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Tourist Visa: Requirements


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. A completed application form: all questions must be answered.

3. 1 recent passport style photograph
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). Please provide original documents plus copies..
5. Evidence of funds: credit card and bank statements from the last six months. Please provide original documents plus copies, certified by the bank.
6. Hotel reservation in Argentina: either guaranteed by a credit card or paid in full.
If you are visiting family members or friends, an original invitation letter from them and a copy of their Argentine ID (DNI), certified by an Argentine Notary Public “Escribano” and then by the "Colegio de Escribanos".
7. Itinerary: roundtrip flight ticket, either guaranteed by a credit card or paid in full.
8. Fee: US$ 50 (free for India and Morocco nationals). Fees shall be paid by money order only (make it payable to the “Embassy of Argentina”). We do not accept cash or checks..

9. Letter from your employer in the U.S. confirming that you are currently employed by the company, for how long, as well as your wage or yearly salary. 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 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 and that signature should be notarized by a notary public.


Applicants may be required to provide additional information and documents. Failure to provide any of the documents and information requested may delay the processing of your application. You are advised to contact our offices at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed date of departure to avoid inconveniences.

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


1600 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone (202) 238-6400
Fax (202) 331-3171
emergencies before 9AM and after 5PM
(202) 294-2029