News & Events

Protests in Cusco May Cause Travel Delays (October 19, 2015)

The Embassy has received reports of a scheduled demonstration in Cusco on October 21-22, 2015.  Several large civic and labor groups are scheduled to participate, including transportation unions.  Public transportation will be limited and some main roads may be blocked during the demonstrations.  While some private taxis will remain in service for tourists, traffic conditions ...
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Changes to passport book fees and fees related to the relinquishment of nationality (October 2, 2015)

The Department of State has published an interim final rule that makes changes to the passport book fees and fees related to the relinquishment of nationality. In addition, on October 4, 2015 the Department will lower the processing fee for the Border Crossing Card (BCC) for Mexican citizens under age 15 whose parent or guardian ...
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Planned Public Demonstrations (Sept 24-30) (September 23, 2015)

The Embassy regularly posts Demonstration Notices on our website, containing basic information about strikes, protests, or other public gatherings planned throughout Peru. This list of Demonstration Notices has been updated. Please consult the list to see whether events may be planned in or near an area where you are traveling. While traveling in Peru, you ...
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Precautionary Closure of Coastal Highway (September 16, 2015)

The Costa Verde highway along the Pacific coast of Peru will be temporarily closed overnight as a precautionary measure in response to an anticipated second tsunami wave to hit the coast of Peru following this evening’s earthquake in Chile. The first wave hit shortly after 9:30pm local time and measured less than one foot in height. Travelers are advised to adjust their routes accordingly. Continue ...
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