Haitian nationals no longer eligible for visas on arrival

22 Aug 18

ARGENTINA, HAITI

IMPACT – LOW

What is the change? Effective immediately, Haitian nationals traveling to Argentina will be required to obtain a tourist visa at an Argentinian consulate before travel, according to a Ministry of Interior resolution issued today.

What does the change mean? Haitian nationals will no longer be eligible for visas on arrival.

  • Implementation time frame: Immediate.
  • Visas/permits affected: Tourist visas.
  • Who is affected: Haitian nationals traveling to Argentina.
  • Impact on processing times: Travelers should plan at least several days in advance to allow time to obtain a visa.
  • Business impact: There is little business impact, as business travelers were already required to obtain a business visa before travel.

BAL Analysis: Haitian nationals traveling to Argentina should factor in the additional time required to obtain a tourist visa. Business travelers are reminded that they are still required to apply for a business visa before travel.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and our network provider located in Argentina. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.

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