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The client must be in possession of a valid passport and all visas required for the whole of the journey and the client accepts responsibility for obtaining them. Any information or advice on visas, vaccinations, weather, clothing, baggage, special equipment, etc. are given by Tierras Vivas in good faith but without responsibility on the part of the company. 

 

General information and requirements for entering Peru

Foreign nationals who wish to enter and/or leave Peruvian territory must present the following:

 

a) A passport legitimately issued by a country with a minimum validity of six months from the date of entry into the country.


b) A valid letter of safe-conduct, legitimately issued by a country and only in exceptional cases as established in international treaties and conventions to which Peru is a signatory, or when approved by the country that issued the letter of safe-conduct, provided that the conditions have been recognized and accepted by the Peruvian authorities. A valid travel document issued by the Peruvian Immigration Department is also valid.


c) A travel document or Laissez Passer legitimately issued by a country or relating to international treaties and conventions to which Peru is a signatory, for humanitarian reasons.


d) A travel document for refugees and asylum seekers issued by Peru or another country within the framework of the international treaties and conventions to which Peru is a signatory.


e) A valid foreign ID document, conforming to international treaties and conventions to which Peru is a signatory and which regulate and define the circumstances in which they will apply.


f) Other valid travel documents, conforming to international treaties and conventions to which Peru is a signatory and which regulate and define the circumstances in which they will apply.


For more details,  Visa and requirements for entering Peru (Spanish) or call (+511) 200 1000.

 

Visas and entry procedures

Peru is an easy country to enter. People from most countries in the Americas and Western Europe do not need a tourist visa to enter Peru. The maximum length of stay that the authorities grant to tourists is 183 days, which cannot be extended. If you wish to stay longer for other reasons, such as business, studying or working, you need to request the relevant visa at a Peruvian consulate in your own country.

 

"It is essential when entering Peru to present a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months from the date of entry into the country. Citizens of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Chile can enter with their national ID document."

 

To check if you need a visa to enter to Peru:

 

REQUIREMENTS AND EXEMPTION OF VISAS FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS IN ORDINARY PASSPORTS

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

Tourist

Until

Business

Until

Argentina

No

90

Yes

 

Bolivia

No

90

Yes

 

Brazil

No

180/365

No

180/365

Colombia

No

90

No

183

Chile

No

180/365

No

 

Ecuador

No

90

Yes

 

Guyana

No

90

Yes

 

Paraguay

No

90

Yes

 

Suriname

No

90

Yes

 

Uruguay

No

90

Yes

 

Venezuela

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

NORTH AMERICA

 

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

TOURIST

UNTIL

BUSINESS

UNTIL

Canada

No

90

Yes

 

United States

No

90

Yes

 

Mexico

No

183

No

183

 

CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

 

TOURIST

UNTIL

BUSINESS

UNTIL

Antigua and Barbuda

No

90

Yes

 

The Bahamas

No

90

Yes

 

Barbados

No

90

Yes

 

Belize

No

90

Yes

 

Costa Rica

No

90

Yes

 

Cuba

Yes

 

Yes

 

Dominica

No

90

Yes

 

El Salvador

Yes

 

Yes

 

Granada

No

90

Yes

 

Guatemala

No

90

Yes

 

Haití

Yes

 

Yes

 

Honduras

No

90/365

Yes

 

Jamaica

No

90

Yes

 

Nicaragua

Yes

 

Yes

 

Panama

No

90/365

No

90/365

The Dominican Republic

No

60

Yes

 

St Kitts and Nevis

No

90

Yes

 

St Lucía

No

90

Yes

 

St Vincent and the Grenadines

No

90

Yes

 

Trinidad and Tobago

No

90

Yes

 

 

(YES= if you require a visa / NO= you do not require a visa)
(90/180): The maximum period of stay will be 90 calendar days in a period of 180 days (180/365) The maximum period of stay will be 180 calendar days in a period of one year.

(90/365): The maximum period of stay will be 90 calendar days in a period of one year. 

 

AFRICA

 

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

TOURIST

UNTIL

BUSINESS

UNTIL

Angola

Yes

 

Yes

 

Algeria

Yes

 

Yes

 

Benin

Yes

 

Yes

 

Botswana

Yes

 

Yes

 

Burkina Faso

Yes

 

Yes

 

Burundi

Yes

 

Yes

 

Cape Verde Islands

Yes

 

Yes

 

Cameroon

Yes

 

Yes

 

Chad

Yes

 

Yes

 

Comoros

Yes

 

Yes

 

Congo

Yes

 

Yes

 

The Democratic Republic of Congo

Yes

 

Yes

 

Ivory Coast

Yes

 

Yes

 

Djibouti

Yes

 

Yes

 

Egypt

Yes

 

Yes

 

Eritrea

Yes

 

Yes

 

Ethiopia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Gabon

Yes

 

Yes

 

Gambia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Ghana

Yes

 

Yes

 

Guinea

Yes

 

Yes

 

Guinea-Bissau

Yes

 

Yes

 

Equatorial Guinea

Yes

 

Yes

 

Kenya

Yes

 

Yes

 

Lesotho

Yes

 

Yes

 

Liberia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Libya

Yes

 

Yes

 

Madagascar

Yes

 

Yes

 

Malawi

Yes

 

Yes

 

Mali

Yes

 

Yes

 

Morocco

Yes

 

Yes

 

Mauritius

Yes

 

Yes

 

Mauritania

Yes

 

Yes

 

Mozambique

Yes

 

Yes

 

Namibia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Niger

Yes

 

Yes

 

Nigeria

Yes

 

Yes

 

The Central African Republic

Yes

 

Yes

 

South Africa

No

90

Yes

 

Rwanda

Yes

 

Yes

 

The Arab Saharahui

Yes

 

Yes

 

São Tomé and Príncipe

Yes

 

Yes

 

Senegal

Yes

 

Yes

 

The Seychelles

Yes

 

Yes

 

Sierra Leone

Yes

 

Yes

 

Somalia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Sudan

Yes

 

Yes

 

South Sudán

Yes

 

Yes

 

Swaziland

Yes

 

Yes

 

Tanzania

Yes

 

Yes

 

Togo

Yes

 

Yes

 

Tunisia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Uganda

Yes

 

Yes

 

Zambia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Zimbabwe

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

ASIA

 

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

TOURIST

UNTIL

BUSINESS

UNTIL

Afghanistan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Saudi Arabia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Bangladesh

Yes

 

Yes

 

Bahrain

Yes

 

Yes

 

Bhutan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Brunei Darussalam

No

90

Yes

 

Cambodia

Yes

 

Yes

 

China

Yes/No (*)

180

Yes/No

180

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Yes

 

Yes

 

The Philippines

No

 

Yes

 

India

Yes/No (*)

180/365

Yes/No

180/365

Indonesia

No

90

No

90

Iran

         Yes

 

Yes

 

Iraq

Yes

 

Yes

 

Israel

No

90

Yes

 

Japan

No

90

Yes

 

Jordan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Kazakhstan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Kyrgystan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Kuwait

Yes

 

Yes

 

Lebanon

Yes

 

Yes

 

Malaysia

No

90

No

90

The Maldives

Yes

 

Yes

 

Mongolia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Burma, Myanmar

Yes

 

Yes

 

Nepal

Yes

 

Yes

 

Qatar

Yes

 

Yes

 

Pakistan

Yes

 

Yes

 

South Korea

No

90

Yes

 

North Korea

Yes

 

Yes

 

Laos

Yes

 

Yes

 

Singapore

No

 

Yes

 

Sri Lanka

Yes

 

Yes

 

Syria

Yes

 

Yes

 

Oman

Yes

 

Yes

 

Thailand

No

90

Yes

 

Tajikistan o Tadzhikstan

Yes

 

Yes

 

East Timor oder Timor-Leste

Yes

 

Yes

 

Turkmenistan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Uzbekistan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Vietnam

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yemen

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

(*) (YES/NO) See, Supreme Decree No. 069-2016-RE (Republic of China) Supreme Decree No. 006-2017-RE (Republic of India)


Both supreme decrees establish the exemption of the temporary visa requirement in the migratory qualities of tourist and business to enter Peru, to the nationals of the People's Republic of China and the Republic of India, holders of valid and current ordinary passports, provided that prove at least one of the following conditions:

a) Be holders of visas with a minimum validity of six (6) months from the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Australia or a State belonging to the Schengen Area.

b) Have permanent residence in the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Australia or in a State belonging to the Schengen Area.

 

EUROPE

 

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

 

TOURIST

UNTIL

BUSINESS

UNTIL

Albania

Yes

 

Yes

 

Germany

No

90/180

No

90/180

Andorra

No

90

Yes

 

Armenia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Austria

No

90/180

No

90/180

Azerbaijan

Yes

 

Yes

 

Belgium

No

90/180

No

90/180

Belarus

No

 

Yes

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina            

Yes

 

Yes

 

Bulgaria

No

90/180

No

90/180

Cyprus

No

90/180

No

90/180

Croatia

No

90/180

No

90/180

Denmark

No

90/180

No

90/180

Slovenia

No

90/180

No

90/180

Slovakia

No

90/180

No

90/180

Spain

No

90/180

No

90/180

Estonia

No

90/180

No

90/180

Russia

No

90/180

Yes

 

Finland

No

90/180

No

90/180

France

No

90/180

No

90/180

Georgia

Yes

 

Yes

 

Northern Ireland

No

 

Yes

 

Helenica

No

90/180

No

90/180

Hungary

No

90/180

No

90/180

Ireland

No

 

Yes

 

Iceland

No

90

No

90/180

Italy

No

(*)

No

(*)

Kosovo

Yes

 

Yes

 

Latvia

No

90/180

No

90/180

Liechtenstein

No

90

No

90/180

Lithuania

No

90/180

No

90/180

Luxembourg

No

90/180

No

90/180

Macedonia

No

 

Yes

 

Malta

No

90/180

No

90/180

Moldova

No

 

Yes

 

Monaco

No

 

Yes

 

Norway

No

90

No

90/180

The Netherlands, Holland         

No

90/180

No

90/180

Poland

No

90/180

No

90/180

Portugal

No

90/180

No

90/180

The Czech Republic     

No

90/180

No

90/180

Serbia

No

90

Yes

 

Montenegro

No

90

Yes

 

Romania

No

90/180

No

90/180

San Marino

No

 

Yes

 

St Sede

No

 

Yes

 

Sweden

No

90/180

No

90/180

Switzerland

No

90

No

90/180

Turkey

No

90/180

Yes

 

Ukaraine

No

90

Yes

 

 

(90/180) The maximum period of stay will be 90 calendar days in a period of 180 days

 

OCEANIA

 

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES

 

TOURIST

UNTIL BUSINESS UNTIL

Australia

No

90

Yes

 

Fiji

No

90

Yes

 

The Cook Island

No

90

Yes

 

The Marshall Islands

No

90

Yes

 

The Solomon Islands

No

90

Yes

 

Kiribati

No

90

Yes

 

Micronesia

No

90

Yes

 

Nauru

No

90

Yes

 

Niue

No

90

Yes

 

New Zealand

No

90

Yes

 

Palau

No

90

Yes

 

Papua Independent State

Nueva Guinea

No

90

Yes

 

Samoa Independent State

No

90

Yes

 

Tonga

No

90

Yes

 

Tuvalu

No

90

Yes

 

Vanuatu

No

90

Yes

 

 

Other Territories

COUNTRY

IMMIGRATION QUALITY AND DEADLINES 

TOURIST

UNTIL

BUSINESS

UNTIL

Hong Kong

No

90

Yes

 

Taiwan

No

90

Yes

 

Macao

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

 APPLICABLE STANDARD

 Visa exemption for Pacific Alliance residents

 SUPREME DECREE No. 061-2016-RE

Framework Agreement of the Pacific Alliance (Republic of Chile, Colombia, United Mexican States and Peru)

 Exempt from the temporary visa requirement in the migratory quality of tourist to the citizens of third countries to whom the Peruvian State requires a tourist visa and

that prove to have permanent residence in the territories of the

Pacific alliance.

 

If you want to make the formalities, please click in Visa application form

Consulates and embassies


Directory of Peruvian Consulates Abroad (Spanish)


Directory of Peruvian Embassies Abroad (Spanish)

 

Baggage exempt from duty


In accordance with Peruvian customs regulations, all new and used articles that a traveler may reasonably require for his or her own use or consumption, and that due to their nature, quantity and type do not appear to be for commercial use, are exempt from duty.

 

Goods considered as luggage unaffected to the payment of taxes

 

Clothing and personal adornment objects of the traveler.

  • Toiletries for the traveler's use.
  • Medicines for personal use of the traveler.
  • One (1) electric shaver or hair remover for the traveler's use. (traveler must be over 7 years old)
  • Two (2) portable electrical appliances for hair and for the traveler's use.
  • One (1) unit or one (1) set of sporting goods for personal use of the traveler.
  • One (1) portable electronic calculator.
  • Books, magazines and printed documents in general that are noted for personal use of the traveler.
  • Suitcases, bags and other containers of common use that contain the objects that constitute the traveler's luggage.
  • One (1) musical instrument, as long as it is portable.
  • One (1) broadcast receiver, or one (1) sound player, including a recorder, or one (1) piece of equipment that contains them as a whole, provided that it is portable, with its own power source and is not of a professional type.
  • Up to a maximum of twenty (20) compact discs.
  • Two (2) cameras.
  • One (1) video camera, as long as it is portable, with its own power source and is not of a professional type. (traveler must be over 7 years old)
  • One (1) portable digital video disc player.
  • One (1) portable home electronic video game device.
  • Two (2) external hard drives for computers, four (4) memories for digital cameras,
  • camcorders and/or video games, only if you carry these devices, four (4) USB memories (pen drive), ten (10) video cassettes for camcorders laptop, and ten (10) digital video or video game discs.
  • One (1) portable electronic agenda or electronic tablet.
  • One (1) laptop, with its own power source. (the traveler must be older than 7 years)
  • Two (2) cell phones (the traveler older than 7 and younger than 18, can only enter one unit).
  • Up to twenty (20) packs of cigarettes or fifty (50) cigars or two hundred and fifty (250) grams of chopped or shredded tobacco for smoking. (the traveler must be over 18 years old)
  • Up to three (3) liters of liquor. (the traveler must be over 18 years old)
  • Auxiliary means and equipment necessary for medical control and mobilization
  • (wheelchair, stretcher, crutches, blood pressure, temperature and glucose meters, among others) carried by disabled or sick travelers.
  • One (1) live domestic animal as a pet, which must be previously submitted to compliance with the corresponding health regulations.
  • Declared objects that appear in the Temporary Departure Declaration or that are proven to be national or nationalized, provided that they constitute baggage and it is presumed that due to their quantity they are not destined for commerce.
  • Goods for the use or consumption of the traveler and gifts that due to their quantity, nature or variety are presumed not to be intended for commerce, for a total value of US$500.00 (five hundred and 00/100 United States dollars). America). In the case of electrical and electronic devices, tools, and equipment related to the traveler's activity, profession, or trade, they may not exceed one (1) unit for each type.

When entering Peru, a traveler must correctly complete the Baggage Declaration if he or she has articles or goods to declare. All articles that are subject to tax must be listed.

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