Last update 21 August 2023Diplomatic missions
Level 2: Increased attention (please be informed in detail about the current situation in the country)
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Republic of Argentina
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Argentina
Address: Sucre 1568, C1428DUT, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone:+ 54 11 4781 8644; +54 11 4786 6273
Out-of-hours hotline: +549 11 3874 3170
Working hours: Mon – Fri, 09:00 – 17:30
E-mail: [email protected]
Opening hours of the Consular Office: 9:30 – 13:00 (Tue, Thu)
Embassy of the Republic of Argentina in Sofia
Address: INTERPRED, block B, 8 floor, PO Box 635; 36 Dragan Tsankov Blvd., 1040 Sofia
Telephone: +359 2 971 25 39; +359 2 971 37 91; +359 2 971 25 90
Fax: +359 2 969 30 28
E-mail: [email protected]
Crime rate - average in the country and relatively higher in the capital.
Level of healthcare - good, with government hospitals offering free medical care.
No mandatory immunization is required.
Specifics of the local legislation:
The minimum sentence for drug trafficking is 5 years. The country has a consistent policy of combating drug trafficking, accompanied by particularly careful technical controls at airports.
Free movement throughout the country.
In the country there is a large discrepancy between the official rate and the free market rate, for reference on the official rate can be used the website of the Central Bank of Argentina - https://www.bna.com.ar/Personas".
Argentine peso (ARS)
Travel papers and visas
Passport valid for not less than 6 (six) months from the last day of planned stay in the country.
Visa-free regime for a stay of up to 90 calendar days.
Issuance of identity documents:
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Buenos Aires has been equipped with the biometric data equipment — fingerprints and photo — for the issuance of new passports, identity cards and driving licences.
Certifications and legalizations:
For recognition in Bulgaria of a public document issued by a foreign country, vice versa, for a Bulgarian public document to be recognized in another country - the documents must be translated and provided with an “Apostille” in accordance with the Hague Convention on the Abolition of the Requirement of Legalisation of Foreign Public Documents, concluded in The Hague on 5 October 1961, to which Bulgaria and Argentina are parties. The translation must be carried out by a sworn translator and his/her signature must be certified.
In Bulgaria, an “Apostille” is placed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice, and in Argentina by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Religious Affairs (tel. +54 11 48197000, ext. 7502) and the Federal Council of Notaries of Argentina (visit its website from HERE).