Chile Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
British Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No


To enter Chile, a passport valid at least six month beyond the stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are not required by the nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in Chile of up to 90 days, except for nationals of Australia, who need to a apply for an online visa

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Visa applicants must provide an invitation letter or hotel booking and show sufficient funds.

Types and Cost

Costs for travellers requiring single- or multiple-entry visas vary according to nationality; check with the consulate.


The validity of visas varies between one and 90 days, depending on the applicant's nationality.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Temporary residence

Foreigners can apply for a temporary residence permit online for stays of up to 120 days. Holders of the temporary residence permit are allowed to do paid work in Chile.

Working days

If you do require a visa, you should apply at least 20 days before your trip.

Entry with children

Foreign children under 18 who are arriving as tourists with their legal guardians and then want to leave Chile alone, with only one parent, with friends or family, or with a group must obtain a legalized authorisation to travel from their legal guardians.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Chile in the UK

Telephone: +44 20 7222 2361.
Address: , 37-41 Old Queen Street, London, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1730.

Embassy of the Republic of Chile in the USA

Telephone: +1 202 785 1746.
Address: NW, 1732 Massachussets Avenue, Washington, DC, 20036,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0830-1330.

British Embassy in Chile

Telephone: +56 2 2370 4100.
Address: Las Condes, Avenida El Bosque Norte 0125, Santiago, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0900-1300 and 1400-1730, Fri 0900-1300.

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