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CHILE UPDATES THE «PROTECTED BORDER’S» PLAN: NEW REQUIREMENTS AS OF OCTOBER 1

THE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED NEW ENTRY AND EXIT REQUIREMENTS THAT WILL TAKE EFFECT AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2021.

The Chile's Undersecretary for Prevention Crime, Maria José Gómez, explain that "Chileans and residents forigens who have a "Mobility Pass", could exit the country, except the minors.

Today’s blog post will be dedicated to explaining the new modifications to Chile’s «Protected Borders» plan.

Who could leave the country?

From as October 1, all Chileans and forigens whit a residence permit in Chile that complain the requirements, we leave the the national territory:

  • Mobility Pass: Chilean citizens and foreigners residing in Chile who have a Mobility Pass may leave the country. This pass does not include minors under 18 years of age without the document.

The airports available for departure with the Mobility Pass are: Lquique, Antofagasta and Arturo Merino Benitez (Santiago de Chile).

  • Exceptional permit: This permit is requested at the competent police station for any of the established reasons:
  1. Humanitarian situations
  2. Essential health activities
  3. Trips that do not include a return to Chile

The border crossings enabled with the «exceptional permit» are the airports of Lquique, Antofagasta and Arturo Merino Benítez (Santiago de Chile).

Foreigners NOT residing in Chile may also leave the national territory through any authorized border crossing: Lquique, Antofagasta and Arturo Merino Benítez (Santiago de Chile).

Who can enter Chile?

Chilean citizens, foreigners residing in Chile and foreigners not residing in Chile may enter the country through any of the authorized border crossings: Lquique, Antofagasta and Arturo Merino Benítez (Santiago de Chile):

Foreign residents in Chile:

Foreigners residing in Chile may enter the country with the following documents:

  • Traveler’s affidavit C19: Expatfeliu will help you with the process of the traveler’s affidavit.
  • Negative PCR test: The sample must not be taken more than 72 hours before boarding time.
Non-resident foreigners:

Non-resident foreigners in Chile may enter the country with the following documents:

  • Mobility Pass: Expatfeliu will take care of obtaining this document.
  • Traveler’s affidavit C19: Expatfeliu will help you to obtain the traveler’s affidavit.
  • Negative PCR test: The sample must not be taken more than 72 hours before boarding time.
  • Travel medical insurance: Chile requires that all non-resident foreigners must have a minimum medical coverage of USD 30,000. Expatfeliu will take care of finding the best medical insurance for your trip.
  • Vaccine validation process: you must request the vaccine validation process at mevacuno.gob.cl. This procedure can take up to a month, therefore, it is not advisable to plan a trip to Chile without first completing this procedure.
  • Accreditation of compliance with Decree 102 of the Ministry of the Interior.
Security measures at entry to Chile and confinement:

All citizens entering Chile, regardless of whether they are non-resident foreigners, resident foreigners or Chilean citizens, must follow the following security and confinement measures:

  • Strict isolation in the domicile declared by the citizen:
  • Persons with «Mobility Pass»: 5 days
  • Persons without «Mobility Pass»: 7 days
  • Travelers must arrive at the residence address by private transport and directly, without staying overnight or interacting with other people.
  • All the cohabitants of the domicile, will have to carry out the established period of confinement.
  • In case of confinement in a hotel, the citizen will not be able to leave the room in any case.

 

Expatfeliu can help you with all the necessary documentation to prove your entry into the country.

If you want more information about our services, you can leave us your contact details in our request form or, if you wish, you can send us an email to comunicación@feliu.buz and our advisors specialized in foreigners will contact you as soon as possible.

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