• MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen in low-risk areas
  • Quarantine10 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: April 4, 2021
Reviewed: May 5, 2021
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Chile's borders are closed again, and some domestic restrictions are gradually being re-imposed.

Can I travel to Chile?

  • Chile has closed its borders for travel, except for returning citizens, residents, and other pre-approved exceptions.
  • All arrivals must complete an affidavit online before arriving.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Chile?

  • Anyone arriving to Chile must complete a 10 day self-quarantine.
  • Quarantine may be shortened if testing negative on the 6th day.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Chile?

  • All arrivals to Chile must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • It is possible to be tested on the 6th day of quarantine, to shorten the quarantine period.
  • All arrivals must present valid health insurance, covering COVID-19.
  • Is public transportation open in Chile?

    • Public transportation in Chile is operating in limited capacity.
    • Travel to regions under quarantine is possible for essential reasons only.

    Are the restaurants and bars open in Chile?

    • Restaurants and cafes in Chile are re-opening with variations between regions, under social distancing regulations.
    • In high-risk areas, restaurants are open for takeout and delivery only.
    • Bars remain closed.

    Are businesses and attractions open in Chile?

    • Non-essential and leisure businesses and attractions in Chile closed again.
    • A nationwide curfew is in place between 21:00 and 5:00, and most businesses are required to close by 20:00.

    Do I need to wear a face mask in Chile?

    Wearing face masks is required in public places and public transportation.


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