Open with restrictions

Chile Travel Restrictions

83,86% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 82,86% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Chile.

Outgoing travel to ChileTravelling from South Africa to Chile

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chile.

Details and exceptions

Requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 2. traveler must have a negative PCR, taken 72 hours before departure, counting from the last boarding on flights with stopovers and must have medical insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 30,000, which covers any expenses caused by Covid-19.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Chile.

Details and exceptions

This compulsory isolation must be carried out at a previously declared home, hotel or residence.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

The validity of this document is 48 hours.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Chile

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Chile must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions

traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Chile are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Chile

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

FAQs

  • Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chile.

  • Vaccinated visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Chile.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Chile.

  • Travelers coming from South Africa will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from South Africa are required to isolate for 5 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Chile is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Chile are open with restrictions. Bars in Chile are closed.