Visa Information

Visitors must obtain a visa to visit Chile unless they are exempt. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa in advance if required.

You need a visa to travel to Chile unless you are from one of the following countries (i.e., the following countries do not need a visa to travel to Chile):

  • Any EU Country
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Fiji
  • Georgia
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vatican City
  • Vietnam

The countries listed above can stay in Chile without a visa for up to 90 days, except for the following countries, whose citizens can stay in Chile visa-free for up to 30 days:

  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore

The visa-exempt nationals above can travel to Chile with their passport or ID (see below) and obtain a Tourist Card (Tarjeta de Turismo) from the immigration authorities at the point of entry.

Nationals of the following countries can enter Chile with simply their Identity Document (ID card):

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

If you are a visa-required national, you have to apply for a Chile visa online, and obtain it from the nearest Chilean Embassy/Consulate: https://tramites.minrel.gov.cl/


​Participants who require a signed and stamped letter are kindly requested to fill out the visa invitation form below. Please make sure to include your full name (as printed in your passport), full postal address, and passport number.

Application for the invitation letter must be received at least 8 – 10 weeks prior to the congress.

Unfortunately, we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals and are sent directly to them.