Peruvian Nationality Request: Step-by-Step Citizenship Guide

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What is it?

The Peruvian Nationality Request service guides individuals through the process of acquiring Peruvian citizenship. This service includes a comprehensive overview of the eligibility criteria, required documentation, and step-by-step procedures to ensure a smooth application process.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for individuals of Peruvian descent born abroad, foreign nationals married to Peruvian citizens, or long-term residents of Peru seeking to obtain Peruvian nationality. It’s also beneficial for expatriates looking to legalize their stay in Peru.


  1. Determine your eligibility for Peruvian nationality by consulting the official guidelines.
  2. Gather the necessary documents, including birth certificates, proof of residency, and police clearance certificates.
  3. Submit an application form along with the required documents to the Dirección General de Migraciones y Naturalización.
  4. Attend an interview and any required evaluations organized by the Peruvian authorities.
  5. Await confirmation of your application status and, if approved, attend the citizenship ceremony to take the oath of allegiance.

Required documents

  • Birth Certificate: Obtainable from the registry office in your country of birth.
  • Proof of Residency: Utility bills, lease agreements, or a residency certificate from local authorities.
  • Police Clearance Certificate: Available from the police department in your current country of residence.
  • Marriage Certificate (if applicable): Obtain from the relevant civil registry office.
  • Application Form: Available at the Dirección General de Migraciones y Naturalización or their official website.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Interviews and evaluations are typically conducted in Spanish. It is advisable to have proficiency in the language.
  • Applications can take several months to process, so it is important to apply well in advance of any planned travel or legal deadlines.
  • Assistance from an immigration lawyer can be beneficial in ensuring all documentation is correctly submitted and that the process goes smoothly.


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