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Chile > Moving


How To Apply For A Visa In Chile

Tuesday March 10, 2020 (16:12:59)

Citizens of certain countries, such as the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, only need a valid passport in order to enter Chile. If you are a citizen of Australia or Mexico, you will be charged a reciprocity fee on entry, assuming you arrive by plane. Chile requires all travellers entering the country on a tourism basis to present either a return or onward ticket.   more ...

Chile > Working


How To Find A Job In Chile

Monday January 27, 2020 (18:12:36)

Chile is a prosperous country, which is opening up substantially to international employment: companies such as Microsoft, Nestle and IBM have opened divisions there, offering expat workers the opportunity to relocate to this South American nation on secondment, or to find new employment in the region. There are a number of options for expats to find employment in this country and we will look at some of your options below.   more ...

Chile > Property


How To Purchase Property In Chile

Thursday August 08, 2019 (11:06:37)

Chile is a beautiful country and a great property investment destination. As expected, there are legal obligations you need to meet before you can buy property in the country. Many expats living in Chile will decide to rent for the first year before they start considering purchasing property. Due to the climate extremes, it might take a while to select the best place for you to live. In the north, the climate is desert-like, with Mediterranean climate in central Chile, while the far south has a cool and damp climate.   more ...

Chile > Financial


How To Open A Bank Account In Chile

Tuesday February 05, 2019 (10:55:25)

Hailed as the least corrupt country in South America and classified as one of the most advanced developing countries in the world, Chile is an attractive destination for expats. And because it’s an easy place to start a business, it is also becoming popular with expanding corporations and entrepreneurs.   more ...

Chile > Living


Which Region Of Chile Should You Move To?

Monday April 16, 2018 (14:11:34)

With an astonishing array of climates, landscapes and employment opportunities, the Republic of Chile has a lot to offer any expat. The difficulty is deciding which region is best for you.

Why Move To Chile?

Chile offers Latin America’s highest standard of living. It’s easy to locate places to live which have good phone and broadband services and excellent public transport systems. The roads are modern and well maintained. Homes with clean drinking water and near globally competitive modern medical facilities can be found. If you need to work, there are plenty of employment opportunities in a number of important industries. And for many expats, Chile provides a better quality of life at a lower price than they had back home.   more ...

Chile > Health


An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Chile

Thursday February 08, 2018 (09:29:17)

Chile’s healthcare system has been voted one of the best in Latin America. Medical care is available to both Chilean people and expats at affordable rates. The Chilean healthcare system is divided between public and private medical institutions, and your insurance plan and income level will determine where you go for treatment.   more ...

Chile > Living


An Expat Guide To The Climate Of Chile

Friday November 24, 2017 (12:30:37)

The climate and weather in Chile varies depending on which part of the country you are in. Chile’s latitudinal positioning affects its climate patterns, making some areas arid while others enjoy Mediterranean weather. The best time to visit is during the summer, when temperatures are mild.

Chile experiences four different climate patterns by region. The northern area, around the coastline, experiences desert climate, while the inland is semi-arid. The central region of Chile has a Mediterranean climate, while the highlands around the Andes, remain cold throughout the year.   more ...

Chile > Working


Why Chile Is A Great Place For Expat Tech Entrepreneurs

Friday November 17, 2017 (14:38:22)

An amazingly diverse destination with arid deserts, snowcapped mountain ranges, active volcanoes and islands, Chile is a land of extreme contrasts in many ways. It is the longest nation in the world, stretching across three continents. While the main territory lies on the South American West Coast, its western border is part of Oceania, while the southern part of the country extends all the way to Antarctica. The climate of this narrow land is as varied as its geography; each region has different weather and characteristics unique to itself.   more ...

Chile > Working


An Expat Guide To Self-Employment In Chile

Friday October 13, 2017 (08:56:58)

Chile has long been considered an attractive destination for foreign investors and expat entrepreneurs, and for good reason. One of the more stable economies in South America, the country is fairly liberal in letting non-nationals set up shop, and has recently made the process of starting a business even simpler.   more ...

Chile > Links


Chile - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Monday August 01, 2016 (13:33:24)

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Chile and some of the social media accounts that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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