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U.S. Citizen Services


Welcome to the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires. 

To make an appointment to register the birth of your child, please e-mail

To schedule an appointment for a passport, notary, or other service provided by the ACS Unit, click here.

If you arrive at the consulate for any non-emergency service without an appointment, you will be asked to return after securing one. Thank you for your cooperation with this policy, which will ensure that services are offered in a more efficient manner, with shorter wait times.  Please note that failure to renew a passport in a timely manner prior to your travel is not an emergency service, and you will need an appointment to receive a new passport.

When making your appointment, please note that "Other Services" do not include consultations about visas or federal benefits (i.e. social security).

How Can We Help You?

The. U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires provides a variety of emergency and non-emergency services, as well as helpful information, to U.S. citizens visiting or living in Argentina. Please review our website to familiarize yourself with the services we can and cannot offer.  If you cannot find the answer to your question on our website, please Contact Us, as we may be able to assist you by e-mail without requiring a visit to the Embassy.

U.S. Passports

Consular Report of Birth Abroad

Notary Services

Emergency Services

Enroll in STEP!

So we can better serve you, we encourage you to register with the Embassy through the State Department's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) if you will be traveling or living in Argentina. 

Federal Benefits

The ACS Unit cannot provide information on your social security or other federal benefits.  Instead, please visit the Federal Benefits Unit's website


Legal Permanent Residents and non-U.S. citizens should seek assistance from their country's nearest embassy or consulate. 

Argentine Entry Requirements

Appointments Required

Living in or Traveling to Argentina?

Emergency Contacts for U.S. Citizens

  • Emergency Contact

    Local Police: 911
    Emergency Medical Services: 107 (Buenos Aires)

    Embassy Contacts
    Emergencies: +(54)(11) 5777-4354
    After-Hours Emergencies: +(54)(11) 5777-4873

    The Embassy cannot assist with emergencies involving non-U.S. citizens.

    Fax: +(54)(11) 5777-4250

    U.S. Embassy
    American Citizen Services
    Av. Colombia 4300
    1425 Buenos Aires 

    Dialing Guidance

    To call Buenos Aires from outside Argentina, dial the country code (54) followed by the city code (11) before the eight-digit phone number.  If you are calling Buenos Aires from within Argentina, dial the city code (011) and the eight-digit number.