How to become Argentinean


Argentinean citizenship can only be applied for after a number of years. To become an Argentinean citizen, you generally have to be resident in Argentina for 2 years and fulfil certain conditions.

In most cases, you have to fulfil most or all of the following conditions:

  • Be older than 18 years of age
  • Uninterrupted residence of at least 2 years in Argentina, documented at the Dirección de Migraciones
  • Birth certificate legalised by the Argentinean consulate in your country of origin
  • Copy of your DNI and passport
  • Certificate of domicile
  • Proof of sufficient funds and/or an employment contract
  • If you have Argentinean children, a copy of the birth certificate and a certificate of the Immigration office

Double Nationality

Argentina has an agreement with the following countries to recognise double nationality:bChile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Italy, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Spain, Sweden and United States.

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