Business Visa

Business Visa Application Requirements

A) Documents to be submitted to the Consular Office

1. Copy of valid Passport (passport must be valid for a period of at least 6 months from the date of departure). Original must be submitted the day of the interview.

. 2. Two filled-in application forms (all questions must be answered).
. 3. 4 recent passport style photographs.
. 4. Evidence of your immigration status in the U.S.: (if 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).
. 5. Provide evidence of the commercial activity in US of the company sponsoring the applicant (e.g.: verification letter from the Company’s bank showing account number and dates of operation; or a letter from a Chamber of Commerce certifying the company membership).
6. Hotel reservation in Argentina: guaranteed by a credit card (details must match flight ticket).
7. Itinerary: round trip flight ticket (guaranteed by a credit card, and with the name of the visa applicant on it).
8. Letter from the applicant’s employer in the U.S. stating: purpose and planned length of stay, full names, addresses and telephone numbers of all businesses and persons the applicant would contact in Argentina, and whether the employer assumes moral and financial responsibility.
The letter must be original, written in, or translated into Spanish, on company letter-head paper, signed by a company representative (other than the applicant), and that signature notarized by a notary public.
If you own the business, please add a copy of your business’ official registration and last tax return.


9. Letter of invitation from the host company/organization in Argentina. It should state: name of the applicant, purpose of the trip, planned length of stay, full name, addresses and telephone numbers of all businesses and persons the applicant would 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 (“Escribano”) 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 "Dirección Nacional de Migraciones" (Immigration Authority).

The registration number of the company or agency in the RENURE should also be stated in the invitation letter.

Companies or organizations in Argentina that are not registered at the RENURE must contact the RENURE at the folowing contact phone: 4317-0200/0303/0263.

If the applicant is attending a Trade Fair or an exhibition, he/she must show prove of his/her registration in the said event.

B) Interview: Once ALL documents are received by the Consular Section, an interview will be scheduled.
C) Fee: A US$ 200 fee is charged upfront (free for nationals from India and Morocco) Fee shall be paid by money order.  No cash or checks are accepted.

You are advised to contact our offices at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed date of departure to avoid inconveniences.
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