Open with restrictions

Peru Travel Restrictions

37.03% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 35.71% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Peru with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom 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

The entry to Peru of non-resident foreigners from South Africa, or who have made a stopover in the said country in the last 14 days, is suspended until September 19, 2021.

Individuals who are entering Peru are required to fill out the Affidavit of Health Status and Health Declaration Form 72 hours prior to flight schedule.


Outgoing travel to PeruTravelling from the United Kingdom to Peru

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 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

Children under the age of 12 with a medical certificate of good health are exempt from presenting a negative PCR-RT test result.

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions

Peruvians and resident foreigners of Peru from South Africa are required to quarantine for 14 days in their home, lodging or approved quarantine facility.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Travelers must fill out the form 72 hours before departure and present the completed form upon arrival in Peru.

Pre Registration Form

Travelers must download the app and complete the form within 48 hours before departure to Peru.


Return travelReturning to the United Kingdom from Peru

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Peru must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test (a PCR test, a LAMP test or an antigen test, such as an LFD (lateral flow device) test) taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date. If a traveler is changing flight, the test should be taken in the 3 days of the final departure point to UK.

The test result must be in either English, French or Spanish. Translations will not be accepted.

Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.

Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) and children who are 0-10 years old going to England (0-11 years old for children going to Wales, Scotland and NI) are exempt from the pre-departure testing requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Peru will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions

All travelers including vaccinated individuals who are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.

For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.

Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.

Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form

Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland

All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package

All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Peru

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Peru without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Peru with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Peru without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Peru with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from the United Kingdom are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from the United Kingdom will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Peru is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Peru are open. Bars in Peru are open.