Present to the Immigration officer the International Embarkation
/ Disembarkation Card (given to the traveler in the airplane
or at the Immigration Stand in the border area you are coming
through). Keep the card, since you will have to turn it
in when you leave the country. If you lose it you will have
to pay a fine equivalent to US$ 4,00.
Customs officers will give you a form for you to declare
any goods subject to customs duties you may be bringing
in. If none, specify that you have nothing to declare. The
following are exempt from duty: items and clothes for personal
use, portable computers and adventure tourism gear.
Clothing which are for the traveler's personal use
b) Personal hygiene items for the traveler's personal use
c) Objects for personal decoration
d) One electric hair dryer or hairbrush.
e) One electric shaver.
f) One photographic camera and up to five (5) rolls of film.
g) One film or video camera not for professional use, and
up to five (5) rolls of film.
h) Records, cassettes, CDs or audio tapes up to 10
i) One portable electronic calculator.
j) Medicine for personal use
k) Books magazines and documents in general
l) Up to twenty (20) packets of cigarettes or 50 cigars or
250 gm of tobacco.
m) Up to three (3) liters of liquor
n) Up to THREE HUNDRED AMERICAN DOLLARS (US$300.00) in various
articles for the traveler's personal use or as gifts which
for their quantity, type and variety can be presumed not to
be for trading purposes, as long as the individual unit value
does not top ONE HUNDRED AMERICAN DOLLARS (US$ 100.00).
o) One portable mechanical, electric or electronic typewriter.
p) One portable wind or stringed musical instrument.
q) One radio, radio cassette player, cassette player, record
player, CD player or a set which has all these items incorporated,
as long as it is PORTABLE with its own energy source.
r) Suitcases, bags and other commonly-used containers that
hold the objects in the traveler's luggage.
s) Objects declared as luggage upon departure and which are
listed in the TEMPORARY DEPARTURE DECLARATION.
t) One live pet animal, having complied with the corresponding
sanitary regulations, as long as they are brought as accompanied
u) A portable personal computer, with its own energy source,
as long as it is brought as accompanied luggage.
In cases where travelers are handicapped
or suffer some illness, auxiliary means and equipment will
be considered luggage (wheelchair, stretcher, crutches,
among other items).
Children aged under 18 will not be allowed to bring in the
items stated in clauses m) and n).
Adventure sports activities for wich travelers can bring
- Mountain climbing
- Underwater fishing
- Water skiing
- Snow skiing
- Flora and fauna watching
- Wind Surf.
more detailed information, inquire at the Peruvian diplomatic
representation in your country.
You must declare whether you are bringing in any vegetable
or animal species. If so, you will need to have a permit
from the competent sanitary authorities in your country.
If you do not have the necessary sanitation documents, Peruvian
sanitation authorities may order your vegetable species
to be incinerated and that the animal be sacrificed.
Upon arriving at the airport, all travelers must use the
red light-green customs control system, pressing a single
buttom. If the green light comes on, the declaration will
be taken to be true and luggage may be withdraw without
If the red light comes on, a bag will be chosen from the
travelers´s luggage and will be searched. If there
is no difference between the declarartion and the contests
of the lugagge, the traveler may withdraw his suitcase and
enter the country. If the search determines that the declaration
does not occur with the traveler´s goods, the goods
will be retained, and if the value of these articles surpasses
12,000 (approximately US $ 3,372.00), legal action will