Consulate General in Hong Kong

Documents issued in HK, Macau or Mainland China

Updated date: 18/04/2024

Documents issued in Hong Kong, Macau or Mainland China need to be legalized at our offices.

Reception of documents: Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Collection of documents: Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Processing time: 2 working days after presentation of documents

Below are reference guidelines for the legalization of commercial documents. For further information about which document should be legalized, please contact the Argentine Customs through your customer. The Argentine Customs may contact the customs in Hong Kong or China for the verification of the prices.

Payment
CASH or VISA or WECHAT PAY or ALIPAY (besides cash, all other payments need to pay an additional handling fee)

Applicant has to make the payment (cash only) at the Bank of China (beside the Worldwide House) using ONLY the payment voucher issued by this Consulate General and return the payment receipt to us immediately.

Urgent Fee (next day collection): additional HKD 312 / set

 

DOCUMENTS ISSUED IN MAINLAND CHINA

A. CHINA CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN FOR GOODS SHIPPED FROM CHINA DIRECTLY TO ARGENTINA

The original C.O. must be consigned to a customer in Argentina and should be legalized in our Representations in Mainland China:

  • Embassy in Beijing - Tel: (86-10) 6532-2090
  • Consulate General in Shanghai - Tel: (86-21) 6339-0322
  • Consulate General in Guangzhou - Tel: (86-20) 3888-0328


B. CHINA CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN FOR GOODS SHIPPED FROM MAINLAND CHINA OR A THIRD COUNTRY TO ARGENTINA THROUGH HONG KONG OR MACAO SAR

C.O. must be consigned to a registered company in Hong Kong or Macao.

It is required to present 1 copy of C.O. & 1 photocopy endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong / Macao.  Both with the below declaration at the back of the documents and with original company chop and signature (only one set will be returned to the applicant).

The route on the C.O. should mention “from…. to HK and then to Argentina by….”.

Legalization fee: China C.O HKD 1560/set

Declaration at the back of the China Certificate of Origin

DECLARO BAJO JURAMENTO QUE LOS SIGUIENTES DATOS SON CORRECTOS:

(I declare under oath that the following information is true and correct)

A) IMPORTADOR EN LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA (fill up the name and address of the importer in Argentina):  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

B) FECHA Y NUMERO DE LA FACTURA POR LA CUAL EL EXPORTADOR COMPRO LA MERCADERIA AL FABRICANTE EN EL PAIS DE ORIGEN (fill up the date and number of the invoice where the exporter bought the goods from the manufacturer in the country of origin): ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

C) PARTE DEL EMBARQUE QUE ES RE-EXPORTADO A LA ARGENTINA (fill up the quantity of the shipment that is re-exported to Argentina): …………………………………………………….............

 

C. CHINA INVOICE OR INVOICE FROM A THIRD COUNTRY OUTSIDE HONG KONG / MACAO SAR

The legalization will be done on the photocopy.

It is required to present 2 photocopies of the invoice (only one set will be returned to the applicant) issued in the country of origin and endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in HK / Macao
Legalization fee: HKD 1560/set    

 

DOCUMENTS ISSUED IN HONG KONG OR MACAU

A. HONG KONG/MACAO CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN / WITHOUT TRANSIT/ WITH TRANSHIPMENT

  • C.O. should state the name and address of the importer in Argentina, invoice number and invoice date.
  • 1 original & 1 duplicate (no photocopy) of C.O. endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong or Macao (only one set will be returned to the applicant).
  • Legalization Fee: HKD 1560/set

B. HONG KONG / MACAO PRICE LIST OR QUOTATION

  • 2 originals of Price List endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong or Macao (only one set will be returned to the applicant).
  • The price list should state the name and address of the importer in Argentina and the date.
  • The Price List should not show any information regarding the shipment (e.g. L/C, PO No., PI No., etc.), may only show the item No., description, unit price.
  •  Legalization Fee: HKD 1560/set

C. HONG KONG / MACAO PACKING LIST OR EXPORT DECLARATION OR PURCHASE ORDER OR BILL OF LADING OR AIRWAY BILL

  • 2 originals endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (only one set will be returned to the applicant).
  • The documents should state the name and address of the importer in Argentina and the date.
  • Legalization Fee: HKD 1560/set

D. HONG KONG / MACAU COMMERCIAL INVOICE

  • 2 originals endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (only one set will be returned to the applicant).
  • The invoice should state: i) date ii) name and address of the importer     in Argentina.
  • The invoice should state the Country of Origin.
  • Legalization Fee: HKD 1560/set

E. HONG KONG PROFORMA INVOICE

  • 2 photocopies of the Proforma Invoice (only one set will be returned to the applicant).
  • The Proforma should state i) date and ii) name and address of the importer             in Argentina and be endorsed by any registered Chamber of Commerce in             Hong Kong / Macao.
  • Legalization Fee: HKD 1560/set

F. HONG KONG / MACAO POWER ATTORNEY OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENT ISSUED BY A NOTARY PUBLIC

  • 1 original and 1 photocopy (original will be returned to the applicant).
  • Should bring a copy of the Specimen Signature of the Notary Public issued by the High Court.
  • Legalization Fee: HKD 1560/set

 

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Apostille or Hague apostille in HONG KONG / MACAO (Apostille Service)

In Hong Kong : Judiciary, High Court, Apostille Service Office, Room 115, Lower Ground 1st Floor, High Court
Building, 38 Queensway, Hong Kong . Tel :
(852) 2825 4226
( Visit the link for more details : https://www.judiciary.hk/en/court_services_facilities/apostille.html )

 

In Macao: Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos de Justiça

Address: Rua do Campo, n.º 162, Edifício Administração Pública, 15.º - 20.º andar, Macau.
Tel.: (853) 28564225 ( Visit the link for more details :https://www.dsaj.gov.mo/index_en.aspx)

 

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