An important notice of the Chilean Department of Migration! From May 2019, when submitting application for permanent residence in Chile and Chilean citizenship, it is necessary to provide a certificate of non criminal records from the country of your citizenship. This requirement applies to citizens of all countries.
In case of some countries, it is possible to obtain a certificate of no criminal records while in Chile through the consulate of your country. But obtaining criminal records may take some extended time in the consulate. Therefore, it is worth bothering to get help in advance. Certificate of non criminal records issued directly in your country must be properly apostilled or legalized by the Consulate of Chile in the country of origin. After which they need to be translated into Spanish with a certified translation. For certificates issued in English, French, Italian or Portuguese translation is not required.