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Issuance of Tourist Visa

If you are a foreigner who wants to visit Peru for recreation or similar purposes and you require a visa according to your country of origin, you can apply for a tourist visa at the Consulate General of Peru in Vancouver. You must meet the requirements described below. This visa is not valid for immigration purposes, permanent residence or conducting paid activities.

Before starting, you should know

  • It is essential that your passport is valid for at least six months from your entry into Peru.
  • Citizens traveling on Canadian passports do not require a Tourist Visa to enter Peru.
  • Holders of Chinese or Indian passports with permanent residence or Canadian visa valid for at least six months before entering Peru do not require a visa to travel to Peru for tourism.
  • Any other cases, you can verify if you require a visa to enter Peru as a tourist by following this link: visa requirements according to country of origin.
  • The presentation of the visa application, and supporting documentation, does not guarantee its automatic granting. Each request is individually evaluated by the Consul.
  • During the processing of the application, the presentation of additional requirements may be required.
  • It allows multiple entries for a maximum stay of one hundred and eighty-three (183) days in total during a period of three hundred and sixty-five (365) days. It is not extendable.
  • A Visa is no longer valid if it has not been used for admission to Peru after six (06) months from the date it was issued or at the end of the approved period of stay.
  • Please submit your application at least 15 days before your trip, in person or by post. Please see requirements for each case below.


  • Download and complete the following:  Form DGC005 . 
  • Present the current passport. It must be valid for at least six months from your expected date of travelling to Peru.
  • Canadian Permanent Resident Card or Temporary Resident.
  • Reservation or round trip ticket.
  • Hotel reservation; o Reservation of tourist package; or Letter of invitation.
  • One (1) photograph of 35 x 45 mm., taken no more than six months before you sumbit your application. Plain white background. Your face and shoulders centred and squared to the camera, not tilted in any direction. Your eyes should be open and clearly visible, looking straight at the camera, with a closed mouth (not smiling or frowning). No glasses. No hats or head coverings, except those worn daily for religious beliefs.
  • Sufficient financial documents to proof economic solvency .
  • Payment of consular fees :  45.00 Canadian dollars  in cash or debit card, to be paid at our office.​

Do it in 3 steps

Booking your appointment

Before booking your appointment, please verify that you have all the requirements. Just in case any doubt persists, send us an email to  with a brief description of your query and include a contact telephone number.

To book your appointment , please enter the following link: Appointment request

Please note the following:
  • Our booking system is autonomous and independent.
  • The availability of dates that you see on your screen is the same that consular officers have access to.
  • It is not possible to grant appointments on dates when they are no longer available. 
  • Sometimes new time slots are released due to cancellation. It is up to those interested to periodically review the calendar to check availability, using the link that you will find in your confirmation email.
​​​2. ​Come to the office of the Consulate General of Peru in Vancouver

We will welcome you at our offices on the day and time of your appointment. We are located at: 

1166 Alberni Street, Suite 502, Vancouver, V6E 3Z3 

Please keep in mind that:
  • In order to avoid delays, you must bring the indicated requirements. 
  • Only the person registered for the appointment may enter the consular premises, except in duly justified cases. 
    3. Processing and issuance

    If your application is approved, your passport with the visa will be delivered to you on the date or modality indicated by the consular officer on the day you submitted your application. 

    If your visa application is denied, you can submit a new application six months after your denial. The refusal of a visa is definitive and irrecurrable.



    • Download, complete and sign the following:  Form DGC005.  
    • Send the  current passport.
    • Proof that you are resident in Canada.
      • If you are a Permanent Resident, we need a notarized copy of your Canadian Permanent Resident Card. 
      • If you are a Temporary Resident, we need a copy of your Working or Study Permit. Please also be sure that your visa to Canada is valid if you plan to return to Canada after your trip.
    • ​Reservation or round trip ticket.
    • Hotel reservation; o Reservation of tourist package; or Letter of invitation.
    • One (1)  35 x 45 mm photographs. no older than six months , white background, front view, at the height of the mid-chest, without a frame, without garments on the head except garments of a religious nature, without glasses.
    • Sufficient financial documents to proof economic solvency .
    • A  Canada Post Xpresspost prepaid envelope, small (if more than two passports, a medium envelope is required), with your name and the address where the passport will be sent. It is recommended to write down your tracking number. The Consulate does not assume any responsibility in case of loss.
    • Payment of consular fees : 45.00 Canadian dollars  to be paid by "Money Order" or "Certified Check" made payable to "Consulate of Peru".
    Do it in 2 ​steps

    ​1 . Send the requirements to the General Consulate of Peru in Vancouver

    ​Send the application and requirements in a sealed envelope addressed to: 

    Consulate General of Peru 
    Attention: Visas

    502 – 1166 Alberni St.
    Vancouver, BC
    V6E 3Z3​

    If you have any questions, please write to  with a brief description of your query and include a contact phone number.

    ​​​2. ​Proceeding and Issuance.
    If your application is approved, your passport with the visa will be sent in the envelope provided by you. 

    In case your visa application is denied, your passport without the visa will be sent to you. You may submit a new application after six months of your latest application. The refusal of a visa is definitive and irrecurrable.

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