How to Get a Tourist Visa for Peru

Peru Tourist Visa

Peru Tourist Visa

Are you headed to Peru for vacation or for the holiday season? You might need to get a tourist visa before you go depending on what country you are from.

Nationals of the countries on this list do not require a Peru Tourist Visa and can stay in the country for up to 183 days.

Go to my Peru visa page for information on other types of visas for Peru.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Peru Tourist Visa.

Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Peru: No.

  • Travelers to Peru will receive a card from Peruvian Immigration upon arrival stating the length of approved stay (usually 90 days).
  • Extensions are not available, and overstays will result in fines.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Peru:

Find your closest consulate
  • If you’re inside the U.S., click here to find your embassy or consulate based on the State you live in.
  • If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here.
Gather documentation

The list of required documents will vary depending on where you are going to apply. I recommend checking the website of the Consulate or Embassy you found in Step 1 above.

Visa fee
  • Visa fees might vary depending on where you apply, so go to the website of the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
  • If you are applying in the U.S., the latest visa fees are listed here.
Submit materials
  • Submit your required materials from Step 2 and visa fee from Step 3 to the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate.
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Peru will give to you your brand new Peruvian visa.

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