November 17, 2018

Most of Chile’s immigration laws are from legislation passed in 1975, but in the last couple of years there has been a push for updated policies that reflect current immigration trends. One of the first changes to be put into effect has been new visa categories. These...

May 15, 2018

Chile has two different types of national ID numbers, the RUT (Rol Único Tributario) and the RUN (Rol Único Nacional). A RUT number is specifically for filing taxes; a RUN is a civil register ID number. For individuals, these numbers are identical; when someone applies...

March 1, 2016

There are two ways to obtain full citizenship in Chile.  One is to become a temporary resident for one year, then a permanent resident for five years, and then apply for citizenship.  If you have made it this far, then you should have no problem getting your citizenshi...

October 1, 2015

A few frequently asked questions have to do with what exactly defines tourist visas, temporary residency visas, permanent residency visas, and citizenship.  Below we will define what each of these important terms mean.


Tourist Visa:


This is what you receive automatical...

September 22, 2015

Many people wonder if they will even be granted temporary residency or permanent residency once they go through the process to apply.  Well, the good news is, Chile is very welcoming to foreigners and their investments.  Especially if you are doing something to benefit...

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As with any country, first-time visitors to Chile will be interested in trying out all the different foods that Chile has to offer. Typical Chilean cu...

The Best Foods to Try in Chile

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