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 Chilean nationals and non-national residents.
Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice from both the national, provincial, and local governments.
Actions to Take:
Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit the S Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Chile.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s websiteon the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile
Avenida Andres Bello 2800
(56-2) 23303716 (business hours)
(56-2) 2330 3000 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Chile Country Information
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