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Significant Delays With Immigration Department (Video)

The Immigration Department in Santiago, Chile has recently

collapsed, causing significant delays with immigration processes,

such as in decisions, resolutions, permits, visas, etc. Visa and

cedula record procedures can now take up to a whole day, when

previously it was completed in a matter of 2-3 hours.

Employers should be aware of the delays when processing

applications in Chile and consider enough lead time to complete the


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