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

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Chile

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Chile? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the world-famous Pan-American Highway with?

InterNations Chile offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Chile or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Chile is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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    From South Africa, living in Santiago de Chile
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    From South Africa, living in Santiago de Chile
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    From South Africa, living in Santiago de Chile
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    From South Africa, living in Santiago de Chile
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    From South Africa, living in Santiago de Chile

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Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Forum Posts by South Africans in Chile

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Chile expat forums.

  • How to get your driver's license in Chile?
    12 replies
    Sep 24, 6:21 PM
    Community member

    I think we can all agree, "welcome to South America!" When you see the way most people drive I'm sure very few of them passed any sort of road safety test.

  • Driving with South African driver's license
    2 replies
    Jan 8, 3:32 PM
    Community member

    Thank you Rodrigo, I thought so, but was hoping ;-) So many things to think of :-) but still an amazing journey. Hasta luego, Annelea

  • Ear Specialist needed
    4 replies
    Apr 3, 2:56 PM
    Community member

    Thanks Tom, I'm going to Clinica Alemana tonight :-)

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Tips and Advice on Chile from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Chile goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Chilean mentality and way of life. South Africans in Chile are a part of our community, calling cities such as Valparaíso, Arica, Santiago, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Santiago, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Chilean InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Chile Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Santiago, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Chile has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the world-famous Pan-American Highway to the rich and verdant districts of Central Valley, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Chile on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Chile

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Chile. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Chilean asado, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Santiago’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Chile? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Santiago's landmark, the Basilica de La Merced and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Chile!