Questions and answers

Is there an American embassy in Chile?

Is there an American embassy in Chile?

The embassy of the United States in Santiago is located at 2800 Av. Andres Bello, Las Condes and can be contacted by telephone on 2 2330 3000 as well as by email [email protected] The consular section shares location as well as telephone number and email address with the embassy.

Can Chileans work in USA?

Chileans are fortunate to have access to a special H-1B1 visa, which is similar to the H-1B visa that is generally available for professionals. The H-1B program allows individuals in occupations that require a bachelor’s degree to work in the United States for a number of years.

How long can I stay in Chile with a US passport?

90 days
U.S. citizens entering Chile must have a valid passport. U.S. citizens traveling to Chile for recreation, tourism, business, or academic conferences do not need to obtain a visa prior to their arrival in Chile. A Tourist Card will be issued for a stay of up to 90 days.

How many US embassies are in Chile?

There are currently 72 embassies in Santiago, and many countries maintain consulates in other Chilean cities (not including honorary consulates).

Is there a US embassy in Andorra?

U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Spain and Andorra.

Is Chile open for travel?

Chile remains under a State of Emergency through September 2021. Across Chile, travelers should be aware that any health and safety measures currently in place, including restrictions on movement and gatherings in groups, may become stricter with little notice.

Why do Chileans immigrate to the US?

Chileans began to immigrate to the US for more economic or academic opportunities. Although 170,000 Chilean Americans may sound like a lot it is actually the fourth smallest Hispanic group from South America. Many of Chilean Americans want to come together groups of those who have similar backgrounds.

Where do most Chileans live in the US?

Chileans can be found in every state but over half live in just four states. These states are California, Florida, New York, and New Jersey. The metropolitan area with the most Chileans are New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

How much is the fine for overstaying in Chile?

…the fine for overstaying one’s visa is about US$40. This cost (the later) goes up if one overstays more than once (habitual offender, ha). The fines are set yearly by Extranjeria and can be found on the Internet.

How do I contact the US ambassador?

Contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate, or call these numbers in the United States:

  1. From the U.S. & Canada – 1-888-407-4747.
  2. From Overseas – +1 202-501-4444.

How many countries can US citizens travel to without a visa?

184 countries
As of October 1, 2019, US citizens have access to 184 countries and territories without a travel visa or with a visa on arrival. Of the countries that do not require a travel visa, some have different time frames, after which a passport is required.

How to contact the US Embassy in Chile?

Telephone: The Visa Information Service Center operators are available Monday to Friday, 8:00-20:00, for telephone calls to answer questions, accept payments, and book appointments. The Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is available 24 hours. Email: Contact us here.

Is it possible to reschedule an appointment in Chile?

Rescheduling is only possible on a date aft er your assigned appointment. All visitors to the U.S. Embassy in Chile must follow certain security procedures. Any visitor who declines to be screened by U.S. Embassy security personnel will be unable to enter the embassy.

How long does it take to get a US visa in Chile?

To ensure safe physical distancing, appointment scheduling has been carefully planned. Therefore, visa applicants arriving more than 5 minutes before their scheduled appointment time WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ENTRY. Applicants arriving more than 15 minutes after their scheduled appointment will be asked to reschedule.

Can a Chilean citizen work in the US?

The H1B1 visa is a special opportunity available to qualified Chilean citizens to work and live in the US. Thanks to a treaty between Chile and the U.S. finalized on January 1, 2004, Chileans are eligible for this 18 month, multiple entry work visa that includes an expedited qualification process and the possibility of renovations.