Chile

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Mathias Döringer

"Before moving to Santiago de Chile I joined the InterNations community and got useful hints regarding housing and business."

Emma Willems

"When I first came to Santiago de Chile I didn´t know one anyone. On InterNations I found many expat friends in the same situation."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Chile

Are you an expat working and living in Chile? Or are you preparing to move soon to Santiago, Arica or any other of the Chilean international hotspots?

Expat life in Chile has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the world-famous Pan-American Highway, learning how Chilean people celebrate Our Lady of Mount Carmel Day, up to tasting Chile’s favorite dishes such as asado.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Chile. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Norway to living in Switzerland.

Top Articles in the Chile Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Working and living in Chile – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Chile requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Chilean expat life. Living abroad in Chile raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Chile?ʺ, ʺIs there a local newcomer's club for me to join?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Santiago should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Chilean municipality in Valparaíso?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Chile is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Chile aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Chile. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from sports and leisure, to local infrastructure or culture and sights, up to housing & household. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺDo all Chilean shops and services shut down during summer vacation?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Chile? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Taiwan or living in New Zealand!

Tips on living and working in Chile – From chambers of foreign trade to foreign-media news agents

Moreover, our expat directory for Chile includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. chambers of foreign trade or foreign-media news agents. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Chile with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt ¡Hola! from our expats living and working in Chile.

Mathias Döringer

"Before moving to Santiago de Chile I joined the InterNations community and got useful hints regarding housing and business."

Emma Willems

"When I first came to Santiago de Chile I didn´t know one anyone. On InterNations I found many expat friends in the same situation."

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