Q: Is it correct that I need 2 years of residency before I can apply for citizenship, but if I want to became a permanent resident instead, I would have to prove 3 years of residency in the country?. A: CORRECT. After 2 years you can decide to apply for citizenship, but if for any […Read More…]
Q: can I apply for temporary resdiency if I have been convicted of a crime? A: well, a number of circumstances need to be addressed in order to assess the eligibility of an applicant with a charge or sentence in his criminal report, but as a general guideline, you can apply if: a. The crime […Read More…]
Obtaining a temporary residency with an employment contract requires your employer has to be registered and him/she sponsoring your petition. It is highly likely that the Immigrations Agency will conduct an inspection to verify that you are actually working at your employers location/office. If they don’t find you there after two or three visits, employer […Read More…]
Q: my grandfather was born in Argentina. Can I become an Argentine citizen?. I have never visited Argentina and I can not travel and I don’t speak a single word of Spanish. A: YES. But your father/mother must complete the application first (they need to be alive) and after that you can initiate your petition. […Read More…]
Before you can apply you need to live in Argentina for at least 2 years. But how long do you need to actually be in Argentina during those two years? 1. Residents with DNI: you need to be in Argentina for at least 6 months each year. 2. Permatourists / irregulars: we advise you not […Read More…]
If you are gathering your documents but you are not ready yet to file your petition and your tourist term is running out, you probably wonder whats best: simply to overstay or do the Colonia run (exit /rentry). They both present some risks but in general it is prefereable not to overstay since each time […Read More…]
If you are applying for a family based residency, make sure your passport names match your marriage certificates or/and birth certificates. If there are any differences request an appointment at your consulate and request a “Same Person Letter” which will help you explain these names differences to the Immigrations inspectors when filing your residency petition.