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Visa Subject to Contract

The Visa Subject to Contract is aimed at foreigners traveling to Chile to comply with an employment contract. This visa may also be granted to those who are in the national territory and who intend to settle in the country for the same purpose. This permit can be granted for a maximum period of up to 2 years. After term of the [...]

2020-09-07T05:09:46-03:00November 19, 2019|News|2 Comments

New Contribution System for Self-Employed Workers

As of February 2019, a new law for independent workers is in force, which modifies the norms of compulsory incorporation to the social security for workers who issue professional services invoices, establishing a gradual mechanism for the payment of contributions and access to pension and health benefits. This law has been in force since [...]

2019-04-08T17:27:49-03:00April 8, 2019|News|0 Comments

Immigration Bill Update

The bill, presented in 2013 by the executive, was approved by the Chilean Chamber of Deputies on January 16 of this year and sent to the Senate for its second constitutional procedure. The initiative proposes an update to the regulations currently in force on the subject, dating from 1975, regulating the entry, stay, residence and [...]

2019-03-22T10:55:44-03:00March 22, 2019|News|0 Comments

Municipal Patents in Chile

First we need to ask, what is a Municipal Patent? It’s a necessary permission to carry out any commercial activity that needs a permanent location. It’s granted by the municipality where the activity is carried out or the business is located. If our interest is to have a clothing store, we need to have [...]

2019-01-24T18:09:04-03:00January 24, 2019|News|0 Comments

Supreme Court Comments on the Migration Law Draft

On May 20th of 2013, president Sebastián Piñera introduced a migration bill with the purpose of replacing the current regulation about the matter, which dates from 1975. A few months later that same year, the congress ordered the Supreme Court of Justice to issue a report with their opinions in the matter, especially about articles [...]

2018-10-12T12:00:05-03:00October 12, 2018|News|0 Comments

Opportunity Visa: Temporary Residency Visa for Workers (or people who want to search for Jobs in Chile)

As indicated in the article published by our team on July 12th, two new temporary visas have been incorporated in order to encourage foreigners who wish to work and live in our country. Since August 1st, foreign citizens can apply to an “Opportunity Visa”, which can be: Temporary Residency Visa for Workers (or to search for [...]

2018-08-03T00:41:53-03:00August 3, 2018|News|0 Comments

National and International Orientation Visa or Residence Permit

As a part of the new migratory legislation directed to provide a safe, coordinated and regular migration, on Wednesday, August 1st the government incorporated two new visas to the temporary visa system for foreigners that migrate to our country in order to enroll on postgraduate courses, and for foreign graduated scholars from selected universities. These [...]

2018-08-03T00:04:05-03:00August 2, 2018|News|0 Comments

Retiring in Chile

It is well known that Chile is the leading country in Latin America in terms of political and economic stability, however the country is much more than that. Each year, Chile is awarded as the "country to visit" by various renowned publications. Without going any further, Lonely Planet places Chile first in the “Best [...]

2020-06-17T15:24:04-03:00December 11, 2017|News|0 Comments

Residence Obtainment through Investment in Chile

Briefly, the “Temporal Residence Visa in Investor’s quality” is the special residence permit that the Chilean state gives to the foreigner that has done an investment in Chile or has a plausible investment plan. Chile, just like all the other countries, requires petitioners of a residence permit to provide a legal cause or interest [...]

2018-02-04T19:43:10-03:00November 28, 2017|News|0 Comments