For most passport services, payment is made on the day of the appointment, at the Embassy. The fee can be paid in cash (in U.S. Dollars or Peruvian Nuevos Soles), or with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Diners Club). Local debit cards, personal checks, money orders or banker’s drafts are not accepted.
For adult passport book renewals by mail (not for passport cards), payment can be made online.
Please note the fee is a non-refundable processing fee and is retained by the Department of State, whether the passport is issued or not.
Regular passport services are by appointment only, except for applicants who qualify for an adult passport book renewal by mail.
U.S. Embassy Lima
Schedule an appointment in Lima
Av. La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Upon scheduling an appointment, you will see a confirmation page in your browser. You will not receive an email confirmation. Please print the confirmation page or write down the appointment details and bring them to your appointment. This information may be useful if you wish to reschedule or cancel your appointment in the appointment system.
All applicants, including children, must come for an appointment with their completed passport application, photograph, and payment, 15 minutes before the appointment.
Every person visiting the Embassy must agree to a security screening before entering the Consular Section with their belongings.
What not to bring to your appointment
The Embassy maintains a small kiosk outside the main entrance where applicants can typically leave bags, keys, phones, and other small items while inside the Embassy compound, for a small fee.
The American Citizen Services Unit is closed on U.S. and Peruvian holidays.
The average time for processing a passport at the U.S. Embassy in Lima, Peru, is 2-3 weeks from the time of the appointment. You will be notified via email once the passport is ready for pickup. Please monitor your inbox and spam folder.
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.
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