For tourist and business visa (L, Q, M, F)
Argentinian citizens will be granted a visa with a validity that is equal to or less than the validity of their passport regardless of the applicants’ legal status in the U.S. Please visit the respective visa page for tourist (L/Q) and business (M/F) visa information.
F business visa will be granted at most a 1 year multiple entries visa
For work visa (Z and S1 or S2)
Argentinian citizens will be granted work and work dependent visas with validity based on the duration of the work permit issued from China. The validity of S2 visa can be longer, however, the duration of stay will be shorter. For information on work “Z” visa, please visit “Z” visa page. For information on dependent visa, please visit our dependents visa page For more information on the differences between S1 and S2 please visit S1 and S2 difference page.
For student visa (X1 and X2)
Argentinian citizens will be granted student visas with validity based on the duration of admission letter issued from the university. If the applicant’s studying duration is less than 180 days, it will be a X2 visa with a 5 year validity, multiple entries and each entry applicant can stay for up to 180 days. If the studying duration is over 180 days, then it will be an X1 visa. X1 is the prerequisite to obtain a residents permit in China. You can find out more information about X1 and X2 by visiting our student visa page. For questions about resident permits, please visit our resident permit page.
For crew visa (C)
Argentinian citizens will be granted crew visas with a max validity of 5 years or equal to the validity of the applicant’s passport. Please visit C visa page for requirements and information.
Argentinian citizens must have U.S. green card to apply for J visa. Please see J visa page for requirements and information.
Please look at the applicant’s passport expiration date to determine the length of the applicant’s visa. Applicants cannot select the visa’s validity, it is granted automatically based on application, Argentinian passport expiration date, and supporting documents.