ENTRY FOR TRAVELERS
non-resident traveler to temporarily bring into the country certain goods on
which payment of import tariff duties is suspended during its permanence in
the country for a maximum period of up to 12 months.
a) If the traveler
is a Peruvian, proof of residence abroad must be presented.
b) If the traveler
is foreign, the passport must prove this.
c) When applicable,
a guarantee for the amount of tariff duties to which the interned goods
would normally be subject.
d) Invoice or Sworn
Statement of Value, when applicable.
The traveler is to
present to Customs the Declaration for Temporary
Entry and any documents that may be required. The Customs Specialist will
then proceed to a physical inspection of the goods and authorize the
procedure if no guarantee is required. In the event that a guarantee on the
goods is necessary, the assessment on the duties payable will be made and
the amount must either be deposited in the Bank or a Letter of Guarantee
must be issued.
Nominal Guarantee may be presented on behalf of the traveler by duly
accredited institutions or companies, which because of their prestige and
moral solvency are acceptable to CUSTOMS.
The articles for
temporary entry are subject to two methods of procedure:
a. Articles that
require a bond or guarantee are the following:
- Tools and equipment needed to carry
out the work or activities of professionals or technicans who enter the
country to provide their services to a company, providing they are
- Goods destined for artistic,
scientific, cultural, sporting or teaching activities.
- The costumes included in luggage
that are required by travelers who are artists or belong to theatre
companies, the circus or similar.
b) Articles that do
not require a bond or guarantee are as follows:
Goods and equipment
that the traveler wishes to bring into the country for adventure travel
01. Hang gliders
05. Deep sea fishing
07. Water skiing
08. Snow skiing
10. Flora and fauna
- Travelers may also bring in a
photographic camera or video cassette recorder or sound recorder for use
in the above mentioned sports.
- Goods for professional use required
by News Agencies, foreign press correspondents and foreign media
representatives, providing these persons are recognized and registered
with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- One Portable computer (Lap Top)
with its accesories, carried as hand luggage by duly accredited members of
international organizations and public and private companies.
- One cellular telephone with
accessories carried by non-resident travelers.
On leaving the
country, the non-resident traveler must present to the Customs authorities
the Temporary Entry Declaration as well as the goods that were interned, for
control and authorization of the re-export and regularization procedure, to
then obtain full reimbursement from the Bank if a guarantee was
EXIT OF BAGGAGE OR HOUSEHOLD GOODS
Travelers who are
resident in Peru may file a Declaration of Temporary Exit Baggage/Household
Goods as a sworn statement of the articles being taken abroad, and
presentation of the Declaration on their return to permit the entry of those
goods without payment of duties.
General Customs Law.
- D.S. N° 121-96-EF of 24.DEC.96.
General Customs Law.
- D.S. N° 059-95-EF of 04.APR.95.
Baggage and Household Goods.
- Circular N° 88-ADUANAS-INTA.
«Values accepted by
CUSTOMS for the Customs sections of Baggage, Household Goods, Postal
packages and Gifts».
Management of Customs Procedures
Division of Customs Systems and
Division of Institutional Image