Chile Working Holiday Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


A working holiday visa is a residence permit allowing you to undertake employment and holiday (and sometimes study) in Chile. For many young people, holding a working holiday visa enables you to experience living in Chile without undergoing the usual costly expenses of finding work sponsorship in advance or going on expensive university exchange programmes.

You need to:

  • have enough money to pay for a return ticket, and

  • be coming mainly on holiday, with work being a secondary intention.

Age: Available to 18-30 years old

Family: You can not bring your children or family members.



12 months





Processing time

2 weeks



Very Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Chile Working Holiday Visa?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must have a valid passport.
  • Applicant must be at least 18 and no more than 30 years old (inclusive) at the time of application.
  • Applicant must not be accompanied by children.
  • Applicant must have return travel ticket or sufficient funds to purchase such a ticket.
  • Applicant must have enough funds for maintenance during the period of initial stay in Chile.
  • Applicant must have a medical and comprehensive hospitalization insurance to remain in force throughout the stay in the Chile.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Chile Working Holiday Visa?

9 Document Required

  • Copies of valid passport (like the bio page, past visas, etc.).
  • Confirmed flight itinerary. You can provide a one-way flight booking.
  • Proof of sufficient means of subsistence (eg. bank statements).
  • Copies of criminal record certificate.
  • Copies of travel health insurance.
  • Copies of hotel bookings or accommodation details (hold accommodation for at least your first day in Chile).
  • Passport-size photograph (a coloured clear picture with a white background).
  • Complete and signed Application forms.
  • Original and copies of medical certificate confirming you are free of infectious diseases.

Talent Migration data for Chile

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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