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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Chilean citizen for short-stay period in France starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter France. All tourists entering French territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Austrian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted. All the French overseas territories (French Guiana, French West Indies and Reunion) follows the same visa regulations of the motherland.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Chile who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Chilean citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
French custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into French territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
  • Alcohol: Spirits (1L), wine (4L), beer (16L)

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering France with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Minors up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.

List of Chilean diplomatic offices in France

Honorary Consulate of Chile in Papeete, France

Address: Inmueble James Norman Hall, 1 Rue du General de Gaulle, B.P. 952, Papeete, Tahi

Phone: 33-689-438919

Fax: 33-689-436162

Honorary Consulate of Chile in Strasbourg, France

Address: 17, Rue Des Orphelins, 17000, Strasbourg

Phone: 33-3-88326038

Fax: 33-3-88223186


Honorary Consulate of Chile in Marsella, France

Address: 91 Rue Dragon, 13006 MarseilleCheck on map

Phone: 33-49-1370677


Honorary Consulate of Chile in Lyon, France

Address: 135, Chemin de Moly, 69230 Lyon, France

Phone: 33-47-8561027

Fax: 33-47-2393420

Honorary Consulate of Chile in Le Havre, France

Address: 73-75 Quai de Southampton, 76066 Le Havre Cedex

Phone: 33-12-35193590

Fax: 33-12-35193992


Delegacion Permanente de Chile ante la UNESCO

Address: 1, rue Miollis, 75015 ParisCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 1 45 68 29 50

Fax: (+33) 1 47 34 16 51



Consulate General of Chile in Paris, France

Address: 64, Boulevard de LaTour Maubourg, 75007 ParisCheck on map

Phone: 33(1) 47054661

Fax: 33(1) 45518553



Embassy of Chile in Paris, France

Address: 2 Avenue De La Motte Picouer, 75007 Paris, FranceCheck on map

Phone: 33(1) 4418 5960

Fax: 33(1) 4418 5961


List of French diplomatic offices in Chile

Embassy of France in Santiago, Chile

Address: Avenida Condell 65, Providencia - Santiago de Chile, Postal Address : Casilla 38 D - Santiago de ChileCheck on map

Phone: [56] (2) 470 80 00

Fax: [56] (2) 470 80 50



Office Hours: Lunes a Viernes de 09.30 a 12.30

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Capital: Paris
Languages: French 100% (with regional dialects and sub-languages)
Area: 547,030 KM2
Population: 64,768,389
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +33

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