Peru – Virtual Immigration Agency

Posted on June 3, 2020

Effective June 3, 2020, the Peruvian Immigration Authority will begin carrying out virtual online services for foreign nationals and Peruvian citizens.  The “Virtual Immigration Agency” allows face-to-face procedures to be carried through for applications that were pending or were forced… Read more »

Peru – Residence Permit Extension to be submitted in country

Posted on July 29, 2019

Effective July 10th, applicants in Peru must personally submit their residence permit renewal applications to the National Superintendence of Immigration Office after having submitted their biometrics. The extension application must be submitted within 60 calendar days before the expiry of… Read more »

Peru – New Work Contract Registration System

Posted on December 3, 2018

The Peruvian government has launched a new online system for registering and subsequently managing employment contracts. The new system, called SIVICE (‘Virtual System of Contracts for Foreigners’) allows employers to obtain automatic same-day contract approval upon uploading a copy of… Read more »

Peru – New Platform for Submission of Labor Contracts

Posted on October 1, 2018

Effective October 13, 2018, labor contracts and contract extensions for foreign nationals will be submitted online to a new platform, Virtual System for Foreign Personnel.  Once the documents are uploaded, the application will be automatically approved, however, work may not… Read more »

Peru – New Streamlined Change of Status Process

Posted on March 26, 2018

  Effective March 19, 2018, a new, simplified process for applications for change of immigration status has been introduced, with in-person attendance at the immigration office, and an online application tracking system. Previously, several more steps were required, and it… Read more »

Peru – TAE Payment No Longer Required

Posted on January 23, 2018

Effective immediately, the National Superintendency of Migration of Peru has repealed the previous requirement for foreign nationals resident in Peru to pay the “annual aliens rate” (TAE – Tasa Anual de Extranjeria) in the first quarter of each year. Foreign… Read more »

Peru – Visa-Free Entry for Certain Indian Nationals

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective March 26, 2017, qualifying Indian nationals will be able to enter Peru visa-free for business or tourism, for one or more stays totaling up to 180 days per year. To qualify, Indian nationals must hold permanent residence or a… Read more »

Peru – New Visa Categories Introduced

Posted on January 13, 2017

Beginning March 1, 2017, new implementation of the temporary worker and resident visa categories will change.  Two new categories will be introduced, Temporary Workers and Residence. Temporary Workers will include the following: Business Visa Foreign nationals performing business, legal, or… Read more »

Peru – Changes to Appointed Worker Visas and Work Visas under Employment Contract

Posted on January 6, 2017

Recent changes have been implemented, effected December 23, 2016, for appointed worker visas and work visas under an employment contract to a Peruvian company. The requested duration of work in Peru must reflect the valid Service Agreement between the home… Read more »

PERU – Foreigners May Now Pay Annual Tax Payment Online

Posted on February 12, 2016

Foreign nationals residing in Peru may now pay the annual tax fee online through the Peruvian government’s website. The annual tax payment of 20 USD should ideally be paid during the first quarter of the year since the fee doubles… Read more »