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    Why is coffee so bad in BA?

    In my opinion this is the real appeal of Starbucks, the tranquil environment and comfortable seating, and there are times that's what you need. For coffee I go elsewhere.
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    Updates to the Radex application, 23 April 2019 After "Finalizing" the application and then receiving a follow up e-mail from "DIRECCION NACIONAL DE MIGRACIONES - Pedido de Informacion" requesting additional information that was not in the website, detailed earlier in the thread, I completed...
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    Tourist Visa Renewal Help!

    Allow me to add another complicated situation to this tortured subject of tourist visa renewal, looking for advice. On 5 February I entered on a tourist visa, stayed about 10 days, departed and returned to Bs again late March. When I returned Customs stamped "3 Meses" over the original entry of...
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    Moving and confused!

    I hesitate to offer advice as I am just finding my own way through the process myself. There's a lot of information floating around if you Google for advice, some incorrect and out dated. I can offer my own process through the Radex application system here on BA Expat under "Temporary...
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    Is Paris burning? Horrific news from France.

    I cannot bear to watch or contemplate the destruction. Tragic.
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    This IS the question, "when is the appointment?" I was encouraged by their quick follow up. However they give themselves 90 days. If I don't hear something by one week after I've gotten their okay on the new documents I'm going to be asking 'when?' by e-mail. The e-mail received today with...
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    Updates to the Radex application: On Friday last I completed and finalized the application online. Monday morning following, I located a Banco Provincia on the corner of Santa Fe and Riobamba and successfully paid the 300 pesos invoice related to DNI. A bank with pleasant attendants, easy...
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    Here are my advices and observations for success in the Radex app. A: Choose to use Google Chrome browser. Turn off Ad Blocker extensions. I started out using Safari and had some problems signing into the website once i'd gotten a username and password. At the end of the application, again...
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    Rentisa Visa Questions

    It has taken some days for these issues to show their colors in the Radex system and in a reply from the US Embassy here. The proof of income requirement for a Pensioner temporary residency didn't show up in the Radex pages until all the other activity were completed. it is required. It seems...
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    Why is coffee so bad in BA?

    A friend whose lived here a long time made these interesting comments after I asked him about the 3 recommends of Latente, LAB and Full City: I like Latente a lot, it's a cool little place on Thames - just kind of a nice place to hang out. LAB I'm less enamored of. It's really good coffee, but...
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    That's the overview. Next post will be on the wrinkles and some issues I ran into and had to solve before I could finalize the application.
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    The system is designed to allow you to create an online file of your data, to enter your information that they require you to provide, to pay for the service(s) you are requesting online, to allow you to upload to the website the documents they want from you in this first round, to complete all...
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    My experience using this online application program was that you've got to manage entering the information and uploading the necessary documents yourself, following what the program is asking you to do. Even though they provide contact information I found they #1 don't answer the phone and #2...
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    First, this website is entirely in Spanish language. Whatever your level of reading and comprehension in Spanish is, if you can't read it or have doubts you need to add Google Translate to your web browser. On my browser this meant adding an extension which allows you to tell the browser to...
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    Temporary Residency application using the government's Radex online website for Extrañjeros

    Having just completed / finalized my application through this online internet service I'd like to share the experience including some pitfalls that might help ease the way in successfully getting through it. I was at Immigraciones today over on Av. Antartida Argentina, waiting in line with a...
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    Why is coffee so bad in BA?

    Returning to Bs after ten years, anxious to find great coffee and someplace roasting daily or frequently. The place I used to go to, Pueyreddon off of Santa Fe? I think it was, had an active roaster in the front of the shop, has closed that location and moved, under the name: Establecimiento...
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    Certificate of domicile

    Like you, when living here 10 years ago this was the way it's done, at the comisaria. I saw someone's advice saying that going to the comisaria was no longer done. Apparently it can still be done that way per your posts. By co-incidencet I stumbled upon the new way, online. Looked easier...
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    Certificate of domicile

    Quizás I think is the word in Spanish, but I think I stumbled on another explanation today, looking further into the Radex information page, in their list of "Tasas para Tramitación de Residencias" page there are two 300 peso items listed. One is for DNI, the other under TASA CERTIFICADO DE...
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    Certificate of domicile

    Continuing with information to overcome the pitfalls of applying the certificado de domicilio. At their Tramite website where you make your request for an appointment, the only stated requirements are 2 resident witnesses with DNI and your passport, and your personal claim of an address. Not...
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    Best U.S.-based bank for expats in Argentina

    HSBC is a good option and they reimburse fees for Premier accounts. Not sure about regular accounts.
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