Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports (May 25, 2021)

Location: Lima, Peru Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports For U.S. citizens currently in Peru, if your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Interested in Being a Diplomat? Take the Foreign Service Officer Test. The next opportunity to join the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) will be in February 2021! The computer-based Foreign Service Officer exam will be offered in Lima on the morning of Tuesday, February 2, 2021 and the afternoon of Thursday, February …

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Alert: Resumption of Routine American Citizen Services and Cusco Consular Agency Update, Peru (December 3, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Resumption of routine services: ​On December 2, 2020, the American Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Lima resumed limited routine passport and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA) appointments. All notarial services remain suspended until further notice. 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. For emergency …

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Alert: Extension of National Emergency and Guidelines for International Travel, Peru (November 30, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Extension of National Emergency: The government of Peru has extended the current state of emergency through December 31, 2020.  A national curfew is in effect from 12:00 a.m. (formerly 11:00 p.m.) to 4:00 a.m. daily. Social gatherings of any kind, including gatherings at home with family and friends, remain prohibited. Previously announced restrictions on the …

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Alert: Voting in the Georgia Runoff, Peru (November 24, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Voting in the Georgia runoff:  If you are registered to vote in the state of Georgia, you are eligible to vote in the January 5 Georgia Senate runoff election.  You must contact your Georgia election officials at  https://ballotrequest.sos.ga.gov/  to request your state ballot.  Be sure to review Georgia’s rules and deadlines, including deadlines for requesting and returning your ballot, at  https://www.fvap.gov/georgia

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru (November 11, 2020)

Location: Downtown Lima in the vicinity of Plaza San Martin and government buildings, and throughout Peru. Event: Due to recent political events involving the impeachment of President Vizcarra, marches and protests are likely to occur over the next few days throughout Peru. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds Avoid demonstrations Keep a low profile Be aware of your surroundings …

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Travel Advisory: Peru – Level 3: Reconsider Travel (November 11, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Reconsider travel to Peru due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Peru due to crime and terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Peru due to COVID-19. Peru has resumed most transportation options …

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Health Alert: Diphtheria Cases Reported, Peru (November 9, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Diphtheria cases reported: The Peruvian Ministry of Health has reported new cases of the respiratory disease diphtheria in the districts of La Victoria and San Martin de Porres, Lima. Travelers to Peru should be up-to-date on all  vaccinations  recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including routine childhood immunizations such as diphtheria. If you …

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Alert: Last Chance to Submit U.S. Ballots, Repatriation Flights Discontinued, and Status of Consular Services, Peru (October 30, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Last chance to submit ballots: The U.S. general election is this coming Tuesday, November 3.  We can collect and postmark your  ballot return and FWAB postage-paid return envelope  at the U.S. Embassy in Lima on Monday and Tuesday morning between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Remember that U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places. Same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States on election day. Many states allow …

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Alert: Repatriation Update and Voting Reminder, Peru (October 26, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Repatriation update: The last scheduled repatriation flight from Peru to the United States departed Jorge Chávez International Airport today.   At this time, we do not anticipate additional repatriation flights . Travelers should work directly with travel providers to book flights to U.S. destinations. As of November 1, direct flights to Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, …

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Alert: Resumption of Flights to the United States and Changes to Quarantine Restrictions, Peru (October 23, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Resumption of direct flights to the U.S.: On October 21, the government of Peru approved flights of up to eight hours in duration to destinations throughout the Americas and the Caribbean. Beginning on November 1, travelers will be able to take direct flights to U.S. destinations including: Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, and New York. …

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Alert: FINAL Repatriation Flight, High Wind Event, and Dengue Fever Reminder, Peru (October 19, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) FINAL October repatriation flights: The following flights are the last repatriation flights from Peru to the United States currently scheduled.  At this moment, there are no additional repatriation flights planned beyond October 26. Travelers wishing to return to the United States on a repatriation flight should make arrangements to do so now. Private tour operators  GSV Travel & Turifax  are offering a flight from …

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Alert: Upcoming Repatriation Flights and Travel on Commercial Flights, Peru (October 16, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) Voting reminder: Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places. Same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States, but you can get assistance from the embassy in requesting and returning your absentee ballot. Many states require completed ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 3. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Election Overseas Voting Instructions, Peru (September 23, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) We have modified ballot collection procedures to assist overseas voters during the COVID-19 pandemic.  U.S. citizens may bring their voter registration forms, absentee ballot requests, and completed ballots to the U.S. Embassy to be mailed to the United States.  Embassy officials will collect election materials on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings from 8:30 AM …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Election 2020 Voter Registration and Ballot Return, Peru (August 21, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide) The U.S. Embassy in Lima, Peru modified its ballot collection procedures to assist overseas voters during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Beginning Monday, August 24, U.S. citizens may bring their voter registration forms, absentee ballot requests, and completed ballots to the U.S. Embassy to be mailed to the United States.  Embassy officials will collect election …

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Registering to vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!

Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request a ballot, and more.  Once you confirm your registration, follow a few simple steps to vote in the …

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Announcement of the Foreign Service Officer Test – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Interested in Being a Diplomat? Take the Foreign Service Officer Test The next opportunity to join the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) will be in October 2019!  The computer-based Foreign Service Officer exam will be offered in Lima on the afternoon of Thursday, October 3, 2019 and the morning of Friday, …

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Routine Message – U.S. Embassy Lima (December 28, 2018)

Location: Peru Effective January 1, 2019, the Government of Peru will begin enforcing an existing law that requires all foreign travelers to have a passport valid for a minimum of six months past time of entry into Peru.  Peruvian authorities will deny entry into Peru for travelers not meeting this requirement. U.S. citizens traveling to …

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Peruvian National Census, Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Government of Peru will conduct a national census on Sunday, October 22 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The Peruvian government has instructed Peruvian citizens and residents to remain in their place of residence throughout the day to ensure they are registered by a census surveyor from Peru’s National Institute of Statistics (INEI). Anyone …

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