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by Spudzilla
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Is Embalse el Yeso open?
Replies: 12
Views: 361

Re: Is Embalse el Yeso open?

Seems to me that open or closed means very little in Chile. The fishing season opens on 12 October, and yet I see people fishing every day. Have had people asking permission to fish on my land as well. Ive personally watched Sernapesca drive right past fisherman without even slowing down. For what i...
by Spudzilla
Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Citizenship in Chile, APPLY NOW!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 2530

Re: Citizenship in Chile, APPLY NOW!!!

My application for definativa was submitted in March 2018. It took 18 months just to log it in. Still pending.
by Spudzilla
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Diesel vs Gasoline In Chile
Replies: 15
Views: 2069

Re: Diesel vs Gasoline In Chile

I have a mahindra pikup, and recently experienced problems with the Diesel Particulate Filter. The fix is not simply resetting the computer. The filter can be cleaned, but I would caution that if your mecanico wants to flush it out with water run away. The fine particulates can turn to cement. Cost ...
by Spudzilla
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country
Replies: 37
Views: 4675

Re: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country

My permanent residency application was finally accepted into the system. Two hundred twenty nine days elapsed.
by Spudzilla
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Shipments into Chile since the protests
Replies: 18
Views: 2705

Shipments into Chile since the protests

Has anyone received any shipments from overseas since the protests. I've heard rumours that the aduanas are on strike.
by Spudzilla
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country
Replies: 37
Views: 4675

Re: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country

I'm caught up in this bs myself. Submitted my papers for definativa last March. No acknowledgement of reciept of the package. This bs reciept from correos means absolutely nothing!!! When I reentered Chile on April 10th, and I presented my expired cedula and the bs correo reciept, I was told by the ...
by Spudzilla
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Transferring money from Chile to U. K
Replies: 5
Views: 2654

Re: Transferring money from Chile to U. K

My understanding is that most banks use the SWIFT system to transfer funds between banks in different countries. I believe that funds are only transfered in US dollars or euros, depending on the intermediate bank that is doing the transfer. Fees can also be applied by the intermediate bank.
by Spudzilla
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: What would you tell a Chilean Senator about the new immigration law?
Replies: 17
Views: 2307

Re: What would you tell a Chilean Senator about the new immigration law?

Surely it must be possible to create some sort of a verifiable process to to accept applications for residencia definativa. Appreciating the tremendous enthusiasm in Chile for stamping documents, incoming applications might be affixed with a time and date stamp indicating that your application has b...
by Spudzilla
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Chile Forum is 13 YEARS OLD!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 4075

Re: Chile Forum is 13 YEARS OLD!!!

I would like to echo the sentiments of Space Cat. I have benefited greatly from this forum and without a doubt my transition to Chile was made so much simpler. Congrats admin.
by Spudzilla
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Chile: second run
Replies: 97
Views: 15130

Re: Chile: second run

I am coming up on 5 months, application still not accepted by extranjaria.
by Spudzilla
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Re: Importing shop equipment and tools

nwdiver wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:32 am
Spudzilla wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:07 pm
Thanks admin. I am actually buying a new machine. Would it be in my best interest to put some hours on it?
Scamming the government is not nice, play nice......
I just need to drive it out of the showroom! :D
by Spudzilla
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Re: Importing shop equipment and tools

Thanks admin. I am actually buying a new machine. Would it be in my best interest to put some hours on it?