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Chile International Shipping Services

Do you need overseas shipping services for your international move to Chile? While moving overseas is not only exciting, it also requires extensive research and planning-and most importantly, a professional, reliable and skilled international moving company to ship your house goods safely to your new country. If you are planning an overseas move to Chile, let International Sea & Air Shipping assist you with every aspect of your relocation to ensure it is seamless and stress-free.

How International Sea & Air Shipping can help for moving to Chile

chile1 International Sea & Air Shipping's talented and expertly trained moving specialists will help you every step of the way during your international move to Chile. Before you get started, learn more about all of our offered shipping services and options to determine what best meets your needs:

  • Your moving timeline. When do you need to be in Chile? Should you ship your goods via air or sea freight?
  • Your real estate plans. Will you be renting or buying a home?
  • Your fragile items. Do you require packing or custom crating services?
  • Your family/household size. Are you moving alone or with family? For business or personal reasons?
  • Your cubic feet estimate. How large is your shipment?

How Much Does a Move to Chile Cost?

chile2 Cost is always a crucial factor when planning your overseas move. Start by scheduling a home survey with International Sea & Air Shipping to receive an estimate to ship your goods to Chile. One of our trained moving specialists will visit your home to assess your belongings and determine the cubic footage of your shipment. You will then receive a free quote for the international moving services you need!

Ultimately, the cost of your overseas move to Chile will vary based on the cubic footage of your shipment, your preferred method of shipping (air vs. sea freight) the services you require (such as packing and custom crating), and many other factors.

About Chile

chile3 A long, characteristically narrow country, Chile is located in South America and is officially known as the Republic of Chile. The country is divided into 15 regions, which are further divided into provinces. Bordered by Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, and the Dark Passage, Chile has a pacific coastline of 6,435 kilometers, making it home to a variety of climatic regions and landscapes. Wildlife is abundant in Chile, including whales and a variety of species of seals.

The culture of Chile was influenced by the Andean, Spanish, English, French and German cultures. Known as a country of poets (or paĆ­s de poetas), Chile is home to many noble prize winners in literature, such as Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win the award. Some famous Chilean poets include Pablo Neruda, Carlos PezoaVeliz, Vicente Huidobro, and Nicanor Parra. Music in Chile ranges from folkloric, popular and classical music, and the country's most famous dance is known as the cueca.

A founding member of the United Nations and Union of South American Nations, Chile is the first South American country to join the OECD. It is one of South America's most stable and prosperous nations, particularly in the transport, telecommunications and agriculture industries. Chile is the world's fifth largest exporter of wine, and well as a major exporter of pears, peaches, grapes, onions, wheat, corn, oats, garlic, asparagus, beans, beef, poultry, wool, fish and timber. The trade partners of Chile are China, US, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, and Argentina.

Custom Regulations for Chile:


  • Visa
  • Work Contract
  • Power of Attorney
  • Inventory (each liftvan in shipment must have a separate inventory for clearance)


  • Returning Chileans and anyone moving to Chile for work are exempt from duties on their household goods and personal effects


  • Sporting guns (owner must obtain carrying permit at the Weapons Control Bureau)
  • Alcohol and tobacco products
  • New furniture is dutiable (invoices required)
  • Caviar, pearls, synthetic furs, uncut precious, semi-precious or synthetic stones (only for personal use)


  • Firearms/weapons
  • Drugs (unless for medical purposes)
  • Pornographic material


  • Duties are very high and based on make, model, year, engine's cubic capacity, transmission type, extras, and purchase value
  • Only returning Chileans and duty exempted persons may import USED vehicles
  • Documents required:
    • Original Invoice of Purchase


  • Health Certificate with appropriate vaccinations required

NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary ofcustoms regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers.Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, International sea & air shipping cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

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Motto : By right or might
Capital : Santiago
National Anthem : "Himno Nacional de Chile" ("National Anthem of Chile")


Location : Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Area : Total : 756,102 sq km

Land : 743,812 sq km
Water : 12,290 sq km
Climate : Temperate; desert in north; mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south


Nationality : Chilean(s)
Population : 16,888,760 (July 2011 est.)
Major Cities : SANTIAGO (capital) 5.883 million; Valparaiso 865,000 (2009)
Languages : Spanish (official), Mapudungun, German, English


GDP : $260 billion (2010 est.)
Exchange Rates : Chilean pesos (CLP) per US dollar - 525.34 (2010), 560.86 (2009), 509.02 (2008), 526.25 (2007), 530.29 (2006)


Airports : 366 (2010)
Roadways : Total : 80,505 km
Waterways : 725 km
Ports & Terminals : Coronel, Huasco, Lirquen, Puerto Ventanas, San Antonio, San Vicente, Valparaiso


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