U.S. Embassy in Chile resumes limited regular services for American citizens

U.S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile Effective October 13, the U.S. Embassy in Chile will resume limited regular services for American citizens, including applications for passports, passport renewals, and notarial services. To ensure social distancing, the number of appointments has been reduced. If you require a passport for imminent travel and cannot find an available appointment, please ... Read More»

Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  ... Read More»

Alert – U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile

Event: Return flights from Easter Island to Santiago Location: Easter Island The U.S. Embassy has been informed that the Governor’s office on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is working with hotels on the island to register American citizens for return flights to Santiago. If you are an American citizen on Easter Island and you have not been contacted, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile

Effective Wednesday, March 18, U.S. Embassy Santiago has suspended routine consular services. Only emergency U.S. citizen services will be available. If you believe you may require an emergency service, please follow the instructions on how to request an emergency appointment:  https://cl.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/emergency-contact/ . Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile Phone number: +56 2 2330 3716 (8:30 A.M. to 5:00 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile

Location: Chile Event: The government of Chile announced restrictions on entry into its borders beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  The U.S. Embassy in Santiago advises U.S. citizens with plans to depart Chile to do so while commercial flights remain available. Beginning on Wednesday, March 18, the government of Chile will restrict entry into Chile of all nationalities, with the exception of ... Read More»

Proclamation-Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Healthcare Issued on March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address This Risk).  I found that the potential for widespread transmission of a novel (new) coronavirus (which has since been renamed ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile

U.S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile There are reports of a possible demonstration called for this afternoon, Monday, December 2, 2019 in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy.  American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 15:00 until the opening of business on Tuesday, December 3. Additionally, there ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S Embassy Santiago, Chile

Local authorities have advised of a number of protests in Santiago, including in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy. American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 15:00 until the opening of business on Monday, November 25. Protests in Santiago and around the country have been spontaneous ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S Embassy Santiago, Chile

Local authorities have advised of a number of protests in Santiago, including in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy. American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 15:00 until the opening of business on Wednesday, November 13. Protests in Santiago and around the country have been spontaneous ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile

Local authorities report potential large-scale protests that may occur in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy this afternoon. American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 13:00 until the opening of business on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Actions to Take: Avoid the above mentioned areas. Monitor ... Read More»

Demonstration Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile

Demonstration Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile October 25, 2019 Location:  Metropolitan Region of Santiago and other major cities throughout Chile. Event: Several marches and protests are scheduled today and throughout the weekend. Taxi, bus, and truck drivers have disrupted traffic on several major thoroughfares, including routes to the Santiago airport, which may continue into the ... Read More»

Alert – U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile (20 October, 2019)

As of Sunday, October 20, the Chilean government has declared a state of emergency in the following areas: ·     Metropolitan Region of Santiago ·     Region of Coquimbo ·     Region of Valparaiso ·     Region of O’Higgins ·     Region of Bio-Bio These locations continue to be sites of on-going protests and looting, some of which have resulted in acts of violence. Many ... Read More»

Alert – U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile

There will be a curfew this evening from 22:00 – 7:00 hours in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. Authorities have ordered all individuals to stay off the streets. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile Phone number: +56 2 2330 3716 (8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M) and +56 2 2330 3000 (After business hours) Email address:  SantiagoUSA@state.gov Embassy website:  https://cl.usembassy.gov/ State ... Read More»

Protests Related to Fare Increases Affecting Santiago Metro

Friday October 18, 2019 Local authorities are reporting calls throughout Santiago for groups to arrive in masses and evade paying at various metro stations.  Protests were called for Metro Manquehue on Friday and Los Dominicos Metro Station on Monday, October 21. The calls to demonstrate are spontaneous and local authorities are unable to predict where the next ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Women’s History Month 2019

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the countless women whose courage and resolve have contributed to the character and success of our Nation and the entire world.  The equal opportunity of women in every facet of daily life is an essential feature of a free and prosperous society.  This month, we honor women who have fought ... Read More»