Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
Event: iPeru Assistance For Tourists Affected By Demonstrations and Traffic Problems (December 13, 2022)
Demonstrations, traffic disruptions, and airport closures are ongoing throughout the country. In an attempt to provide local assistance, iPeru (the Peruvian government’s traveler’s assistance program) of the Ministry of Foreign Commerce and Tourism is also collecting information from tourists who have been affected. Please notes that this does not supersede the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) that U.S. travelers are encouraged to participate in (link below)
iPeru provided the following link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=Rq8KH-OHR0iaXdduDl9gTRWM3wlirE5Pq1X2RSdihjZURExGTEtDUVZYUlYyOTk5TFRHVkRFSVQ3WC4u
Actions to Take:
- Avoid crowds.
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Follow traffic police instructions.
- Comply with instructions from the Peruvian National Police and local authorities.
- Register in STEP (https://step.state.gov/) to receive alerts and messaging from the U.S. Embassy in Lima.
U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
Avenida La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n
Santiago de Surco 15023, Lima
State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
To receive alerts, enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
Need help? Email: CASTEP@state.gov