How to apply for a Chilean visa within Chile

How to apply for a Chilean visa within Chile

If you are in Chile under a tourist visa and you want to stay longer and become a resident for a short term (temporary visa) or long term (permanent residency or citizenship), you can still do it within Chile, without having to leave the country. There’s a lot of confusion on this topic, because many believe […]

Extranjería: Processes that can already be done online – without appointment

Extranjería: Processes that can already be done online – without appointment

1. Update your contact details By filling the form named “Ficha de solicitud de Actualización de Datos“, you will be able to update your address, mobile number and e-mail address. Click on the following link in order to update your details: https://tramites.extranjeria.gob.cl/tramites/iniciar/16 2. Extend the validity of the resolution that states that your visa is […]

The application for Permanent Residency will be made online from May

The application for Permanent Residency will be made online from May

Last April 10, 2019, the Minister of the Interior and Public Safety, Andrés Chadwick; Undersecretary of the Interior, Rodrigo Ubilla, and the Chief of the Immigration Department (“Departamento de Extranjería y Migraición”), Álvaro Bellolio, presented a balance of the implementation of the Migration Policy promoted by the President Sebastián Piñera. On that occasion, the authorities […]

Traveling outside Chile while your visa is being processed

Traveling outside Chile while your visa is being processed

If you sent your visa application (or its extension) by certified mail or your Permanent Resident Visa application (online) and is not “en trámite” yet So, you submitted your visa application but now need to travel outside Chile and you haven’t heard a word from the Immigration Department yet. How can you exit the country and […]

▷ How to book an appointment for Extranjería [2019]

▷ How to book an appointment for Extranjería [2019]

 Please note: We are not the Immigration Department nor PDI  In order to book an appointment for Extranjería you need to first create an account. If you already have one, just skip to the title called “How to book an appointment for Extranjería step by step” below. If you don’t have one yet, keep reading. […]

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Buy cover with World Nomads Are you about to travel and don’t have travel insurance? Are you already in Chile and you need to buy cover during your stay in the country? With World Nomads you can buy cover online within minutes! Fill the form with your details and get an instant quote. WHY CHOOSING […]

How to know if your employer has been paying your AFP

How to know if your employer has been paying your AFP

Are you sure that your employer has been paying your #AFP every month? Check it online through SONTUSLUCAS.CL You can see if there’s a month in which you worked, but there was no #AFP payment If there are months in which your employer didn’t pay it, you can make a claim You can follow the status […]

► How to book an appointment for PDI [2019]

► How to book an appointment for PDI [2019]

   Please note: We are not PDI nor Extranjería    You will need to book an appointment for PDI If you live within the Metropolitan Region and need to: a) Register your visa (“Registro de Visa”); OR, b) Register your Permanent Resident Certificate (“Registro de Certificado de Permanencia Definitiva”); OR,  c) Obtain your Travel Certificate in […]

TEMPORARY VISA OF INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION

TEMPORARY VISA OF INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION

TEMPORARY VISA OF INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION Aimed to foreigners with a Postgraduate Degree from one of the best 150 academic institutions according to Exempt Resolution 2619/2018 of February 08, 2018. Allows to live and work in Chile for up to 12 months, period after which the applicant may choose to extend it for another 12 months […]

Temporary visa of opportunities

Aimed to foreigners seeking to work or to start a business in Chile. Valid for up to 12 months, period after which the applicant may choose to extend it for another 12 months or to apply for Permanent Residency. This visa can only be applied for outside Chile. A) FOR FOREIGNERS SEEKING TO WORK IN […]