Peru Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Peru
Capital city: Lima
Currency: Sol (PEN)
Local time: GMT - 5
Telephone code: + 51
Bank: Most banks closed on Saturday afternoon  (as from 13.00 hrs.) and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import (exemption allowed once in each calendar year) for passengers over 18 years of age:- Medicines for personal use only;- 400 ci... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Discamec authorization required. This can be obtained upon arrival after clearing Immigration but before clearing Customs, by reporting to the Offi... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Import of sausages, salami, ham and cheese is allowed if holding original sanitary certificate issued by the manufacturer. Import of raw ham from ... More information

Export regulations:

Export of cultural or artistic articles is not allowed.... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by:-vaccination certificate according to the pet's age; and-a veterinarian health certificate, specifyi... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Peru. Luggage of crew will have a special queue and will be opened. ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Peruvian Nuevo Sol-PEN), foreig... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.