When a minor travels alone, he/she needs the authorization
of both parents; when he/she travels with one parent, he/she needs the consent
of the other one. When only one of the parents or a legal guardian has the
child's guardianship, the documents confirming the validity of the guardianship must be presented at the time of
somebody wants to leave Chile with a child, He/She will be requested to show
the minor's birth certificate stating who the parents are.
Option 1: The authorization
can be done at the Chilean Consulate in Vienna. In this case, both parents or
the person having the legal guardianship -presenting the document proof of
guardianship- of the minor traveling alone must appear. Either the parents or the
legal guardian must sign before the Consul. Afterwards, the document must be
legalized by the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
For this request, a travel authorization form in spanish (see example attached) must be send tothe e-mail-address firstname.lastname@example.org. Photocopies of the valid passport or ofthe identity card of the person, who authorizes the travel (father, mother orlegal guardian), as well as of the identity document of the minor must also besent. Upon receipt of the e-mailmessage (which must include full name, passport, ID Card and phone numbers), anappointment for the signature and subsequent delivery will be made. All thepeople involved must appear personally and bring their valid identificationdocuments. The payment must be made inadvance through a bank transfer, and copy of the payment slip must be alsosent. The money must be credited to the bank account of the Consulate beforethe appointment. WARNING: Oncethe consular procedure is done, norefunds will be given.
Option 2: The authorization can
be issued by a local notary (the
document must be written in Spanish or duly translated), must be legalized by
the Austrian Federal Ministry of
European and International Affairs or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the
Slovak Republic or of Slovenia
(according to the case), then legalized by the Chilean Consulate in Vienna, and
finally by the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The travel authorization duly signed by the Consul
must then be legalized by the Legalization Department of the Chilean Ministry
of Foreign Affairs. This may be done by any person, with the only condition of
presenting the necessary documents.