Description

It allows foreigners who meet all legal requirements to acquire Chilean nationality. 

Who is it addressed to?

Foreigners in general:

⦁ Must be 18 years old when applying, or 14 if they have the authorization of the father and mother, or those in charge of their personal care.

⦁ Must be the holder of a Residencia Definitiva permit. 

⦁ Must have five years or more of residence in Chile (this term will be counted from the moment the visa that gave rise to the Residencia Definitiva was issued).

⦁ Those who have not been convicted or currently being prosecuted for a felony or simple misdemeanor.

⦁ Proof of financial support. 


Spaniards:

Dual nationality agreement: Spanish men and women born in the peninsular territory, Balearic and Canary Islands will be eligible. For this purpose, they must submit a notarized affidavit in which they request to benefit from the dual nationality agreement between Chile and Spain. 

What do I need to apply?
If you need to go over the updated list of the requirements to apply for it, you can check the following link serviciomigraciones.cl/nacionalización.
How much does it cost?
To know the fees for the application of the Carta de Nacionalización, you must click on the following link.
How long is it for?
Indefinite.
How and where do I apply?
Applications for the Carta de Nacionalización can be submitted at tramites.serviciomigraciones.cl with ClaveÚnica.
Legal Framework
Law N° 21.325 de Migración y Extranjería. Regulation Decree N° 296.