Expeditions

All persons (whether Chilean or foreigners) whose legal residence is abroad and who wish to carry out scientific, technical or mountaineering expeditions in the Chilean border area, need authorization from the National Department of State Borders and Boundaries (DIFROL). The DIFROL permit is granted based on the place of residence of the expeditioners and not their nationality or country of origin.

To learn about the requirements and to fill out the Authorization Application Form according to expedition function and origin, select your type of expedition:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Given the sanitary conditions of the country and the limitations on free internal transit between different districts, the National Department of State Borders and Boundaries (DIFROL)   is not granting authorizations for the ascent of Andean peaks

Requirements to apply for authorization for a Mountaineering and Adventure Expedition to mountain tops located in Border Areas.

Requirements to apply for authorization for a Scientific or Technical Expedition to mountain tops located in Border Areas.