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Travel Restrictions & Protocols
Can I travel to Chile?
Yes, Chile opened its borders for foreign travellers on October 1st. You need a negative PCR (taken 72 hours before departure), present a complete vaccination program, a Mobility Pass, the “Affidavit for Travelers” and Travel Medical Insurance.
You will also need to take a PCR test upon arrival and stay isolated until you receive your 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.
On September 7th, Sky Airlines began operating bi-weekly flights to Puerto Natales from Santiago with a stopover in Puerto Montt.
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?
Borders opened for travellers on October 1st. Non-resident foreigners are able to enter Chile following the next measures:
As of October 2021, Chile opened its borders to foreigners, requiring, in addition to the conditions mentioned above, mandatory isolation for 5 days. This mandatory isolation must be carried out in a previously declared address, hotel, or residence. The place of isolation must not be more than two hours from the arrival airport. Starting on November 1st, this requirement won’t be needed and travelers will only have to stay isolated until they receive their negative PCR result after arriving to Chile.
In addition, visitors also have to arrive to the stated place of isolation by private transportation, directly from the place of entry into the country, him/her being prevented from staying the night in a different place or interacting with other persons.
For 14 days after entering the country, travellers will receive a follow-up form sent daily to their e-mail.
Travellers are able to enter Chile through the following airports:
What about Chile’s Vaccination Plan?
Chile’s National Vaccination Program against COVID-19 began on February 3rd, 2021.
As of September 21st, Chile had already vaccinated 13,254,229 people with one dose, representing 87.19% of the target population. With the complete vaccination scheme there are 12,788,050 people, which corresponds to 84.13% of the target population.
Among the vaccines given are: Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, CanSino (Saval) and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson).
What is the daily number of confirmed COVID-19 cases?
COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in Chile, with an average of 450 cases each day.
Which measures are being taken in Chile?
Chile is going through a “Step by Step” Plan which is is a gradual strategy to face the pandemic according to the health situation of each area. These 4 gradual steps go from Quarantine to Opening. Nowadays, most of the regions are at this last step named “Opening” that follows these measures:
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 travellers 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. The exam will cost around CLP $25,000. Travellers must pay for their own testing, whether by direct payment to the medical institution or through insurance.
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.
After the flight
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.
Temperature control when entering.
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