The British Embassy in Chile maintains and develops relations between the UK and Chile.

Find out more on our UK and Chile news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Chile. You can access UK government services while in Chile.

Emergency assistance

If you’re travelling in Chile, see how to Return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see how to stay safely in Chile during coronavirus.

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Chile and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in Chile and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +562 2370 4100.

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen.

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit, and make a certified copy of a British passport. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Legalisation services

The British Consulate in Santiago provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Chile.

Our people

Jamie Bowden

British Ambassador to Chile

Contact us

British Embassy

Avda. El Bosque Norte 0125,
Las Condes,

Santiago
Chile

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-santiago
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: embsan@britemb.cl

The British Embassy Santiago is currently working fully remotely. If you have an urgent consular issues – such as a request for an Emergency Travel Document – you will need to pre-book an appointment online. We are not able to respond to British nationals who visit the Embassy without a pre-booked appointment.

Access and opening times

Consular Section

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

If you need consular assistance, please contact the British Consulate using our contact form.

The British Embassy Santiago is currently working fully remotely. If you have an urgent consular issues – such as a request for an Emergency Travel Document – you will need to pre-book an appointment online. We are not able to respond to British Nationals who visit the Embassy without a pre-booked appointment.

Access and opening times