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Age limit:

You must be aged 18 to 30 (inclusive) to apply for  a Residencia Temporal Working Holiday permit

Visa duration:

Up to one year (at the discretion of the Chilean Immigration Authorities)


You must:

  • Meet the age requirement (18-30) at the time of application
  • Possess a valid Irish passport and be habitually resident in Ireland
  • NOT be accompanied by a spouse, partner, children, or other family members, however they can opt to apply for the programme separately if eligible
  • Have a return ticket and/or proof of sufficient funds to buy one
  • Prove sufficient funds to support yourself for the duration of your stay
  • Hold medical and comprehensive hospitalization insurance, as well as civil liability insurance to cover you for the duration of your stay
  • Obtain a medical certificate in accordance with immigration legislation
  • Have the primary reason for your stay be vacation – sporadic work is permitted but not as a means to support your stay

Number of visas available:

Up to 200 according to the reciprocal agreement – consult the Chilean Embassy

Application fee:

Consult the Chilean Embassy for visa fee information

How to apply:

Applications must be made outside of Chile online here

Further information:

For further information, please contact the Consulate of Chile in Ireland by


Phone: 01 667 5094


Page last updated on 8 February, 2024

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