Chile Travel Restrictions & Protocols

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



Certificate of vaccination or 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)



Take a mandatory and randomly assigned COVID test upon arrival and a US$46 daily budget.

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.
  • You have to take a Covid test upon arrival (carried out randomly). If not, you should carry a mandatory quarantine for 5 days at a sanitary residence.
  • Prove to have a at least a US$46 daily budget to cover your expenses.


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

For more information, you can visit or contact one of our specialists who will help you planning your trip to Chile.


(Updated to: 28/02/2023)

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



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 complete certificate of vaccination (mandatory).
  • 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)
  • You must be tested between the 1st and the 5th day of arrival. If the person refuses or tests positive, a mandatory quarantine must be conducted for the following 7 days.
  • A valid passport.
  • To have The Single Entry Form (FUI) specific to Easter Island.
  • Having a accommodation reservation in a SERNATUR registered place.

Tickets to Rapana Nui National Park:

  • You must buy them online here
  • You must always be with a local guide inside the park.


(Updated to: 28/02/2023)


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. But it can change. Please, keep updated in the Social Media of Pasos Fronterizos in Chile.




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.

The use of a face mask is mandatory only in health centers (including farmacies) and establishments. It is recommended in closed spaces.

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.

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.

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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