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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…

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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…

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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…

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[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:  

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Map: Extranjería branches in Chile

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How to apply for a Chilean visa from overseas

If you are not in Chile and need to apply for a visa to enter to Chile as a tourist or as a temporary resident, you must do it online through the website of Consular Procedures Online of…

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What documents you need to bring your cat or dog to Chile

The owners of cats and dogs must present one of the following authorized official sanitary documents, according to the case: Zoosanitary Export Certificate issued in Chile: valid for 21 días from its issuance until the date of the pet’s re-entry…

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RUN, RUT, Carnet, Carné…What’s the difference?

RUN (“Rol Único Nacional”) It is the unique and unrepeatable identification number that every Chilean has, whether residing in Chile or not, as well as every foreigner remaining temporary or definitely in Chile (25.XXX.XXX – X). The organism in…

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How to show proof of funds

All foreigners applying for a visa in Chile, will have to show how are they going to maintain themselves comfortably while in the country, both while the visa is being processed and when it has been granted. To…

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