Tag Archives: Tramites

How to Get Your Permiso de Circulación in Chile

  Procedures, requirements and all information related to el Permiso de Circulación. El Permiso de Circulación is a permit including a yearly tax paid by vehicle owners which allows cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles to legally circulate throughout the streets of the country. If you have an off-road vehicle, you may be exempt. Requirements: Renewal for used cars: Previous […]

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How to Hire a Nana and Pay Imposiciones in Chile

Procedures, requirements, and all information related to domestic help and paying social security deductions as an employer (imposiciones) in Chile. Hiring domestic help in Chile is a common practice. Domestic workers include housekeepers, gardeners, child care workers, cooks, and any other persons hired to work within a private home. Housekeepers are known as asesoras or nanas in Chile, and will […]

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How to Get a Chilean Passport for Adults and Minors

Procedures, requirements and all information related to obtaining your Chilean passport for adults and minors. If you are a naturalized Chilean citizen or your child is a citizen, as you know, passports are essential for traveling abroad, save for going to Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia y Venezuela where you can use your Chilean ID.  Requirements: 18 […]

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How to Renew Your Foreign Passport in Chile

Procedures, requirements and all information related to renewing your home passport in Chile. Required Documents: Most recent, undamaged passport Renewal Application Recent, color passport photos Other considerations: Some countries have specific documents and requirements to renew your passport as opposed to applying for a new one. The following are common: Your most recent passport was issued within the last 15 […]

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How to Get a Chilean Driver’s License

Procedures, requirements and all information related to driver´s licenses and legally driving in Chile Residents have 2 choices to legally drive: Permanent residents must obtain a Chilean license. Visitors/ temporary residents should obtain a valid international permit acquired at any automobile association in your country.  Requirements: 18 years or older Permanent resident  Valid Chilean ID  Required Documents: Legalized transcripts, diploma, […]

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How to Get a Chilean ID

**This article is part of an original series of expat resources we contributed to the Chile Pages, read the original here.  Procedures, requirements and all information related to obtaining your Chilean ID.  The Chilean I.D. card is called la cedula de identidad, simply referred to as el carnet or la cedula. Most importantly, it has your RUN, an assigned ID number. Aside from it being […]

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Guide on Resident Visas for Chile

**This article is part of an original series of expat resources we contributed to the Chile Pages, read the original here. Procedures, requirements and all information related to Chilean visas and legally living in Chile. Residents have 2 choices to acquire a Chilean Visa: Apply at your nearest Embassy or Consulate Enter as a tourist and apply for a visa through el […]

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