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If you are interested in visiting Buenos Aires to find out if you'd like to pursue a job opportunity, or if you have a job and need to visit before making the actual move, a tourist visa is the best option.

Tourist visas are granted for people from certain countries when your passport is stamped upon entrance to Argentina. This visa is valid for 3 months, which means if you receive it on the 15th of May, it remains valid until the 15th of August. Citizens and nationals of the United States, the European Union, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Mercosur countries do not need to apply for a visa to enter Argentina; they will receive their tourist visas upon passing through immigration upon their arrival.

Upon entering into Argentina through the main airports (Ezeiza or the Aeroparque Jorge Newberry), all citizens of Australia, Canada and the United States are required to pay a "reciprocity fee" equal to the amount that Argentines pay to apply for a visa to …