Argentina Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens

Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens Travelling to Argentina

Speak to a visa consultant about your visa

About Argentina

Argentina is a South American nation famous for tango dance and having the largest rodent in the world.

General Requirements for Argentina Visa
  • A valid passport which has a validity of at least 6 months from your intended period of stay.
  • Duly completed visa application form.
  • Passport photographs captured in white background.
  • Proof that you have sufficient funds to take care of yourself while you are in Argentina.
  • Valid travel insurance which covers sufficient medical insurance for the duration of the stay.
  • Proof of accommodation for your stay in Argentina.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.
Types of Argentina Visa

Argentina Tourist visa


Processing Time 5 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $40.00


Eligibility

  • This type of visa is delivered to applicants who want to visit Argentina for tourism.
  • Nigerians visiting friends and family in Argentina are also eligible for this visa.
  • Applicants of this visa who are in the country to visit friends and relatives are required to submit an official letter of invitation from their host in the country.
  • The home address, telephone number, and the valid means of identification of the host should be included in the letter.
  • You cannot take up a paid employment while on this visa.
  • If you are employed, a letter from your employer in Nigeria stating your job title and position at the company required.
  • The letter may also include details of your earnings and salary.
  • Applicants who are self-employed should present a copy of their certificate of business registration and latest tax return.

Argentina Business visa


Processing Time 5 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $40.00


Eligibility

  • This type of visa is issued to businessmen, representatives or employees of foreign companies who want to visit Argentina for business purposes.
  • With this visa, applicants can attend business meetings and conferences and conclude contracts.
  • A letter of invitation from your business partner in Argentina stating the purpose and duration of your visit to the country is required.
  • You also need to submit a letter from your employer in Nigeria confirming the duration and purpose of your trip.
  • The full names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all businesses and persons you will contact in Argentina should be stated in the letter.
  • If you own the business, a copy of your certificate of business registration and latest tax return is required.
  • If your employer is to assume the financial responsibility of your trip, it should be stated in the letter from your employer.
  • Proof of previous business dealings in the company should be provided, if any.

Argentina Student visa


Processing Time 5 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $40.00


Eligibility

  • The Argentinean student visa is issued to students who want to study in Argentina.
  • An acceptance letter from the educational institution in Argentina is required during the application.
  • The letter should be written on the institution's letterhead and signed by the head of the institution.
  • You may need to provide proof that part of the total tuition fee has been paid.
  • Foreign students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours when school is in session and full-time when school is on break.
  • Applicants should present certificates and transcripts from the schools they previously attended.
  • If you are under the age of 18 years, the original copy of your birth certificate should be submitted along with a letter of consent signed by both your parents.
  • The visa processing time may vary according to the type of visa and nationality of the applicant.

Argentina Work visa


Processing Time 5 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $40.00


Eligibility

  • The Argentinean work visa is for foreign workers or employees of foreign companies assigned to work in Argentina.
  • A letter verifying the applicant’s employment is required.
  • Applicants are advised to be sure they have been offered a job in Argentina before initiating the application.
  • A letter from your future employer should be submitted.
  • The letter should be written on the company’s letterhead and should state the address of the company and your job description.
  • Your employment contract which determines the terms of employment signed by both the employer and the employee is required.
  • Your employer will need to provide proof that there was no Argentine willing and available to take up the job before you were offered the job.
  • Applicants of this visa who do not have the right qualification which matches the job they have been offered may not be issued this visa.
  • Proof from your employer that you will not be paid below the minimum wage paid to citizens of the country.
  • If you are traveling with a minor, the original copy of the minor’s birth certificate is required. A notarized consent signed by both the minor’s parent should also be submitted.
Argentina Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria
Argentina

30 Nelson Mandela Street, off Desmond Tutu, Asokoro, Abuja

Phone: Tel: +234-8093-664-820 / +234-8093-664-821

Email: Email: enige@cancilleria.gob.ar