New Zealand Embassy Santiago, Chile


The INZ web site has updated information regarding the Working Holiday Scheme application date.


El plazo de postulación para la visa working Holiday para Chile ha sido aplazado.


The application date for the Working Holiday Visa Scheme for Chile has been delayed.


The application date for the Working Holiday Scheme for Chile has been announced.


The New Zealand Embassy in Santiago, Chile, and Education New Zealand organized a Farewell Ceremony for 50 Chilean high school students who will travel and spend a semester in schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.


Chilean authorities have lowered the red alert of the Copahue Volcano to orange. The decision was made after volcanic activity decreased in the last days. However, an eruption has not been ruled out. Please check Civil Defence Emergency Alerts for more information.


Chilean officials issued a red alert on May 27 for the increasingly active Copahue volcano in the Biobio region. Security Minister Andres Chadwick said that the evacuation of nearby communities is obligatory. Please check Civil Defence Emergency Alerts for more information.


Colombia’s Vice Minister of Education is visiting New Zealand with a delegation of senior government and business representatives for talks to build education connections between the two countries.


After visiting Mexico and Colombia, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key, arrived along with the delegation in Santiago on 7 March. The Royal New Zealand Air Force plane landed with a beautiful orange sky as backdrop and was received by a Chilean guard with a formal welcome.


On March 6, Rt Hon John Key and delegation arrived in Bogota for the first visit of a New Zealand Prime Minister to Colombia. The day started with the First Colombia – New Zealand Business Seminar at Club El Nogal, which was organised by the Embassy and NZTE with the support of ProExport and ANDI from Colombia.

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