New Zealand Embassy Santiago, Chile
Forwarding passport applications
Can the Embassy send my passport application?
Yes, you can lodge the application with us for forwarding through the diplomatic bag to Wellington for processing and return to Santiago. The fee for the standard 10 day service is NZ $200 payable in Chilean Pesos $78 200 (including passport fee). This service takes longer as the diplomatic bag to and from Wellington is once a week only. For a standard 10 day issue and delivery times you could be waiting for up to 6 weeks for your passport.
How long are the couriers likely to take?
From Santiago, Chile, DHL advise 3 working days to London and 5 working days to Wellington or Sydney. You need to add this to the processing time (standard or urgent - as noted on the application form) and the return delivery time. These delivery times are estimates, please check with your courier compan