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Peru travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements in September 2023

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Peru. Peru is Open for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Peru. Peru is part of South America with main city at Lima. Its Developing country with a population of 31M people. The main currency is Sol. The languages spoken are Spanish.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 31M people

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety for Peru

Exercise a high degree of caution

We've reviewed our advice for Peru. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some areas. Due to weather conditions, a State of Emergency remains in place in northern coastal and some central parts of Peru. Travel services, including inter-provincial road travel, may be disrupted. Tourist attractions may be temporarily closed. Civil unrest continues to affect some regions in central and southern Peru. We continue to advise reconsider your need to travel to the province of Puno as a State of Emergency remains in place. Take precautions to ensure your safety. Avoid areas affected by civil unrest. If protests develop where you are, leave if it's safe to. Follow the advice of local authorities. Contact your airline or travel provider for updates. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Peru overall due to the high risk of violent crime. Higher levels apply in some areas.

๐Ÿšจ Travel Advice for Peru

Open for travel

For entry into Peru

International travel to Peru is permitted. There are currently no requirements in place, such as quarantine or health testing.
For more details Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom

Government measures

Although restrictions have been lifted, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Peru can be found, in Spanish, at

Use of masks

Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.


Restaurants are open as usual.


Bars are open as usual.


Nightclubs are open as usual.


Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Certificates must be in English or in Chinese.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of vaccination, at least 14 days before departure, are also considered fully vaccinated.
There are exemptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
Full details can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, must be provided on departure.
Test certificates must be in English or Chinese.

Testing on arrival

A nucleic acid test will be administered upon arrival and apart from the transfer from the airport, proof of a negative test result is required to leave the place of residence.

Additional test requirements

Daily rapid antigen testing is required for the first 5 days after arrival. Additionally, travelers must undergo a PCR test on day 2.
Daily antigen results can be reported via the 'Electronic COVID-19 monitoring & surveillance system' (eCMSS). Instructions can be found at

Travel restriction details for Peru

๐Ÿšซ Destination No quarantine
๐Ÿ›ฌ Return Quarantine may be required
๐Ÿ–๏ธ Accepting Visitors
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Restaurants & bars Fully Open
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Open shopping
๐ŸšŒ Operational transport
๐Ÿ“… events Allowed

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