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Peru Covid 19 Travel info

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Feb 19, 2021


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Last updated on March 15th, 2021 at 11:23 am

Covid-19 Update: Peru is open!

Entry requirements include:
PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure
An antigen test can be taken on arrival in Peru and if the result is negative, no quarantine is required.
Complete an online form
Visitors who have traveled through Brazil, South Africa and the United Kingdom within the previous 14 days are not allowed to enter (this includes transiting these countries).
See full details at IATA Travel Centre
Flights and land borders:
Flights with a duration of up to 8 hours are operating, including from the USA.
Domestic flights are operating
Land borders are closed
Local laws:
Surgical masks and face visors are required on flights to, from and within Peru, and on public transport.
Masks required in all public places
Most restaurants operating at reduced capacity
There is a curfew from 9 pm until 4 am in much of the country
In much of the country, private transport cannot operate on Sundays
Updated Mar 18, 2021

Elsewhere in South America:

(Click below for more info)
Open without quarantine? Covid-19 test required before travel?
Bolivia Yes Yes (PCR)
Brazil Yes Yes (PCR)
Colombia Yes Yes (PCR)
Ecuador & Galapagos Yes Travelers who can prove they've been vaccinated do not need a test to enter mainland Ecuador. Otherwise, an antigen or PCR test is required.
Galapagos Islands require a PCR test, regardless of vaccination status.
Paraguay Yes Yes (PCR or LAMP)
Guyana Yes Yes (PCR)
Peru & Machu Picchu Yes Yes (PCR or antigen before travel plus antigen on arrival)
Antarctica No -
Argentina No -
Chile No -
Falklands No -
French Guiana No -
Suriname No -
Uruguay No -
Venezuela No -
Updated Mar 22, 2021
See IATA Travel Centre for more detail

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