University Degree Revalidation in Chile - A Complete Guide

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What is it?

University degree revalidation in Chile is the official process by which foreign academic degrees are recognized and validated by Chilean educational authorities. This process allows individuals with foreign qualifications to legally work and further their studies in Chile. It involves the submission of various documents and may require translations and certifications.

Who needs it?

This service is essential for foreign graduates, especially professionals from Venezuela, who are looking to work or continue their studies in Chile. Ideal candidates include those with degrees in fields like engineering, medicine, law, and education. It also benefits expatriates who aim to transition seamlessly into the Chilean job market and academic institutions.


  1. Collect all required educational documents from your home institution.
  2. Obtain official translations of your documents into Spanish if they are not already in the language.
  3. Get your documents authenticated at the nearest Chilean consulate or the appropriate office in your home country.
  4. Submit the authenticated documents to the Chilean Ministry of Education (MINEDUC).
  5. Wait for the MINEDUC to process and evaluate your application.
  6. Once approved, receive your revalidated certificate that acknowledges your degree in Chile.

Required documents

  • Diploma or degree certificate: Obtain from your educational institution.
  • Academic transcripts: Obtain from your educational institution.
  • ID proof: Passport or national identification card.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): An updated resume detailing your academic and professional achievements.
  • Letter of Intent: A statement explaining your purpose for revalidation.
  • Translation of documents: Use certified translation services if your documents are not in Spanish.
  • Authentication documents: Visit the nearest Chilean consulate or appropriate local authority.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Processing times may vary depending on the completeness and accuracy of your documentation.
  • It is strongly recommended to start the process before moving to Chile to avoid delays.
  • Consult the Chilean Ministry of Education’s website for the most current requirements and guidelines.


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