Citizens of some countries may need an entry visa to Peru. All Peruvian Embassies and Consulates have been instructed to issue, if required, an entry visa free of charge to all duly accredited participants to the fifteenth session of the General Conference of UNIDO.
Please read the following information to confirm if you need an entry visa to Peru.
Holders of Laissez-Passer, diplomatic, special, consular, official, and service passports attending the General Conference
a) With visa waiver agreements
The Government of Peru has signed visa waiver agreements for holders of diplomatic, special, official and service passports of the following countries:
Republic of Korea
Saint Kitts and
Saint Vincent and
b) Laissez-passer, and diplomatic, special, consular, official, and service passports of other countries
To facilitate their participation at the fifteenth session of the General Conference of UNIDO, the Government of Peru will grant until 8 December 2013 a temporary visa waiver to holders of laissez-passer issued to staff members of international organizations, and of diplomatic, consular, special, official and service passports of the following countries:
Sao Tome and
State of Palestine
United Kingdom of
United Republic of
United States of
Holders of ordinary passports
To confirm if you need an entry visa to Peru, please consult the following website.
Should you need an entry visa please contact the nearest Peruvian Embassy or Consulate with sufficient anticipation prior to your travel to Lima. Persons attending the fifteenth session of the General Conference of UNIDO who are holders of an ordinary passport should submit the following documents to the Peruvian consular officer when applying for a visa:
- Visa application form, duly filled out and signed;
- Current passport, valid at least six months counted from the date of entry to Peru;
- One current photograph;
- Confirmation from the Secretariat of the General Conference of registration to the fifteenth session of the General Conference of UNIDO. This is an indispensable prerequisite without which the appropriate visa cannot be issued.
Exceptionally, a person attending the fifteenth session of the General Conference of UNIDO who holds an ordinary passport and has a place of residence beyond a reasonable distance (50 km) from the nearest Peruvian Embassy or Consulate can obtain an electronic authorization to travel to Peru. For that purpose, the participant should fill out an authorization request to travel to Peru and submit scanned copies of the documents listed above on the following website: http://apps.rree.gob.pe/portal/onudi/FormOnudi.nsf. (As regards the passport, a clear copy of its identification sheet only is needed. The visa application form DGC005 will no longer be necessary in this case).
All visa applications must be submitted at least two weeks before travelling to Peru.
All foreign journalists require a visa to enter Peru, which is issued free of charge. The relevant visa form can be downloaded from here.
Foreign media representatives will also have to fill out and submit to Peruvian Embassies or Consulates a “Temporary Entrance of Professional Equipment Form” to be exempted from temporary import duties of such professional equipment. The form can be downloaded from the following link.