Entry to Chile from abroad
It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel.
All travelers entering Chile will have to present only the vaccination certificate issued in their country when boarding the international flight to Chile and the domestic flight to Easter Island.
The use of face masks will be only recommended in closed areas, crowded places, and on public transportation. Its use is mandatory in all health centers.
In case you don’t have a vaccination record, you must present a PCR test done within 48 hours before boarding the flight to Chile.
If you are traveling to Easter Island, you may be required to take an antigen test upon arrival on the island. Masks requirements are the same as the rest of the country.
- When boarding the international flight, you must present a valid vaccination certificate or vaccination card issued in your country along your ID.
- Valid passport. Valid for at least 6 months after the arrival date.
- Tourist VISA for Australian citizens: For information on visa criteria and a link to the application form, see E-visa para Australia (in Spanish).
Visa applications can be made online directly on the Chilean Ministry of External Affairs website (Spanish). You can choose between English and Spanish. Once you’ve submitted your application, it will be reviewed by the Chilean Consulate you select in the application.
Check the following list of countries. All those listed “SI” in the REQ. VISTUR column require a visa to enter Chile.
- All passengers entering Chile, may be subjected to an aleatory Covid test upon arrival. If the passenger refuses to take the test or obtains a positive result, they must carry out mandatory quarantine for 5 days at a sanitary residence.
- Proof of funds: Passengers who enter Chile as tourists have to prove solvency for themselves and their dependents during their intended stay by presenting the total amount in cash, a bank account statement, a credit card statement or other lawful means of subsistence. The minimum amount required is US$46 per person / per day.
- A Travel Medical Insurance is not mandatory to enter Chile; however, we highly recommend passengers take out travel insurance. Your insurance should provide cover against personal accidents, medical expenses, emergency repatriation and personal liability as well as any adventure activities not covered under a standard insurance policy.
- A PCR or antigen test to enter Chile, although it is not mandatory, we advise all travelers to undergo a diagnostic test before traveling (48 to 24 hours before boarding the international plane) to avoid any inconveniences upon arrival.
If you plan on visiting Easter Island, we recommend that you review our link with the Requirements for Entering Easter Island
If you plan on visiting Argentina, we recommend that you review our link with the Requirements for Entering Argentina
If you plan on visiting Bolivia, we recommend that you review our link with the Requirements for Entering Bolivia