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

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 […]

Traveling outside Chile while your visa is being processed

Something unexpected happened? You need to travel outside Chile while your visa is being processed? You sent your visa application by mail but you haven’t received anything from Extranjería yet If after sending your visa application, the only thing you have on your power is the receipt issued by Correos de Chile, you need to […]

▷ How to make an appointment for Extranjería

 Please note: We are not Extranjería nor PDI  What do you need an appointment for? To extend the validity of the resolution that states that your Permanent Residency application is being processed (“Ampliación de solicitud de Permanencia Definitiva en trámite”): If you live within the Metropolitan Region, you now can do it online: http://tramites.extranjeria.gob.cl To extend […]

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 […]

You now can book an appointment for PDI online

 Please note: We are not PDI nor Extranjería  Booking an appointment for PDI (online) You now can book an appointment for PDI through “Sistema de Reserva de Citas de PDI” for the following processes (“trámites”): a) Travel Certificate (“Certificado de viajes y registro de visa para postular a la Permanencia Definitiva”)b) Permanent Residency Certificate (“Certificado de vigencia […]

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 […]

New Immigration Act

The Ministry’s General Secretariat announced today that the government will present a total of 12 legislative urgencies this week to projects currently being processed within the Congress. Within the initiatives which will receive urgency is the new Immigration Act. The project was presented in year 2013 during the first government of Sebastián Piñera. The full […]

[VIDEO] What are the different types of temporary residence visas in Chile?

Find out what are the different types of temporary residence visas in Chile in the following video: