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Argentina

Visa extensions are generally easy to obtain without returning to your home country. The easiest is the temporary or tourist visa, which is valid for three months. You have two options for extending the visa: the first is to request an official one-time-only extension from the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones (National Immigration Office), which will require a renewal fee of AR$300 and be granted for another three-month period; the second is to exit the country. The latter can be done as simply as taking a ferry across the Rio de la Plata into Uruguay and ret…