Working Holiday Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


A working holiday visa is a residence permit allowing you to undertake employment and holiday (and sometimes study) in Argentina. For many young people, holding a working holiday visa enables you to experience living in Argentina without undergoing the usual costly expenses of finding work sponsorship in advance or going on expensive university exchange programmes.

You need to:

  • have enough money to pay for a return ticket, and

  • be coming mainly to the holiday, with work being a secondary intention.

Age: Available to 18-30 years old

Family: You can not bring your children or family members.



12 months





Processing time

1 - 2 week(s)



Very Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Working Holiday Visa?

8 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page.
  • Applicant must be between 18 and 30 years, inclusive.
  • Applicant must have not participated in the programme before.
  • Applicant must have no criminal record.
  • Applicant must able to demonstrate sufficient funds to cover initial cost in Argentina.
  • Applicant must have health and accident insurance that covers hospitalisation and repatriation costs for the entire length of the intended stay.
  • Applicant must not be accompanied by children and family members.
  • Applicant intention must be the holiday, with work being a secondary intention.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Working Holiday Visa?

10 Document Required

  • Visa application form, completed and signed.
  • Copies of valid passport.
  • A 4x4 passport photograph, face forward with a white background.
  • Certificate of criminal records from local authorities demonstrating the absence of criminal records in the last 3 years.
  • Sworn declaration stating the absence of criminal records in other countries.
  • Reservation of a return journey to origin country, or usual place of residence, or demonstration of sufficient funds to buy a return ticket.
  • Demonstration of sufficient funds to cover initial costs of stay (minimum of USD 2,500). This can be demonstrated via bank statements or credit card statements from the previous 3 months (own accounts only; no third parties).
  • Confirmation or quotation for health and accident insurance policy covering repatriation on health grounds and repatriation of remains, to a minimum of USD 30,000.
  • Receipt of consular fees.
  • Supporting letter stating that the main motive for travel is holiday, with employment as an ancillary activity.

Talent Migration data for Argentina

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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