the Public Notaries’ Association). If you are staying with them, you do not need hotel booking.
8. A letter explaining the purpose of your trip and the program (itinerary of the cities you are visiting) The letter must be notarized and duly translated into Spanish by a professional translator (the translation does not need to be notarized).

9. A letter from your employer, authorizing the trip, confirming that you are currently employed by the company and for how long. This letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and duly translated into Spanish by a professional translator (the translation does not need to be notarized), and must be accompanied by your last month salary/pay-slip.
If you are the owner of the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration and LAST year's Income Tax return.
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 by a professional translator (the translation does not need to be notarized)
Applicants are suggested to present documents attesting their experience in their field of expertise and current occupation (documents must be notarized and duly translated).
All documents must be presented in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted)

Visas for BUSINESSMEN:
1. Passport: must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of entry and have at least one completely free page left for the visa.
2. A completed visa application form: Answer ALL questions.
3. One recent passport style photograph
4. Flight ticket (round trip)
5. Hotel reservation
6. Evidence of funds: personal bank statement of the last six months. Please provide original documents. If considered necessary, credit card statements.

7. ORIGINAL INVITATION LETTER FROM THE COMPANY OR CLIENT IN ARGENTINA that is requiring the applicant, fulfilling all the following requirements:

- The letter must be certified by a Public Notary and by the Public Notaries Association ("Colegio de Escribanos").
- Any person or institution inviting someone to come to Argentina for any purpose different from tourism must be registered at the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros) of the National Migration Office (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones -DNM-) in Argentina. The RENURE REGISTRATION NUMBER must be included in the invitation letter. Without such number the invitation is not valid. Kindly note that the person signing the invitation letter must be THE SAME ONE whose signature is registered at the RENURE.
- The invitation letter from the company/client in Argentina must include: the personal details of the applicant,
the purpose of his/her trip,
the specific tasks he/she will be performing and
the exact period during which the applicant is required to stay.
The letter must also clarify if the applicant has entered Argentina in previous occasions.
- The invitation letter must be written in Spanish and addressed to Head of the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in New Delhi, India (Jefe de la Sección Consular de la Embajada de la República Argentina en India).
8. Letter from the company or institution for which the applicant is working, explaining the purpose of the trip, confirming that the applicant is currently employed by the company, for how long and must be accompanied by his/her last month salary/pay-slip.
The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish. Kindly note that 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 year’s Income Tax return.          
9. Letter from the respective chamber of commerce of the Indian state where the company is registered or from any Federation, Council or Association in which the company is registered; accompanied by the company’s registration certificate.
The letter must be presented in original, on letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish. Kindly note that the translation does not need to be notarized.
All documents must be presented in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted)

Visa for TECHNICIANS / PROFESSIONALS
(scientists, technicians or professionals going to Argentina to carry out detailed activities in their specific field of expertise; or sent and invited by the same company art. 24 H) - Disp. DNM 1170/2010). Maximum period of stay: 1 (one) month, renewable once in Argentina at DNM.
1. Passport: must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of entry and have at least one completely free page left for the visa.
2. A completed visa application form: Answer ALL questions.
3. One recent passport style photograph
4. Flight ticket (round trip)
5. Hotel reservation
6. Evidence of funds: personal bank statement of the last six months. Please provide original documents. If considered necessary, credit card statements
7. ORIGINAL INVITATION LETTER FROM THE COMPANY OR INSTITUTION IN ARGENTINA that is requiring the applicant, fulfilling all the following requirements:
- The letter must be certified by a Public Notary and by the Public Notaries Association ("Colegio de Escribanos").
- Any person or institution inviting someone to come to Argentina for any purpose different from tourism must be registered at the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros) of the National Migration Office (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones -DNM-) in Argentina. The RENURE REGISTRATION NUMBER must be included in the invitation letter. Without such number the invitation is not valid. Kindly note that the person signing the invitation letter must be THE SAME ONE whose signature is registered at the RENURE.
- The invitation letter from the company/institution in Argentina must include:
the personal details of the applicant,
the purpose of his/her trip,
the specific tasks he/she will be performing and
the exact period during which the applicant is required to stay.
The letter must also clarify if the applicant has entered Argentina in previous occasions.
- The invitation letter must be written in Spanish and addressed to Head of the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in New Delhi, India (Jefe de la Sección Consular de la Embajada de la República Argentina en India).
8. Letter from the company or institution for which the applicant is working, explaining the purpose of the trip, confirming that the applicant is currently employed by the company, for how long and must be accompanied by his/her last month salary/pay-slip.
The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish. Kindly note that the translation does not need to be notarized.

9. Letter from the respective chamber of commerce of the Indian state where the company is registered or from any Federation, Council or Association in which the company is registered; accompanied by the company’s registration certificate.
The letter must be presented in original, on letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish. Kindly note that the translation does not need to be notarized.
All documents must be presented in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted)

Visas for PROFESSORS/SCHOLARS OF AUTHORITY. Article. 24. F)
1. Passport: must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of entry and have at least one completely free page left for the visa.
2. A completed visa application form: Answer ALL questions.
3. One recent passport style photograph
4. Flight ticket (round trip)
5. Hotel reservation
6. Evidence of funds: personal bank statement of the last six months. Please provide original documents. If considered necessary, credit card statements.
7. The applicant must present A CONTRACT OR AN ORIGINAL INVITATION LETTER FROM THE ACADEMIC INSTITUTION IN ARGENTINA that is requiring him/her; or the ENTRY PERMIT issued by the National Migration Office (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones -DNM-), when such contract/letter has been presented before DNM. DNM Contact info: 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) 4317-0234.
When the applicant presents the ORIGINAL INVITATION LETTER from the academic institution in Argentina:
- The letter must be certified by a Public Notary and by the Public Notaries Association ("Colegio de Escribanos").
- Any person or institution inviting someone to come to Argentina for any purpose different from tourism must be registered at the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros) of the National Migration Office (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones -DNM-) in Argentina. The RENURE REGISTRATION NUMBER must be included in the invitation letter. Without such number the invitation is not valid. Kindly note that the person signing the invitation letter must be THE SAME ONE whose signature is registered at the RENURE.
- The invitation letter from the institution in Argentina must include:
the personal details of the applicant,
the purpose of his/her trip,
the specific tasks he/she will be performing and
the exact period during which the applicant is required to stay.
The letter must also clarify if the applicant has entered Argentina in previous occasions.
- The invitation letter must be written in Spanish (if the original is written in English, it needs to be duly translated into Spanish) and addressed to Head of the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in New Delhi, India (Jefe de la Sección Consular de la Embajada de la República Argentina en India).
8. Letter from the institution for which the applicant is working, explaining the purpose of the trip, confirming that the applicant is currently employed by the institution and must be accompanied by his/her last month salary/pay-slip. The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge, notarized and translated into Spanish. Kindly note that the translation does not need to be notarized.

9. The applicant must also present documents to prove his/her experience or expertise in the specific field of study or occupation. All documents must be notarized and translated into Spanish. Kindly note that the translation does not need to be notarized.
All documents must be presented in ORIGINAL (no photocopies or emails will be accepted)

TEMPORARY WORK visas - Art 23. A
(when there is a new employment contract, between an Indian national and a company in Argentina). Maximum period of stay: 1 (one) year.
Proceedings to apply for a TEMPORARY WORK VISA are initiated before the Argentine immigration authority, the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (DNM). Dirección de Admisión de Extranjeros, Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Edificio 4, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires 1104, Argentina, tel.: (54-11) 4317-0234.
The applicant needs to obtain an Entry Permit (Permiso de Ingreso) from the DNM. Entry Permit requests are presented to the DNM by a representative of the hiring company in Argentina.
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 Notificacion" (which certifies the proceedings done). We suggest applicants to include a copy of this Acta with the rest of the application documents.
Once proceedings before 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:
a) The employment contract signed by the hiring company, certified by a Public Notary AND attested by the Argentine Notaries Association (Colegio de Escribanos). The applicant will sign such contract at the Consulate. Note that the hiring company must be registered at the RENURE (Registro Nacional Único de Requirentes Extranjeros de la DNM) to initiate this process.
b) Documents proving the applicant’s current occupation/profession. If it a letter from his former employer, it needs to be notarized and translated.
c) A complete visa application form: ALL questions must be answered.
d) 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.
e) 4 recent passport style photographs: 4cm x 4cm, light-blue background, right profile.
f) 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 of the issuing country.
In India, the competent authority to issue such certificate is the Regional Passport Office.
g) Sworn statement of police clearance in other countries (provided and signed at this Consulate).
Dependants: If the employee is moving to Argentina with his/her spouse or children, each dependant must present (following the above-mentioned conditions): Passport; Application form; 4 photographs; Entry Permit issued by DNM; Birth certificate; Police records (only for dependants who are 18 years or older) and sworn statement of police clearance in other countries; parental consent form to travel and to live temporarily in Argentina (dependants who are under 18 years of age only); which must be signed by both parents and notarized. When applicable, dependants must present: Original birth certificate issued by a government authority, apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be correspondingly certified. Affidavits are NOT accepted unless they are registered and recognized by the corresponding State Magistrate or Sub Divisional Magistrate. And/or Original marriage certificate issued by a government authority, apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs of the issuing country, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be correspondingly certified. Affidavits are NOT accepted.

TEMPORARY WORK visas- Arts 23. E “Personal de Traslado”
(When applicants are going to Argentina to work for a subsidiary or branch office of the company in which they currently work). Maximum period of stay: 1 (one) year
Proceedings to apply for a TEMPORARY WORK VISA are initiated before the Argentine immigration authority, the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (DNM). Dirección de Admisión de Extranjeros, Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Edificio 4, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires 1104, Argentina, tel.: (54-11) 4317-0234.
The applicant needs to obtain an Entry Permit (Permiso de Ingreso) from the DNM. Entry Permit requests are presented to the DNM by a representative of the hiring company in Argentina.
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 Notificacion" (which certifies the proceedings done). We suggest applicants to include a copy of this Acta with the rest of the application documents.
Once proceedings before 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:
a) A letter from the employer in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India -except Maharashtra-, Maldives, Nepal or Sri Lanka confirming that the applicant is currently employed at the company and that he/she is going to Argentina to work for a subsidiary or branch office of the corporation. The letter must be written on company letter-head, signed by the person in charge and notarized.
The letter must state the applicant’s designation, for how long he/she has been working for the company, his/her salary and the exact period during which the applicant will be sent to Argentina; notarized and translated into Spanish.
b) The applicant's employment contract (original, with a certified copy).
c) A complete visa application form: ALL questions must be answered.
d) 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.
e) 4 recent passport style photographs: 4cm x 4cm, light-blue background, right profile.
f) 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 of the issuing country.
In India, the competent authority to issue such certificate is the Regional Passport Office.
g) Sworn statement of police clearance in other countries.
Dependants: If the employee is moving to Argentina with his/her spouse or children, each dependant must present (following the above-mentioned conditions): Passport; Application form; 4 photographs; Entry Permit issued by DNM; Birth certificate; Police records (only for dependants who are 18 years or older) and sworn statement of police clearance in other countries; parental consent form to travel and to live temporarily in Argentina (dependants who are under 18 years of age only); which must be signed by both parents and notarized. When applicable, dependants must present: Original birth certificate issued by a government authority, apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be correspondingly certified. Affidavits are NOT accepted unless they are registered and recognized by the corresponding State Magistrate or Sub Divisional Magistrate. And/or Original marriage certificate issued by a government authority, apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs of the issuing country, and its translation into Spanish (by an authorized entity). The translation should be correspondingly certified. Affidavits are NOT accepted.
In the case of children (under 18 years) who are NOT travelling with both their parents, the parent who is not travelling with them must sign a TRAVEL PERMIT authorizing his/her spouse to travel alone with their children. Such document is produced and signed at this Consular Section by the authorizing parent.

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The above-stated are the REQUIREMENTS TO SUBMIT FOR A VISA TO ENTER ARGENTINA, IN STRICT ACCORDANCE TO:
1- ARGENTINE LAW ON MIGRATIONS N° 25.871, IN EFFECT SINCE 5TH JULY 2010
2- NATIONAL DECREE N° 616 (3rd MAY 2010)
3- DISPOSITION N° 54.618/2008 OF THE NATIONAL MIGRATIONS OFFICE (29TH JULY 2008)
4- SPECIFIC REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE NATIONAL MIGRATIONS OFFICE AND THE ARGENTINE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND WORSHIP
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VISA APPLICATION FORMS
VISA FORM
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