Emergency Assistance

If you are in immediate danger, call the Peruvian National Police emergency line at 105.

If you are an American citizen with an after-hours emergency, please call our hotline at [011] (51-1) 618-2000.  The Duty Officer will receive your call.

During business hours, please contact American Citizen Services at LimaACS@state.gov.  This inbox is monitored from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on U.S. and Peruvian Holidays.

For non-emergency issues, please see our general contact information.

For other emergencies involving an American citizen in Peru, you can reach us during normal business hours and after hours, seven days a week, via the main Embassy telephone number:

  • If dialing from Peru: (01) 618-2000
  • If dialing from the United States: [011] +51 1 618-2000