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Business Visas

Nationals of the US and of the following countries do not require a visa to visit Argentina for Business, Investment or Marketing Research Purposes:

(For period up to 90 days)
Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Korea, Republic of Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Guyana, Hong Kong (with Passport S.A.R.), Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Suriname, Sweden, Kingdom of Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America,and Ukraine.

(For period up to 30 days)
Grenada, Hong Kong (With British Passport B.N.O)
If your country is not listed above, please provide the following requirements to obtain a Business Visa:

1- Passport or travel document: 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- TWO (2) completed application forms: Notice that all questions must be answered.

3- TWO (2)  recent passport style photographs

4- Evidence of your immigration status in the U.S.:(If you are not a U.S. national) i.e. Alien Registration Card, Advance Parole Document, Employment Authorization Card, valid visa, valid forms IAP66, I-94/ I-20 (signed on the reverse by designated school official). Please provide original documents plus copies.

5- Evidence of funds: bank statements of the last six months, certified by the bank. Please provide ORIGINAL documents and copies.

6- Hotel reservation in Argentina: either guaranteed by a credit card or paid in full.

7- Itinerary: reservation roundtrip flight ticket.

8- Fee: US$ 100 (free for Morocco and Indian nationals), US$ 120 (for nationals of countries who need travel certificate). Fees shall be paid by money order only (make it payable to the “Consulate General of Argentina in New York”). We DO NOT accept cash or checks.

9- Please, provide one of the following:

9.1- Letter from your employer in the U.S. confirming the purpose and duration of your trip, full names, addresses and telephone numbers of all businesses and persons you will contact in Argentina, and whether your employer assumes moral and financial responsibility while you are in Argentina.
If you own the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration and last tax return including the check providing the corresponding payment. The letter must be in original (no photocopies or faxes will be accepted), written in or translated into Spanish, on company letter-head paper, ***signed by the person in charge, (other than the applicant), notarized, and the notary public's signature certified by the County Clerk.*** Download business letter sample

9.2- Letter of invitation from the host organization or business in Argentina inviting the applicant and confirming the purpose of your trip, duration of the visit, full name, addresses and telephone numbers of all businesses and persons you will contact in Argentina. The letter must be written in Spanish, on organization/company letter-head paper and duly ***signed by the person in charge and certified by an Argentine Notary Public and then by the "Colegio de Escribanos***"
Important: The signature of the authority of the company or inviting organization in Argentina must be registered at the "Registro Nacional Unico de Requirentes de Extranjeros" (RENURE) of the "Direccion Nacional de Migraciones" (Immigration Authority)
The company or agency inviting foreign citizens to Argentina, should indicate in the invitation the registration number of the company or agency in the RENURE or the card number of the legal representative, in order to see if enabled or not by RENURE.

10- Interview: All visa applicants are requested without exception to be in person for an interview with a consular officer.

11- Applicants may be required to provide additional information and documents including the original flight ticket.


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