For foreigners traveling to Chile
Definitions on visa types are described on following link: http://www.serviciosconsulares.gob.cl/tramites/site/tax/port/all/taxport_14___1.html
Visa application must be initiated online completing the form linked:
After successful filling the application form, the applicant will receive an email notifying if the visa requested was approved or denied.
It is suggested this procedure should be done at least 2 months before the day that the applicant start traveling. It is also advise do not buy an airline ticket before having the visa approved.
There is no possibility to give any information by phone, since this is a data information procedure based in Chile. Status application could be consulted in the same website or requested by email to [email protected]
TOURIST VISA APPLICATION FOR TRAVELING TO CHILE
Requirements for visa applying procedure must comply with the following:
1.- Completed visa application form duly signed
2.- Copy of Passport valid for at least 6 months, from entry date to Chile
3.- One colored passport size photo with white background (to be uploaded while registering)
4.- Letter of employment stating the reason of the trip to Chile
5.- Letter of Invitation from Chilean citizen or company
6.- Copy of the flight booking/itinerary and confirmed hotel booking
7.- Police Certificate on criminal records
8.- Yellow fever vaccine certificate
9.- Bank statements backdated for last three months and certified by the bank
Each file should be named according the required visa document and provided by the user, e.g. Visa Application form, Invitation letter, etc., and must be scanned, saved, registered and uploaded online on the following link: https://tramites.minrel.gov.cl.
Make your application with enough time in advance. Delay may occur depending each particular case. Ensure that the visa application form details are in line with the registration process. The visa will only be issued after the process it is finalized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile.