Different procedures. The
simple procedures are those for achieveing the reunification of
families where an Argentine citizen or resident (parent, child or
spouse) entitles to their relatives foreigners to get permanent or
a bit more complex, but very common, are those related to the following
categories: pensioner, rentier, entrepeneur, employee or dependent with
new employment contract or transfers between companies or subsidiaries.
The processes more complex, though not always tedious, are the
following categories: investor, who can verificable
for designing an industrial, business or
commercial investment for min. $Ars 1.500.000
transferred from outside.
may occur if the person does not know exactly the right type
documentations required for the Immigration Office.
it by consulting to the Immigration Office
and by following all the guidelines and it should be
recognized that these processes are not simple in any wordly office
that grants visas.
Of course, there
are cases where the foreign can not
some admission categor applicable to them, but before drawing negative
conclusions, it will be neccesary to make everything possible for
if actually the impediment exists in the Immigration Law or
rules. Consults: firstname.lastname@example.org
category should I choose?
are 15 admission categories for getting
a temporary or permanent
visas, according the Immigration Law (L
25871) in Argentina, as appear
in articles 10, 20 tol 23.
This categories are:
Art. 22 - Spouse, son, daughter and parents of Argentinean citizens.
Art. 23 - a) Migrant worker; b) Financier (min. USD 2000/month from
outside); c) Pensioner; d) Investor
near USD 300.000);
e) Scientific and Specialized Personnel; f) Sportsmen and Artists; g)
Religious Ministers; h) Patients low medical treatment; i) Academics;
j) Students; k) Refugees; l) Nationality (Citizens of
Mercosur, Bolivia, Chile); m) Humanitarian Reason; n) Special.
Art. 10 - For family reunification - For spouse´s
residents or his/her parents, children smaller than 21 years and bigger
children with different capacities (handicapped).
each one will analyze the category that
him/her, and also it should be verified if it is reached by
Special Regularization Program or special Agreement, like there are
with Southamerican countries natives. After this evaluation, it should
be thought how to
prove in the Immigration Office the elected category,
remembering that it will be demanded true evidences.
if you don´t applicate? First,
please, verify if you has a right understanding of all the
requirements according the integral migratory juridic system. Specially
if you has a company or commercial activities in your country, maybe
you need help to understand how applicate without mistakes.
As independient bussines man or independient workers can not
visas, the best solution is to show finance or bussines capacities in
your country while you are asking it. Sure, you will need help in this
is ESSENTIAL a Visa or Disposition like permanent or temporary resident
(NOT TRANSITORY VISA), for having an authorization to work according to
some of the migratory categories mentioned in page 2. The precarious
residences, granted by the Immigration Office, enable to work too, but
the Entry Permits does not enable to work but to obtain a Visa
It is authorized
to work for few days too, who
obtains visa or work
authorization according to the rules that now are
limited max. 15 days, except in the case of Brazilian citizens
that they can work for a special Agreement while they are tourists but
with pragmatic limitations.
certificates. Obtain Original
(or Certified Copies from an
Official Register - Not Notarial copies) Certificates of Birth,
Marriage, Criminal records or any other one, verifying the accuracy in
all the data. Remember that, for example, a name more or less, a single
wrong letter in names or surnames, data that are not similar in all the
documents, it will cancell the administrative procedure.
legalizations are needed. If
your country had
the Agreement of The Hague (Apostille), you will can ask this APOSTILLE
in the offices related to the Chancelleries of the country were the
originated. In all other case, the documentation should be
legalized in Argentinean consulates of the jurisdiction where the same
one was emitted. Keep in mind that: usually Foreign Documents will be
NOT LEGALIZATED IN ARGENTINA in the consulate of the country that
emitted this paper, except for very special cases with Southamerican
3 - Evident
As a general
pointview, the key is to understand that Immigration Office only accept
valid EVIDENT documents, what means that common copies,
or contracts with signatures non notarized, the absence of enough
prove for demonstrating the existence and real operation of a
etc... will be not accepted as appropriate documentation and
to suppose the opposite will generate unnecessary delays.