Visa Requirements

The type of visa you will require to study in Argentina and the procedure to obtain it depends on your country of citizenship and the duration of your stay. Please read carefully the information below.

  • Students coming for up to 6 months and who are citizens of countries that do not require a tourist visa to enter Argentina (see listing here) must obtain their residencia in Argentina within 90 days of arrival. All information on how to get the residencia will be provided with the acceptance letter and will be thoroughly explained during the mandatory orientation program. 

                      Required documents: Valid passport

  • Citizens of MERCOSUR and associate states or students from any country that does not require a visa and who will remain in Argentina for up to 12 months must obtain their residencia in Argentina within 90 days of arrival. All information on how to get the residencia will be provided with the acceptance letter and will be thoroughly explained during the mandatory orientation program.

                      Required documents: Valid passport and police records from the country/ies of residence over the past 5 years. Each must have the Apostille. If these records are issued in a language other than Spanish, they will have to be translated and legalized in Argentina (translations done overseas will not be accepted). Please note that some police records have an expiration date; to be valid, yours should expire no sooner than 60 days after your arrival in Argentina.

Citizens of countries that require a tourist visa to enter Argentina (see listing here) will need to obtain the permiso de ingreso in the country where they live. All information on how to get the permit will be provided with the acceptance letter.  Contact the Argentine Consulate to find out about processing times and requirements.