Does the two years of temporary visa count towards the citizenship time?

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Does the two years of temporary visa count towards the citizenship time?

Post by vamoschile » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:19 pm

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Does the two temporary visa years count towards the 5 years of residency requirements for citizenship in Chile? If that is the case one would only have permanant residency for 3 years? Does the citizenship waiting time include the waiting time for visas. What I mean by this does the clock starts the day they give you your temporary visa and even though you might qualify for permanant residency after 2 years you might now actually get your permanant residency in hand for 3-4 years. At which time its almost time to apply for citizenship.

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Re: Does the two years of temporary visa count towards the citizenship time?

Post by admin » Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:07 pm

the clock does start from the time your temp visa was granted, and you recieved your ID, as long as there was no interruptions. that is, two different temp visas.
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Re: Does the two years of temporary visa count towards the citizenship time?

Post by Huelshoff » Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:09 pm

I received my visa in May in Houston. Arrived in Chile on 15 July and applied immediately for my ID. I received it in early September. This is my first temporary visa. Just to clarify, which is my start date? By which date (or a couple of months before) do I apply for my second temporary visa?

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