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Immigration, Laws,
and Permits
All foreigners coming to Argentina for work must
obtain long-term Argentina Residency Visas, issued
by the National Directorate of Migration, or Dirección
Nacional de Migraciones. The work visas are classified as 23A for migrant workers or salaried individuals and valid for up to one year, or 23E, which applies
to scientific, technical, advisory, and administrative
personnel. On arrival, work visa holders must apply
for the national ID known as Documento Nacional de
Identidad and a unique work code called the Código
Único de Identificación Laboral.
Argentine labor laws are largely pro-worker, and
labor rights are enshrined in the constitution. Work
hour maximums are imposed. Workers are owed
salaries during illnesses, and severance when dismissed without justification. They are also entitled
to a statutory annual bonus, the aguinaldo or sueldo

anual complementario. Employers pay compulsory life
insurance for all employees.
Noncitizens with permanent residency visas
who have not visited Argentina for more than 69
days in the 12 months before arrival could qualify
for duty-free cargo shipping. Most used household goods are allowed, although items owned
for less than one year are subject to high duties.
New computers and new and color televisions are
not allowed. One air and one sea shipment are
permitted. Shipment contents must be inventoried
in Spanish in complete detail. Shipping customers
must appear at customs clearance to sign documents and show their passports.
Expats can bring their pets, as long as they have
an air waybill or original bill of lading, plus a veterinarian's certificate proving the animal's good health.

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