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Witnessing your application

Before you submit your application, you must have it witnessed by an appropriate person.

Who can be a witness?

The witness must be from one of the following professions only and:

(a) Must be currently residing and practicing in Argentina

(b) Must not be related in any way to the Applicant

  • Members of the Clergy (We define a member of the Clergy as a person who can officiate at Ceremonies e.g. Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals etc.)
  • Medical Doctor
  • Lawyer
  • Bank Manager
  • School Principal/Head of Department at University/College
  • Judge

The witness must either know you personally or know a third party who knows you personally.

Your witness needs to:

  • Fully complete Section E of your application form - 'Certificate of Identity'
  • Sign your two passport-sized photographs (if under 18, parent must also sign the photographs)
  • Witness you signing Section D of your application form
  • Indicate on the form specifically whether they personally know you, or otherwise that you have been identified by a third party known to them.
  • Provide a business/work address and contact number. Private addresses for witnessed are not accepted.


If your application hasn't been properly witnessed, it will be returned to you.