The Chilean government has extended its border closure and entry restrictions until at least July 25.

Key Points:

  • Until July 25, land, sea and air borders remain closed to foreign tourists and individuals who do not have current residence in Chile. Exceptions to the border closure include:
    • Chilean nationals and foreigners who regularly reside in Chile and hold a valid identity card or have a visa renewal or application for permanent residency in process.
    • Travelers who are transiting through Chile and do not leave the airport.
    • Foreign parents or children of a Chilean citizen or resident regularly residing in the country who are entering Chile as a tourist.
    • Foreign nationals sent to Chile by international organizations to provide humanitarian aid or international cooperation as approved by the Chilean government.
  • Travelers who are able to enter the country must complete the following requirements:
    • Travelers must present a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours before departure.
    • Travelers must complete the International Health Passport and tracking form 14 days after arrival.
    • Travelers must undergo a 10-day quarantine.
  • Non-resident foreigners are not allowed to enter the country if they have been in a country with community transmission of a COVID-19 virus variant 14 days before intended arrival.

Additional Information: Citizens and residents regularly living in Chile can choose either a transit hotel or an authorized hotel to carry out their quarantine. Foreign non-residents regularly living in Chile must quarantine in a transit hotel that was booked before the trip began.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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