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Issuance of Tourist Visa

Foreign nationals wishing to visit Peru anq require a visa, according to their country of origin, may apply for a Tourist visa if they have recreational or similar purposes. This migratory status does not admit the purpose of immigration, permanent residence or development of remunerated activities.
  • Fill out the form provided by the Peruvian consulate. (DGC 005) 
  • Personal interview.
  • Present a valid passport (at least 6 months of validity from the date of entry to Peru).Proof of legal residency in the U.S. (valid Green Card or valid U.S. visa different from a tourist visa). 
  • Round Trip ticket to Peru (ticket, electronic ticket or reservation).
  • Hotel booking or invitation letter (ORIGINAL, scans or photocopies will not be accepted) legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru.
  • One (1) passport size photograph.
  • Proof of financial solvency: 3 most recent copies of your bank statements.
  • Police Records (background check) issued within this Consulate’s jurisdiction (D.C., Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, West Virginia and Delaware).
  • Proof of residency in this Consulate’s jurisdiction.
  • Payment of the corresponding consular fee, US $30.00.


  • The submission of an application does not guarantee automatic issuance of a visa. Each application is assessed individually by the Peruvian Consul.
  • Every peruvian visa will expire, if not used, within six (6) months from the date of issuance. 
  • During the proceedings of the application, it may be required the submission of additional requirements.
  • Any INCLOPETE visa application will be automatically REJECTED and the applicant will not be able to request a visa within six (6) months.  
  • US citizens are not required to process a Peruvian tourist visa as long as their passport has a period of validity that exceeds six (6) months at the moment of entry to Peru
  • Se recuerda que el pago por el trámite puede hacerse en efectivo o con tarjeta VISA o MASTERCARD. Sin embargo, el último día hábil del mes SOLO podrá pagarse en efectivo​​​​ 

This information answers general cases. If you require specific information not answered in this page please access to Frequent Questions or consult the Consular Offices.

Central Telefónica:
(202) 990-5400 (La atención telefónica solo se realizará de lunes a viernes de 2:30 pm a 4:30 pm)
(202) 230-9992 (No se dará información sobre trámites)
1(202) 900-5912
Correo Electrónico:
Horario de Atención:
De Lunes a Viernes de 08:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Para tramites: Solo con cita) (Para recoger documentos: Sin cita)
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