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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Embassy of Chile – 37-41 Old Queen Street - London - SW1H 9JA - t 0207 222 2361 - www.chileabroad.gov.cl/reino-unido

Republic of Ireland

Embassy of Chile – 44 Wellington Road - Ballsbridge - Dublin 4 - t 01 667 5094 - www.chileabroad.gov.cl/irlanda

Time difference

There is a 5-hour time difference between Chile and the UK and Ireland in summer and a 3-hour time difference in winter, with two short periods in the autumn and spring when the time difference is 4 hours. When it is 12 noon in Santiago, it is 5pm in London and Dublin in summer and 3pm in winter.


A valid passport is required for stays of less than three months. For longer stays, a visa is required.


Recommended vaccinations : DT Polio.

Travel insurance is advisable (automatically provided by some bank cards).


www.fco.gov.uk - www.dfa.ie - For travel advice issued by government bodies.

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