Citizens from certain countries (see below) will need a visa to enter Argentina. Getting the visa requires that we generate a notarized support letter to be presented at the Argentinian Consulate where you will process the visa. It is very important to do this early enough. We here provide a description of the steps that will be necessary to obtain your visa.

Deadline to request Visa Support Letters from us: April 17, 2019.


Conference attendees that require a visa must register for the conference and request support letters for their visa applications (through a form that we will make available soon) by April 17, 2019.
Before doing so, you should contact the Argentine Consulate where you will be presenting your visa application so that you are aware of the whole application process. Please do this well before April 17, 2019.

Who Needs a Visa

The information below was compiled for your convenience, and you may use it at your own risk. We recommend that to check if you need a visa directly through the National Migration Department (for English you can visit, e.g., the page of the Argentinian consulate in New York) or the Argentinian consulate in your country of residence.

As of May 2018,the countries in this list do not require visa when traveling to Argentina as tourist:


Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong (With Passport R.A.E.H.K.), Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Santa Lucia, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Suriname; Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican city.




Grenada; Hong Kong (With British Passport B.N.O.); Jamaica; Republic of Kazakhstan and Malaysia.

Chinese citizens who have a valid B2 American visa or a Schengen visa will require an electronic travel authorization (AVE) when traveling to Argentina as tourist for a period of up to 90 days. In order to get the AVE please visit the following link

Please read the instructions very carefully.

Requesting a Visa Support Letter

Letters are sent directly by us to the consulate where you will be applying for a visa. These letters will comply with consulate requirements (written in Spanish, with the RENURE code, with all the relevant contact information regarding organizers, and signed by a public notary, etc.)

The process for obtaining a support letter is as follows:

1) Contact the Argentine Consulate where you will be applying for a visa to understand the process that you will have to follow. You may need to arrange an appointment in advance, timed for when the consulate receives our letter of support. We suggest you contact the consulate no later than March 23, 2019. Contact us at or as soon as possible should you anticipate any problems.

2) By April 17, 2019 you must have registered for the conference.

3) By April 17, 2019 you must have filled out a form that will be available soon. The form will request the following information:

  • Full name (as it appears on your passport)
  • Passport number
  • Passport expiration date (passport should be valid for at least 6 months after date of departure from Argentina)
  • Date of Birth
  • Country of Residence
  • Postal Address
  • Profession
  • Argentine consulate where visa will be requested (this information is crucial: you will not be able to change it later on). You will not get a visa if you do not present your visa request at the consulate you inform us.
  • If your are an author, indicate paper title and Topic
  • If you are a speaker, provide the title of your talk
  • If you are a committee member, indicate committee name

4) We will send the support letter for your application directly to the Argentine Consulate that you informed. This letter will be sent via the Argentine Foreign Office, thus will be approved by the Argentine immigration authorities. The consulate should be receiving these letters by May 10th, 2019

5) From May 10, 2019 on, you can complete the visa application process at your designated consulate.