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Working Conditions in Argentina


There are no special working permits in Argentina. The location permits need to be requested at least 3 days prior shooting. The request has to be made of a person or company, which is citizen and who is insured in Argentina.

Working Hours

All weekly cost reports need to be sent to S.I.C.A. (Sindicato de la Industira Cinematográfica Argentina The regular hours per week are 44hours. At least 45 minutes for Crew members.

For actors, working day should have 8 hours and 45 minutes, starting from 06.00am with limitation until 09.00pm. Night shifts should have 7 hours and 10 minutes. 1 hour for break for Lunch or Dinner and 15 minutes for Breakfast and Snacks.


To calculate the overtime, use the following calculation:
(Weekly salary / 44) x 1.5 = 1 hour extra.

Please see the enclosed PDF (“Calculation Overtime and Vacation” + “Regulation Overtime and Vacation”)


Please refer to the attached PDF of Salary rates from the 1st of April 2007.


No per diem or rules found, only duration of breaks:

Actors’ rates

Please for more detailed info see the enclosed PDF under article 16. (in Spanish “Salarios minimos”). Please be aware that there are several Actors Guilds with all different conditions.

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