Security in Santiago de Chile


Chile is positioned as one of the safest countries in Latin America. It emphasizes respect for the police and security forces. Especially the Carabineros (police) have a good reputation among Chileans.

Overall, Santiago is a safe city for its residents and visitors. However as in any tourist city around the world, it is advisable to be careful and take precautions, such as caring personal documents, mobile phones, and cameras. It is also advisable to go with a copy of your passport and leave the original document in a safe place. In addition you should not carry much money on the street.

Security personnel (police) are constantly circulating through the streets.

Not only is it important to choose a safe place when visiting a country, but also keep in mind certain tips that will make your stay more relaxed. In this section we provide you with information about the security in different areas and the life in Santiago, as well as considerations you should take into account.