Do you want to retire in Chile? You will need a retirement visa. This is one of the different types of temporary residence visas, and it allows you to live in Chile for one year.
You can get this visa no matter what your situation, just have enough money! This is the type of visa that requires the least number of documents and conditions and is the most commonly granted. All you need to prove that you have a source of recurring income and sufficient assets to support yourself and your family in Chile.
Chilean immigration accepts as proof pensions, the rent generated by your real estate properties, as well as the income generated by financial investments.
However, there is not a sufficient level to obtain this visa. The authorities will study your assets according to the region in which you wish to reside.
The documents to be submitted are:
- A copy of your passport
- A passport size passport photo
- Proof of your current income, and the number of family members moving with you
You may need to submit additional documents such as:
- Original or certified true copy of the marriage certificate
- Original or certified true copy of your birth certificate and the birth certificates of your dependants
After obtaining your visa, you will have to register with the police and the civil registry office. After one year in Chile, you can apply for a permanent residence permit if you still meet the income requirements, have spent 180 days in Chile and have paid your taxes.