Certificate of Criminal Records
Please note that the certificate is not issued by this Consulate. You will have to authorise someone in Argentina (agent, friend or family member) to submit the application at the “Registro Nacional de Reincidencia” on your behalf.
You must request an appointment at the Argentine Consulate in London via email to email@example.com
- Valid original passport/ For Argentine citizens DNI is also required
- Application forms
- Completed authorization (dated and signed at the Consulate)
All consular fees must be paid via debit card.
Important: Before the appointment you must visit the website http://www.dnrec.jus.gov.ar/ to fill and download the application and authorisation forms. You must select the option Inicie su trámite seleccionando la sede más cercana a su domicilio/ otros países/ elegir y continuar/ siguiente. Once at the application form please choose the option por mandatario con autorización del mandante. Do not include letters or spaces when completing the postal code.
You can find at the end of this page a step by step guide in order to help you complete the application form.
The Consular Clerk will review your application for the Criminal Record Certificate, take your fingerprints and certify your signature in the authorisation.
You will have to post to your legal representative the application and authorisation issued by this Consulate, along with the supporting documents that we will indicate.
The representative must go to “Registro Nacional de Reincidencia” Headquaters or any of the offices within the provinces, and submit the Application and Authorisation issued by this Consulate. http://www.jus.gob.ar/tramites-y-servicios/antecedentes-penales/antecedentes-penales.aspx
Once the Criminal Record Certificate is collected from must be legalised by either, the Argentine Foreign Office, if your legal representative or agent is within “Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires,” or otherwise by the nearest Notary Public Association (Colegio de Escribanos) with the Apostille of the Hague Convention. If the certificate does not require the Apostille of The Hague, you can legalize it at this Consulate from Monday to Friday between 9.30 am and 1 pm. You must bring the certificate and passport.