It is known as safe passage to the document granted by a ruler or an authority so that a person can circulate through a certain region without being interrupted for some reason.

Safe passages were frequent in ancient times. The monarchs handed them over to their emissaries so that they were able to travel the kingdom with Total freedom . These documents, on occasion, were also delivered to the monarchs of other kingdoms to request protection and protection to the one who had the safe-conduct.

A king, in this way, could grant a safe-conduct to a merchant so that he could travel freely through the kingdom, carrying his merchandise without anyone being able to demand the payment of a tribute or impose other requirements.

Currently some countries they also contemplate the possibility of granting certain citizens safe conducts. Colombia , for example, delivers a safe-conduct to foreign that, in an exceptional situation, they need to remain on national land or leave it.

In the case of Colombia, the safe-conduct constitutes a document whose validity is temporary . It is issued by the Special Administrative Unit Migration and allows an individual to avoid an irregular situation in their permanence in the nation , until you manage to resolve your stay or your departure from the national territory.

In Chile , the person That change You have to request a safe conduct in a notary. This document is essential to change address and must record both the address that is abandoned and the address that will be the subject's new residence.

The request of the safe-conduct to change house can be carried out in the civil registration wave would notice of the commune of residence and its validity only lasts five days from its extension ; It is very important to keep this in mind to present it on time. On the other hand, it is mandatory request it with a maximum of 24 hours before the change of address , another point to consider to avoid problems with the law.

Until November 2007, the institution responsible for delivering the safe-conduct for moving in Chile was Carabineros de Chile (the uniformed police, whose origin took place in April 1927); however, since then it must be requested in the bodies mentioned in the previous paragraph. The law requires the making of a sworn statement before a notary to record the details of the move, something that is not common in many other countries; It must also verify that the declarant does not have a contractual, judicial or legal impediment to change the address.

To obtain this safe-conduct it is necessary to have a well-defined list of documents. Owners must submit:

* a photocopy of the writing . Failing that, you have the option of submitting a proof of payment of contributions or a title deed containing your name;

* Your identity card.

Tenants must submit a significantly larger number of documents, which are detailed below:

* written authorization from the owner, which must record the agreement regarding the transfer;

* photocopy of the identity card of the owner;

* photocopy of the rental agreement;

* In the case of tenants per property broker, they must also have the Job corresponding (it should be noted that in these contracts there is a third party that mediates between both parties, owner and lessee, and that receives a commission for their work);

* the last rental receipt, the one corresponding to the month prior to the time of the move;

* In Buildings or Condominiums, it also becomes necessary to present a certificate that records the absence of delinquency in common expenses;

* receipts from services basic, such as water and electricity.