Chile's Ministry of Health has updated the document « ;Secured Borders» both for non-resident foreigners and residents of Chile themselves. In accordance with it, there are three levels of combat readiness on the international borders of the country. Chile is currently at alert level 1, which does not include travel restrictions. However, some restrictive measures exist.
Under Tier 1, travelers to Chile must:
– Fill out an online Travel Affidavit no later than 48 hours before boarding, providing contact information, as well as health and itinerary details. This form will display a verification QR code.
– Pass a diagnostic test at the port of entry in Chile (optional). If an infection is detected, the arrival will be isolated in accordance with the general sanitary rules.
– Foreigners must also present documents confirming that they have travel medical insurance that covers COVID-related medical care for the duration of the trip. Failure to provide this document may result in denial of entry into the country.
Although vaccination is voluntary in Chile, it is required to obtain a “sanitary pass”. A pass is required to visit hotels, restaurants, theaters, as well as to travel on buses and receive other tourist services. The submitted request will be approved or rejected within a maximum of 48 business hours. If no response is received within this period, a Temporary Movement Pass valid for 96 hours will be issued.
If a tourist enters a country with a temporary movement pass and after 96 hours the request for a permanent pass is denied, he will have the opportunity to take a PCR test, which can be used as a replacement for a travel pass.
Tourists can enter Chile through special airports in Santiago, Iquique, Antofagasta and Punta Arenas. Entry is possible across land borders including Paso Rio Don Guillermo, Paso Futaleufu, Paso Huemules, Paso Janemeni, Paso Monte Aymond and Paso Los Libertadores. TURIZM.RU