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Learn about the new entry requirements to Chile

Updated the day 23 May, 2022

Requirements for entering Chile

According to the Protected Borders Plan, Chile is currently in Alert Phase 1, which does not include travel restrictions. However, there are some measures to be considered.
  • Fill in the “Travel Affidavit” form online up to 48 hours before boarding, providing contact information and health and travel records. This form will display a QR code as a means of verification. It is available at
    • Have health insurance with a minimum Covid-19 coverage of USD 30,000 (mandatory for non-residents). Medical insurance will not be required for Spanish citizens, as long as they carry their Temporary Displacement (E/CHL-11) and Residence (E/CHL-9) forms.
    • Diagnostic tests will be carried out randomly at the entry point to Chile. Confirmed cases shall be isolated according to the general health regulations (declared domicile in the C19 or Sanitary Residence).



  • Although it is not mandatory, we always advice you to undergo a diagnostic test before traveling.
  • Vaccine approval is voluntary. We recommend processing it, since it gives access to the Mobility Pass, which allows entry to restaurants, theaters, buses, among others. Get it here.


As of May 1st, if you wish to enter as a tourist and you are from Venezuela, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, or Dominica, prior to your arrival in Chile, you must have a Transitory Stay Visa.

Protected Borders Plan

According to the circulation of variants, at international and community level, three alert levels were established.


Alert Level 1
  • There is community transmission of known and controlled variants in the country.
  • No alert of new variants.
Alert Level 2
  • There is a variant of concern with no community circulation or initial community circulation.
  • The health authority determines that there is capacity for prevention and control.
Alert Level 3
  • Global alert for a new variant of concern.
  • High health impact on the population is expected.


Use of face mask

In Alert Levels 1 and 2, the use of a mask is mandatory in closed spaces and in open spaces where a distance of one meter cannot be maintained. At Alert Level 3, the use of a mask is mandatory in open and closed spaces.


Physical distancing

Keep at least 1m distance between yourself and others


Hygiene, cleaning, and disinfecting

Regularly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. All establishments should have hand sanitizer gel and hygiene, cleaning, and disinfecting protocols available.


Public information

Observe signage instructions stating capacity and health regulations posted in enclosed areas inside each establishment.

Frequently asked questions

Frequentlyasked questions

Vaccine validation
What is vaccine validation?

It is the process to validate the vaccination received abroad in Chile to get the Pase de Movilidad (Mobility Pass).

Is vaccine validation mandatory to enter Chile?

No. Vaccine validation is voluntary, but mandatory to get the Pase de Movilidad (Mobility Pass).

Where can I have my vaccinations approved?

Vaccine homologation is carried out at

What are the steps to approve my vaccinations?

  • Step 1: Go to
  • Step 2: Go to the "Email" section.
  • Step 3: Click on “Create new account” and enter the email address for each person that will be traveling.
  • Step 4:: Once the account is created, go to the main menu and then to “Validation”.
  • Step 5: Fill in the form in the “Validation” section and attach documents that back up your vaccination.

What documents do I need to attach?

You must attach a digital certificate with an electronic signature or QR code issued by an official government agency certifying the vaccination.

People with a physical certificate (that is not in an electronic system) shall provide additional background information such as a passport and a laboratory antibody test result.

If the document is not in English or Spanish, you must also add an authorized translation.

What does a "Valid" result mean in the vaccine homologation?

“Valid” means that the application was accepted. The traveler is registered in and gets the Mobility Pass.

What does a "Temporarily valid" result mean in the vaccine homologation?

It means that the background information submitted is credible, but not electronically verifiable. Therefore, additional background information may be requested when entering to validate the vaccine homologation.

What does an "Incomplete" result mean in the vaccine homologation?

"Incomplete" means that the application was rejected for being incomplete or inconsistent. However, the traveler will be able to try and enter the data again.

How long does the vaccine validation certificate last?

The validation of Covid vaccines has no expiration date.

Do I need to pay for the vaccine validation?

No, it is free of charge.

Mobility Pass
What is the Mobility Pass?

The Mobility Pass is a document which certifies that the person has completed the vaccination process. The pass is required to enter enclosed spaces such as cinemas, theaters, and restaurants.

How do I get the Mobility Pass?

To get the Mobility Pass, go to and follow the steps which are pointed out.

How do I know if my Mobility Pass is active?

You can check your Pase de Movilidad (Mobility Pass) status 24 hours a day at

Do I need to pay for the Mobility Pass?

No, it is free of charge.

If I don't have the Mobility Pass, can I replace it with a negative PCR?

A negative PCR or antigen test which has been taken no more than 24 hours before may be used as a substitute for a Mobility Pass.

Is it necessary to have a negative result for a PCR test before entering Chile?

No, a negative result for a PCR test is not mandatory, but it is recommended.

Do I have to undergo a PCR test when entering Chile?

At the point of entry to Chile (border crossings), PCR and antigen tests are randomly carried out on travelers.

Can I choose which test to have (PCR or antigen)?


Traveler’s Affidavit and health insurance
What is the Traveler’s Affidavit?

Travelers need to complete an electronic ¨Traveler’s Affidavit” up till 48 hours before boarding. This is available at For children under 6 years of age, you must include them in your declaration.

What does the required health insurance cover?

Minimum coverage must be US$30,000 and must include emergency hospital attention, hospital care, and repatriation for medical reasons or death, including coverage for any expenses incurred by COVID-19.
Medical insurance will not be required for non-resident Spanish citizens in Chile, as long as they carry their Temporary Displacement (E/CHL-11) and Residence (E/CHL-9) forms.

Entering Chile
Who may enter Chile?

All foreigners may enter Chile. However, people from Venezuela, Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Cuba must have a Transitory Permit Visa. More information here.

Which border crossings can I enter Chile through?

Chile opened several of its border crossings for tourists, including Santiago, Iquique, Antofagasta, and Punta Arenas airports. You can review the open border crossings at this link.

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