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Alert: Quarantine, Repatriation Flight Updates, and Consular Operations, Peru (May 11, 2020)
May 11, 2020

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event:  Peru’s national state of emergency and quarantine measures are extended through Sunday, May 24.  Mandatory nightly curfew hours in Lima, and much of the country, begin at 8:00 pm and end at 4:00 am.  Curfew hours in the regions of La Libertad, Lambayeque,  Loreto, Piura, and Tumbes remain 4:00 pm – 4:00 am.  The all-day Sunday curfew will continue throughout Peru during the extended state of emergency period.  Limit your time outside, carry your identification and phone, and remember that the use of a facemask is required in public.  The use of gloves and facemasks are now required in all grocery stores, food markets, and banks.  Beginning on Monday, May 18, children under 14 years of age, who are not presenting COVID-19 symptoms, will be allowed to leave their residence with an adult for a daily 30-minute walk.  They must stay within 500 meters of their residence and comply with all other health norms (maintain social distance and wear a facemask).  We encourage all U.S. citizens in Peru to comply with the Peruvian government’s quarantine measures and to follow the instructions of Peruvian authorities.

AC Tours:  Private tour operator AC Tours notified the U.S. Embassy that it is organizing a possible repatriation flight from Lima to New York (JFK) on Saturday, May 16.  The flight is open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  Interested travelers should complete the following form: https://actours.typeform.com/to/Zh53sU.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight.  For more information, contact AC Tours directly by calling +51 (1) 415 2040, email reservas@actours.com.pe, or visit AC Tours website http://www.actoursperu.com.

Eastern Airlines:  A limited number of tickets are still available for the Eastern Airlines flight on Wednesday, May 13, from Lima to Miami (MIA).  An additional Lima to Miami (MIA) flight is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20.  Flights are open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  To purchase tickets, visit https://goeasternair.com, call +1 (855) 216-7601, or WhatsApp +52-1-800-953-1800.

U.S. Embassy Consular Operations:  The U.S. Embassy is reduced to emergency consular services only.  Any routine, non-emergency appointments are canceled indefinitely, including passports, consular reports of birth abroad, notarial appointments, as well as immigrant and non-immigrant visas.  For emergencies involving U.S. citizens and for instructions on obtaining an emergency U.S. passport, contact us via email at limaacs@state.gov or call +51-1-618-2000.  Please continue to monitor our website and social media platforms for important updates and announcements regarding the resumption of routine operations.

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