Driver's licence in Chile

Do you want to drive in Chile? The guide will help you find out more on driving requirements in the country, exchanging your national driver's licence or getting an international driver's licence.

Driving in Chile

While in Chile on a tourist visa you may drive with the driver's license from your country of origin or an International Drivers License. You may rent a car with an International Drivers License and purchase the necessary insurance. But you must get a Chilean drivers license when you receive temporary residency.

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