Chile Reopens its Borders to Foreign Travelers

As of October 1, Chile will begin to welcome non-resident foreigners back into the country who are in compliance with the various health requirements, which include a negative Covid-19 PCR test result, mobility pass and more.

Chile is ready to welcome travelers from around the world beginning on October 1st after over a year and a half with closed borders and restrictions. The modification of the country’s Protected Borders Plan will allow entry to all fully vaccinated non-resident foreigners who meet the requirements. Visitors will be able to enter through dedicated airports in Santiago, Iquique or Antofagasta.

Entry Requirements

To enter Chile, all travelers will have to complete a series of mandatory requirements, which include:

  • Completion of the “Travelers’ Affidavit” form 72 hours prior to travel ( The electronic form includes contact information, medical history, and previous travel history.
  • Travel insurance to cover any medical expenses related to Covid-19 with a minimum coverage of $30,000 USD for health benefits.
  • A negative Covid-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours prior to travel.
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccine, which will allow visitors to obtain the Mobility Pass issued by the Chilean Ministry of Health. The pass can be requested at
  • Upon entry, all visitors must complete a five-day isolation period at an address of their choice and presented on the country’s entry form, which may be a hotel or a residence.

In addition to this mandatory five-day isolation, every person must comply with the traveler’s follow-up process, which is done over a period of 14 days and consists of daily self-reporting of health status, current location, and testing via email.

For more information on the update of the Protected Borders Plan and the entry requirements for foreigners arriving to Chile please visit

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