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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Peru
Data Last Updated: October 23, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Peru has reopened its borders on October 5, and resumed commercial international flights. However, flights are only limited to its neighboring countries of Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and the United States. It’s not yet clear if travelers from all countries will be allowed entry, however, all passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of flight departure. 

Peru Travel Restrictions

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

The government of Peru extended the state of emergency until August 31, 2020. Under the current regulations: Nationwide curfew between the hours of 10pm to 4am, except for Arequipa, Ica, Junin, Huanuco, San Martin, Madre de Dios and Ancash regions, where the curfew will be from 8pm to 4 am. 

In Arequipa, Ica, Junin, Huanuco, San Martin, Madre de Dios and Ancash regions, lockdown remains. On Sundays no one will be allowed out in Arequipa, Ica, Junin, Huanuco, San Martin, Madre de Dios and Ancash regions. Special measures will be put in place for those under 14 and over 65, and people at risk. 

Commercial businesses that open must continue to operate at a maximum of 50% capacity and ensure the necessary sanitation and preventative measures are in place. Everyone must wear face masks outside of homes.

Airlines & Transport

While international passenger flights may arrive in Peru, they are limited to those that the Ministry of Transport certifies normally take no more than four hours. This regulation essentially limits arrivals in Peru to only those flights departing from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, or Uruguay.

Effective Oct. 22, the country's land borders are open are officially open to passenger traffic. However, the decree stipulates that the regional governments and Ministry of Health coordinate to draft regulations that will allow land ports of entry to gradually accept passenger arrivals, and some border crossings are thus likely to remain closed to passenger transit until such regulations enter force.

Status of Opening to Tourists

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Information for Non-Tourists

There is a mandatory 14-day quarantine for returning residents of Peru, and arrivals must fill out a Declaration of Traveler's Health.

897,594

Cases

34,362

Deaths

27,100

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