Travel Alert: Travel Advisory for Peru Decreases from Level 3 “Reconsider Travel” to Level 2 “Exercise Increased Caution” (October 5, 2021

Location: Peru (countrywide)   

Event: Travel Advisory for Peru Decreases from Level 3 “Reconsider Travel” to Level 2 “Exercise Increased Caution” (October 5, 2021)

On October 4, 2021, the Department of State announced that the Travel Advisory for Peru has decreased from Level 3 “Reconsider Travel” to Level 2 “Exercise Increased Caution” corresponding with the CDC Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Peru due to the moderate level of COVID-19 in the country.

Please be aware of the following:

 Actions to Take:   

  • Always wear your mask outside.  Face masks are required by Peruvian law.  You may be fined if you do not wear one or do not comply with curfew and quarantine regulations.  There are currently no exceptions for vaccinated individuals.
  • Double masks are required, and face shields are recommended in highly populated indoor areas such as shopping malls, department stores, pharmacies, and grocery stores. You will not be permitted to enter without them.
  • Wash your hands frequently, and respect social distancing guidelines.
  • Carry a photo ID.
  • See the Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage for information about conditions in Peru.
  • Visit the CDC Travelers Health Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/map-and-travel-notices.html.
  • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive updates: https://step.state.gov/.

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