Recently, and due to a new variant of Covid-19 (Omicron), the Chilean health authority announced new changes to the Protected Borders Plan which enter into force today December 1, 2021.
These changes are the following:
- The entry of non-resident foreigners (tourists) who have been in the following African countries during the last 14 days is prohibited:
- South Africa
- Chileans and foreigners residing in Chile who have been in any of the above mentioned countries during the last 14 days, may enter Chile, complying with the following sanitary measures:
- Obligatory PCR test to be performed at the point of entry into the country.
- Mandatory 7-day quarantine, regardless of their vaccination status and negative PCR test.
- The opening of land crossings of Chacalluta, Pino Hachado and Colchane is postponed.
- Exemption from taking a PCR test upon entry into the country is postponed to travelers who had booster doses, requiring them to quarantine until a negative result of the PCR test is received, regardless of their vaccination status.
The foregoing may be subject to further modifications in light of the evolution experienced by the Covid-19 outbreak in the national territory.