Chile Travel Restrictions & Protocols

You can now travel to Chile. These are the requirements:

 

 

Certificate of vaccination

 


 

A negative result in a PCR test within a maximum of 48 hours from departure

(In case you don’t have a certificate of vaccination)

Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I travel to Chile?

 

Yes! Chile has opened its borders for foreign travelers. Non-resident foreigners are able to enter Chile following the next measures:

  • Certificate of vaccination issue by your country.
  • In case you don’t have a certificate of vaccination you must present a negative result in a PCR test within a maximum of 48 hours from departure.

 

Travelers under 18 do not have any requirements to enter the country.

(Updated to: 4/10/2022)


If you would like more information regarding the requirements, you can contact the Chilean Government through the following telephone number: +56 2 2871 7800.

For more information, you can visit https://chile.travel/en/planviajarachile or contact one of our specialists who will help you planning your trip to Chile.

 


 

Are commercial flights operating in Chile?

 

Yes, commercial flights are operating for both locals and foreign travelers.

 


 

Is public transportation operating in Chile?

 

Yes, you can travel between regions.

 


 

It is possible to visit Easter Island?

 

Yes, you can visit the island. You must follow these requirements:

  • Present a certificate of vaccination.
  • If you travel to Rapa Nui by ship or aircraft from Chilean territory, you must present a negative PCR certificate at the time of boarding and should not exceed 24 hours prior to departure (for minors under 6, an antigen test).
  • Travelers  flying from abroad shall be tested with a mandatory antigen test upon their arrival on Rapa Nui.
  • You must have a round-trip ticket (as a tourist, you can only stay up to 30 days in the island)
  • 7-day health follow up.
  • Between the 1st and 5th day of arrival all travelers may be tested for Covid. If the person refuses or tests positive, a mandatory quarantine must be conducted for the following 7 days.
  • A valid passport.
  • To have a valid Mobility Pass (ID and certificate of vaccination) + additional documents to visit Easter Island.

Addtional documents are:

Tickets to Rapana Nui National Park:

  • Until 31th September you can only buy tickets personally at the Ma’u Henua officeMust.
  • From 4th August online purchase and reservation will be available. However, you will be able to use your online bought tickets from 1st October 2022 onwards.
  • You must always be with a local guide inside the park.

 

In Rapa Nui, the use of face mask remains mandatory in indoor spaces.

 

(Updated to: 6/10/2022)

 


Which are the open airports?

 

Travelers are able to enter Chile through the following airports:

  • Arturo Merino Benítez Airport (SCL)
  • Iquique Airport (IQQ)
  • Antofagasta Airport (ANF)
  • Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ)

 


Can I enter Chile through land borders?

 

Yes. The following land border crossings are opened:

  • Concordia
  • Chungará-Tambo Quemado
  • Visviri
  • Colchane-Pisiga
  • Hito Cajón
  • Jama
  • Sico
  • San Pedro de Atacama
  • Salar de Ollagüe
  • Sistema Cristo Redentor
  • Pehuenche
  • Pino Hachado
  • Liucura
  • Huahum
  • Cardenal A. Samoré
  • Futaleufú
  • Rio Encuentro
  • Huemules
  • Rio Jeinemeni
  • Integración Austral
  • Dorotea
  • San Sebastián

 


 

 

Are National Parks open in Chile?

 

Yes, all the National Parks are open.

 


 

Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for travelers in Chile?

 

Yes, and the test results reliably available within 72 hours. A COVID-19 test can be taken at any public hospital or private clinic. Travelers must pay for their own testing, whether by direct payment to the medical institution or through insurance.

COVID-19 Protocol at Chilean Airports

The use of a face mask is mandatory at all times.

Travellers must fill the “Passenger Location Form”

Signs on floors will indicate the minimum required separation distance.

Hand sanitizer will be available for all travelers.

Before flying

  • Touching the venue’s handles, gadgets in place, or your face is not permitted.
  • Pay attention to the directions of aviation staff.
  • Carry as few objects as possible in your pockets to avoid cluttering the control area. If this is not feasible, hold them in your hands and swiftly place them on trays.
  • Queue only if your name is called.
  • Maintain a distance of at least one meter from the boarding queue.

 


 

After the flight

  • Remember to sanitise your hands
  • Remove your luggage only when instructed.

COVID-19 Protocol at Chilean Bus Stations

Passengers need to present the “Mobility Pass”.

Travellers should keep a distance of 1 meter between them.

The bus should be aired out before and after the trip.

Hand sanitizer will be available for all travelers.

Temperature control when entering.

While travelling

  • Blankets, pillows, newspapers, and headphones are suspended.
  • Catering service, coffee and juice machines are also suspended.

 


 

When descending

  • Descending will be ordered by rows, respecting the required social distances.
  • When collecting luggage, a line must be made while maintaining the social distance of 1 meter.

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