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Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

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Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

I am in Brazil at present, I would like to buy coffee to take back home. I will travel to CHile as my last stop on this trip, I have read that certain food products are not allowed into Chile. I am very confused as to what is and what isnt allowed. Is coffee allowed throught customs in Santiago airport?

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.

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1. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

Roasted coffee in sealed packs are OK.

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2. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

Thanks for the reply, I will buy some coffee, loving the coffee here in Brazil!

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3. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

Don't forget you must check "YES" on your form for food/organic items. The customs and agro people may ask what you have and you just tell them and you should be on your way quickly.

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4. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

mmm, good coffee :-)

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5. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

yes you can bring all the coffee you wants, I just got back from Brazil also got Coffee for all my friends and family, not a problem, got great prices from the supermarket many types

good luck

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6. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

Can I take sea shells (Paua) into Chile and Argentina from New Zealand as gifts. They are washed and comercially processed, I dont hold a certificate for customs In Santiago.

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7. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

can I bring mutilated garment samples into chile to show my buyers there?

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8. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

No idea about the sea shells, #6. Definitely declare them if you do bring them in.

#7, your question would be better asked at a Chilean consulate in India. The Aduana (customs) website has extensive information on what you can bring in and how much as business samples. However, it is in Spanish so it might be impossible to find what you want.

http://aduana.cl

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9. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

Travelled to Chile in May 2013 and took the seashells. Declared them at customs, where they inspected the shells (taken as gifts) in my bag and they allowed them to pass through. Always pays to be honest!!

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10. Re: Chile customs, can I bring coffee?

if you have a certificate seal by MERCOSUR dont worry if not drink your coffe alone