DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Visa
  • Work Contract
  • Power of Attorney
  • Inventory (each liftvan in shipment must have separate inventory for clearance)

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN COUNTRY AT TIME OF CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  • Returning Chileans and anyone coming to work in Chile are exempt from duties on their household goods and personal effects

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Sporting guns (owner must obtain carrying permit at the Weapons Control Bureau)
  • Alcohol and tobacco products
  • New furniture is dutiable (invoices required)
  • Caviar, pearls, synthetic furs, uncut precious, semi-precious or synthetic stones (only for personal use)

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Firearms/weapons
  • Drugs (unless for medical purposes)
  • Pornographic material

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Duties are very high and are based on make, model, year, engine's cubic capacity, transmission type, extras, and purchase value
  • Only returning Chileans and duty exempted persons may import USED vehicles
  • Documents required:
    • Original Invoice of Purchase

PETS

  • Health Certificate with appropriate vaccinations required