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  • Opening of ICCR's A2A Portal for the A.Y 2022-23 on 10 February 2022

    Due to some technical issues, the opening of ICCR's A2A Portal for the A.Y 2022-23, for admissions to Indian Universities under ICCR Scholarship Schemes,  has been delayed. 
    The technical issues have been resolved, and the A2A portal will open w.e.f. 10 February 2022.


    CLICK HERE for more Information

  • Travel to India by Afghan nationals only on e-Visa

    In view of the prevailing security situation in Afghanistan, a separate sub-category of ‘e-Emergency X Misc. Visa’ has been introduced by the Govt of India for the Afghan nationals desiring to travel to India. All Afghan nationals henceforth must travel to India only on e-Visa.

    Keeping in view some reports that certain passports of Afghan nationals have been misplaced, previously issued visas to all Afghan nationals, who are presently not in India, stand invalidated with immediate effect. Afghan nationals wishing to travel to India may apply for e-Visa at

    It will be mandatory for such Afghan nationals coming to India on ‘e-Emergency X Misc Visa’ to register with the FRRO/FRO concerned within 7 days of arrival.

  • Revised instructions on OCI Services

    (1)The existing OCI card holder can update/upload the latest photograph and requisite documents about his latest passport, Change in address/Occupation/Contact details on:
    (a) Issuance of new Passport (each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age)
    (b) Change in address/occupation/contact details.
    (2) Special permission by the OCI cardholders to undertake certain activities in India: A separate sub-portal under the name ‘Apply for Special Permission (Only for OCI cardholders)’ has been created in the online webportal to facilitate the OCI Card holders in obtaining special permission to undertake certain activities in India.
    (3) The detailed instructions may be accessed at the link
  • Join and strengthen your #RISHTA with India

    The Global Pravasi Rishta Portal lanched by GOI last year has become an interactive platform for interaction between Indian Missions, Government of India and Indian Diaspora.

    Register at


  • Prasar Bharati, India's Public Service Broadcaster, has invited Expression of Interest (EOI) through a tender towards Consultancy Services for providing detailed project report on establishment of DD International from reputed registered/incorporated companies, firms or consortium dealing with the services. Bids should be submitted by 0730 hrs Chile time on 20 July 2021. All details are available at https://prasarbharati.eproc.in &
  • Great opportunity to learn Yoga and get 'Yoga Volunteer' certificate from India's apex body, for certification in the field of Yoga, from the comfort of your home. Also, an opportunity for yoga institutes, yoga teachers and individuals to obtain Appreciation Awards. For details, visit


  • As part of the Birth Centenary of legendary filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, the Embassy of India in Santiago is pleased to inform that an online Film Festival is being organised by the Films Division on its website ( from 7th to 9th May 2021. These films can also be watched at A short synopsis of these 11 documentaries made by Satyajit Ray are available at
  • Independence Day celebrations 2020 - Special supplement brought out in collaboration with El Mercurio on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day

  • Certificates for participants in International Day of Yoga 2020

    The Embassy of India, Santiago (Chile) will celebrate International Day of Yoga online by live-streaming the event beginning 0900 hrs on 20 June 2020 on its Facebook page All those who participate in the event as Institute, Teacher & Attendee will get certificates from Ministry of Ayush after the event is live-streamed. Please go to for participation & to access your certificate.

  • Registration will commence shortly for the 60th, 61st, 62nd, 63rd 64th and 65th Know India Programme (KIP). The KIP, which is funded by the Government of India, provides an opportunity for youngsters of Indian origin to visit and learn more about India. Details will be available at shortly.
  • To All Persons of Indian Origin in Chile - FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION 

     All PIO card holders may please note that they should immediately apply for conversion of the PIO card to an OCI card, as the International Civil Aviation Organisation is in the process of notifying a deadline after which hand written PIO cards will be invalid.


  • Flag-hoisting ceremony on 26 January 2020 at the Indian Embassy.
  • Invitation for Flag-hoisting ceremony on 26 January 2020 at the Embassy.
  • Support India in Chile. Vote for “MAHINDRA KUV 100” City SUV as the People’s Choice Launch of the Year at
  • A state of emergency has been declared in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Region of Coquimbo (La Serena), Region of Valparaiso, Region of O’Higgins (Rancagua) and Region of Bio-Bio (Concepcion) in response to mass demonstrations which are increasingly being accompanied by violence, looting and arson.
    Transportation services, including flights, have been adversely affected. If you are travelling, please check flight status with your airline.
    Please take precautions such as staying indoors to the extent possible, observing curfew timings, moving in groups, stocking up on food, water, candles and other essential commodities etc.

    Many media sources are providing updates and some updates can also be seen on the Chilean government website

  • Invitation for Flag-hoisting ceremony on India’s Independence Day 2019
  • Registration is now open for the 57th, 58th and 59th Know India Programme (KIP). The KIP, which is funded by the Government of India, provides an opportunity for youngsters of Indian origin to visit and learn more about India. Details are available at
  • Celebrate the International Day of Yoga with us on 22 June
  • Registration is now open for the 54th, 55th and 56th Know India Programme (KIP). The KIP, which is funded by the Government of India, provides an opportunity for youngsters of Indian origin to visit and learn more about India. Details are available at
  • Group photographs of interaction in Chile on 31 March 2019 of community and friends of India with Hon’ble President of India in Chile are available at Embassy's Facebook page:
  • A Condolence Book will remain open in the Embassy on 20 and 21 August, 2018, from 10.00 AM to 04.00 PM.
  • The Independence Day Reception that was going to be held on 16 August, 2018 on the occasion of the Independence Day of India has now been cancelled.
  • The Embassy of India in Santiago annnounces, with deep sorrow, the passing of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India. The Government of India has declared a seven-day State Mourning period.