Lunes 9 de septiembre de 2013
The Working Holiday Visa will be valid for a period of twelve (12) months from the arrival date into Chilean territory. This visa allows applicants to travel and work in short-term employment during their stay in Chile. Please note that the Chilean Authorities are unable to assist individuals to gain employment under this Scheme.
TO BE ELIGIBLE YOU MUST:
(a) Be a New Zealand /German national who is residing in New Zealand at the time of the application. You MUST be living in New Zealand.
(b) Be at least 18 and no more than 35 years old (both inclusive) at the time of application;
(c) Not be accompanied by children;
d) Submit your application and meet all the requirements listed below
HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR VISA?
ONLINE APPLICATION: Click https://tramites.minrel.gov.cl/, Press the English flag, and then press VISA.
Upload all the documents listed below one by one.
PLEASE SCAN AND SUBMIT ALL THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS (NO EXCEPTIONS) :
Only once we have received the above mentioned information, we will start processing the visa.
Any missing documentation will cause a delay in your visa process at your own expenses.
Providing the information requested above does not necessarily mean that you will be granted a visa.
Additional information may be requested throughout the application process.
There are no application dates for this visa. It is your responsibility to apply in advance to avoid inconveniences.
You are allowed to work up to 6 months with the same employer.
Once we have stamped your visa, we will coordinate delivery of your visa and documents you have to sign. We will discuss this matter once your visa has been approved.
Once we have received your application, and we have granted your visa, we will ask you to courier your passport so we can have it here when your visa is paid and ready to be stamped.
Once your visa is granted, you have 90 days to enter Chile and remain under your visa scheme.
You will have to register your visa within the first 30 days of arrival, and apply for a Chilean ID card. We include these instructions once we courier your passport with the visa stamped back to you.
These visas take 10 working days in being processed and approved.
We do not carry out emergency processing, you must make sure you apply in advance and submit all the documents.
New Zealand Citizens: US$127 – Paid in NZD according to the exchange rate of the month the visa is granted.
German Citizens: US$75 – Paid in NZD according to the exchange rate of the month the visa is granted.
Fees have to be paid only once the visa has been approved by Immigration Chile. Do not include cheques, credit card details or cash.
*Information about the medical letter
This is a regular/basic medical check, this exams might include:
– blood and /or urine samples (e.g.; to discharge infections, haemorrhage, sepsis, etc.). The doctor should be able to tell if you are healthy by a simple and regular medical check.
-Check of vital organs, to see if you have any hearth problems, appendicitis, tumours or anything that can be dangerous for you, and it can affect your stay in Chile.
-Personal Interview: the doctor will be able to tell if you suffer from depression, or any mental issues that can affect your stay during Chile.
Do not get X Rays. This medical check is a basic one, it is requested to discharge any disease or medical condition that can affect you during your stay in Chile, or disqualify you to travel abroad.
We need to make sure you don't realize you carried a disease while you are away.
ABOUT THE APPLICATION WEBSITE: Where it says "Contact in Chile, Name of Employer/Educational Institution or place of activity in Chile" write down your accommodation details.