Peru: Reopening of Land Borders

February 21, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points 

  • The government of Peru reopened land borders on 13 Feb. 2022  

Overview  

On 13 Feb. 2022, the government of Peru announced the reopening of land borders to travelers. Travelers will still be required to adhere to testing and quarantine requirements. These requirements include: 

  • Completing an Affidavit of Health and Geolocation Authorization form within 72 hours before travel to Peru; and  
  • Providing proof of having received a complete series of COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to travel to Peru; or 
  • Providing proof of a negative molecular test taken no more than 48 hours prior to entering Peru. 

What are the Changes?  

The government of Peru reopened land borders on 13 Feb. 2022. Land borders had previously been closed in 2020 with the aim of preventing the spread of COVID-19. According to the government of Peru, the decision to reopen borders was made as a result of high vaccination rates and reduced COVID-19 infection rates in the country.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Peru’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.   


This article was published on 21 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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