Working in Chile while your visa is being processed

Working in Chile while your visa is being processed

Can you work in Chile while your visa is being processed? Yes, you can. You can obtain a work permit called “Permiso de Trabajo con visa en trámite” which will allow you to work in Chile while your visa is being processed, as long as you applied as a holder (TITULAR) and not as a […]

How to apply for Permanent Residency in Chile (2019) - Step by step

How to apply for Permanent Residency in Chile (2020) – Step by step

Do you comply with all the requirements to apply for Permanent Residency in Chile? If you do, then you MUST apply within the last 90 days of your current visa. In this article we show how to apply for Permanent Residency in Chile online step by step. 1. We head over to Extranjería’s website Note: […]

What happens if you overstay your visa in Chile?

What happens if you overstay your visa in Chile?

If you overstay your tourist visa If you did not leave Chile before your tourist visa expiry date, you MUST pay a fine in order to exit the country. How to pay the fine if you are within the Metropolitan Region Online Head over to tramites.extranjeria.gob.cl and then click on “Iniciar trámite” below “Cálculo de […]

How to check the status of your application in Extranjería

How to check the status of your application in Extranjería

Once your application has been submitted you will be able to check the status of the same 90-120 days later, through consultas.extranjeria.gob.cl. consultas.extranjeria.gob.cl Once your application has been submitted you will be able to check the status of the same 90-120 days later, through consultas.extranjeria.gob.cl. Checking the status of our application If it is the […]

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Tourist visa in Chile

If you are considering visiting Chile, the first thing you should figure out, is to know if you need to get a tourist visa (Visto Consular de Turismo) before traveling. What countries (passports) need to obtain a tourist visa before traveling to Chile? If you are going to visit Chile using with one of the […]

Traveling outside Chile while your visa is being processed

Traveling outside Chile while your visa is being processed

So, you submitted your visa application but now need to travel outside Chile and you haven’t heard a word from the Immigration Department (Extranjería) yet. How can you exit the country and re-enter without troubles? Case 1: Your visa application, extension, or change of visa is not yet in process First of all, when can we […]

How to book an appointment for PDI 2019

How to book your appointment for PDI in Chile – Step by step

You will have to book an appointment for PDI (International Police) if you live within the Metropolitan Region and need to: a) Register your visa (“Registro de Visa”): You have 30 days to register your visa once you stamp it or download it (if it is a 6 month e-visa starting from March 23, 2020) ; OR, […]

How to book an appointment for Extranjería (2019)

How to book your appointment for Extranjería in Chile – Step by step

In order to book an appointment for Extranjería you need to first create an account. If you already have one, just jump right to “How to book an appointment for Extranjería step by step”. If you don’t have one yet, then keep reading. How to create an account Head over to: https://reservahora.extranjeria.gob.cl/ingreso Once there, click on […]