Requirements to apply for Carta de Nacionalización


REQUIREMENTS FOR NACIONALIZACIÓN WITHOUT TIES TO CHILEAN CITIZENS (ART. 2 DL 5.142)

General Documentation

  • Scanned image of passport identification sheet (if you do not have a passport, must present a national identity document from your country of origin or consular certificate proving identity and nationality).
  • Apostilled or legalized criminal or judicial record certificate from country of origin, and translated if applicable (for those over 18 years of age).
  • Travel certificate (Certificado de viaje) issued by PDI (mandatory only for those who entered Chile as minors and cannot obtain a criminal record certificate from their country of origin). 


IF THE APPLICANT IS BETWEEN 14 AND 17 YEARS OLD, THE REPRESENTATIVE MUST INCLUDE:

Proof of relationship with the minor. 


IN ADDITION, PLEASE INCLUDE:


IF BOTH PARENTS ARE IN CHILE:  Affidavit authorizing the "Carta de Nacionalización" application from both parents or whoever has personal care of the minor.


IF EITHER PARENT IS OUT OF THE COUNTRY: Notarized authorization from the parent who is in Chile and notarial authorization from the parent who is abroad, apostilled or legalized as needed. Otherwise, broad power of attorney of the parent who is abroad with the power of attorney issued, where the authorization to apply for nationalización is specified (apostilled or legalized). 


IF ONE OF THE PARENTS IS DECEASED: Death Certificate of the deceased parent.

WORK ACTIVITY

DEPENDENTS: Document that certifies their current work activity.

HONORARY/ BUSINESSMAN/INVESTOR/SELF-EMPLOYED WORKER/RESIDENT: Certificate from the Internal Revenue Service certifying, as the case may be, that the applicant is current on tax obligations or is legally exempt from them.

RETIRED PERSONS: Document that certifies their retired status.