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Type of Chile Visas

Tourist Visa (Popular)
  • Processing time: 10-15 days
  • Validity: Upto 90 days
  • Entry:Single
  • Fees: ₹4,999/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders
    wishing to tour Chile
Business Visa
  • Processing time: 10-12 days
  • Validity:Upto 90 days
  • Entry:Single
  • Fees: ₹4,999/-
  • Ideal for:Indian passport holders
    attending business
    meetings, conferences
    in Chile

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Documents required for Chile Visa

  • Must have Documents for Chile Visa:
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    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
    • Visa Application form: completed and signed
    • 2 recent photographs: colour photo with white background and matt finish(Photo Specification)
    • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
    • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Income Tax Returns/Form 16: for last 3 years
    • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
    • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
    • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip
    Kindly note: The Govt is very strict on the photograph requirement; please ensure that your photos are as per the specifications.
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2. If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
      • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
      • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: sponsors need to provide the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

    • Invitation Letter: from host company stating purpose of trip, business details etc
    • Business Covering Letter: from Indian company on company letterhead.
    • Registration Certificate: of Indian and Chile company

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Chile Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Chile?

    Indian nationals holding valid US visas (B1/B2 Visa) or Residence Permit (Green Card) from US with current validity of six months that are valid for at least six months do not require a Chilean tourist visa (either Simple Tourism or Multiple Tourism or Multiple-Business). This came into effect from the 1st April 2019. Travelers will be permitted to stay for up to 90 days and may extend their visa-free stay one time for an additional 90 days.

  • add What if I do not have a US Visa?

    In case you do not have a US visa, you will need to apply for a visa before you travel to Chile. All visa applications must be submitted to the Chile Embassy in India.

  • add Can Indians travel visa-free to Chile?

    Indian nationals with US visas that are valid for at least six months may now enter Chile for business or tourism without obtaining a separate Chile visa. Travelers will be permitted to stay for up to 90 days and may extend their visa-free stay one time for an additional 90 days.

  • add What are the different kinds of Chile visas for Indians?

    Indians travelling to Chile can choose from 90-day tourist visa or 90-day business visa depending on their reason for travel. Chile visas are issued for recreation, sport, health, study, business, family, religious or other similar purposes, with no intention of immigration, permanent residency or performing remunerated activities.

  • add How long can I stay in Chile?

    A Chile Visa for Indians allows a maximum stay of 90 days. Although the validity is 90 days, one cannot overstay the specified period.

  • add What are the eligibility criteria for Chile visa application?

    To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state:

    -why are you visiting Chile

    -how long you intend to stay in Chile

    -how will you support yourself during your time in Chile

    -what is the purpose of your visit to Chile

    -type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid

    -where do you intend to travel following your visit to Chile

    -if you have a permit to enter the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Chile

  • add What is the Chile visa processing time?

    Processing an application for a Chile visa normally takes 6-10 working days.

  • add Do I need to submit my passport when applying for a Chile visa online?

    Yes, the Chile visa for Indians is a stamp or sticker that is placed on an empty page of a passport. Therefore, the original passport with two consecutive blank pages is required to be submitted in person.

  • add From when is my visa valid?

    Your visa is valid from the date your visa was issued. It should not be calculated from the date of entry into Chile.

  • add Is my visa valid for the whole of Chile?

    Yes, the visa is valid for travel through the whole of Chile, subject to Embassy directives.

  • add Do I need travel or medical insurance plan?

    Travel insurance is not one of the necessary Chile visa requirements. However, it is always advised to be insured in case of medical or travel emergencies. Akbar Travels can assist you with the ideal insurance policy to protect yourself against medical emergencies during travel as well as damage or loss of baggage.

  • add What if my Chile visa gets rejected?

    Chile visa rejection is wholly a decision by the Embassy of Chile situated in New Delhi. Make sure you submit all the correct documents as specified to avoid a visa rejection.

  • add Can I get a refund in case of Chile visa rejection?

    In the case of visa rejection, no refund will be granted. A new visa can be applied for.

  • add What else do I need to know about the Chile tourist visa from India?

    A Chile tourist visa is a legal document allowing entry into the country. Hence, in the case of a stamped visa, it is necessary to keep the passport in safe custody.

  • add What is the easiest way to apply for a Chile visa for Indians?

    The easiest way to apply for a Chile visa is to apply through an experienced travel agency like Akbar Travels having 40 years of experience in the tourism sector. If you wish to get more Chile visa information, simply fill in the query form, and a Visa Expert will contact you right away.


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Simple steps to get a Chile Visa:

Akbar Travels is your dedicated travel partner when it comes to hassle-free visa application. Our team is committed to supporting you throughout your efforts to travel to your dream destination. Read more

A dedicated visa expert is always present to address all your queries anytime and take you through the entire process of visa application.

Here are the steps to apply for a Chile Visa through Akbar Travels:

Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.

Step 2: Pay your visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.

Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, process and submit your documents to the Embassy.

Step 4: Get your Visa delivered to your doorstep

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Basic Requirements to visit Chile

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Chile Visa
  • Have sufficient funds to support yourself and all family members during your entire trip. Read more
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
  • Be in good health.
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Chile Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Chile

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Chile
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Chile travel guide

Wedged between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile in South America is gifted with one of the most diverse landforms ever known to humans. With a pencil-thin coastline covering 4000 miles, it boasts scenic beauties offering tourists the site of heaven on earth. Read more

Fierce volcanoes, massive peaks, wild deserts and charming valleys; there's enough to leave every spectator in awe. Planning a vacation to Chile? The summertime in the southern hemisphere begins from November which is the peak travel season attracting large crowds until March. To escape the chaos, visit during the spring months of September and October, when nature reforms and colours bloom, or during autumn months of April-May, accompanied by mild temperatures and fewer crowds.

Chile hosts over 6 million tourists annually leaving many without even a single scratch. Overall, the security environment in the country is generally safe. Nonetheless, pickpocketing and scams are common, especially in places like Santiago and Valparaiso, so make sure you carry your bag facing away from the street and preferably always close to you. With its varied geography, Chile is prone to natural disasters like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and floods; however, they are unpredictable and for the most part very rare in its occurrence.

Just like other countries in the Southern American Continent, Spanish is a widely spoken language. Mapudungún (in the south) the Aymará (in the Andes Region in the north) and the Rapanui (of Easter Island) are other dialects used by locals. Make sure to learn a few words in Spanish to avoid language barriers as only a minority of the population speaks or can understand English. 

The growth of the travel industry has produced uninterrupted connectivity across the globe. International carriers such as Emirates, British Airways, Air India, Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways offer consistent flights between India and Chile, usually with one or more stopovers. Chile is equipped with quite a few international airports, each having a wide range of transportation services such as taxis, buses and shuttle services, available at all times to travellers. 

What to see in Chile

The capital, Santiago is packed with places to visit. Check-in to your hotel, relax, grab a cup coffee from a nearby cafe and head over to the Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts. It was built with architectural knowledge schooled in Paris. Two centuries old, it still retains its charm, showcasing modern and contemporary artwork by renowned Chilean as well as international artists. Ride a cable cart and visit a zoo at the Parque Metropolitano de Santiago (The Santiago Metropolitan Park). During dusk, San Cristóbal Hill is the perfect spot to be at. About 300 metres high from the rest of the Santiago, it offers beautiful panoramic views.

Stargaze at San Pedro de Atacama, a small town nestled in the Andes region. While you are here, visit Valle de la Luna, a moon-like landscape amidst the Atacama Desert. Licancabur, a stratovolcano, borders of Chile and makes for an exceptional site to explore. Licancabur Lake is a crater lake caused by volcanic activity and is also among the highest lakes on the planet.

 If you are an avid hiker, the Torres del Paine Mountains in Chilean Patagonia has to be on your bucket list. Cordillera Paine is a This UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and one of the most remote destinations in the world. Explore the untouched wilderness and experience nature in first hand. 

In Chiloé, stroll through the lush green forests and find you in a beautiful wooden church, many which have been preserved by the UNESCO. Moai of Rapa Nui in Isla de Pascua portrays 887 stone statues of ancient tribes that resemble heads and torsos. Lauca National Park tucked far north is also a great option to consider.

Influenced by the Spanish culture, corn, paprika, lard and meat are staple ingredients. Empanadas (pastry with cheese, mussels or meat filling), Cazuela (a homemade stew containing corn, rice, chicken, beef, and potatoes), Pastel de Choclo (this is a corn casserole stuffed with meat), and Asado (barbecue made of chicken, beef or pork) are the must-try delicacies. For vegetarian lovers, cafes and restaurants are unlimited in number serving non-meat delicacies. 

For shopping, Santiago offers many local markets and plazas such as Persa Bío Bío, Centro Artesanal Santa Lucía, and Pueblito De Los Dominicos. Grab yourself a souvenir and one for your friends and families back home. Spices, coffee, handicrafts and jewellery are the commodities you could expect.

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Chile Facts and Figures

South America
Time in Chile:
IST (-) 9.30 hours Read more
Major cities:
Santiago, Valparaíso, La Serena, Antofagasta
756,950 km2
18.34 million
Chilean Peso (CLP)
National Holidays:
September 18
Main Airline:
Latam Chile (LAN)
International Airports:
Aeropuerto Internacional Arturo Merino Benítez (SCL)
Best Time to Visit:
November to March
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Other Chile Visa types

Akbar Travels currently only processes Tourist and Business visas. To apply for other types of Chile visas listed below, please contact the Embassy.

1. Entry Pass

A visa is not necessary to transit through Chile. The traveller must have a passport valid for 6 months beyond travel dates, a round-trip or onward ticket, and also a valid visa for his or her next destination (if required).

2. Work Visa

For foreigners who have been hired to work in Chile, the work visa is valid for two years. Another type is a dependent work visa. This covers the visa holder’s spouse and kids, though it does not let them work when they are in Chile. 

  • A letter from an employer to the consul, justifying the position held in the company
  • A work contract (notarized and translated if necessary)
  • A degree certificate (if applicable)
  • A police report
  • A medical certificate
  • A valid passport
  • 4 passport sized photographs
  • A completed application form
The hiring company must meet the following requirements:
  • Be incorporated in Chile
  • Have a legal Chilean address
  • Be able to prove that the activity performed by the applicant is vital for the development of Chile.