External Condom In Chile

An external condom is a thin sheath that has to be rolled over the penis before sex. It protects against sexually transmitted infections and prevents pregnancies as well.
External Condom In Chile

Are external male condoms widely available in Chile?

Yes, external condoms are available at public hospitals and health centers, pharmacies, most healthcare NGOs,  supermarkets, minimarkets and sexshops in Chile.

Do I need a prescription to buy external condoms in Chile?

No, you don’t need a prescription to buy external condoms in Chile.

Is there any age restriction for accessing external condoms in Chile?

No, there’s no age restriction for accessing external condoms in Chile. 

How much does an external condom cost in Chile?

In Chile, external condoms are available free of charge in public health centers and in most healthcare organizations. In 2021, the price of a 3 unit box in pharmacies and sexshops varied between $800 and $4290 Chilean pesos depending on the brand.

What are the different external condom brands available in Chile?

The most widely available brands in Chile are Ippf, Simi, Lifestyles, Trojan, Skyn, Prudence and Durex.

Who can I contact for more information about external condoms in Chile?

For more information, you can contact APROFA (aprofa.cl), an NGO with more than 50 years of experience in the defense of sexual and reproductive rights; the Central Supply Center of the National Health Services System – CENABAST (cenabast.cl), a decentralized public institution under the Ministry of Health; the Chilean Institute of Reproductive Medicine – ICMER (icmer.org) or the National Cancer Corporation – CONAC (conac.cl). And in case you want to purchase this contraceptive, you may check out pharmacies such as Cruz Verde (cruzverde.cl), Salcobrand (salcobrand.cl), Ahumada (farmaciasahumada.cl) and Dr. Simi (drsimi.cl).

Where can I read more about this method? 

If you want to get further information about the condom, click here.

What can I do in the case of an unplanned pregnancy?

Visit safe2choose.org to speak with an expert counselor about the abortion options available in Chile. Counselors can also be contacted via email (write to info@safe2choose.org) or via live chat at safe2choose.org/abortion-counseling