Residence for victims of smuggling or human trafficking


Permit for victims of human trafficking

Víctima de trata de personas

Foreign persons who are within the national territory and who are victims of the crime of trafficking in persons, that have contact with institutions of the Mesa Intersectorial sobre Trata de Personas (Intersectoral Roundtable on Trafficking in Persons), are eligible for this permit.

During the period of validity of this permit, the victim may decide to exercise criminal and civil actions in the respective judicial proceedings, or initiate proceedings to regularize their residence status.

To submit the application, the member institution of the Mesa Intersectorial must include the required documentation according to the Protocolo Intersectorial de Atención a Víctimas de Trata de Personas (Intersectorial Protocol of Attention to Victims of Human Trafficking).

This application must be entered in the Portal de Trámites Digitales by officials of the Servicio Nacional de Migraciones (SERMIG).

In addition to this procedure, the technical secretary of the Mesa Intersectorial sobre Trata de Personas, must be informed as soon as possible.

Permit for victims of smuggling of migrant persons

Víctima de tráfico de personas

You are eligible for this permit if you are a foreigner and a victim of the crime of smuggling of migrants. This application must be submitted by the Ministerio Público (Public Prosecutor’s Office) in SERMIG’s Portal de Trámites Digitales.

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Scheduling an appointment is available in all regional offices in Chile. Remember that you can only make one reservation at a time!

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