Argentina Power of Attorney vs. PoA’s in Argentina

Argentine Power of Attorney and PoA’s in Argentina

 

An Argentine power of attorney is originally written in Spanish by either an Argentine Lawyer or an Argentine Escribano, it was signed in the presence of an Argentine Escribano, and it has all the formal seals and stamps from the Escribano, the Escribano’s bar and the apostille from Argentina’s Foreign Ministry.

Argentine Power of Attorney
Argentine Power of Attorney

Different is a Power of Attorney that can be used in Argentina, which does not require all the formalities mentioned above. A power of attorney can be issued in any country in the world. In order to be valid it only requires being translated into Spanish, being apostilled if the country where it was signed admits the Hague Convention stamp (called “apostille”) or legalized by the consulate of the country where it was signed if that country doesn’t admit the apostille.

The countries that admit the apostille are:

A

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan

B

  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burundi

C

  • Cabo Verde
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic

D

  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic

E

  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini

F

  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France

G

  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana

H

  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary

I

  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia (as of 4 June 2022)
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy

J

  • Jamaica
  • Japan

K

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan

L

  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg

M

  • Macau
  • Malawi
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco

N

  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niue
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway

O

  • Oman

P

  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal

R

  • Romania
  • Russian Federation

S

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • São Tomé and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea (Republic of Korea)
  • Spain
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

T

  • Tajikistan
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Türkiye

U

  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan

V

  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
Non-Hague Convention Countries
Afghanistan Central African Republic Guinea-Bissau Madagascar North Korea South Sudan
Algeria Chad Haiti Malawi Oman Sudan
Angola China (except Hong Hong and Macau) Holy See Malaysia Palestine State Suriname
Antigua & Bermuda Comoros India Maldives Palau Syria
Azerbaijan Congo (Brazzaville) Indonesia Mali Papua New Guinea Tanzania
Bahrain Democratic Republic of Congo Iran Marshall Islands Qatar Timor-Leste
Bangladesh Djibouti Jordan Mauritania Rwanda Togo
Benin Dominica Kenya Micronesia Saint Lucia Tonga
Bhutan Egypt Kiribati Mongolia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Tuvalu
Botswana Equatorial Guinea Kuwait Mozambique Samoa Uganda
Brunei Eritrea Kyrgyzstan Myanmar (formerly Burma) Sao Tome and Principe United Arab Emirates
Burundi Eswatini (fmr. “Swaziland”) Laos Nambia Saudi Arabia Vanuatu
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Ethiopia Lebanon Nauru Senegal Vietnam
Cabo Verde Gambia Liberia Nepal Sierra Leone Yemen
Cambodia Ghana Libya Niger Solomon Islands
Cameroon Grenada Liechtenstein Nigeria Somalia

Provinces where Foreign PoA’s in Argentina can be utilized if they carry the formalities mentioned in this article:


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