Argentina's border closure has been further extended until
August 30th. Airlines have requested ANAC (National
Civil Aviation Administration) to increase routes to Argentina for
September and October. These flights would be limited to foreign
nationals with special visa permits as essential workers,
residents, temporary workers and Argentinian citizens.
Immigration authorities have started to approve Special Entry
Permits for non-resident foreign nationals performing essential
activities. However, the issuance of visas is at the discretion of
the relevant consulate, which may not issue a visa even supported
by a Special Entry Permit – this should be checked with the
relevant consulate on a case-by-case basis.
Residence documents issued by the Immigration Office expiring
from March 17th and onwards are now automatically
extended until September 17th. Foreign nationals in this
situation will not be penalized and existing interviews will be
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