REQUIREMENTS TO REQUEST A TEMPORARY RESIDENCY FOR STUDENTS
 

In order to obtain a Temporary Residency, an appointment should be made 15 days prior notice, by calling (305) 373-1889 . On the day of the interview, the following items must be presented:

  • PASSPORT: must have a validity of at least 6 months left on it.
  • PHOTOGRAPHS: 6 color photographs 2" x 2" ¾ right profile, white or blue background.
  • COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE
  • AUTHORIZATION: If a person under the age of 21 requests the visa, both parents will have to sign a written authorization at the Consulate. In the event that either one or both parents cannot be present to perform this procedure in the Consulate, they must submit an authorization certified by a notary public and duly legalized (APOSTILLE) by the State Department.
  • POLICE RECORD BACKGROUND CHECK: all applicants must present A police record from the past 5 years over the age of sixteen. Said document must be issued by the police authority with jurisdiction over the applicant's domicile. Should this certificate be granted by a Police Department outside the aforementioned jurisdiction, it must be properly legalized by the corresponding Argentine Consulate or be internationally legalized (APOSTILLE).
  • CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE UNIVERSITY OR SCHOOL: the student must present a certificate issued by the Argentine University or School where the studies shall be undertaken, guaranteeing admission or a vacancy reserved in said person's name. The certificate must be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (APOSTILLE).
  • In the case of a STUDENT EXCHANGE, the person will have to submit, in addition to what was stated before, a letter from the organizing entity. In the case of children under the age of 21, they must submit an authorization signed by both parents, whose signatures must be then duly certified by a public notary and legalized by the Department of State (APOSTILLE).
  • TRANSLATION (if applicable): Any document issued in English must be translated into Spanish (this Consulate General provides a list of Argentine Public Translators in Miami). However, this translation could be done by any translator. In this event, the translator's signature must then be certified by a notary public and legalized (APOSTILLE) by the Department of State.
  • FEE:
    PERMISO DE INGRESO (Entry Permit): U$S 200 (two hundred dollars) paid by every person over the age of sixteen.
    Visa fee: U$S 50.00. - (Fifty dollars)
    CARTERA DE INMIGRANTE: U$S 50.00. - (Fifty dollars)

    Note: Duly to a bilateral agreement, American citizens only pay for the Permiso de Ingreso (Entry Permit). They don't have to pay the consular fees (visa and cartera de inmigrante).
    Should the visa be required for more than a year, the applicant must present what was stated above in points 1 through 10.
  • PLUS:
    ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Legalized by the corresponding Argentine Consulate with jurisdiction over the country or state (in the U.S.), or be internationally legalized (APOSTILLE) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or State Department of the place of birth.
    MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE (or DIVORCE CERTIFICATE, if applicable): Said certificate must be legalized either by the Argentine Consulate of jurisdiction over the country or state in which the marriage or divorce took place or be internationally legalized (APOSTILLE) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Department of State of the country or state where the marriage or divorce was performed.