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importing container using foreign passport

Post by marchukav » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:45 pm

Hello everybody

can someone advise - can I import container with the personal stuff without any temporary or permanent residence in Chile? Just having my foreign passport?

Thanks in advance

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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by admin » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:21 pm

yea, but you have to pay the tax.
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by marchukav » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:14 pm

admin wrote:yea, but you have to pay the tax.
thanks a lot

and one more question please - this exemption of usd5000 is valid for owners of visa definitiva also? or only visa temporada min 1 year?

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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by Gloria » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:08 pm

marchukav wrote:
admin wrote:yea, but you have to pay the tax.
thanks a lot

and one more question please - this exemption of usd5000 is valid for owners of visa definitiva also? or only visa temporada min 1 year?
Only for Chilean citizens.
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by admin » Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:41 pm

Gloria wrote:
marchukav wrote:
admin wrote:yea, but you have to pay the tax.
thanks a lot

and one more question please - this exemption of usd5000 is valid for owners of visa definitiva also? or only visa temporada min 1 year?
Only for Chilean citizens.
temporary residency.

There is another import benfit for citizens that are out of the country for more than two years and are returning.
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by Gloria » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:49 pm

"A los chilenos que retornan y que han estado en el
extranjero por más de 6 meses, pero menos de 1 año, se
les permite importar hasta US$ 500.- FOB de enseres de
casa usados, además de sus efectos personales.

- A los chilenos que retornan y que han estado en
el extranjero más de 1 año y menos de 5 años, se les
permite importar hasta US$ 3.000.- FOB de enseres de
casa y/o útiles de trabajo usados, además de sus efectos
personales.

- A los chilenos que retornan y que han estado en el
extranjero más de 5 años, se les permite importar hasta
US$ 5.000.- FOB de enseres de casa y/o útiles de trabajo
usados, además de sus efectos personales."

http://www.chilesomostodos.gov.cl/wp/wp ... dicion.pdf
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by admin » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:40 am

Gloria wrote:"A los chilenos que retornan y que han estado en el
extranjero por más de 6 meses, pero menos de 1 año, se
les permite importar hasta US$ 500.- FOB de enseres de
casa usados, además de sus efectos personales.

- A los chilenos que retornan y que han estado en
el extranjero más de 1 año y menos de 5 años, se les
permite importar hasta US$ 3.000.- FOB de enseres de
casa y/o útiles de trabajo usados, además de sus efectos
personales.

- A los chilenos que retornan y que han estado en el
extranjero más de 5 años, se les permite importar hasta
US$ 5.000.- FOB de enseres de casa y/o útiles de trabajo
usados, además de sus efectos personales."

http://www.chilesomostodos.gov.cl/wp/wp ... dicion.pdf
We are talking about new residents, one time imports. Not citizen imports.
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by Gloria » Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:54 pm

I would like to suggest to the OP to contact a custom agent and ask himself if the exemption of US$5000 applies to only Chileans returning or due to the generosity of the Chilean government to also exempt those "new residents". I got my information out of "the horse's mouth" unless there are more of them loose around.......but this is Chile after all........a true Pandora's box.
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by HybridAmbassador » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:00 pm

I remember reading somewhere back in 2011, that in order to take benefit of $5k one time exemption, you have to apply for your temp residency for Chile before your cargo arriving to one of Chilean ports? admin, care to elaborate on this issue?
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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by marchukav » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:07 am

after talking to several customs agents, tax agents and customs itself I can say that exemption of 5k works only and only for holders of visa temporaria valid for minimum one year.
It means if you have visa definitiva, visa temporaria below 1 year, foreign passport, any kind of visa "en tramite" or any other except visa temporaria above one year - you can not get 5k tax exemption. I am not talking about chilean residents - its not my case

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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by Enzo » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:38 pm

Would the tax exemption apply to incoming residents with "Visa Subjeto Contracto"? We are getting our shipping logistics in order, though I am still waiting for my visa to be processed.

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Re: importing container using foreign passport

Post by admin » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:32 pm

You must have your temp visa to use the benfit.
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