Health insurance when waiting for Cédula de Identidad

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alextrombone
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Health insurance when waiting for Cédula de Identidad

Post by alextrombone » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:29 am

I just wondered whether it was possible to get health insurance after having submitted your VISA application (from within Chile, changing from a tourist visa), when you’re awaiting your Cedula. If so, what companies would you recommend?

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Re: Health insurance when waiting for Cédula de Identidad

Post by admin » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:57 pm

depends on the company. some will require you to pay a year in advance until you obtain residency, but otherwise will offer insurance. once you have residency, then they let you switch to a monthly payments.
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Re: Health insurance when waiting for Cédula de Identidad

Post by at46 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:24 pm

alextrombone wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:29 am
I just wondered whether it was possible to get health insurance after having submitted your VISA application (from within Chile, changing from a tourist visa), when you’re awaiting your Cedula. If so, what companies would you recommend?
I had no problem buying health insurance from Cruz Blanca with a RUT provisorio a few years ago. Go to one of their smaller offices and if they turn you away, just go to another one.

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