PDI: The registration of the first residency visa will now be automatic

PDI: The registration of the first residency visa will now be automatic

PDI announced today, April 16, 2020, that in order to protect the health of its users and its personnel (due to the coronavirus outbreak), it has been decided to implement an automated registration system for the residency visas granted for the first time by the Immigration Department (Extranjería). With this new system, foreigners that downloaded […]

Temporary visa for pregnancy control and medical treatment immigration chile lostinchile

Temporary visa for pregnancy control and medical treatment

This visa is aimed to foreigners under pregnancy control in Chile and for those traveling to the country to receive medical treatment. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for up to a year. 2) It can be extended for another year within the last 90 days of the first visa. 3) If it […]

Temporary visa for professionals and technicians of higher level

Temporary visa for professionals and technicians of higher level, with two or more contracts, paid abroad, and for journalists and social media professionals

This visa is aimed to professionals and technicians of higher level (1,600 academic hours and above), to foreigners that will carry out activities on a company located in Chile, but will be remunerated abroad, and to journalists and social media professionals traveling to Chile on the occasion of their activities. Conditions of this visa 1) It […]

Temporary visa for retirees and rentiers immigration chile lostinchile

Temporary visa for retirees and rentiers

This visa is aimed to retirees and rentiers who want to stay in Chile for periods of over 90 days. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for up to a year. 2) It can be extended for another year within the last 90 days of the first visa. 3) If it is granted […]

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Temporary visa for religious

This visa is aimed to foreigners who belong to churches, worships and other religious congregations recognized in Chile, and come to carry out religious, educational or other related activities. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for up to a year. 2) It can be extended for another year within the last 90 […]

Temporary visa for foreigners who hold a family tie with a foreigner with Permanent Residency in Chile

Temporary visa for foreigners who hold a family tie with a foreigner with Permanent Residency in Chile

This visa is aimed to foreigners that hold a family tie (spouse, children and parents) with a Permanent Resident in Chile. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for up to a year. 2) It can be extended for another year within the last 90 days of the first visa. 3) If it is […]

Temporary visa for former residents immigration chile lostinchile

Temporary visa for former residents

This visa is aimed to foreigners who held a temporary visa for at least one year within the last 5 years, AND to foreigners whose Permanent Residency was revoked for staying more than a year outside Chile, and want to reside in Chile again. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for […]

Temporary visa for foreigners born in Chile while their parents were in the country under a tourist visa in transit immigration chile lostinchile

Temporary visa for foreigners born in Chile while their parents were in the country under a tourist visa

This temporary visa is aimed to foreigners born in Chile while parents were in the country as tourists. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for up to a year. 2) It can be extended for another year within the last 90 days of the first visa. 3) If it is […]

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Temporary visa for foreigners who hold a family tie with a Chilean

This temporary visa is aimed to the: a) Spouse of a Chilean; b) Daughter or son of a Chilean; AND, c) Mother or father of a Chilean. Conditions of this visa 1) It allows to reside in Chile for up to a year. 2) It can be extended for another year within the last 90 […]

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 […]