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]

   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 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 […]

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:  

Visa Programme Vacances et Travail (PVT)

[Note: We only provide advice in Spanish or English and not in French] L’accord sur le “Programme Vacances et Travail” signé entre les gouvernements de la France et du Chili en juin 2015, autorise les jeunes entre 18 et 30 ans révolus à demeurer sur le territoire chilien, sous certaines conditions pendant un an maximum, avec des […]

Working Holiday Visa for Austrian nationals

The Working Holiday Program signed between Chile and Austria on October 24, 2017, serves to promote mutual understanding by offering young Chilean and Austrian nationals the chance to get to know the culture, everyday life and working life of the other country during a holiday stay. Young people between the ages of 18 and 30 […]

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 Chile in charge of granting the RUN (shown in the “cédula de identidad”) is the Civil Registry […]

Working Holiday Visa for Danish nationals

The Working Holiday Program was established in order to give young people from Chile and Denmark a chance to experience each other’s culture and way of life. Those who qualify for the program obtain a residence permit for a maximum of 12 months. The primary purpose of your stay must be holiday, but you may […]

Remaining in Chile after your visa has expired

If you remain in Chile after your tourist or temporary visa has expired you won’t be able to leave the country. In order to do so, you will have to pay the fine determined by the following chart: Days Voluntary presentation Denounce made by Int. Police Voluntary presentation (recidivist) Denounce made by Int. Police (recidivist) […]