Alert: Repatriation Flight Updates, Transit Letter Guidance, and Travel Restrictions, Peru (May 27, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event:  An Eastern Airlines flight from Lima to Miami (MIA) is scheduled to depart this afternoon.  A limited number of seats may still be available for the Eastern Airlines flight from Lima to Miami (MIA) on Wednesday, June 10.  We will continue to announce confirmed repatriation flight options as they become available.  Eastern 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.

Solange Reps Travel Agency: The Solange Reps flight from Lima to Miami (MIA) scheduled for Friday, May 29, is sold out.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight.  Confirmed passengers in Lima should contact Solange Reps directly for a transit letter.  For additional information, contact Solange Reps directly by calling or sending a WhatsApp message to +1 (786) 387-0000 or +51-952-396-417.

Transit Letters for Ticket Holders:  The U.S. Embassy provides transit letters to the organizing airline or travel agency for use by ticket holders in the Lima area.  Ticketed passengers in Lima should contact the airline or travel provider to receive a transit letter.  Travelers coming from outside Lima should complete our Transit Letter Request Form (https://tinyurl.com/ya77klfg) after purchasing a ticket on a repatriation flight.  Please submit your request at least 24 hours prior to traveling to Lima.  For additional information, email PeruRepatriations@state.gov.

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions:  At this time, there are no specific limitations or quarantine requirements for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents entering the United States from Peru.  Restrictions are in place for individuals returning from Brazil, China, Iran, and most European countries, which have all been highly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  For more information and the latest updates, please visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s COVID-19 website at https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus/protecting-air-travelers-and-american-public.

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