The US Embassy in Chile has confirmed that Chileans are still subject to the Visa Waiver Program, following a series of social media posts that indicated otherwise. This system allows citizens of certain countries to enter the United States for tourism, business, and transit purposes, without holding a visa, for a maximum period of 90 days.
US Embassy Denied that Chile is outside the Visa Waiver Program to enter that country. A series of posts on social networks confirmed this situation; However, the distribution denied it through the same medium.
After consulting a Twitter user, the embassy of the North American country indicated this “Chile remains part of the Visa Waiver Program and Chilean citizens can continue to travel to the United States under this program.”
Chile remains part of the Visa Waiver Program and Chilean citizens can continue to travel to the United States under this program.
– US Embassy in Chile (EmbajadaEEUUcl) December 22 2021
It must be remembered that a file US Visa Waiver Program, otherwise known as visa waiver, Citizens of certain countries are allowed to enter the United States for tourism, business, and transit purposes.
People can stay for Maximum period of 90 days, without holding a visa, but with an ETA.
Aisino case: visa waiver at risk
Last October, the Civil Registry submitted a tender for the processing of new passports and identity cards to the Arab Republic of Egypt A Chinese company of origin.
After a series of questions, the government canceled the process. As shown or as specified or as indicated, Aisino was asked for new information to resolve a series of discrepancies in its offering of services.
The company classified the application as unacceptable, so it did not respond to the requested requirements.
The Aisino Prize has raised questions about the continuity of visa exemption in Chile. According to the Undersecretary of State for External Relations, The program with the United States and possibly Canada has been compromised.
However, the bid was finally re-awarded to French group Idemia Identity & Security, the same company currently operating.
The United States remains committed to continuing to work with the Chilean government to ensure our common security and to share good practices that protect the integrity of national identity documents.and facilitating legitimate travel between our two countries,” the US Embassy said after this decision.