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Chile Import Restrictions

In order to enter Chile, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Chile government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Chile, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Chile.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Chilean authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Items containing commercial goods require an invoice stating the country of origin.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Chile prohibits:

Chilean Post does not accept ordinary and registered letters containing articles subject to customs duty.