Products of animal origin

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Products of animal origin not intended for commercial use that may enter Chile as luggage.


The following products may enter Chile if the SAG inspector has verified that they are in their original packaging, hermetically sealed and labeled in such a way as to allow identification of their content and required storage conditions:

Processed meat products:

    • Canned preserves containing cooked meat.
    • Manufactured and cooked cured meats and sausages (for example: mortadella, frankfurters, sausages, pate).
    • Manufactured and cooked hams (for example: cooked leg of ham, cooked breast ham, others).
    • Packets of sliced Spanish ham, made in Spain.
    • Iberian Loin Pieces, made in Spain.
    • Cooked and dried meat.

Dairy products:

    • Pasteurized manufactured milk (example: UHT milk, powdered milk, cream, yoghurt, others)
    • Manufactured cheeses made from pasteurized milk.
    • Manufactured cheeses with long maturation periods, such as Gruyere, Emmantaler, Roquefort, Beaufort Comté, Idiazabal, Roncal, Asiago cheese, Grana Padano and Parmesan.
    • Pet food, supplements, and chewing products that are not intended for obtaining products of animal origin for human consumption, as long as their label is legible and permits the absence of ruminant meat-and-bone meal ingredients to be verified.

Pet food:

    • Pet food, supplements, and chewing products that are not intended for obtaining products of animal origin for human consumption, as long as their label is legible and permits the absence of ruminant meat-and-bone meal ingredients to be verified.
    • Veterinary medication for the exclusive use of canines and felines that is not on the following list:
      • Ketamine.
      • Narcotics.
      • Psychotropic medication.
      • Sodium thiopental.
      • Solution for euthanasia.
      • Propofol.
      • Steroid substances.
      • Ivermectin.

Veterinary cosmetic products:

    • Medications or cosmetics for human use containing bee-derived products such as: honey, propolis, royal jelly and bee wax.
    • Capsules of powdered royal jelly.

Products without special verification conditions:

    • Chocolate.
    • Dulce de leche or caramel spread.
    • Condensed milk.
    • Evaporated milk.
    • Breast milk or breast milk substitutes.
    • Mayonnaise.

Non-manufactured products for human consumption:

    • Food for personal use (sandwiches and prepared dishes) containing cooked boneless meat or cooked meat products.
    • Boiled eggs.
    • Cooked, boneless guinea pig meat or guinea pig meat on the bone.

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

Contact us / Helpdesk: 600 81 81 724

Without waiving the provisions outlined above, these products may be subject to control by other services such as the National Customs Service and the Ministry of Health.

Declare when you arrive to Chile