Legal Stuff & "Red Tape" - Peru

Fighting your way through the bureaucratic jungle of a foreign country, being aware of important rules and regulations or even laws and knowing how certain things work or are done can be challenging, especially here in Peru.

Our “Legal Stuff” section gives visitors and (newly) residents of Peru important information on the most common topics and hopefully helpful guidelines for the most often needed procedures.

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After over two years of strict Covid regulations to enter and move around Peru, finally at the beginning of October 2022 the Corona rules were significantly eased, making traveling to and in Peru n...
Since October 2020, everyone traveling to Peru by air is asked to pre-register his or her arrival in the country on an app. As pre-registered travelers don’t have to proceed to an immigration count...
Until October 12, 2022 everyone - visitor, resident and Peruvian; adult and child; vaccinated or unvaccinated - who came to Peru by air was required to present a Health Affidavit when entering the ...
As part of the Corona hygiene measures, Peruvian immigration officers stopped stamping passports when entering the country in October 2020. For over a year and a half, travelers didn’t get anything...
For years, it wasn’t possible to extend your tourist visa / (for those who can travel visa free to Peru) once you entered Peru) temporary authorization to enter as a tourist. This changed in May 20...
When travelling to a foreign country it’s always a good idea to know which items you can bring with no problems, and which ones you better leave at home because restrictions or bans apply in the co...
All administration charges, processing fees and fines government agencies, public authorities and entities levy in Peru have to be paid at the Banco de la Nacion. While for years this meant standin...
If foreign visitors, who are in Peru as a tourist, or temporary visa holders who haven't applied for a CTM, need to sign a legally binding document (such as a work contract, sworn statement, rental...
One of the requirements to apply for a resident visa in Peru or to change your visa type, for example from a work visa to a permanent resident visa, are the “Antecedentes policiales, penales y judi...
All foreigners must present the "Ficha de Canje Internacional" to Migraciones when changing their immigration status either from a temporary visa or temporary authorization (for example tourist) to...
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