New Zealand Embassy Santiago, Chile


The Embassy was pleased to support the international seminar "Indigenous Women: Their contribution and leadership in distinct indigenous social processes" organised by Women's Commission of the Santiago Regional Indigenous Board and held to celebrate the International Day of Indigenous Women.



Chileans or foreigners with permanent residence in Chile, who hold the title of professor or educator, practising in subsidised educational establishments (municipal or private subsidised secondary schools governed by Decree 3166) and have academic excellence.


The Embassy has commissioned a report on business opportunities in Peru from the International Trade Association of Peru (COMEXPERU).
New Zealand and Peru are currently negotiating a free trade agreement as part of the Trans Pacific Partnership, which will increase the opportunities available to New Zealand businesses in this market. For the latest on these negotiations see:


The fees that Immigration New Zealand charges for immigration services have changed on 29 August 2011. The changes will only affect payments made outside New Zealand.

We are changing the fees because currency exchange rates have changed significantly in recent months.

We remind you that the New Zealand Embassy in Santiago only accepts payments in US Dollars from outside Chile and in Chilean pesos only if payments are made within Chile.


With this certification Linsa -Tramaca becomes the first Chilean transportation company with this commitment to improve its emission standards through a targetted Reduction Plan, which will be monitored each year.


The New Zealand Embassy organised a seminar on New Zealand Qualifications' Framework and Quality Assurance, with special focus on tertiary education, led by New Zealand Education Counsellors Dion Burns and Bruno Aldaz.


Mike Webb from the New Zealand Embassy in Santiago recently presented to the International Seminar "Climate Change and Carbon Footprinting: Challenges for Agriculture in the South of Chile" organised by the Chilean Agriculture Research Institute INIA.

This presentation explained the role of the Global Research Alliance on Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

More information on the conference, including all the presentations, is available from:


The New Zealand Embassy
12th Floor
Isidora Goyenechea 3000


Chileans interested in obtaining information about the requirements to apply for the Working Holiday Scheme visa may visit the following link: (information in Spanish and only as reference, since there are no more places available)

To consider:


New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Murray McCully visited Chile 10 – 11 August.

During his meeting with Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moredo, Minister McCully announced an additional NZ$1 million contribution to the earthquake reconstruction effort, dedicated to rebuilding schools damaged by the earthquake of 27 February.

The Ministers also signed an arrangement to enhance the operation of the existing Working Holiday Scheme between Chile and New Zealand,:

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