Last updated on May 1st, 2019 at 10:51 pm
Argentina is a well-known South American nation that’s located in the southeastern part of the continent. In this post, you’ll get everything you need to know on how to get visa to Argentina.
The country has a mainland area of 2,780,400 square kilometres and has Buenos Aires as its capital.
There are Nigerians currently in Argentina, which means it is actually possible to get there with a Nigerian passport.
Types Of Argentine Visas Nigerians Can Apply For
Here are the most popular types of Argentine visas available for Nigerians:
• Permanent resident visa
• Temporary resident visa
• Short-term resident visa
Where To Get Your Argentine Visa
Argentina have an embassy here in Nigeria where Nigerians can process and obtain an Argentine visa.
Here is the address of the Embassy of The Argentine Republic in Nigeria, as well as their phone number and email address.
Address: Plot 1611 Yusuf Maitama Sule Street, Asokoro, Abuja
Phone: +234 1 9 3148680-81, 3148684; Fax: +234 9 3148683
Requirements To Get An Argentine Visa
Although, depending on your purpose, there are various types of Argentine visas. However, we will focus on an Argentine business visa here.
You should however note that irrespective of the type of Argentine visa you seek, you must have a valid Nigerian passport.
So, here are the basic requirements for a Business related visa which falls under the short term resident visa category
• Valid passport
• Four pictures (4×4 cm). Front view, no glasses or hats, white background
• Round ticket to the Argentine Republic (or reservation);
• Letter of invitation signed before an Argentine Notary Public and certified by the relevant Association of Notaries Public, including the registration number with the National Registry of Visa Request Sponsors of the company or individual inviting the applicant to the Argentine Republic, as well as the applicant’s personal data, the purpose of the visit, the activities to be carried out, and the duration of applicant’s stay
• Proof of your background in the field (business references, articles of incorporation of any relevant companies, certificate of good standing of such companies, etc.)
• If the applicant is participating in exhibitions or fairs, proof of registration must be submitted as well.
To get more details about an Argentine visa, you should visit their embassy’s official website and ensure you work with genuine information.
Make sure you submit only the correct and right documents and don’t attempt manipulating things.
Although Argentina might not be a popular destination for Nigerians (compared to the likes of Canada, United States of America, United Kingdom, and so on), it remains that the issuance of visa is something important and sensitive.
The Argentine officials will likely suspect anything wrong and won’t give you a visa if they discovered anything wrong.