Chile eVisa Online

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Chile eVisa Information

The Chile eVisa, named E-Vistur, is an online visa system, expected to be implemented by the government of Chile in May 2020, which will allow eligible citizens to obtain travel authorization for short stays in Chile.

The Chilean government is implementing the online Chile visa to expedite the process of applying for a Chile tourist visa or a Chile business visa and eliminate the need to apply in person at an embassy or consulate.

The Chile visa online will first be available to citizens of Australia, replacing the previous visa on arrival system and reciprocity fee that Australian travelers were obliged to use to enter Chile.

An approved online Chile travel visa will be valid for a stay of up to 90 days in the country. It is also expected that eVisa holders will be able to extend the eVisa for an additional 90-day stay once in Chile.

Eligible citizens will be able to apply for an eVisa for Chile through the simple Chile visa application online.

It is expected that applicants will be able to complete the Chile visa application form in just a few minutes with basic personal, passport, and travel information, to receive an approved eVisa sent via email.

Those who wish to visit Chile for purposes and periods of stay not permitted with the Evisa should contact the nearest Chilean consulate or embassy for further information.

Highlights
Upcoming online visa
For tourism or business
Valid for a stay of up to 90 days
What is Necessary ?

Passport with minimum 6-month validity

Current email address

Valid credit/debit card

Chile eVisa Requirements

Before submitting an eVisa for Chile application, it is necessary for applicants to meet the Chile visa requirements.

Chile travel visa requirements state that applicants for the eVisa should have the following:

  • An eVisa Chile-eligible passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of arrival in the country
  • A current email address to which a copy of the approved eVisa for Chile will be sent.

Applicants may also be required to have a valid credit or debit card to pay a fee for the online visa for Chile. However, Chile tourist visa requirements do not currently indicate whether or not a fee applies to the eVisa. This information will be published on this site once made available.

Chile entry requirements state that it is necessary to print a copy of the approved eVisa to present to board a flight to Chile, and to Chilean border officials upon arrival to gain entry to the country at Santiago International airport.

It has not yet been announced whether it will be possible to enter Chile with the eVisa at other points of entry in the country. This information will be published on this site once announced by the Chilean government.

Application Steps

STEP 1
Complete online application
STEP 2
Confirm Payment
STEP 3
Receive approved Visa

Covid Update for Chile

Last update: 08/04/2021

International travel to Chile is banned until 20 April 2021 at the earliest. Only Chilean citizens and residents and their children (with proof of the relationship), as well as holders of diplomatic or official passports or visas may currently enter the country. All passengers aged 2 and above must have a negative PCR test result for COVID-19. The test must have been taken within 72 hours prior to the last direct flight to Chile. Chilean nationals and residents with proof of having recovered from coronavirus in the form of 2 positive RT-PCR test results from at least 14 days before departure are exempt. Travelers must complete an online “Affidavit for Travellers to Prevent Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19)” (Declaración Jurada) and submit it no more than 48 hours prior to arrival in Chile. Travelers, with the exception of Chilean nationals and residents, must have insurance to cover any coronavirus-related expenses, with a minimum coverage of USD 30,000. All arrivals must undergo “Passenger Tracking” for 14 days or until they leave Chile. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 5 days at their own expense at a designated hotel that must be booked beforehand and may also be subject to a coronavirus PCR test upon arrival. Children under 18 traveling on their own may quarantine at home.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Chile Visa FAQ

  • What is the Chile eVisa?

    The eVisa for Chile is an upcoming electronic travel authorization that will allow eligible citizens to travel to Chile for business or tourism. It is due to be implemented by the government of Chile in May 2020.

  • Who is eligible for a Chile eVisa?

    The visa policy of Chile states that the Chile eVisa will first be available for citizens of Australia when launched in May 2020. Any further eligible nationalities will be published on this site once made available.

  • How do I apply for an electronic visa for Chile?

    Once implemented, it will be possible to apply for an electronic visa for Chile though a simple online application form. It is expected that applicants will be able to complete the form in just a few minutes, to receive a copy of the approved eVisa sent by email.

  • What are the requirements for obtaining an eVisa for Chile?

    In order to submit an eVisa application for Chile online, it is expected that applicants will be required to have the following:

    • An eligible passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date in Chile
    • A current email address at which to receive a copy of the approved online visa for Chile.

    It may also be necessary for applicants to provide valid credit or debit card details to pay a processing fee for the Chile visa online. However, the government of Chile has not yet announced whether or not a fee will be attached to the eVisa. This information will be published on this site once made available.

  • How long can I stay in Chile with the travel authorization?

    An approved online Chile travel visa will permit the holder to travel to Chile for a stay of up to 90 days for tourism or business.

  • Where can I apply for a Chile visa?

    Once the Chile eVisa system is implemented, eligible citizens will be able to submit a simple online application for a tourist or business visa from anywhere outside of Chile, to receive a copy of the approved travel authorization sent via email.

    In order to obtain a visa for Chile for other purposes, such as a Chile work visa or student visa, it is necessary to contact a consulate or embassy of Chile for further information.

  • How much does the Chile online visa cost?

    It has not yet been announced whether or not it will be necessary to pay an online Chile visa fee to obtain a travel authorization. The cost of the Chile visa online will be published on this site once available.

    At the moment, Australian nationals are required to pay a fee of $117 upon arrival in Santiago airport.

  • Do I need a Chile eVisa for all my children? Should I include them on my application?

    It is expected that all travelers from eVisa-eligible countries will be required to have an individually approved electronic visa in order to travel to Chile, no matter their age.

    It is expected that parents or legal guardians will be able to submit a separate eVisa application on behalf of each of their children, indicating that they are doing so on the online form.

  • How long will my Chile eVisa take to process?

    The standard online Chile visa processing time has not yet been announced. This information will be published on this site once made available by the government of Chile.

  • How can I check my Chile eVisa status?

    It is expected that applicants will be able to check their Chile visa status through the updates and notifications sent to the current email address provided during the application process.

    It has not yet been announced whether there will be an online Chile visa status check tool for the eVisa. This information will be published on this site once available.

  • What do I do if my eVisa for Chile is denied?

    It is expected that applicants will need to ensure that all of the information provided on the eVisa for Chile form is correct before submitting the online application. This is because even small errors in the details provided may result in a delay in processing the application or even the denial of the eVisa.

  • Do I need to print a copy of the Chile tourist eVisa?

    Yes, it is expected that applicants will be required to print a copy of the approved Chile tourist eVisa to present upon arrival in Chile, to gain access to the country.

  • Do I need to get an eVisa if I am just in transit in Chile?

    eVisa-eligible citizens transiting through Chile for less than 8 hours and who do not intend to pass through immigration control, are not required to apply for a visa.

    Travelers who wish to transit through Chile for longer periods of time will be required to apply for an online Chile transit visa to do so.

  • Can I extend my eVisa while in Chile?

    Yes, eVisa holders will be able to extend their travel authorization for an additional stay of up to 90 days while in Chile. To do so, it is necessary to visit an Extranjería Department office in Chile before the eVisa expires.

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