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Chile - Obtain Advanced Electronic Signatures

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Chilean Law No. 19.799, states that electronic records, electronic signatures and certification services that firm, will allow any act or contract entered into by natural or legal persons, public or private, signed by through electronic signature shall be valid in the same way and produce the same effects as in written form and on paper.

The Advanced Electronic Signature is one certified by an accredited provider that has been created using means that the owner keeps under his sole control, so as to link only to it and the data it refers, allowing subsequent detection of any modification, verifying the identity of the holder and preventing unknown document integrity and authorship.

For documents sent abroad, documentation is legalized in the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Foreign Aliens.

Following are procedures on how to obtain advanced electronic signature.


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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Go to office of the Civil Registry
  2. Approach counters for identity cards and passports.
  3. Request an advanced electronic signature verification.

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Required Documents

  • Valid identity card (make sure it's in a good condition)


  • Electronic signature identity Verificaci√≥n: Free
  • Legalization of signature: $ 620


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Registro Civil e Identification

Santiago, Chile

Contact Number: 600 370 2000 (can be accessed from anywhere in the country, through cellular phones and landlines, paying only the value of a local call)

For Calls Coming From Abroad: +56 2 26552101

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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