RESIDENCE


Extension


Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with the procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

The periods corresponding to extension of residence will be counted since the deadline of the original period. When the periods of stay were established in days, it will be read as continuous.
The requests for extension of residence, and the request for change of migratory category or subcategory, must be carried out within SIXTY (60) days prior to the expiration of the TEMPORARY residence and within TEN (10) days prior to expiration of the TRANSITIONAL residence.

The foreigner who presents himself spontaneously and voluntarily within THIRTY (30) days of expiring the periods referred to in the previous section, will suffer a surcharge of FIFTY PERCENT (50%) of the amount of the tax established for the extension of residence or change of migratory category or subcategory procedures.
Passed the established period, shall lapse the right to request the appropriate extension, change of migratory category or subcategory.


NON MERCOSUR RESIDENCE: EXTENSIONS

Migrant Worker Religious
Financier Patients under medical treatment
Pensioner Academics
Scientists and Expert Personnel Student
Athletes and artists Asylum seeker and refugees

MIGRANT WORKER

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS HIRED WORKER (NDM Regulation 40.164/07)

If you try to extend your residence got as hired worker, you should submit:
• Labor continuity or new labor contract (either signed before Notary Public or an agent of this National Direction at the moment of beginning the extension) detailing employer CUIT (Single Proof of Tax Identification).and employee CUIL (Single Code of Labor Identification), whenever the employee had been the same of the prior year.

In case of new employer, you must submit besides the labor continuity, employer's registration with the AFIP (Federal Administration of Public Revenue) and proof of the employer registration on the RENURE (Single Registry of Foreigners Applicant) of the National Direction of Migration.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.

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FINANCIERS

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS FINANCIER

If you try to extend your residence got as a financier, you should submit:
• Documentation proving your continuity as financier, this must have the amount of money to receive, its origin and the period of its durability.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card.
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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PENSIONER

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS PENSIONER

If you try to extend your residence got as pensioner, you should submit:
• Certification issued by competent authority that certified that this benefit goes on in force. If it was issued abroad, it must be legalized.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before. The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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SCIENTIFICS AND EXPERT PERSONNEL

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS SCIENTIFIC AND EXPERT PERSONNEL

Evidence that during the last year, the tasks which gave you the possibility of obtain your residence took place. In the case of being an employee, you must submit labor certification with your employer’s CUIT number and your personal CUIL number.

If you have been contracted by a foreign company settled in Argentina, you must submit the proof of payment as freelance, proof issued by the contracting company stating the kind of hiring, the numbers of invoices made by you and the period of the labor relationship, proof of the employer registration in the Single Registry of Foreigners Applicant of the National Direction of Migration (NDM Regulation 54.618/2008).

• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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ATHLETES AND ARTISTS

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS ATHLETES AND ARTISTS

If you try to extend your residence got as athlete or artist, you should submit:
• Club or institution note where you belong, requesting the extension of the residence to perform activities on it.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before. The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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RELIGIOUS

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS RELIGIOUS


If you try to extend your residence got as religious of a worship officially recognized, you should submit: • Letter of the religion that you belong where it is specified that you will go on with your task in the country. The same must be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and Worship .
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card.
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos (expect the members of the secular clergy and religious ministries recognized by the competent authority, according Section 2 Order 231/2009.)

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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MEDICAL TREATMENT

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT

If you try to extend your residence got for medical treatment, you should submit:
• Medical history signed by the director of the hospital or private clinic, where the treatment take place, where it is stated its duration and that it goes on. If the treatment was conducted in a private institution, the signature of the medical history must be legalized by the Health Ministry.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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ACADEMICS

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of Stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS ACADEMIC

If you try to extend your residence got as academic, you should submit: Proof of the receiving institution, where it is stated that you go on with the academic agreement that categorized your residence; the same must be legalized by the competent organization.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 600 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association,
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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STUDENTS

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS STUDENT

If you try to extend your residence got as student, you should submit:
• Certificate of regular student, legalized by the Ministry of Education.
• Analytic certificated with subjects approved, legalized by the Ministry of Education.
• In the case of Postgraduate course or Master‘s degree, you should submit note of the institution, legalized by the Ministry of Education.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• Passport in force.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory).
• Extension stay tax $ 300 Argentineans pesos.

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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ASYLUM AND REFUGEE

It can be applied in the National Direction of Migration during the hours of opening form 8 to 14 hours, Building number 4, Section of Extensions of stay, or in the Offices from the interior of the country.

Foreigners with legal residence in the country may apply to the National Direction of Migration the corresponding extensions of residence, in accordance with procedures established by Law No. 25.871, Order 616/2010, and the rules issued accordingly.

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE AS REFUGEE

If you try to extend your residence got as refugee, you should submit:
• Letter of the CONARE attesting the continuity of your condition as refugee.
• CERTIFICATE OF ARGENTINE CRIMINAL RECORDS: Issued by the National Registry of Reoffend, or Federal Police. Only requires to those over 16 years.
• National Identity Card (it is not compulsory)

IMPORTANT:
•All documents issued abroad must have the legalization of the Argentine Consulate, located in the country issuing the document Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, or Apostille, if the country has ratified the Hague Convention .
• Without detriment of that established on international agreements or conventions in force, any documents issued by consular representatives in the national territory must have the legalization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, except MERCOSUR.
• All documents issued in a foreign language must have the Spanish translation made by National Public Translator (Section 6 Law No. 20.305) and legalized by the Translators' Association.
• The documents submitted should be original and be accompanied by their respective copy, in order to proceed to their certification. The National Direction of Migration may require, if deemed necessary, additional documentation to those detailed before.
The extension to be given will be for the same period of time of the one expired.


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