What does the change mean? Although applications continue to be processed, employers and individuals should expect delays when applying for a visa, obtaining a CUIL (social security) number and other procedures.
Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing.
Visas/permits affected: Visas and other immigration-related services.
Who is affected: Companies and individuals applying for Argentine visas, social security numbers and other services.
Impact on processing times: The delays vary according to the department. Social security numbers are delayed by two days and visa processing is experiencing sporadic delays of several days.
Business impact: Employers should plan for delays of several days for various processes and a possible backlog when the strike ends.
Next steps: The strike is expected to end in the coming days.