News & Events

Possible Disruption Of Travel To/From Machu Picchu, September 27-29

The Embassy has received reports of several possible strikes scheduled for September 27-29, which could impact transportation through the Sacred Valley and to/from Machu Picchu. During these three days, PeruRail’s standard train services from/to Poroy Station (Cusco) and Urubamba will depart and arrive from Ollantaytambo instead.  Train services to/from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas ...
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator visits Peru

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, completed a visit to Peru that included meetings to support initiatives for environmental protection. In Chincha, Administrator McCarthy participated in the launch of the “Trash Free Waters” Program, an effort of the EPA and international partners to reduce and prevent the entry of debris into the watersheds, coastal waters and the ...
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Appointment Scheduling Begins September 30 for USCIS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) office at the Embassy in Lima is currently open to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is closed on Peruvian and American holidays .  Although you do not presently need an appointment to visit USCIS Lima, beginning September 30, 2016, USCIS will be available to the ...
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Reduced Capacity in November: Make Your Appointments Early!

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Lima will reduce its schedule of non-emergency service appointments during the period of October 31 – November 24, 2016. This includes the American Citizen Services (ACS) unit, which processes Passport replacements and renewals, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, Notary services and Federal Benefits applications. To offset this, ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.  Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in ...
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