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Criminal record

Updated date: 10/05/2019

Any person over 16 years old can apply for an Argentine criminal record certificate at the Argentine Embassy in Sweden. This certificate is issued by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights in Argentina.


. Age over 16 years old

. Valid identity document: Argentine DNI card (tarjeta) if the applicant is Argentine; valid passport if the applicant is not Argentine

Due to a technical fault applications for criminal record according to these instructions are not available for applicants who do not have Argentine DNI. 

. Credit card Visa, MasterCard or American Express


ARS 500 + USD 30. The former is paid online in the way that will be informed at the Embassy. The latter (USD 30) is paid in SEK at the exchange rate valid on the payment day. The exact amount in SEK will be informed at the Embassy.


1° | Request an appointment by email to consulares_esuec@mrecic.gov.ar informing your name and surname, DNI number (if you are Argentine), date of birth and, if you wish, preference of days for the appointment.

2° | Wait for the appointment assignment by the Embassy, ​​which you will receive by email within 2 business days after the appointment request.

3° | Attend the appointment bringing your valid identity document (see above) and credit card. If you are under 18 years old, you must be accompanied by one or both parents.

Upon arrival at the Embassy, you will be asked to pay the fees specified above and fill in the application for criminal record certificate with assistance of Embassy staff.

The criminal record certificate is usually available within 24 hours, counting from the moment when the application was completed.

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