Offices in Buenos Aires to close for G-20 summit
28 Nov 18
IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Government offices in Buenos Aires closed Thursday, as Argentina prepared to host the annual G-20 summit. Offices will remain closed Friday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday.
- Implementation time frame: Nov. 29 and 30.
- Visas/permits affected: All immigration-related government services.
- Who is affected: Anyone in need of immigration services in Buenos Aires.
- Impact on processing times: The change will lead to processing delays and could lead to a backlog of applications when offices reopen on Monday. Delays may be particularly acute given that Argentina was already facing slower processing times because of glitches to a new online system.
Analysis & Comments: Employers should prepare for delays associated with the office closures in Buenos Aires. The G-20 summit will also make traveling in Buenos Aires more difficult as authorities take security measures – including closing roads and redirecting traffic – in the city. Airport delays should also be expected.
Source: Deloitte LLP. Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and its registered office at 1 New Street Square, London EC4A 3HQ, United Kingdom.
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