Chile Travel Restrictions & Protocols

Everything you need to know for your vacation in Chile. Find the answers to what are the safety protocols to enter the country and enjoy your trip in Chile.

Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I travel to Chile?

Yes! Chile has opened its borders for foreign travelers. To enter Chile, you need to:

  • Complete the “Affidavit for Travelers” form online, up to 48 hours before departure, in which you will provide your contact and health information and your travel details. This form will issue a QR code as a means of verification. This form is available at https://www.c19.cl/
  • Present a COVID-19 Travel Medical Insurance.

At the points of entry to Chile, PCR and antigen tests will be carried out randomly on travelers. In the case of the PCR, they must comply with a quarantine until they obtain a negative result, while those who undergo an antigen test will not be able to enter until they have a negative result.

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 but only with a “Mobility Pass”.

 


 

When will I be able to travel to Chile?

Chile is opened for travelers. As mentioned before, non-resident foreigners are able to enter Chile following the next measures:

  • Filling the “Affidavit for Travelers” form online, up to 48 hours before departure, in which you will provide your contact and health information and your travel details. This form will issue a QR code as a means of verification. This form is available at https://www.c19.cl/
  • Presenting medical insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 30,000, which covers any expenses caused by COVID-19.
  • At the points of entry to Chile, PCR and antigen tests will be carried out randomly on travelers. In the case of the PCR, they must comply with a quarantine until they obtain a negative result, while those who undergo an antigen test will not be able to enter until they have a negative result.

Check out our “Guide to Complete Chile’s Affidavit”  and follow the steps to complete the forms requested by Chile’s Government.

If you need help completing any of the forms above or would like more information regarding the requirements, you can contact the Chilean Government through the following telephone number: +56 2 2871 7800.

For 7 days upon your arrival to Chile, visitors must respond to an obligatory follow-up form sent to them everyday via email.

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)

The following land border crossings are enabled:

  • Futaleufú, Los Lagos Region
  • Huemules, Aysén Region
  • Jeinimeni, Aysén Region
  • Austral Integration, Magallanes Region

On May 1st, all land border crossings will be opened.

 

 


 

What about Chile’s Vaccination Plan?

Chile’s National Vaccination Program against COVID-19 began on February 3rd, 2021.

Chile has vaccinated 95,17% of the population with the first dosis while 93,72% are fully vaccinated.

Among the vaccines given are: Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, CanSino (Saval) and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson). (Updated to 09/05/2022)

 

 


 

What is the daily number of confirmed COVID-19 cases?

COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in Chile, with an average of 2.500 cases each day.

 


 

Are National Parks open in Chile?

Yes, all the National Parks are open. Visitors must maintain a one-meter distance between them.

 


 

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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