THE LATEST ON COVID-19 IN PERU

Coronavirus in Peru: Updated August 2022- State of Emergency Set to Continue through August.

  • Anyone residing in Peru over the age of 18 must present valid proof of triple vaccination when entering any public enclosed space. This is a double (full) vaccination and a booster shot. These spaces include but are not limited to: Churches, hairdressers, barbers, gyms, cinemas, theatres, banks, supermarkets, restaurants, and casinos. Evidence of double vaccination is required for tourists over the age of 12.

  • If your flight has a layover in Peru, you must show evidence of a double vaccination for those over the age of 12. Failing this, a negative molecular test no older than 48 hours may be presented.

  • Masks should be worn throughout the country, a KN95 is recommended but a surgical or cloth mask is also accepted. Entry to businesses may require use of a double mask, so be sure to have one in your pocket.

  • Masks are no longer optional in Ica, Lima, Callao, and Ancash due to rising case numbers.

  • Interprovincial travel (bus travel) requires evidence of a triple of vaccination for those over the age of 18 and double vaccination for those over the age of 12. Non-residents of Peru only need a double vaccination.

  • Air travel through Peru requires proof of double vaccination for non-residents over the age of 12, and triple vaccination for Peruvian residents over the age of 18.

  • Entry to Peru requires a evidence of double vaccination for those over the age of 12, as well as the completion of a travel affidavit. Find out how to fill it in here.

  • Unvaccinated travelers must present a negative molecular test with results no older than 48 hours to enter Peru. Unvaccinated travelers can find out more about travel in Peru here.

  • If you are confused about entry requirements, check with your airline as they ultimately have the final say about if you will be approved for travel.

 

Please Note: While the information listed here is what we know to be true, different airlines have different policies regarding requirements.  Some may require your health affidavit to be printed, some may require it to be live on your phone. Some may ask you for three vaccination shots, others for two. In order to be absolutely sure, contact your airline to find out their policy on the matter. 

 

Where to Get a COVID Test in Lima

Nearby Attractions:

Paracas, Huacachina, Huaraz, Northern Peru, Jorge Chavez International Airport.

Lima is the lifeblood of Peru. It’s where international flights leave and arrive, so it makes perfect sense to be the place where you take the final COVID test in Peru. Whether you have just 24 hours or a few days to relax. Book your COVID test a few days in advance just to secure your place at the testing facility.

 

Suiza Lab Miraflores 

  • Address: Av. Angamos Oeste 300

  • Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 7am – 6pm. Sunday 7am – 1pm.

  • Phone Number: 612-6666 / 640-6666

  • Price of PCR test in the clinic: 260 s/ (roughly $70USD)

  • Results in: 12 – 24 hours

  • Price of Antigen test in the clinic: 130 s/ (roughly $35USD)

  • Results in: 6 hours

Where to Get a COVID Test in Iquitos

Nearby Attractions:

Amazon Rainforest of Peru, Loreto Region, Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport.

Iquitos is the only city in Peru surrounded by water, called by locals as Isla Bonita (Beautiful Island), where the best and the largest entry into the lungs of the planet from Peru is located. 

 

Clínica Selva Amazónica –

  • Address: Urb. Jardin #27

  • Opening Times: 24 Hours

  • Phone Number: (+51) 065-242097

  • Price of Antigen test in the clinic: 90s/ (roughly $23USD)

  • Results in: 2 hours