About Us

About Chile

Official Name: Republic of Chile
Independence: 18 September 1810 (from Spain)
Motto: Por la razón o la fuerza
Capital: Santiago
Government: Republica de Chile
Government type: Presidential republic
Area: Total 756,096.3 km2
Population: 17,789,267 (July 2017 est.)
GDP (PPP): Total $472.413 billion (2018 estimate)
GDP (nominal): Per capita $15,793 (2018 estimate)
Currency: Peso (CLP)
Languages: Spanish 99.5% (official), English 10.2%
Time zone: CLT and EAST (UTC−3 and −5)


Some of the main functions of Consulates are protecting and assisting nationals abroad.

Consulates are public administration organizations of a State in the territory of another, with the main objective of assisting and protecting its nationals.

Major Objectives

  • Safeguarding the interests of Chile in Bangladesh; coordinate positions with Bangladesh in multilateral policy and cooperation matters.

  • Carrying out exchange meetings and bilateral policy consultations, including the promotion of high-level visits between Chile and Bangladesh.

  • Promoting Chile as offshoring and outsourcing destination.

  • Attracting and promoting exchange initiatives in the area of technological innovation and investment.

Visa Fees

  • US$ 10 (for Single Entry, max. stay up to 9O days)
  • US$ 10 (for re-entry)
  • US$ 30 (for Multiple Entry, max. stay up to 9O days)

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It gives me immense pleasure to welcome all users of the new site of the Honorary Consulate of Chile in Bangladesh.

This platform provides a channel to information about Chile as well as access to the contacts and consular services that are available to those we serve.

The website of the Honorary Consulate of Chile in Bangladesh was created to respond effectively to all citizens who need to have simple and fast access to all information. Whether the information is related to obtain documents, services, schedules, investments or any requests about Chile, this site will enable us to support Bangladeshi & Chilean community and help those who need our services. My whole team and I feel much privileged to be able to provide this new information channel to all who ask our assistance. It is our goal to encourage contacts between citizens, gather suggestions and bring the community together for mutual benefit.

Your experience in using this site and your valuable opinions will help us improve what we are building for you here. We urge you to use this site to get to know Chile better.

Muchas Gracias!

Viva Chile!
Asif A. Chowdhury
Consul Honarario de Chile en Bangladesh