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Permanent Residence Certificate

Description

The purpose of this document is to certify whether the person in question has obtained the Permanent Residence permit. 

If the permit was obtained as of January 1, 2019, the Permanent Residence Certificate may be obtained through the website of the Department of Extranjería and Migración.

You will be informed by this department once the registration of such permit has been processed internally. At the same time, you will be scheduled by the Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación (Civil Registry and Identification Service) to obtain the Identity Card for Foreigners.

Those who obtained the Permanent Residence before January 1, 2019 and lost or misplaced their certificate may request a duplicate or copy of the document. 

This procedure is available throughout the year on our website. 

Who is it addressed to?

Foreigners residing in Chile who obtained the Permanent Residence as of January 1, 2019.

What steps should you take?

To complete the process:

- Online: although no document is required, the interested parties must have a ClaveÚnica from the Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación (SRCeI).

How much is it?

There is no charge.

How long is it for?

Undefined.

Legal Framework

Circular 25, 2019 of the Department of Extranjería y Migración 

Online Guide

1. Click on "ir al trámite en línea".

2.            Once on the institution's website, select "iniciar con ClaveÚnica" in the "Certificado de Permanencia Definitiva" section.

3.            Type your RUT and ClaveÚnica, click on "autenticar". If you do not have it, request the ClaveÚnica.

4.            Type your RUT and click on "siguiente".

5.            Click on "continuar" and then "siguiente".

6.            Please confirm that you have read the information and accept the conditions, and click "siguiente".

7.            As a result, the system will immediately issue the certificate for downloading and printing.

 

Important: 

- The Certificate contains the folio number and the date of activation or issuance of the document on the upper right hand side. From this date, you will be informed by this department once the registration of such permit has been processed internally. At the same time, you will be scheduled by the Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación to obtain the Identity Card for Foreigners.

- During the term of the Permanent Residence, foreigners may engage in any lawful activity, i.e., that complies with Chilean laws and regulations.

- The Permanent Residence expires when the holder remains outside Chile for more than one year. If for justified reasons he/she cannot return to the country, he/she must request an extension 60 days before he/she completes one year abroad.

- The Department of Extranjería and Migración may authorize up to four successive extensions of the Permanent Residence, as long as the request is made within the indicated period.

1. Explain the reason for your visit: to request the Permanent Residence Certificate.

2. Present the notification that the Permanent Residence Certificate is available.

3. As a result, you will immediately obtain the document.

 

Important: 

- The Certificate contains on the upper right side the folio number and the date of activation or issuance of the document. From this date, you will be informed by the Department of Extranjería and Migración once the registration of the permit has been processed internally. At the same time, you will be scheduled by the Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación to obtain the Identity Card for Foreigners.

- During the term of the Permanent Residence, foreigners may engage in any lawful activity, i.e., that complies with Chilean laws and regulations.

- The Permanent Residence expires when the holder remains outside Chile for more than one year. If for justified reasons he/she cannot return to the country, he/she must request an extension 60 days before he/she completes one year abroad. 

- The Department of Extranjería and Migración may authorize up to four successive extensions of the Permanent Residence, as long as the request is made within the aforementioned period.

Office Guide


1. Explain the reason for your visit: to request the Permanent Residence Certificate.

2. Present the notification that the Permanent Residence Certificate is available.

4. As a result, you will immediately obtain the document.

 

Important: 

- The Certificate contains the folio number and the date of activation or issuance of the document on the upper right hand side. From this date, you will be informed by this department once the registration of such permit has been processed internally. At the same time, you will be scheduled by the Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación to obtain the Identity Card for Foreigners.

- During the term of the Permanent Residence, foreigners may engage in any lawful activity, i.e., that complies with Chilean laws and regulations.

- The Permanent Residence expires when the holder remains outside Chile for more than one year. If for justified reasons he/she cannot return to the country, he/she must request an extension 60 days before he/she completes one year abroad.

- The Department of Extranjería and Migración may authorize up to four successive extensions of the Permanent Residence, as long as the request is made within the indicated period.

Keywords

certificado de permanencia, permanencia definitiva, certificado extranjería, departamento de extranjería