Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (March 9, 2018)

Location: Peru

Event:  Peru is now enforcing its regulation that U.S. citizens must possess a passport valid for at least six months beyond the date of arrival to Peru.  If your passport does not meet this requirement, you may be refused boarding by the airline at your point of origin or while transferring planes.  Should a traveler arrive in Peru with less than six months of validity on their passport, they may be refused entry and returned to the United States.  The U.S. Embassy in Peru recommends passports have at least six months of validity when travelling to Peru.  If your passport expires sooner than that, please consider renewing your passport at the nearest Passport Agency, Embassy, or Consulate.

Actions to Take:

–    Verify that your passport will expire more than six months from your planned date of entry into Peru.


U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru:
Avenida La Enclada cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Telephone: +51-1-618-2000
After-hours emergencies: +51-1-618-2000
Lima American Citizen Services (ACS) Facebook page

U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco
Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Cusco, Peru
Phone: +51-84-231-474
Fax: +51-84-245-102

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Peru Country Information
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