Many people are asking how long it takes to get Argentina Citizenship and Argentina Permanent Residency. The short answer is not long compared to other countries. Argentina is a welcoming country for people who will contribute to their society and if you come from one of the Mercosur countries it will take even less time for your citizenship and permanent residency. For full details head down to our citizenship and residency sections.
And what are expats doing in Argentina? Well, some expats are working in large multinationals based in Buenos Aires. You will find oil and gas, banking, and agricultural companies. Others provide services including information technology (IT), marketing, teaching and design.
Argentina offers an amazing quality of life; the beautiful mountain ranges, tropical north and Patagonia in the south offer a wide range of scenery and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The laid-back lifestyle makes Argentina a great place for a new start.
Good health care services and affordable living standards have convinced expats from all over the world to call Argentina their new home. English is widely spoken and used in business but speaking Spanish, Argentina’s official language will definitely be a benefit in finding a job and making new friends.
There are many types of work visas available but here are a few of the more common ones:
If you were born in Argentina, you are most likely a citizen.
If one or both of your parents were citizens when you were born, you are probably also a citizen.
You can apply to become a citizen of Argentina if you are over 18 years old and have been living in Argentina for 2 years. You need to prove income or proof of employment, proof of uninterrupted residence as well as other things such as your DNI (residency card) and passport.
An interesting fact about Argentina is that you cannot renounce your citizenship.
Argentina does allow dual citizenship.
The passport for Argentina allows you to travel to 150 countries without a visa.
Its global rank is 39.