Visa policy of Chile

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Visitors to Chile must obtain a visa from one of the Chilean diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Chile maintains a reciprocal visa policy with other countries.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Chile

Visa policy[edit]

Holders of passports of the following 90 jurisdictions can visit Chile without a visa for up to 90 days (unless otherwise noted):[1][2][3]

ID - May also enter with an ID card.

Citizens of the following countries can visit Chile without a visa for up to 90 days but they must first pay the reciprocity fee upon arrival:[4][5]

Citizens of the following country can apply for a no-fee tourist or business visa, or visit Chile without a visa for up to 90 days, if they are also in possession of any types of entry visa (excluding transit visas) issued by Canada or the United States with a validity of more than six months:[6]

Consulted visa process is not required for citizens of Belarus, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Ivory Coast, Kiribati, Laos, Maldives, Madagascar, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Only holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Guyana, India, Jordan, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam do not require a visa.

A visa-free agreement was signed with  Guyana in October 2016 and is yet to be ratified.[7]
An agreement between  Belarus and Chile on mutual visa-free visits for holders of diplomatic, service and official passports was signed in November 2016 and is yet to be ratified.[8]

APEC Business Travel Card[edit]

Holders of passports issued by the following countries who possess an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) containing the "CHL" code on the reverse that it is valid for travel to Chile can enter visa-free for business trips for up to 90 days.[2]

ABTCs are issued to nationals of:[9]

Visitor statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Chile were from the following countries of nationality:[10]

Country 2016 2015
 Argentina 2,900,709 1,946,876
 Brazil 438,915 455,965
 Bolivia 437,154 419,822
 Peru 403,605 359,857
 United States 208,623 186,613
 Colombia 119,324 105,317
 Spain 77,987 73,362
 France 77,129 69,995
 Germany 73,854 71,055
 Venezuela 71,034 45,918
Total 5,448,975 4,287,546

See also[edit]