Self-Employed Registration in Argentina - Comprehensive Guide

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What is it?

This service helps individuals navigate the process of registering as self-employed in Argentina. It provides a step-by-step guide, required documents, and essential tips to ensure compliance with local regulations. The aim is to simplify the registration process for freelancers and independent contractors, enabling them to operate legally and efficiently.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for freelancers, entrepreneurs, digital nomads, and independent contractors planning to work and earn income in Argentina. Whether you’re a local resident, an expatriate, or someone looking to take advantage of Argentina’s favorable conditions for digital work, this service will help you navigate the registration process with ease.


  1. Determine your eligibility and required category for self-employment.
  2. Gather the necessary documentation (see below for a detailed list).
  3. Complete the online registration form on the AFIP website ( ).
  4. Submit the registration form and wait for approval.
  5. Once approved, obtain your billing code and certificate.
  6. Register with the Social Security system (if applicable).
  7. Set up an official invoicing system to issue receipts to clients.
  8. Maintain compliance with tax regulations and periodically update your status as needed.

Required documents

  • National Identity Document (DNI) - Obtain from the National Registry of Persons ( .
  • Proof of Address - Recent utility bill or bank statement.
  • Tax Identification Number (CUIT) - Register on the AFIP website.
  • Social Security Number - Required if you plan to contribute to the social security system.
  • Professional Certifications (if applicable) - Certificates proving your qualifications.

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Additional details

  • Ensure that you understand the tax obligations and payment schedules associated with your specific self-employment category.
  • Consider consulting a local accountant or legal advisor to help with the registration process.
  • Keep records of all your business transactions and expenses for accurate tax reporting.
  • Stay updated with any changes in regulations or requirements from the AFIP or other relevant authorities.


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