Chilean Tax Compliance Certificate: Essential Guide and Steps

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What is it?

A Chilean Tax Compliance Certificate is an official document issued by the Chilean tax authority, Servicio de Impuestos Internos (SII), that verifies an individual or company’s compliance with local tax obligations. This certificate is essential for various financial activities, including opening bank accounts, bidding for governmental contracts, and proving fiscal responsibility.

Who needs it?

Ideal for foreign investors, expatriates residing in Chile, multinational corporations, and Chilean businesses. Anyone seeking to establish financial credibility or engage in significant financial transactions in Chile will benefit from this certification. It particularly aids those aiming to navigate the local tax landscape and ensures a smooth relationship with financial institutions and government bodies.


  1. Visit the official Servicio de Impuestos Internos (SII) website.
  2. Log in to your account or create one if you do not have an existing account.
  3. Navigate to the ‘Certificates’ section and select the option for ‘Certificate of Tax Compliance’.
  4. Fill out the necessary details required for the application.
  5. Submit the application and any required documents.
  6. Pay any applicable fees for the certificate issuance.
  7. Wait for the SII to process your request. You will be notified via email once your certificate is ready.
  8. Download and print your Tax Compliance Certificate from the SII website.

Required documents

  • Taxpayer Identification Number (Rut): Obtain from Chilean civil registry offices.
  • Latest Tax Declaration: Download from the SII online portal.
  • Proof of Address: Utility bills or bank statements can be used to verify your address.

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Additional details

  • It is recommended to ensure all your tax filings are up-to-date to avoid any delays in the issuance of the certificate.
  • Certificates are generally valid for a period of 6 months from the date of issuance.
  • Fees for the service may vary depending on the type of taxpayer (individual or business).
  • For expedited services, additional charges may apply.
  • Foreign nationals can appoint a local representative to handle the process on their behalf.


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