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3. How do I apply for visa at the Argentine Embassy in Sweden?

Updated date: 07/02/2024

If you have a regular passport, follow these instructions to apply for visa at the Argentine Embassy in Sweden:

1) Check out this visa chart to be informed about the different visa categories applicable to the different purposes of stay in Argentina, as well as documents required, fees and maximum length of stay allowed by each visa.

2) Fill in this Visa application form 2024 and email it to consulares_esuec@mrecic.gov.ar.

If you don’t have a Swedish passport, you must send this e-mail at least 40 days before your departure from Sweden, but never earlier than 60 days from that date.

If a person or institution has already requested or obtained your entry permit (permiso de ingreso) from Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (DNM) in Argentina, it's important that you mention this in your e-mail.

3) Await the Embassy’s reply, which will be emailed within 24 hours, counting only working days. This reply will contain:

- Date and time for an appointment at the Embassy (Narvavägen 32, 115 22, 2nd floor). The selected date will be within the next week from the reception of the visa application form.

- Visa category applicable according to the “purpose of stay” stated on your visa application form.

- Required documents that you should bring for the appointment.

4) Attend the appointment bringing all documents required. Upon arrival, you will be asked to submit the documents and pay the fee. Payments are taken by card in SEK at the exchange rate valid on the appointment date. Later, you will be asked to attend a visa interview with the consul.

The visa appointment may not last longer than 30 minutes.

If you are under 18 years old, you must attend the appointment with your parents, who will sign an authorization for your visa application.

If your passport was issued by an American or European State and no required document is missing, you may be informed right after the interview if the visa has been approved and, if so, you will be asked to wait (or return to the Embassy in) 30 minutes to collect the visa.

If your passport was issued by another State, in some cases the answer will be postponed for 25 to 35 days after the interview. If you are no longer in Sweden by the time the visa is approved, you will be able to collect the visa from another Argentine Embassy or Consulate.


If you are expecting a visa to stay in Argentina longer than 90 days, once it is approved you will be required to pay the following extra charges:

- Tasa Migratoria (Immigration Tax): USD 600

- Cartera Migratoria (Processing Fee): USD 100

Cartera Migratoria must be paid by card in SEK at the exchange rate valid on the payment day. Tasa Migratoria can be paid online only by credit card, following instructions that will be provided at the Embassy.

Both charges are not applicable to the following cases:

- Visa Work & Holiday

- Members of religions which are officially recognized in Argentina


Tasa Migratoria (Immigration Tax) is not applicable to the following cases:

- Applicants who obtained an entry permit from DNM

- Applicants under 18 years old who travel with their parents

If you are under 18 years old and will travel to Argentina without one or both parents, the non-accompanying parent or both –where applicable– will have to sign a travel permit at the Embassy or show the travel permit already signed before a notary public, according to these instructions. Exception: Travel permit will not be required when you stay in Argentina less than 90 days and your departure ticket from Argentina is bound for Sweden.



- Original application form FVS (signed the day of the appointment).  https://esuec.cancilleria.gob.ar/userfiles/1._fsv_2024_ing_editable_0.pdf

- Passport or travel document (it must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of entry and have at least two free pages to stamp the visa)

- Residency card /Personbevis

- 1 (ONE) current passport photo (full front view, color with white background)

- Return flights schedule (purchase is not mandatory, but it has to be secured with a credit card under the applicant's name)

- Hotel reservation (for the whole stay, under each applicant's name)

- Travel itinerary

Invitation letter: If you have an Inviter in Argentina: there are two formats of which you must choose only one. You can't use both, and you don't have to scan the paper letter into the digital invitation either.

a) Paper format: original invitation letter in Spanish issued by the inviter in Argentina, detailing complete details of the applicants, dates and reason for the trip in detail. The inviter must be registered in the Single National Registry of Foreigners Requesters (RENURE), which must appear in the letter. The signature must be certified by a Notary Public and by the College of Notaries. The original letter must be sent to the consulate). Remember that the Notary must attest that the signatory is the legal representative of the company.

b) Digital format: electronic invitation letter through the TAD platform. You must send us the file number. The reason for the trip must also be explained in detail. In the following link you can find all the information necessary for the process of both invitation letters: https://cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/servicios-para-extranjeros/carta-de-invitacion

****If you do not have an invitee in Argentina: Letter from the Swedish newspaper or company requesting the visa. It must include complete details of the applicants, arrival and departure dates, length of stay, detailed reason for the trip and they must detail where they will carry out the detailed activities. If they will hire a production company in Argentina, they must include this information and the production company's data in the letter. The original must be presented in Spanish or English and translated by an official translator.

In this case, in order to issue visas, it is necessary to have a special authorization from the National Directorate of Migration in Argentina. This authorization is required by the Consulate once applicants have submitted all documentation, and can take up to three weeks. Once the documentation and the note requesting the visas have been submitted, no changes to the list of applicants will be accepted. Please note that in all cases you may be asked to submit additional information at the Consul's discretion.

To request an appointment, you must send an email to consulares_esuec@mrecic.gov.ar, attaching a scanned copy of the passports of all applicants, and indicating the following information:


-Travel dates: (from/to)

-Detailed reason for trip: If you have an invitee in Argentina: send a scanned copy of the invitation letter and its legalizations, along with the shipment tracking number, or the file number of the digital letter If you do not have an invitee in Argentina, you must indicate it in your email.







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