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Peru Tourist Visa Requirements

Capital City:
Lima
Currency:
Nuevo Sol (PEN)
Local Time:
GMT - 5
Telephone Code :
+ 51
Bank:
Most banks closed on Saturday afternoon (as from 13.00 hrs.) and Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 PEN (Peruvian Nuevo Sol) is equivalent to 20.68 INR

Tourist Visa Requirement

Starting March 27, 2017 nationals of the Republic of India, holders of valid ordinary passport, are exempted from the requirement of temporary visa (business or tourist category), provided that they meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • At the time of entry into Peru, the Indian national holds a visa with a validity of minimum six (6) months from any one or more of the following countries: Unites States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia or any Schengen space country.
  • The Indian national holds permanent residence in any one of the following countries: United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia or any Schengen space country.
  • The maximum period of stay will be of up to one hundred and eighty (180) calendar days, whether continuous stay or various visits during the period of one year. The stay will be determined at the port of entry by the Immigration Officers.

Documents Required for Business visa are:

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport:
  • Passport with a minimum validity of six months after expected date of arrival to Peru.
  • Photocopy of the front and back sides of passport.
  • Passports that are handmade before 25th November 2005 will not be acceptable for Visa Stamping.
  1. Visa Application Form: Two (DGC 005) forms duly typed or handwritten, in block letters and using black ink.
  2. Photograph: Three recent colored, passport-size photographs (4.3 X 3.5 cm) with white background. The face size should cover between 70% – 80% of the photograph.
  3. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  4. Invitation Letter from Tour Operator/Trip Itinerary: A Letter of Guarantee/Confirmed Invitation from a licensed tour operator or travel agency outlining your day to day trip plan, details of the arrangements made and the undertaking on your repatriation. / Day by day detailed itinerary while in Peru.
  5. NOC/LOI: If employed, the applicant must present a no objection certificate furnished by the employer, indicating the date they joined the organization, as well as the purpose and the time of their stay in Peru.
  6. Personal Bank Statements: Proof of financial solvency, e.g. bank statements (3 months), fixed deposits. These are required even if the trip is sponsored.
  7. Evidence of Other Bank deposits: Copy of other financial documents such as deposit schemes, FDR, Retirement funds, Loan accounts etc.
  8. Personal ITR Certificate: Personal Income Tax Return (ITR) of Form 16 (1 year).
  9. Evidence of fixed assets: An authenticated evaluation document of applicant’s fixed asset/notarized summary of wealth statements (Recommended).
  10. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  11. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.
  12. In case of sponsored trips:
  • Sponsor in Peru or India should present a guarantee letter attesting that he or she will be responsible to bear some or all costs of boarding and lodging of the applicant, or repatriation, if needed.
  • Valid identification document of the sponsor, e.g. Peruvian DNI, Aadhar card, Passport or any other valid national identification document.
  • Proof of financial solvency of the sponsor, e.g. bank statements, fixed deposit.
  1. Remarks:
  • The submission of the visa application and supporting documents does not guarantee automatic issuance of a visa. Each application is assessed individually by the Peruvian Consul.
  • Visa applications can ONLY be submitted and processed at the Embassy of Peru in New Delhi.
  • Documents sent through email or courier will not be processed.
  • If an application is presented by an agent, it will only be processed once the original file is submitted to the Embassy, not from the date of submission to the agency.
  • In addition to the above mentioned documents, nationals of Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka are required to furnish a police clearance certificate. The Embassy of Peru in Turkey now handles the applications from Iranian citizens.
  • Time of tourist and business visa processing for Indian nationals normally ranges within 4-5 working days. Non-Indian nationals’ applications may take around 10 working days to be processed.
  • Once an application is submitted, the Consular Section of the Embassy of Peru reserves its right to require an interview and additional documents.
  • Peru does not require travelers to hold a valid yellow fever certificate.
  • Other visa categories which fall under the competency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs require additional clearance from headquarters in Lima, Peru.
  • Visas issued by the Peruvian government are valid for six (06) months, counted from the date they were issued. Once this term expires, if a visa has not been used by its holder, it automatically expires.
  • Upon the first entry of the visa holder to Peru, visas will have the same validity as the period of permanence shown in the endorsement.

Notes:

Visa requirements for foreign nationals.

  • Important Information on Visa Validity: Visas issued by the Peruvian government are valid for six (06) months, counted from the date they were issued. Once this term expires, if a visa has not been used by its holder, it automatically expires.
  • Upon the first entry of the visa holder to Peru, visas will have the same validity as the period of permanence shown in the endorsement.