Peru Visa Information
enter and depart Peru, you must have a valid U.S. passport. For
short-term visits, you can stay up to 183 days. For visits other than
short-term stay, a Peru visa is needed prior to the arrival. Under
contract workers must learn about the tax payable and exit regulations
that are required by the specific visa they are holding.
For short-time tourist travel, US citizens do not
have to obtain a Peruvian travel visa. According to the Peruvian
Tourism Board website
, authorities usually grant a stay of 183 days to U.S. passport holders. Extensions are no longer allowed.
For a Peru business visa
, you must have a U.S. passport
that is valid for the next six months from the date of application. The
passport must also have at least one blank visa page available. You
also need to send one passport-sized photo. You can download the Perus visa application form
and apply yourself or go through a travel document expediter to rush your Peru visa application
. You also need to provide a copy of your itinerary or round trip tickets.
Applicants of the Peru business visa should obtain from the company a
letter written in Spanish stating the purpose of the visit, the length
of stay, hotel bookings, and a guarantee that the company will support
the applicant financially. It must also guarantee the return of the
applicant. The letter should be signed by the senior manager and the
applicant. A letter from the host company in Peru should also be
submitted with the application. It must also be written in Spanish.
The Peru business visa is mostly issued as multiple-entry and is valid
for 12 months after date of issue. Visa holder can stay for up to 183
days. For consulate fee, please contact the Peruvian Embassy or Consulates.
To obtain a Peru student visa
, applicant must have a
US passport which is valid for at least the remaining length of the
stay. Students are usually issued a 3-month visa which can be obtained
at the Peruvian Consulate in the States. A letter from the university
where the applicant was accepted indicating the purpose and length of
stay must be submitted with the application.
must also include one passport-sized photo, a copy of airline ticket
and payment processed through money order payable to Consulado
General del Peru. If application is sent through mail, it must come
with it a prepaid envelope for the processed visa to be returned by
mail. Student visas can be renewed at the Officina de Migraciones after
the student has enrolled.
For journalists traveling to Peru, a Peru press visa
is required. Journalists must present a letter from the company stating
the purpose of visit and the equipment that must be transported along
with the visit. Members of the press must also present a passport that
is valid for at least a year and a copy of press ID and two colour
passport-sized photos with white background.
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