In quite a simplified explanation, our country has three different type of institutions: Permits, Visas and Nationality. Each has their own requirements, privileges and obligations. To obtain detailed information of each, please go to the “People” page.
- Visiting and working in Chile
We apply for the so-called “Permiso de Trabajo en Calidad de Turista” that authorizes its holder to work during the validity of the tourism permit.Temporary Residence Permit
The application of this type of permit will allow the foreigner to reside in Chile for a period of up to 24 months.Permanent Residence Permit
With this permit, the foreigner will be authorized to reside in Chile indefinitely and carry out any legal paid activity.
- Transient Workers
Workers who will remain in Chile to carry out paid activities during the validity of their tourist visa.Permanent Workers
We request the so-called ‘Permiso para desarrollar actividades lícitas remuneradas’ for foreigners who will formally work in a company registered in Chile.
- Creation of a Company, Branch or Agency
We advise foreign companies to create branches or agencies in our country, including legal assistance, practice and legal representation.Legal Advice on Commercial and Corporate Law
We provide legal advice on matters related to transformation of companies, modifications, mergers, acquisitions, and general contracting.
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