Consulate General in Sydney

What can/can’t the Consulate do for you

Updated date: 15/02/2012

What the Consulate General can do for you 

  • Give orientation and assistance to argentinians victims of crime, and concerning medical issues, deaths, and traveler welfare.
  • Issue, renew or replace passports
  • Ensure that relatives of argentinian citizens are informed regarding accidents, deaths, or natural disasters and provide assistance.
  • Give assistance to Argentine citizens in prison and help them communicate with their relatives.
  • Ensure legal assistance to Argentine citizens on trial.
  • Assist Argentine citizens in matters of estate related issues after death of a relative.
  • Contact the local authorities in the search for missing argentinian persons.
  • Issue travel authorizations to minors with the consent of their parents or guardians.
  • Offer assistance to minors or disabled citizens, especially in regards to custody or legal guardianship matters.
  • Provide those who were born abroad from Argentinian parents with the option to obtain Argentinian citizenship.


What the Consulate can not do for you

  • Participate in legal issues or obtain release for citizens in prison.
  • Give legal advice or instigate court proceedings on your behalf.
  • Arrange care that is different than customary for local people in a hospital or prison.
  • Undertake tasks corresponding to by travel representatives, airlines, banks or motoring organizations.
  • Provide you with air transportation or funds to return to your country or to continue your trip, except in certain exceptional repatriation cases.
  • Give you money or pay your hotel, legal, medical or any other bills.
  • Obtain accommodation, work or a residence permit for you, or act as your guarantor.


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