Investment Visa Overview

Argentina Residency & Citizenship options

There are several residency options for Argentina. Citizenship can be obtaines after having lived in the country for 5 years or more by appointment with a judge. The applicant must show to have established in the country a new industry, introduced a useful invention or made any other action to mean a moral or material advancement Republic and must show clear ties to the country (spouse, primary residence etc).

Program 1
  • Name
    Pensionado / Rentista
  • Description

    A foreign national with an annual income of at least ARS30,000 may be qualified to apply for a temporary resident visa under the provisions of law number. 25.871, Dto. 616/2010, and Dto. 70/2017. The visa is valid for one year and is renewed for up to three years. The resident can then apply for permanent residency. The resident will be eligible for citizenship after two years of permanent residency.

  • Requirements

    Annual income of at least ARS30,000. This amount has devalued a lot in USD terms, and a safer assumption is that you will need at least 1500 USD/month in passive income for the Rentier or Pensionado option.

  • Validity
    1 year, renewable for 2 additional years, after which you receive PR
  • Investment Type
    Passive, Income Based
  • Avg. Processing Time
    3 months
  • Investment Amount
  • Avg. Agent Fee
  • Physical Presence Requirement
    183 days of the year
  • Can family be included?
Program 2
  • Name
  • Description

    Whoever enters this subcategory must invest a minimum of ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND THOUSAND PESOS ($ 1,500,000) in a productive, commercial, or service investment of national interest.

  • Requirements

    Invest $ 1,500,000 ARS in an Argentine venture.

  • Validity
    3 years, 2 year additional renewal before PR
  • Investment Type
    Active, Self Employed
  • Processing Time
    3 months
  • Investment Amount
  • Avg. Agent Fee
  • Physical Presence Requirement
    183 days per year, minimum of 2 consecutive years
  • Can family be included?
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Mobility Options
Passport Overview

According to the SovSpot Passport Ranking Index, the Argentinian passport is now ranked 19th. It allows entrance to 173 countries without requiring a visa. It is one of the most sought-after passports in the world because to its high mobility score. Visa-free travel and visa-on-arrival are available to holders of an Argentinian passport in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Russia, and the European Union as a whole. This enables for almost instantaneous travel opportunities all around the world. Argentinian passport holders, on the other hand, need a visa to visit 56 countries around the world. China, India, and the United States are among the countries that require visas.

Passport Rank


Visa Free Countries


Mobility Stats
  • Dual Citizenship Allowed?
  • Visa Free Destinations
  • Visa on Arrival
  • Visa Online
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Free Access
    Schengen, UK, Japan, Russia
  • World Surface Area Reachable
  • Unesco Heritage Sites Access
Passport Ranking Factors

Argentina Passport Visa Free Countries

The number of countries Argentina passport holders can enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) is added to the number of countries Argentina passport holders can enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or an electronic travel authorization (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) (eTA). There are now 129 visa-free countries for Argentina passport holders, 41 visa-on-arrival countries for Argentina passport holders, and three eTA destinations. In total, Argentina passport holders can visit 173 countries without a visa, via visa on arrival, or using an eTA. As a result, Argentina's passport is currently ranked 19th in the world. Apart from these Argentina visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 56 other countries where Argentina passport holders will require a physical visa or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

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