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Identification Card

Consulate General of Chile San Francisco

870 Market Street, Suite 1058, San Francisco, California 94102

Phone: +1(415) 982-7662 / +1(415) 982-7665 Fax: +1(415) 982-2384

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm

In Person Appts: 8:30am-1:30pm

Phone Hours: 2:30-4:30pm

The Identification Card is for Chilean citizens and nationals (under 18 years old). This card is also required for temporary and permanent residents in Chile.

Process to obtain an Identity Card at the Consulate General of Chile in San Francisco:

  • Request an appointment with Ms. María Moreno to 415-982-7662, or email her It could take two weeks to get an appointment since the day you called.
  • Bring your Chilean Identity Card (current or expired) to your appointment. If for any reason you do not have an ID card, bring your passport or birth certificate issued by Chile.
  • Complete the Consular Atencion Form
  • During your appointment you will be digitally photographed, and your signature and fingerprint recorded electronically.


Civil and Identification Services Fee

USD$ 9.00.-

Consular Fee

USD$ 3.00.-




  • Fees for procedures at the Consulate General of Chile in San Francisco must be paid at the Consulate with debit or credit card VISA, MASTERCARD or DISCOVER. The Consulate General in San Francisco also accepts payments by Money Order issued by the U.S. Postal Service payable to "CONSULATE GENERAL OF CHILE". The Consulate General does not accept wire transfers, personal checks or any form of cash.
  • The applicant should consider that the appointment will last about an hour.
  • If the preparation of the document is authorized by the Civil Registry and Identification Services of Chile, the ID card will be available within approximately two to three weeks after your information is submitted by the Consulate.
  • The Identity Card valid period varies from 4 to 10 years, which in all cases is determined by the Civil Registry and Identification Services.
  • To check if your ID Card is ready to pick up, email Maria Moreno at or call the Consulate preferably at +1(415) 982-7662 between 2:30-4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • To pick up your document, you must submit proof of payment and the receipt provided to you the date of your data collection from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 1:30 pm.
  • If for any reason your passport application is not approved by the Civil Registry and Identification Services, the Consular staff will contact you.

For further questions email Ms.Maria Moreno at

or call to +1 (415) 982-7662, preferably between 2:30- 4:30 pm.