Citizens of most countries of Western Europe,
Asia, North or South America, and Australia, New Zealand or South Africa do not
need to have a visa to enter Peru,
only a valid passport. A visa is required for visitors
from India and Fiji. To obtain a tourist visa, you
must present a valid passport, two color photos, an application
form, a ticket for the return flight from Peru, a proof
of economic solvency, and the required fee.
In order to enter the
country, you must have a passport with a remaining validity
of at least 6 months. If your passport expires while you
are in the country you can renew it, free of charge, in
your country's embassy in Peru. If your passport is filled
with travel stamps but is still valid, you may request
more pages added to your passport in your country's embassy.
All tourists that visit
Peru are given a tourist card that you must fill in with
your information. Each card has a duplicate and Immigration
keeps a copy of it in their office.
requirements for acquiring a Peruvian visa, for tourism
or business, are the following:
F-07 Form (free).
of payment for processing fee. S/. 24.00. (soles)
of passport of beneficiary.
the event that there are bilateral or multilateral agreements
written by Peru with other States or international entities,
payment of fees, processing, or other facilities can be
subject to change or modification.
For other countries, we
recommend you ask for visa in a Peruvian embassy or consulate.
The tourist card that you
will receive when entering Peru allows you to stay up
to 90 days. This may be renewed three times for 30
days each time. The first renewal is free but the
following renewals cost about US $ 30. If you want to
prolong your stay for more than one month you must leave
the country and re-enter in order to complete the process
again from the beginning. The renewal process takes less
than an hour.
The requirements to prolong
your stay are:
F-004 form (free).
of payment for processing Fee S/. 24.00
of payment from the Banco de la Nación (National
Bank) for change of Migratory Status USD$200.00 or $300.00
according to the specific case. (Payment upon Approval
Annual Immigration fee US $ 20.00
passport and embarkation/disembarkation card or valid
identification card from Immigration.
Change of Temporary Visa Status $ 50.00 (Payment upon
Approval of Action)
If you are planning to work
in Peru, you must obtain a business visa. You will
need a valid passport, two color photos, a ticket for
the return flight from Peru, and a letter from his/her
employer or from the Chamber of Commerce, establishing
the nature of business, duration of the stay, and a guarantee
that he will not have to pay any Peruvian tax. This visa
has a set cost. The visitor must register in the
General Direction of Contributions for tax matters.
Employees of foreign companies
that come to Peru on business must fulfill the following
copy of the contract for services rendered between the
foreign company and the natural or legal Peruvian entity
receiving the services. It must be a legally notarized
copy or authorized by a public official of the DIGEMIN
(General Direction of Migration and Naturalization).
of designation of the worker issued by the foreign company,
duly legalized in the Peruvian consulate and endorsed
by External Relations with instructions of time of services
rendered within the country.
If written in a foreign language, documents must be translated
to Spanish by a licensed translator.
To obtain a student visa
for a year, you must show proof of economic solvency,
be enrolled in a Peruvian educational institution, have
a recommendation letter written by yourself and another
letter issued by the Peruvian consul, a letter of moral
and economic guarantee from a Peruvian citizen, and four
pictures (front and profile). You must also provide
a medical examination certificate. If you are in Peru,
and you need this type of visa, you must leave the country
and request it in immigration at one of the borders.
consulates in foreign countries