SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL CLIMBING and MOUNTAINERING EXPEDITIONS
Travelers considering scientific, technical, or mountaineering
activities in areas classified as frontier areas are required
to obtain authorization from the Chilean government at least 90
days prior to the beginning of the expedition. The portions of
Antarctica claimed by Chile are exempt from these pre-approval
requirements. Officials at the Torres del Paine National Park
require mountain climbers to present an authorization granted
by the Frontiers and Border Department, obtainable at the Chilean
Embassy or Chilean consulates throughout the United States. Chilean
authorities reserve the right to request Chilean participation
in foreign expeditions, and require the submission of a post-expedition
report on the activities undertaken and the results obtained.
Contact: E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
MARINE SCIENTIFIC AND/OR TECHNOLOGICAL
RESEARCH CONDUCTED BY FOREIGN VESSELS OR ENTITIES
Any foreign person, whether natural or juridical, either personally
or duly represented, desiring to conduct marine scientific and/or
technological research in the maritime zone under national jurisdiction
extending up to 200 miles and including its waters, the airspace
over it, its continental shelf, bed and subsoil, must submit
an application not less than six months in advance of the starting
date of the research. The application may be submitted to the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile through the official foreign
affairs body of the applicant country or the diplomatic mission
of that country in Chile, or directly to the Navy Hydrographic
and Oceanographic Service.
FILMING PERMITS IN CHILE and ENTERING
FILMING EQUIPMENT to CHILE
Filming crews may contact the Chile Tourism Promotion office
in Washington, in order to obtain help on entering filming equipment.
No specific permits are required, unless it’s
done at National Parks, and National Historic Monuments.-
FILMING PERMITS TO EASTER ISLAND
Filming crews must obtain a permit from the Chilean Forest Service
to film in Easter Island (historic monument).
for application or: Ofitur@embassyofchile.org
STAYING IN CHILE FOR MORE THAN 90 DAYS
If you are already in Chile and exceptionally need to extend your stay as
a tourist past the maximum period of 90 days
allowed for foreigners from countries who do not require tourist visas, please contact the closest local authorities as indicated on the following web page:
ENTERING CHILE WITH PETS:
According to Rule N° 1689 issued by the Quarantine Service
of Chile (Servicio Agricola y Ganadero: www.sag.gob.cl ), dated
September 16, 1992, cats and dogs entering Chile from the United
States must comply with the following:
o The pet has undergone, within 15 days of traveling,
a clinical examination where it is established that the pet
is free from communicable diseases.
o The pet has been vaccinated against rabies between 1 and 12
months preceding embarkation to Chile.
o The pet has undergone both an internal and external anti parasites
o At the time of embarkation, the pet does not present any signs
of communicable diseases;
o The pet must arrive with a certificate issued by a veterinarian
accrediting the following:
o Compliance with the sanitary requirements set out above
o Name, race and age of the pet
o It should indicate also the consignee’s name as well
as the transportation means used to arrive into Chile
o A reference to the date of the anti rabies vaccination, indicating
the serial number of the vaccine as well as the number of the
certificate of quality control.
o The certificate must bear the name, signature and license
number of the veterinarian.
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