Embassy in United States

Tourist Visa Applications

Updated date: 08/01/2024

Required Documents and Procedure


A)  Documents to be submitted to the Consular Office
Please, submit documents at least 45 days prior to the planned departure date

Documents can be submitted in person (Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 1 PM) or can be sent by courier to Embassy of Argentina, Consular Section, 1811 Q street NW, Washington DC, 20009.



1. Fill out the application form (see below). All questions must be answered.



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.



3. One recent passport type photograph.



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.



5. Proof of funds:  bank statements or pay stubs for the last three months.



6. Hotel reservation in Argentina (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.



7. Itinerary:  copy of the round trip flight reservation with the name of the visa applicant on it.




8. Proof of current occupation/activity: employment letter --download .DOC or .PDF--, etc.  If you own a business, please attach a copy of the articles of incorporation or last tax return. If you are a student, please provide an original letter from your school or university.


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 the 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). The fee should be paid by money order. Please be informed that the fee will not be returned under any circumstances.


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