Consulate General in Hong Kong

Electronic Travel Authorization (AVE)

Updated date: 18/04/2024

The "Electronic Travel Authorization (AVE)" is issued directly by the National Directorate for Migration of the Republic of Argentina. Please visit this web for further information and application.



- The "Travel Authorization Fee" proof of payment does not authorize entry into Argentina. Only the corresponding "Electronic Travel Authorization" (AVE) is valid for entry, which you must print and carry with you before boarding your flight. Please clic here for examples of both.

- Applicants must wait for the e-mail informing of the approval or rejection of the AVE.

- The processing time is usually around 20 working days. 

- Travellers should apply online by themselves, the Consulate General is not authorized / will not assist you in  the application. 

- If your Electronic Travel Authorization (AVE) is denied, you can apply at the Consulate General for a regular visa (visa fee applies separately). Please visit this link for information about the visa application process.

- As of January 27th 2020, valid Schengen Visa holders are no longer eligible to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (AVE).


In case, your ETA is being denied OR you prefer to apply at the Consulate General, you may come to our office (if you live in Hong Kong or Macao SAR)  for a consular visa application in person . Please see attachment below and approach our office during office hours or writting us ahead "  or"

General Visa applications, please see the below file and application form.

Taiwan passport holders and who reside in Hong Kong or Macao, please see the file "application of travel certificate". 

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