1) Visa Information for students (U.S. Citizens studying abroad in the Fall ONLY) (Full year and international students skip to bullet point # 2 below):
You will enter Argentina as a tourist. NYU Buenos Aires staff will help you obtain your visa during the first month of arrival. It is a three step process and you will be advised on every step once onsite but you need to bring the following items!
- Original valid passport.
- Two (2) photographs, 4 X 4, headshot with a white or light blue background. You can also get these done at any Kodak or photography place in Buenos Aires, there are a few on Avenida Santa Fe near the NYU Buenos Aires Campus.
- Since you are all staying 1 semester (up to 6 months), you will be required to pay $400 Argentine pesos (~$100 dollars) in cash.(Remember that these prices might fluctuate a bit, so be flexible!
Note: This is ALL you need to do. If you have any confusion about this please send an email to the Outbound Immigration and Mobility Services section of NYU’s Office of Global Services (OGS) at email@example.com. Once you contact OGS they will provide you with information on how to access GlobalChek Plus (GCP), a self-service immigration tool created to help users find specific and up-to-date visa and entry information for future study away travel. Answer five simple questions and GCP instantly advises whether a visa is needed, outlines the required documentation, and the entire immigration process.
2) Visa Information for Full-Year and International Students
If you plan to attend NYU Buenos Aires for the full 2013-14 academic year you should begin gathering your required visa documentation immediately. The process can take more than three months. The Outbound Immigration and Mobility Services section of NYU’s Office of Global Services (OGS) will be your two main contact in navigating the immigration and visa process. Please email them as soon as you confirm your place in the program at firstname.lastname@example.org.