Information about Peru
Population: 30 135 875 (2012)
Capital: Lima 7 605 742 inhab. (2007)
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: Lima, Cusco, Piura, Trujillo, Arequipa.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Peru in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Peru, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Peru - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Nuevo sol (S/.) (PEN)
Time Zone: (GMT-5)
1. Certificate of vaccination or negative result of a molecular PCR test:
Any person who enters the national territory, as a passenger and regardless of the country of origin, must prove that they have completed the dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, in Peru and / or abroad, fourteen (14) days before boarding at its point of origin.
If you do not have a vaccination certificate, you may submit a negative molecular test with a result date of no more than 72 hours before boarding at your point of origin.
Children under twelve only need to be asymptomatic to board.
In the particular case of Peruvian passengers and resident foreigners from the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Botswana , or who have made a stopover in these places, they must prove that they have completed, in Peru and / or abroad, their scheme of vaccination against COVID-19 and have a negative molecular test with a result date no greater than 48 hours before boarding at your point of origin.
2. Complete an online health affidavit:
Any person entering the national territory must complete an Affidavit of Health online within 72 hours prior to boarding. You can access the statement through the following link: https://djsaludviajero.minsa.gob.pe/dj-salud/
3. Use of mask:
The use of a KN95 mask is mandatory, or failing that, a three-fold surgical mask and on top of it a community mask (cloth) to circulate on public roads and in closed places, or in places where it cannot be maintained. physical or bodily distancing, including the Jorge Chavez airport (in the city of Lima).
Passengers entering Peru are not required to quarantine, with the exception of those people who show symptoms upon entering the national territory, who will enter mandatory isolation . The National Health Authority is empowered to take molecular tests (PCR) on passengers arriving in the country , establishing complementary health measures for positive cases among those from countries with cases of community infection due to the variants of concern of COVID- 19, or who have made a stopover in these places.