Power of Attorney Certificate in Peru: Guide & Requirements

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What is it?

A Power of Attorney Certificate in Peru is a legal document that grants an individual the authority to act on behalf of another person in legal or financial matters. This service ensures the document complies with Peruvian law and is recognized by all relevant institutions.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for individuals who need to authorize someone to manage their legal, financial, or personal affairs in Peru. This includes expatriates, business professionals, and anyone unable to be physically present to handle these matters themselves.


  1. Gather the required documents including ID and any relevant legal papers.
  2. Contact a certified notary in Peru who can draft the Power of Attorney document per local regulations.
  3. Review and sign the document in the presence of the notary.
  4. Notary will authenticate the document and may provide further instructions if additional notarization is needed.
  5. Submit the authenticated Power of Attorney Certificate to relevant authorities or counterparts.

Required documents

  • Valid Identification (passport, DNI)
  • Draft of the Power of Attorney document
  • Any relevant legal documents (such as property deeds or business contracts)
  • Recent utility bill for address verification
  • Obtain these documents through your legal representative or download forms from Peruvian government websites.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure that the notary you choose is accredited and recognized by the Peruvian authorities.
  • If abroad, certain steps may require consular services to authenticate the documents.
  • Fees vary depending on the notary and the complexity of the Power of Attorney document.
  • Check Peru’s consulate website or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for additional information and updates.


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