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Chile

Official Name: Chile Last Updated: January 18, 2017

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  • Hague Convention Information

    Adoptions from Chile to the United States are not possible at this time. Under Chilean law, foreign adoption service providers must be authorized to provide services in adoptions from Chile by Servicio Nacional de Menores de Chile (SENAME). No U.S. adoption service provider is currently authorized to provide services in adoptions from Chile.

    Please see our section on Adoptions from the United States for more information on the process for adopting a child from the United States. 

    Please visit the Department of State’s Country Specific Information for more information on travelling to Chile and the U.S. Embassy in Santiago’s website for information on consular services.

  • Contact Information

    U.S. Embassy in Chile
    Consular Section - Immigrant Visas

    Avenida Andrés Bello 2800
    Santiago, Chile
    Tel: (56)(2) 335-6550
    Fax: (56)(2) 330-3005
    Email:  Santiagoimmigration@state.gov

    Chile’s Adoption Authority
    Servicio Nacional de Menores de Chile (SENAME)
    Unidad de Adopción
    Huerfanos 587
    Santiago, Chile
    Telephone: (56)(2) 398-4447
    www.sename.cl

    Embassy of Chile in the United State
    1732 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20036
    Tel: (202) 785-1746
    Fax: (202) 887-5579
    http://www.chile-usa.org