National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:
Law 17.798 and its amendments (2005) have brought into force norms and procedures which ensure the implementation of the ITI.
National Marking Practices
Marking at the time of import:
Marking of SALW in the possession of government
armed and security forces:
All SALW in the possession of the armed and security forces are marked and registered.
Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:
SALW manufacturers have adopted means to avoid the removal or alteration of their markings, with the objective of avoiding imports or duplications which would affect the good reputation of the manufacturer.
Accurate and comprehensive records for all marked SALW
within their territory:
The DGMN maintains a National Register of Arms in which is kept records identifying each firearm (by type, serial number, calibre, number of barrels, position of barrels, use of the firearm, etc.) and its owner. SALW used by the armed forces and security forces are not included in this register because they are not accessible to private individuals, but they are recorded in the registers of the relevant institutions.
Measures taken for undertaking traces and responding to tracing requests:
Operational Informaton Exchange:
Needs and Request for Assistance:: Chile has neither requested nor offered assistance for the implementation of the ITI