Chile has the best quality of life indexes in Latin America, the highest per capita income, an economy with great projection and also treasures great natural resources. Settling in Chile is synonymous with possibilities for success and work, where you can enjoy a country full of cultural and climatic contrasts. Expatriates from all over the world have found here the land where they can consolidate their projects.

CURRENCY CONVERSION:
Currency Conversion 1,000 EURO 752,084 CLP 1,000 USD 656,720 CLP

GDP PER CAPITAL:
Chile: 15059.53 US dollars in 2017

INFLATION RATE:
Chile: 1.8%

TIMEZONE:
Chile: 11:55 (GMT-4)

CLIMATE:
There is a very large daily range of temperate, up to 30 degrees celsius. Central Chile has a mediterranean type climate with long, hot summers and cool, wet winters. The best seasons are spring, September-November and fall, March-May.

MAIN LANGUAGES:
Spanish is the official language of Chile, while Mapudungun, German, and English can also be heard in some parts of the country.

MAIN RELIGION:
Although the Catholic Church is predominant, other religions beliefs are freely practiced

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Cities of Chile

Cost of living

Santiago, Chile, is characterized by low taxes. According to our city rankings, this is a good place to live with high ratings in housing, cost of living and business freedom.

CHILE

Meal

Expensive restaurants

33.99€

Rent per month

3 bedrooms in city center

687.47€

Utilities

Basic (electricity, heating…)

100.39€

CUSTOM PROFILE

 

You need the“M” type visa

because you are a US citizen

To apply, you need these documents:

 

  • - Summary of the employment contract
  • - Summary of the employment contract
  • - Summary of the employment contract
  • - Summary of the employment contract
  • - Summary of the employment contract

Visa information

Spanish citizens who entered Chile for a period of less than three months require the following documents: Passport, round trip ticket; Demonstrable economic means for the stay. There is no accurate view for stays of up to 90 days, if you have a return ticket. If you intend to exceed this limit, it is essential to ask the local authorities that, otherwise, the traveler can be fined for illegal stay or, possibly, expelled.

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News about Chile

Renting property

Rentals in Chile are generally for a 12-month period. Rental agreements generally require a deposit of at least one month’s rent. Utilities aren't often included in the rent and should be factored into the monthly budget. Water, gas and electricity are reasonably priced, but as Chilean accommodation can lack insulation, heating can become costly during winter.

Healthcare

Most expats won’t have access to free public healthcare benefits unless they have residency and are paying taxes in Chile. There are various private health insurance companies in Chile that allow members access to private healthcare in Chile.

Best hospitals and clinics

Safety

The security environment in Chile is generally safe, and expats live in Chile without an incident.

Violent Crimes

First-degree crimes per 100,000 residents annually

South America average

Chile

49

Property Crimes

Second-degree crimes per 100,000 residents annually

South America average

Chile

56

Education

Exists a huge difference between the quality of public and private education in Chile. Private schools that adhere to a national curriculum are good options for families who anticipate a long-term stay. International schools tend to have a multicultural student body, a broader selection of extra-curricular activities and good facilities.

Best schools and universities

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