Working holiday visa in Chile

This visa gives the unique opportunity for young travelers from the participating countries to work and travel in Chile for up to one year.



The application fees for this visa would be $135.


The minimum required monthly income for this visa is $0.


This visa allows you to stay in the country for a duration of 12 months.


To read more about and apply for this visa, click the icon above.

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Participating countries

Chile has made Working Holiday visa agreements with the following 19 participating countries:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

With this visa you can

This visa allows you to:

  • Live in Chile for 12 months
  • Work for up to six months for one employer
  • Study or train for a short period of time.
  • Re-enter Chile during the visa period


  • Be between 18 and 30 years of age at the time of applying (18 – 35 years old for Switzerland, Canada and Hungary)
  • Have a valid passport.
  • Have a basic level of Spanish
  • Have enough money to fund your stay in Chile and to buy return tickets
  • Not have dependent children
  • Police check with no previous records
  • Travel Insurance: Medical and comprehensive hospitalisation insurance for 12 months; hold medical insurance by the time of application
  • 1 Recent photo passport size (no more than 6 months old)

How to apply

  • Normal processing time: 10 days
  • Visa fee: 135 USD
  1. Collect the required documents for the visa application process. You can find the checklist here.
  2. Apply online; Click here, and press the English flag, and then press VISA.
  3. Wait for the response and start planning your Chilean working holiday year

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