Tourist Visa Applications

Required Documents and Procedure


A)  Documents to be submitted to the Consular Office
Please, submit documents at least 30 days prior to the planned departure date

Documents can be submitted in person (Monday to Friday, 9 AM until 1 PM) or can be sent be courier to: Embassy of Argentina, Consular Section, 1811 Q street NW, Washington DC, 20009.
Check mark 1. Filled in application form. All questions must be answered.
Check mark 2. 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.
Check mark 3. Two recent passport size photographs.
Check mark 4. Proof of your immigration status in the U.S. (for non-U.S. nationals): i.e., Alien Registration Card, Advance Parole Document, Employment Authorization Card, valid visa, valid forms IAP66, or I-20 (signed on the back by designated school official). Please provide a copy of the pertinent document.
Check mark 5. Proof of funds:  bank statements for the last six months, certified by the bank with a stamp or letter of verification.
Check mark 6. Hotel reservation in Argentina, guaranteed by a credit card (name and dates must match those of flight reservation). If you are visiting family members or friends, enclose an original letter of invitation certified by an Argentine Notary Public (“Escribano”) and by the “Colegio de Escribanos”.  A copy of the DNI (Argentine ID) of the person extending the invitation is also required.
Check mark 7. Itinerary:  copy of the round trip flight reservation with the name of the visa applicant on it (guaranteed by a credit card).
Check mark 8. Proof of current occupation/activity: notarized employment letter --download .DOC or .PDF--, notarized college record, etc.  If you own a business, please attach a copy of the articles of incorporation or last tax return.
B) Interview: Once all documents are received by the Consular Office, the applicant will be contacted and an interview will be scheduled.
In accordance with relevant law of the Argentine Republic, the Consul is entitled to refuse the visa.
C) Fee: A US$ 150 fee is charged upfront (free for nationals from India and Morocco). Fee should be paid by money order.

You are advised to submitt all documents at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed date of departure to avoid inconveniences

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