Chile Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes No

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To enter Chile, a passport valid at least six month beyond the stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are not required by the nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in Chile of up to 90 days. Nationals of Greece may only stay for up to 60 days without a visa.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Visa applicants must provide an invitation letter or hotel booking and show sufficient funds.

Types and cost

Costs for travellers requiring single- or multiple-entry visas vary according to nationality; check with the consulate.


The validity of visas varies between one and 90 days, depending on the applicant's nationality.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

If you do require a visa, you should apply at least 20 days before your trip.

Entry with children

Children under 18 who are leaving Chile alone, with only one parent, with friends or family, or with a group must obtain an official authorisation to travel from a Chilean notaria.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Chile in the UK
Telephone: +44 20 7222 2361. Website: Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1730.
Embassy of the Republic of Chile in the USA
Telephone: +1 202 785 1746. Website: Opening times: Mon-Fri 0830-1330.
British Embassy in Chile
Telephone: +56 2 2370 4100. Website: Opening times: Mon-Thurs 0900-1300 and 1400-1730, Fri 0900-1300.

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.