Crafts, herbariums, insectariums, exotic and other products

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Crafts, herbariums, insectariums, exotic and other products not intended for commercial use that may enter Chile as luggage.


Before entering Chile, these products MUST BE DECLARED by the passenger in the “Joint ADUANA-SAG sworn declaration”. The products will then be checked by the SAG inspector who may or may not authorize their entry.

Plant items that may be part of crafts, exotic and other products:

  • Products made from wood, without bark or insects (for example, musical instruments, surf boards, boxes of wine)
  • Bamboo products without insects
  • Rain or water sticks (up to three units are allowed per person)
  • Decorative seeds (for example: in necklaces, trays, paintings, jars)
  • Decorative vegetable fibers (for example: hats, wickers, rushes)
  • Dry and/or painted or lacquered flowers
  • Decorative fruit except for fresh or dehydrated fruit
  • Herbariums without soil (a layer of earth, consisting of mineral and organic items) or seeds.
  • Insectariums

Items of animal origin that may be part of crafts, exotic products and others:

  • Wet blue, pickled and cured animal hides
  • Processed (for example: washed and/or dried) wool
  • Died or washed feathers without remnants of feces or blood
  • Bones, hooves, horns and claws that may have been subject to processing or treatment without fresh organic remnants.

CITES International Convention

All of these products may enter Chile once inspected by SAG to ensure they do not contain pests and/or (parts or derivatives of) threatened flora and fauna specimens included in the CITES International Convention.

If the article you with to bring into Chile as luggage has (parts or derivatives of) specimens included in the CITES International Convention, SAG may retain the article until it verifies whether or not it requires CITES certification.

If you intend to enter other products not included on this list you must consult SAG before doing so.

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Declare when you arrive to Chile