Ask a COVID-19 Question – Peru Embassy

Local Resources:

  • Tourism: All tourists in Peru may consult iPeru for the latest guidance for tourists.  iPeru has a WhatsApp number that will respond to questions in English: (+51) 944 492 314.
  • For COVID-19 health related information and official statistics, please visit the Peruvian Ministry of Health’s website (in Spanish): https://www.gob.pe/8736-coronavirus-informacion-para-viajeros.
  • For more information and updates on the latest official decrees and publications, please visit https://elperuano.pe/.
  • U.S. Embassy in Lima: the American Citizen Services Unit is offering routine passport, and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA) appointments.  If you require passport or CRBA services, visit our website for more information and to schedule an appointment: https://pe.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/.  Walk-in services are not available at this time.
  • Cusco Consular Agency: The Embassy’s Consular Agency in Cusco is open for routine services.  To schedule an appointment, send an email to CuscoACS@state.gov.  Walk-in services are not available at this time.  Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • All visitors in Lima and the Cusco Consular Agency are required to wear face coverings at all times. Applicants who are experiencing flu-like or gastrointestinal symptoms within two weeks prior to their scheduled appointment should stay home for the safety of fellow applicants and our staff.  If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you may reschedule your appointment by contacting LimaACS@state.gov and will be given priority as soon as your period of illness is over.

All applicants, including children over the age of two, are required to wear face masks.  Applicants who are experiencing flu-like or gastrointestinal symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days prior to their scheduled appointment are prohibited from coming to the Embassy, for the safety of fellow applicants and our staff.  If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please email LimaNIV@state.gov to notify us and then reschedule your appointment by following the instructions. You will receive priority scheduling once your period of illness ends.

Transportation Options

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
    • Rules regarding local transportation vary by jurisdiction. Masks are generally required for all passengers and in some jurisdictions the number of passengers permitted on buses is limited to increase social distancing.
    • Taxi services are available and may allow only two passengers.

Quarantine Information

  • Are travellers required to quarantine? No
    • Traveling to Peru not required to quarantine upon arrival to Peru and may proceed to their final destination upon arrival. travellers who have traveled from or transited through Brazil, South Africa, or India will not be allowed entry into Peru.
    • Effective thru August 22, 2021, Peruvian citizens (including U.S. dual nationals) and permanent residents of Peru who have traveled from or transited through Brazil, South Africa, or India must quarantine in their home, lodging, or isolated space for a period of 14 days.  For more information, please see the decree, online here (in Spanish).
    • Effective thru August 22, 2021, all non-Peruvian citizens and non-permanent residents who are traveling from, or transiting through Brazil, South Africa, or India are barred from entering Peru.  For more information, please see the decree, online here (in Spanish).
    • Peruvians, resident foreigners, and non-resident foreigners entering Peruvian national territory, regardless of their country of origin, must present a molecular (within 72 hours) or antigen test (within 24 hours) with a negative result prior to boarding an incoming flight to Peru, in accordance with current health regulations.
    • Travelers are responsible for funding their own COVID-19 testing and quarantine costs.

Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place? Yes
    • Review curfew measures outlined above under the Country-Specific Information section.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? Yes
    • Peru’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) and the Ministry of Health (MINSA) have established health and safety guidelines for air travel. Travelers are encouraged to follow the guidelines summarized below.  For more information refer to: https://www.lima-airport.com/eng/for-passengers/covid-19-protocol/before-you-travel.
    • Domestic Air Travel: Domestic flights are available, however please confirm with your airline or travel agency before traveling.
    • On March 13, 2021, the Government of Peru suspended COVID-19 testing requirements for domestic air travel.

Every passenger must carry a disposable surgical mask at all times, face shield or safety glasses.

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Disembarkation

Every passenger must have a negative RT-PCR test result in Real-time. The RT-PCR test, antigen test or the medical certificate of epidemiological discharge cannot be more than 72 hours old. Attach lab result (PDF format or image). Regarding children (under 12 years old), it is only required that they have a medical certificate of good health.

Country-Specific Information

  • ​​On February 19, 2021, the Government of Peru extended the COVID-19 health emergency for another 180 days, from March 7 to September 2, 2021.
  • The Government of Peru announced the extension of the current regional alert levels and movement restrictions through August 22, 2021.  The Government of Peru indicates it will reevaluate and adjust these public health measures every three weeks.  Under these measures, all regions of Peru are categorized as Moderate, High, Very High, or Extreme, with corresponding levels of restrictions.  ​U.S. Citizens are advised to follow all Peruvian lockdown measures.
  • Peruvians, resident foreigners, and non-resident foreigners entering Peruvian national territory, regardless of their country of origin, must present a molecular (within 72 hours) or antigen test (within 24 hours) with a negative result prior to boarding an incoming flight to Peru, in accordance with current health regulations.
  • For the latest updates on current public health measures, please refer to the Embassy health alerts here.
  • The Jorge Chavez International Airport is open and international flights to the United States are available.​  ​Please see the Lima Airport website for more information on airport operations.
  • The Government of Peru declared the restriction of all non-resident foreign passengers originating in Brazil, South Africa, and India from entering Peru through August 22, 2021.  Find more information here (in Spanish).
  • On March 13, 2021, the Government of Peru suspended COVID-19 testing requirements for domestic air travel.
  • Double facemasks are now required to enter many establishments, including shopping centers, markets, supermarkets, department stores, and other crowded places.
  • The Ministry of Education (MINED) announced the 2021 school year will begin virtually on March 15, 2021 for all schools in Peru. For more information, please visit the MINED website (Spanish only).

COVID-19 Information

Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

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