The Immigration Office informed*, that upon expiration of the term (September 30, 2022) of the extension of the validity of the documents that accredit the legal permanence of foreigners in the country (known as DIMEX or popularly as cedulas de residencia), foreigners will have a term of three months to carry out the renewal procedure. Once the respective appointment is obtained within the referred three months, the term of validity of the DIMEX will be extended until the date of the corresponding appointment.

The appointments will be available from October 1st, 2022 and will be granted as of January 02, 2023.

The same resolution informs that an appointment to duplicate a DIMEX, whether due to loss or theft, can be processed as of October 1, 2022.

* According to resolution N°DJUR-0144-09-2022-LSS