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Get your health insurance for Chili

MSH can help you design the best international health insurance plan to suit your needs.

Going for less than a year?  
We have the right health insurance plan to cover you for 1 to 12 months, whether it's for a personal project, an apprenticeship, a working holiday or any other reason.

Going for a year or more?
Explore our comprehensive and highly flexible health insurance solutions to protect you and your family while you're abroad.

QUICK FACTS

OFFICIAL NAME

Repulic of Chile

MAIN CITIES

Santiago, Puente Alto, Maipu

CAPITAL

Santiago

GOVERNMENT

Unitary presidential constitutional republic

COMMON LANGUAGE

Spanish, Mapudungun, Aymara, Rapa Nui

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Chile on Wikipedia

WHV Chile

Essential Information

Duration: 12 months non-renewable

Cost of the visa: around 115 euros

Turnaround time: about 6 weeks

List of participating countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, and Sweden

Application requirements

To apply for a visa for Chile, you must:

 

  • Be between 18 and 30 years old (inclusive) at the time of application and 35 for Canadians (depending on nationality)
  • Hold a valid passport from any country having signed an agreement with Chile
  • Have sufficient funds to meet your needs at the beginning of your stay (€2,500 minimum)
  • Not be accompanied by dependents during your stay
  • Not previously have entered Chile on a Working Holiday Visa (first application)
  • Have international health insurance for the duration of your stay
  • Apply for a WHP as long as the year's quotas have not been reached
  • Have a clean criminal record

 

Please note that Working Holiday Visa conditions may vary depending on the country

How to get your Visa

To apply for a visa, you must follow the procedure set out on the website of the Chilean consulate: https://serviciosconsulares.cl/tramites/site/tax/port/all/taxport_14___1.html

 

Please note that the documents required may vary depending on the embassy / consulate. We therefore recommend getting up-to-date official information from the relevant embassy / consulate before making any plans.

CLIENT STORIES

Client story: I woke up to MSH

Rachel lives in Togo and has been with MSH since 2002. After routine surgery, she fell into a coma that lasted 2 months. Her hospitalization cost more than 200,000 euros - but it was all covered by MSH, without her having to get involved. Thanks to the reactivity of the team and their smooth handling of the situation, Rachel's family were able to avoid any extra stress - as was Rachel when she woke up.  
Client story: MSH was a lifesaver

Matthieu was hiking in a canyon in Peru when he accidently fell down several meters and fractured his kneecap and elbow: "After 12 days in a local hospital, I was sent back to  France where I spent 2 more weeks in hospital and months in physiotherapy" he remembers. Matthieu's hospitalization, repatriation and rehabilitation expenses were all covered by MSH: "Without my private health insurance, it would have been a nightmare: €16,000 for the hospital and €50,000 for my repatriation with two air ambulances - can you imagine?"
Client story: No worries mate!

Tanguy subscribed to Start’Expat to cover his gap year in Australia. He was out roller-skating one day when he slipped and blacked out for a few minutes. A passerby directed him to the nearest hospital for a scan. Fortunately, there was nothing serious and he was delighted to learn that all the expenses from €400 would be paid by MSH in advance, saving him a total of €513 -that's a lot of money for a student!   
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