The process to obtain Permanent Residency in Chile lostinchile

The process to obtain Permanent Residency in Chile

Requirements and documentation In order to apply for Permanent Residency in Chile, the applicant must hold a valid visa, and comply with the requirements and documentation that we explain on: What are the requirements to apply for Permanent Residency in Chile Application If the foreigner complies with the requirements, he / she must apply for […]

Can you lose your Permanent Residency chile lostinchile

Can you lose your Permanent Residency?

Yes, you can lose your Permanent Residency. It is called “revocación tácita” and it happens when you stay outside Chile for more than a year without applying for an extension at a Chilean Consulate abroad. How can you avoid losing your Permanent Residency By applying for an extension of your Permanent Residency at the nearest […]

ask extranjeria through freshdesk

How to contact the Immigration Department in Chile

If you are having issues with your application, or need more information about the immigration process in Chile, there is a way to contact the Immigration Department (Departamento de Extranjería y Migración) through its help platform on Freshdesk. Extranjería on Freshdesk The Immigration Department implemented a support platform on Freshdesk. You can ask directly to […]

How to apply for visas in Chile during the phase 4 of the Coronavirus lostinchile

How to apply for visas in Chile during the phase 4 of the Coronavirus

Since March 16, 2020, the Immigration Department in Chile (Departamento de Extranjería y Migración) is not attending to the public. Therefore, all processes are being handled online, through tramites.extranjeria.gob.cl or via certified mail (Correos de Chile). Temporary visas for the first time If you are currently in Chile under a tourist visa and want to […]

Calculation and payment of Extranjería fines now completely online for residents of the Metropolitan Region

Calculation and payment of Extranjería fines now completely online for residents of the Metropolitan Region

As announced on March 16, 2020, as of today (March 25, 2020), the calculation and payment of fines will be completely online for residents of the Metropolitan Region. Foreigners, within the Metropolitan Region, will be able to calculate the amount to be paid, pay it online using various means of payment and obtain the corresponding […]

Gobierno de Chile decretanuevas medidas para enfrentar la fase 4 del Coronavirus

Chilean government decrees new measures to deal with Phase 4 of the Coronavirus

Health Minister Jaime Mañalich announced the following health measures decreed by President Sebastián Piñera to address the spread of the Coronavirus in the country: Quarantine in the town of Puerto Williams: the entry and exit of any person is prohibited, except for those carrying essential cargo, which will be subject to strict sanitary customs. Sanitary […]

Finally! You now can extend your Tourist Visa online even if you are not staying within the Metropolitan Region

Finally! You now can extend your Tourist Visa online even if you are not staying within the Metropolitan Region

The processes available online to extend a Tourist Visa in Chile, once reserved only for those staying within the Metropolitan Region, are now available for the rest of Chile. Ampliación de Turismo Any foreigner whose stay in the country has been exceptionally limited by the border control authority to less than 90 days may apply […]

What should you do after your Permanent Residency in Chile has been approved lostinchile 2020

What must you do after your Permanent Residency in Chile has been approved

Congrats! You are now officially a Permanent Resident. You now can stay in Chile indefinitely, and carry out any licit activity.Once we are notified of the approval, or once we see that the application has been approved through consultas.extranjeria.gob.cl we need to follow 2 more steps, and in the following order (we cannot skip steps): […]

Border Closure in Chile: Who can enter and who cannot?

Border Closure in Chile: Who can enter and who cannot?

The border closure announced last March 16, 2020, by Sebastián Piñera, came into effect at 00:00 of March 18, 2020, and will last for 2 weeks (14 days). Along with this new measure, many questions arise. We gathered the answers provided by the Immigration Department (Departamento de Extranjería y Migración) and the Ministry of Foreign […]

FAQs: COVID-19 Border Closure Chile

FAQs: COVID-19 Border Closure

Passengers have many questions following the border closure as part of the COVID-19 plan, here we answer some of them (elaborated by @NuevoPudahuel): What about domestic flights? A: To date, these measures only apply to international arrivals. Please check your flight status with your airline. Does the COVID-19 plan include all International flights?⁣ A: No, […]