Peru Visa For Indian Citizens

Getting Peru Visa for Indian Citizens can be a bit of a hassle. In this post, I’ll share my experiences with getting the visa and make it easier for you to get it.

Peru is one of the most sought after destinations among Indians because of its Inca history and archaeological ruins. If you are also planning to go there, then read to know more about getting Peru visa for Indian citizens.

Do you want to travel to Peru but don’t know how to get a visa? This page is for Indian citizens who need help with their Peru visa application. However, due to specific regulations of this country, we advise every traveler coming here to look into Peru tourist visa requirements before applying for any visa. If a visitor is permitted by the said country’s immigration services, to enter its territory without a prior visa, he or she can then be allowed to remain in Peru for a limited time period by providing pertinent documentation and undergoing a simple registration process.

Peru Visa For Indian Citizens

As an Indian citizen and resident, securing a tourist visa to Peru can be quite a bit of a hassle as well as lengthy process. This guide is meant to help Indians get all the required information together that should make it much easier for them to obtain a visa to travel to Peru.

 
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PERU VISA

1. Indian National holding a valid Indian passport can apply for Peru Visa.
2. Person wishes to travel to Peru for the purpose of Tourism/Family or friends Visit/Business can apply visa through Visa Lounge. Person who seeks employment in Peru is not eligible to apply through Visa Lounge.
3. Travel insurance is mandatory requirement for passengers traveling to Peru. Visa Lounge also provides Travel Insurance to passengers at an additional cost.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
Tourist :

1. Passport: Original Passport with validity for atleast one year and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
   a) Photocopy of the passport
   b) Attach all your old passports (if any)
2. Peru Visa Application form : Two visa application forms duly filled and signed in original with the impression of the index finger of the applicant.
3. Photo Specification: Three recent camera clicked passport sized colored photographs on a white background with 70% – 80% face cover on a matt or semi-matt finished paper (35mm x45mm)
   Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.
4. Covering Letter : Covering-Letter from applicant on business letter head mentioning name, designation,passport number, purpose and duration of visit in brief. The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory with company stamp and addressed to – “The Visa Officer, Embassy of the Republic of Peru,New Delhi”.
   Please Note : Covering-Letter on Letterhead if applicant is Self Employed or on plain paper if Employed .
   Applicant’s personal email id should be mentioned on the covering letter.
5. Sponsored Visit
   a) Invitation Letter from the the invitee.
   b) A written affidavit in which he/she states that he/she shall be responsible to bear all costs of boarding and lodging of the applicant or repatriation in case of traveller has acquired illegal status or does not have sufficient funds to return.
6. Financials:
   a) Attested copy of ITR papers for last 3 years
   b) Original Bank Statement for last six months with Bank Seal and sign.
7. Proof of Occupation
   Self Employed
   a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation / Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership Deed
   b) Brief Company Profile
   c) Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director)
   Employed
   a) No Objection Certificate from employer
   Student
   a) Leave Sanction Letter, School ID Card and NOC from school mentioning the dates of trip
8. Identity Proof: Applicant must submit a copy of his/ her Adhaar card.
9. Proof of Accommodation : Hotel confirmation from Peru along with day to day itinerary
10. Ticket: Confirm return air ticket.
11. Medical: It is advisable for applicants to carry an Original YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) at the time of travel.
12. Please Note : Applicant’s holding a valid multiple entry visa in his old passport can travel with the same provided he needs to carry the new passport along with the old passport at the time of travel.
13. Important Note: Indian Nationals are exempted from Tourist visas provided they fulfil the following
   a) Being holders of valid visa of USA, UK, Canada, Australia or Schengen space countries, with a validity of at least 6 months. (excluded transit visas).
   b) Permanent resident, accredited with the document of permit(i.e. green card) in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia or Schengen space countries.
   c) The duration of stay for tourist/business travellers will be up to 180 days as maximum,whether continuous stay or variousvisits during the period of one year. (The stay will bedetermined in the port of entry by the Immigration Officers).

Business :

1. Passport: Original Passport with validity for atleast one year and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
   a) Photocopy of the passport
   b) Attach all your old passports (if any)
2. Peru Visa Application form : Two visa application forms duly filled and signed in original with the impression of the index finger of the applicant.
   a) Questioner Form
3. Photo Specification: Three recent camera clicked passport sized colored photograph on a white background with 70% – 80% face cover on a matt or semi-matt finished paper(35mm x 45mm)
   Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.
4. Covering Letter : Original covering-letter from the applicant on the company’s letter head stating applicant’s name, designation,passport number, purpose and duration of the visit. The letter should be addressed to-“The Visa Officer,Embassy of the Republic of Peru,New Delhi”.
Applicant’s personal email id should be mentioned on Covering Letter.
5. Invitation letter: A formal notarized invitation letter in Spanish from the business partner in Peru to be directly mailed or faxed (consular@embassyperuindia.in / +91-11-4616 3301) to the Embassy.
6. Recommendation letter through recognized Indian Chamber of Commerce (FIEO, FICCI, APEDA, ASSOCHAM, PHD etc.) stating that company is registered with them.
7. Financials:
   a) Attested copy of ITR papers for last 3 years
   b) Original Bank Statement for last six months with Bank Seal and sign.
8. Proof Of Occupation
   a) Company registration certificate/ Certificate of Incorporation.
   b) Brief company profile.
   c) Articles of Memorandum (In case if the applicant is Director/ MD)
   d) Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership (In case if the applicant is Proprietor/ Partner in a firm)
   e) Import/ Export license (If applicable)
9. Identity Proof: Applicant must submit a copy of Adhaar card.
10. Proof of Accommodation : Hotel confirmation from Peru along with day to day itinerary.
11. Ticket: Confirm Return Air Ticket.
12. Medical: It is advisable for applicants to carry an Original YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) at the time of travel.
13. Please Note : Applicant’s holding a valid multiple entry visa in his old passport can travel with the same provided he needs to carry the new passport along with the old passport at the time of travel.
14. Important Note: Indian Nationals are exempted from business visas provided they fulfil the following
   a) Being holders of valid visa of USA, UK, Canada, Australia or Schengen space countries, with a validity of at least 6 months. (excluded transit visas).
   b) Permanent resident, accredited with the document of permit(i.e. green card) in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia or Schengen space countries.
   c) The duration of stay for tourist/business travellers will be up to 180 days as maximum,whether continuous stay or various visits during the period of one year. (The stay will be determined in the port of entry by the Immigration Officers).

PROCESSING TIME

5 to 6 working Days.

PAYMENTS

Applicants can pay Visa and other fees through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking and IVR.
* Note: Charges will be applied.

PERU VISA COST
Peru VisasVisa Fee (INR)*VFS Fee (INR)*Service Charges (INR)*Total (INR)*
Tourist Visa2250023604610
Business Visa2250023604610
IMPORTANT POINTS FOR FAST TRACK VISAS

1. Visa of arrival is available if, Applicant having valid visa for UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR SCHENGEN country with a minimum visa validity of 06 months after date of travel .
2. Permanent Resident or Green card holder of UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR SCHENGEN country can also avail visa on arrival facility.
3. Personal Interview and police clearance certificate could be ask for Nationals of SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH IRAN.
4. The Embassy of Peru has the right to ask for additional documents or call the applicant documents or call the applicant for an interview and verification.
  1. Visa of arrival is available if, Applicant having valid visa for UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR SCHENGEN country with a minimum visa validity of 06 months after date of travel .
  2. Permanent Resident or Green card holder of UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR SCHENGEN country can also avail visa on arrival facility.
  3. Personal Interview and police clearance certificate could be ask for Nationals of SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH and IRAN.
  4. The Embassy of Peru has the right to ask for additional documents or call the applicant documents or call the applicant for an interview and verification.

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