Open with restrictions

Peru Travel Restrictions

87.66% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 87.60% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Peru with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Peru without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Peru for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Peru entry details and exceptions

Foreign travelers regardless of their vaccination status and purpose of travel can enter Peru.


Outgoing travel to PeruTraveling from the United States to Peru

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 48 hours before departing to Peru.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who are 18 years old and above must have all three (3) doses to be qualified as vaccinated.
Children under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a pre-departure test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Peru.

Details and exceptions
There is no quarantine requirement in Peru.
Documents
Travelers must fill out the form 72 hours before departure and present the completed form upon arrival in Peru.
Travelers must download the app and complete the form within 48 hours before departure to Peru.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Peru

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Peru must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Peru are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Peru

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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