Travel Requirements

Passport and visa

To avoid any problems before leaving for Chile, double-check to make sure you have a valid passport that will be valid for at least six months after your stay.. Whether you need a visa depends on your nationality and for all nationalities, the maximum duration of a tourist trip is 90 days.

The following website, administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, provides specific information to apply for a VISA if you need one (click on the UK flag for the English version of the page):

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Be aware that the processing time for a Visa takes a minimum of 1 month but it could be up to 2 or 3 months (depending on your nationality).  Thus, we recommend you apply as early as possible. 

ICSEI will provide the letter of invitation, bearing the telephone numbers and email addresses of the contact person that has signed the letter and  for the organization hosting the event in Chile. 

Embassies and Consulates

As you prepare for your trip, make a note of the contact information for your country’s embassy or consulate in Chile. You can go there to reissue your travel documents if they are lost and get a number of tips (health, safety, etc.).


As international travel policies change in relation to the pandemic, it is important to monitor the COVID restrictions in place when you plan to travel.

To learn about what will be required to enter Chile and the restrictions resulting from the pandemic, please review the following link: