1. We submit your residency papers at Migraciones and we obtain a document called PRECARIA that same day (valid for 3 months). 2. In 30 to 60 days Migraciones approves your residency petition (if all goes well) and they issue your TEMPORARY RESIDENCY PERMIT (called Disposition). 3. 10 days after the approval of your temporary […Read More…]
I am a PERMANENT RESIDENT, for how long is it valid and what do I need to do in order to avoid losing my status? The permanent residency is valid for life if you live in Argentina, and for you not to lose it if you live abroad, you need to make sure that you […Read More…]
When you become a permanent resident you have one in a lifetime opportunity to do a TAX FREE import of our household items (yes tax free! for items for which import would normally be prohibited or taxed with up to 80%) from back home. The shipment must arrive within 90 days of your temporary residency […Read More…]
Q: Which criminal records background check do I have to submit for my Immigrations application and my Citizenship application? A: In general you will be requested as a first option the criminal records form your country of citizenship that matches your passport. On a second level the background check from the country where you were […Read More…]
Q: If two non-argentinian parents have a child in Argentina will the child be an Argentine citizen? What would happen to the parents in this case? Would they be able to obtain permanent residency regardless of their status in the country as the parents of an Argentine citizen? Can the parents apply for citizenship without […Read More…]
Q: I am an argentine citizen (or my wife is), but our children where born outside Argentina. How can they acquire argentine citizenship?. A: This is an administrative filing/request (not judicial/in court), done at the Civil Registry in Buenos Aires. It takes approximately 6 months to process. If the applicants are underage, both parents will […Read More…]
Q: I am married to an Argentine Citizen. How can I obtain the Argentine citizenship for myself?. A: You are entitled to initiate in the Federal Court your citizenship through a judicial process (not administrative filing). You will be waived the requirement to live 2 years in the country prior to apply BUT: i. you […Read More…]
Q: Do I need to know Spanish to acquire Argentine citizenship?. A: YES. But it´s just a lower intermediate level. The exam is not difficult, you only need to be able to read and understand conversational Spanish. The exam consists of a 5 minute conversation with one of the law clerks in court.
Q: If I become a student temporary resident, can I work?. A: YES. Students are allowed to work under Argentine legislation. So you can be employed using the local ID you got through your student temporary residency. There are no restrictions for employment under a student temporary residency.