Argentina Process Service

Argentina Process service, also known as "service of process,” is the procedure employed to give appropriate notice of initial legal action to another party (such as a defendant), court, or administrative body to exercise jurisdiction over that person to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court, body, or other tribunals. Notice is furnished by delivering a set of court documents (called "process") to the person to be served; a process server performs process service. Click here for How the Hague Convention Simplifies International Process Service.


Argentina process servers serve civil and commercial matters under the Hague Service Convention, a multilateral treaty adopted in Hague, Netherlands, on November 15, 1965, by member states of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. It came into existence to give litigants a reliable and efficient means of serving the documents on parties living, operating, or based in another country. The convention's provisions apply to Argentina Process Service Service in civil and commercial matters but not criminal matters. Also, the Convention shall not apply if the address of the person served with the document is unknown. Click here for information on How To Identify A Good Process Service Agency

Method of Service and Translation requirements

The Central Authority of the State addressed shall itself serve the document or shall arrange to have it served by an appropriate agency, either - a) by a method prescribed by its internal law for the service of documents in domestic actions upon persons who are within its territory or b) by a particular method requested by the applicant unless such a method is incompatible with the law of the State addressed. Click here for information on How Rush Process Service Can Expedite Your Case.

Subject to subparagraph (b), the document may be served by delivery to an addressee who accepts it voluntarily.  Suppose the Central Authority will serve the document under Argentina Process Service. In that case, the document must be written in, or translated into, the official language or one of the official languages of Argentina. Click here for information on How The Central Authority Works in Argentina.


The Hague Service Convention established a more straightforward means for parties to effect service in other contracting states. Under the convention, each contracting state must designate a central authority to accept incoming service requests. A judicial officer competent to serve process in the state of origin is permitted to send a request for service directly to the central authority of the state where service is to be made. Upon receiving the request, the central authority in the receiving state arranges for service in a manner permitted within the receiving state, typically through a local court. Once service is effected, the central authority sends a certificate of service to the judicial officer who made the request. Click here for information on How Service of Process Ensures A Solid Foundation.



Articles: 5,10,15,16

1- Article 5, third paragraph: "The ARGENTINE REPUBLIC shall not accept documents to be served or transmitted unless a translation accompanies them into Spanish."
2- Article 21, first paragraph, a): "The Argentine Government designates the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade, and Worship as the Central Authority."
3- To Article 21, second paragraph, a): "The ARGENTINE REPUBLIC opposes the use of methods of transmission pursuant to Article 10."
4- To Article 21, second paragraph b): "The Argentine Government accepts declarations pursuant to the second paragraph of Article 15 and third paragraph of Article 16."
5- The ARGENTINE REPUBLIC rejects the claimed extension of the application of the Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, adopted at The Hague on November 14, 1965, to the Malvinas, South Georgias, and the South Sandwich Islands as notified on May 20, 1970, by the UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND to the KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS as Depositary of the Convention under the "Falkland Islands and dependencies" inaccurate denomination. Therefore, the ARGENTINE REPUBLIC similarly rejects the designation of the "Registrar of the Supreme Court" in the Malvinas Islands as application authority of this Convention, which was made on that same opportunity, as well as any other act derived or that may be derived from this claimed territorial extension.  The General Assembly of the United Nations has recognized the existence of a dispute on the Malvinas, South Georgias, and South Sandwich Islands' sovereignty and has urged the ARGENTINE REPUBLIC and the UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND to hold negotiations to find, as soon as possible, a peaceful and definite solution to such dispute, with United Nations Secretary General's suitable offices mediation, who shall inform the General Assembly about the progress made (Resolutions 2065 (XX), 3160 (XXVIII), 31/49, 37/9, 38/12, 39/6, 40/21, 41/40, 42/19 and 43/25). The Special Committee on Decolonization, having equally declared, has annually adopted a resolution proclaiming that to end this colonial situation, the negotiations must be resumed to solve this sovereignty dispute peacefully. The last of these resolutions was adopted on July 1, 1999.  The ARGENTINE REPUBLIC reaffirms its sovereignty on the Malvinas, South Georgias, and the South Sandwich Islands and its surrounding maritime areas, which are an integral part of its national territory."

Our Process

Documents can be faxed to (800)-296-0115, emailed to, mailed to 590 Madison Avenue, 21 Floor, New York, New York 10022, or dropped off at any of our locations. We do require pre-payment and accept all major credit and debit cards. Once payment is processed, your sales receipt is immediately emailed for your records. Click here for information on How Process Servers Protect Your Rights: Myths Debunked

Drop-offs must call and make an appointment first to be added to building security to permit access to our office. Documents for service must be in a sealed envelope with payment in the form of a money order or attorney check (WE DO NOT ACCEPT CASH) payable to UNDISPUTED LEGAL INC.; Our receptionist receives all documents.


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