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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen in low-risk areas
  • Quarantine10 days in an approved hotel
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: July 28, 2021
Reviewed: July 28, 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 quarantine in an approved hotel.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Chile?

  • All arrivals to Chile must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, and will be tested again on day 5.
  • 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.
  • Vaccinated residents are permitted to travel between the regions.

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.
  • In low-risk regions some non-essential business are open.
  • A nationwide curfew is in place, with hours varying between regions, based on infection and vaccination rates.
  • In high-risk regions a weekend curfew is in place.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Chile?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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