Legal Stuff & "Red Tape" - Peru

Important information and guidelines for visitors and residents of Peru.
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Peruvian customs regulations - detailed information about what you can and can't bring into the country
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When travelling to a foreign country it’s always a good idea to know which items you can take without any problems, and which ones you better leave at home because restrictions or bans apply in the country of your destination. For Peru find a quite detailed list of items that you can bring without difficulties or...
Which rights do air passengers in Peru have when flight are delayed or canceled or luggage is missing, damaged or lost
Legal Stuff SunflowerSunflower Updated March 26, 2019 1456   0   1   0   0  
When traveling by plane, especially during busy holiday seasons, delays, canceled flights and damaged or lost luggage unfortunately are nothing uncommon. While annoying, frustrating or just inconvenient, there are actually only two things you can do when affected: keep your cool and know your rights.
Since May 2018 tourist visa can be extended in Peru again
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For years it wasn’t possible to extend your tourist visa / "temporary authorization to enter as a tourist" once you entered Peru. This changed in May 2018.
Permit to sign contracts (PEFC- Permiso especial para firmar contratos) in Peru
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Foreign visitors, who entered Peru on a tourist visa and who need to sign legally binding documents before private and public entities (work contract, sworn statements for example for changing the immigration status, rental contract, car purchase, marriage license, apartment purchase, ….) have to apply for a special permit called “Permiso especial para firmar contratos (PEFC)” at the Peruvian...
Paying administration charges and processing fees in Peru
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All administration charges and processing fees government agencies, public authorities and entities levy in Peru have to be paid at the Banco de la Nacion.
How to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate and a Criminal Background Check in Peru
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Foreigners, who have lived or are still living in Peru, as well as Peruvians quite often have to provide a police clearance certificate or a criminal background check for example when applying for a new job in Peru or abroad, when applying for a resident visa in other countries, when getting a degree or even when driving a vehicle...
Foreigners leaving Peru during the approval process of their visa (extension) need a special travel permit - here how you can apply for it
Legal Stuff SunflowerSunflower Updated March 26, 2019 1451   0   1   0   0  
Foreigners in Peru who applied for a visa – correctly who applied for a change of their immigration status (cambio de calidad migratoria) or a change of their visa type (cambio de clase de visa) – as well as those who applied for an extension of their residence visa can only leave the country during the processing time of...
How to obtain a Peruvian driver's license
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Visitors who come to Peru as tourists or on any other short-term temporary visa can drive with their national driver’s license in Peru for up to 183 days. To be prepared for all eventualities it is however recommended to apply for an international driving license in your home country before visiting Peru, this way avoiding language barriers and discussions...
Domestic workers in Peru - rights and obligations for employer and empleada, salary, bonuses and benefits, social security and more; photo: Andina
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While in many first world countries an unaffordable luxury, in Peru having a so-called empleada (domestic worker) that does your cleaning, laundry, cooking, watching the children or even driving you around is quite common and for middle and upper-class Peruvians and foreigners still affordable.
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