How to Obtain a Peruvian Passport: Step-by-Step Guide

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What is it?

A Peruvian passport is an official travel document issued by the Peruvian government that allows citizens to travel internationally. It serves as proof of identity and nationality, and contains important information such as the passport holder’s name, photograph, date of birth, and passport number. Obtaining a Peruvian passport is essential for any Peruvian citizen planning to travel abroad.

Who needs it?

The ideal customer for this service is any Peruvian citizen who needs to travel internationally. This includes individuals who are planning vacations or business trips, students studying abroad, and Peruvians living overseas who need to renew their passport. Additionally, dual citizens who require both a Peruvian and a foreign passport for travel are also in need of this service.


  1. Schedule an appointment online through the Peruvian immigration website.
  2. Gather all necessary documents including your ID and proof of residence.
  3. Visit your nearest immigration office on the scheduled date and time.
  4. Submit your application along with the required documents.
  5. Pay the applicable fees for the passport issuance.
  6. Wait for the processing and approval of your application.
  7. Collect your new passport or have it delivered to your designated address.

Required documents

  • Valid national ID (DNI)
  • Proof of residence in Peru
  • Application form, which can be obtained online or at the immigration office
  • Passport-sized photographs (check specific dimensions required)
  • Receipt of payment for the passport fees

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Additional details

  • It’s advisable to book your appointment well in advance, as slots can fill up quickly.
  • Ensure all your personal information is correctly filled out to avoid application rejection.
  • If you hold dual citizenship, remember to carry both passports when traveling.
  • Processing time for passport issuance can vary depending on demand and location.


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