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by Spudzilla
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country
Replies: 25
Views: 595

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: 1049

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: 896

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: 14
Views: 671

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: 80
Views: 3903

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: 309

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: 309

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?
by Spudzilla
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Importing shop equipment and tools

I have been considering bringing a shipping container with my shop equipment and tools next year from eeuu. One of the questions that I have, is, if I bring in a motor welder/generator will that item be subject to Chiles green tax. When I bought a vehicle in 2016 that tax was sprung on me the day I ...
by Spudzilla
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Let me introduce myself and my travel plans in South America
Replies: 6
Views: 433

Re: Let me introduce myself and my travel plans in South America

There are many posts regarding buying vehicles in this blog, you just have to keep trying different search phrases. I would caution you that a number of things have changed in the last few years, which make the process more difficult. Five years ago, it was quite easy to obtain a RUT. Now however yo...
by Spudzilla
Wed May 29, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Safe deposit box
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Re: Safe deposit box

Well there is always the tried and true method of burying your valuables in mason jars.... of course where would you find mason jars!
by Spudzilla
Sat May 25, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Safe deposit box
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Safe deposit box

Do any banks in Chile rent safe deposit boxes?
by Spudzilla
Wed May 22, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Criminal records required for residency, 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 4180

Re: Criminal records required for residency, 2017

I recently obtained an FBI background check from one of the channeler services. The last time I was in the states I was able to get my fingerprints taken from my local police department. You need to have the fingerprints on FBI cards (can be bought on amazon) 3 cards required. When it came time to g...