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.
If you are travelling in Chile, see how to Return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see our Chile Travel Advice to stay safely during coronavirus.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you are in Chile and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
Our staff are currently working in a hybrid mode due to coronavirus (COVID-19), but our services are unaffected.
If you are in need of urgent help (for example, you’have been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +56 2 2370 4100, press 1 for English and please stay on the line and select the option ‘Consular services for UK national’ to speak to a Consular officer. Our Consular Contact Centre is available 24/7.
Get 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 are not sure, check if you are a British citizen.
If you are not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Certificates for getting married
We can issue certificates of no impediment, affirmations or affidavits of marital status. For information on getting married in Chile, see getting married abroad.
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.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Chile.
British Embassy Santiago
For general enquiries (not consular related), please send your message to: email@example.com
If you are a British national in need of assistance, call +52 2 2370 4100, selecting the option for consular services for British nationals. Our Consular Contact Centre is available 24/7.
You can use our contact form for consular enquiries.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: The Consular Section operates an appointment-only system. Appointment times can be accessed by following the steps for the service you require on our website or by calling +56 2 2370 4100.
For all other Embassy enquiries (not consular related), email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note this email is only monitored during office hours and is not intended for emergency contact or cases involving British nationals.
If you need consular assistance, please contact the British Consulate using our contact form.