How To Apply for Replacement Identity (DNI/Documento Nacional de Identidad) In Argentina

How To Apply for Replacement Identity (DNI/Documento Nacional de Identidad) In Argentina

  • Contact the Registry for more information or the Documentation Center to apply for an ID. If you are within the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires you can visit the Management and Participation Centers, or arrange for your ID through the Quick Center of the Ministry of Interior and Transportation. If you’ve already registered somewhere else in Argentina, visit the following Quick Documentation Centers, which are required to completing the process within your Civil Registry delegations of their respective cities or districts.
  • The new ID card will be handed directly over to the address specified by the person applying for it, via certified mail, following the submission of the proof of application. The mail service will call the address twice. undeliverable ID’s will be delivered to the location which processed the application which will make it ready for pick-up.

Documents that are required Replacement Identity (DNI/Documento Nacional de Identidad)

  • The DNI will be replaced

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of Interior and Transport

May 25 101/145 C1002ABC – Buenos Aires

Phone Number: (54 11) 4339-0800


Email Contact Form:

Management and Participation Centers

Quick Documentation Centres

Civil Register Offices


What Are All The Eligibility

This procedure is in the event that incorrect information appears on the new ID issued.


If IDs need to be replaced, they must be delivered no more than 6 months in advance: free

IDs that were issued within six months $35

Other rates are available:


The DNI issued to citizens who are over 14 years of age, Argentine or a foreign national is valid up to fifteen years after the date it was issued.

Processing Time

ID’s will be sent within 15 days after the application process has been completed.

Documentation is needed

An ID card can be a piece of paper that is utilized for any private or public transactions, including lobbying, immigration, banking trade, public finance, social security and even for voting.

External Links

  • Making an ID:
  • Requirements:
  • Commonly asked Questions:

Leave a Comment