This entry fee, called the Entry Reciprocity Fee, is required of all citizens of Albania, Australia, Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
After you have gotten off your plane, you will need to pay the reciprocity fee before proceeding to immigration control.
You will follow these steps:
1. Pay the reciprocity fee
2. Go through immigration (Policía Internacional) to show your passport/visa
3. Proceed to pick up your checked baggage
4. Be screened through customs and the Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero (SAG) or Agriculture and Livestock Service.
The amount of the reciprocity fee depends on your nationality:
Keep in mind that these prices fluctuate with exchange rates so you may pay a little more or less than this.
Other country’s citizens don’t pay the reciprocity fee.
You can pay the Chilean reciprocity fee with major credit cards or cash.
The receipt for payment of the reciprocity fee is attached to your passport. On subsequent visits to Chile, you don’t have to pay the fee again for the life of your passport. When you get a new passport, you’ll have to pay the fee again.