Visa information applicable at the Argentine Consulate General in Chicago
*Visa Fees: This Consulate only accepts Money Orders, payable to the Argentine Consulate. Fee must be included with application and it is non-refundable, even in visa is not issued.
*Expedite Fee: $40 dollars per person, Money Orders only, payable to the Argentine Consulate. If both fees, visa and expedite, are in one Money Order, please know that we are unable to refund any amount not used. It is suggested that visa be requested six weeks or no less than 30 days prior to departure.
*If you are a national from Taiwan, Kosovo or from the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, two identical pictures will be required and the fee will be $250.00.-
*Citizens of India and Morocco are exempt of visa fees when applying for tourist and business visas; however they are not exempt of other type of visas. Exemptions do not include expedite services.
*No appointment needed to drop off an application. You may also mail all documents, including the original passport. A copy of the first page of the passport will also be acceptable at this stage. It is entirely up to the applicant to mail passport. It is strongly urged to use overnight mail service that provides tracking numbers. We do not review e-mailed documents and we do not review documents ‘while you wait”.
*After documents are reviewed, we will contact the applicant directly. No interviews will be offered without previous appointment.
*Processing time is based on quality of documents submitted, time it was received and volume of applications to review.
*Expedite means visa would be ready same day as interview day. If you choose to have your passport mailed back, please provide prepaid FedEx, U.P.S services to return passport back.
** Please do not staple documents submitted.