• Medicines for personal use only
• For passengers over 18 years of age:
- 20 packets of cigarettes or 5 cigars or 250 grams of shredded or threaded tobacco for smoking
- 3 litres of alcohol
• Other goods for personal consumption or gifts with a total value not exceeding USD 300 and • One item not exceeding value of USD 100
• 2 kg of not prohibited foodstuff
• Electrical items for personal use (no more than 1 per person)
• Phonographic records, magnetic tapes, compact discs or cassettes, up to a total maximum of ten (10) units
• 5 visual recording cartridges (camera or camcorder rolls/cassettes)
• Sausages, salami, ham and cheese is allowed if holding original sanitary certificate issued by the manufacturer.
• Raw ham from Italy and Portugal
Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health certificate, rabies vaccination certificate and if applicable other vaccinations issued at the point of origin.
• Passengers carrying animals are required to fill a legal form on arrival, declaring that the animal has not been fed with bovine meat, if arriving from: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Rep., Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland (Rep. of), Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom (incl. Channel Isl., Isl. of Man and Northern Ireland) or the U.S.A. It is strongly recommended that appropriate and exhaustive research is done prior travelling with animals.
• Currency Import regulations
There is no restriction for brining local currency (Peruvian Nuevo Sol-PEN) or foreign currencies however amounts exceeding USD 10,000.- or equivalent in other currency must be declared.
Basic health information for travelers to Peru
• Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Rabies and Malaria occur in this country and it is advisable to take all precautions when travelling to this country.
• All travellers should seek medical advice before travelling to the country and ensure that all appropriate vaccinations are up to date.
Basic security information for travelers to Peru
• Theft and general street crime is a big danger in Lima, Cusco, Arequipa and other major cities and travellers should keep their valuables in a safe place at all times. Kidnapping of foreigners for ransom has occurred in the country and travellers should avoid travelling alone throughout the country in general and particularly after dark.
• Street demonstration and protests are also quite common in Peru and have considerable potential to turn nasty. Travellers should avoid large crowds when visiting and take note of the current political and social climate prior to starting your visit.
• Drugs, organised crime and terrorism are inextricably linked in Peru, as they are in other major drug producing countries. Visitors should be aware of the heightened risk to their safety in regions where there is intensive coca cultivation.