What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Chile?

  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Chile.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Chile:

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis-A
  • Hepatitis-B

Other health risks: American trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis and air pollution.

What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Chile?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Chile are available of high standard.
  • Some hospitals may require immediate cash.
  • Emergency services are widely available.
  • Prescribed medicines are widely available.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Chile and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Chile.

Health tips while travelling to Chile:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Chile. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Chile.

Also Read: Customs followed in Chile

Last update on February 1, 5:45 pm by Nidhi S.