Get Your Tax Status Certificate in Peru: Step-by-Step Guide

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What is it?

A Tax Status Certificate in Peru is an official document issued by the SUNAT (Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria). It confirms that an individual or business entity has met their tax obligations. This certificate is often required for various administrative, legal, and financial procedures, including visa applications, business tenders, and other official processes.

Who needs it?

The ideal customers for this service are expatriates, digital nomads, business owners, and foreign investors who need to prove their tax compliance in Peru. If you’re applying for a visa, participating in a government tender, or establishing a business, you will likely need this certificate.


  1. Register on the SUNAT web portal for an online account if you don’t have one.
  2. Log into your SUNAT account and navigate to the ‘Consultations and Services’ section.
  3. Select ‘Tax Status Certificate’ from the drop-down menu.
  4. Fill out the necessary details, including your Taxpayer Identification Number (RUC number).
  5. Verify all information and submit your request.
  6. Pay any applicable fees via online banking or at authorized locations.
  7. Once processed, download your Tax Status Certificate from the SUNAT portal.

Required documents

  • Valid Passport or DNI: For identification and verification.
  • Taxpayer Identification Number (RUC): Required for tax status checks.
  • Recent Tax Returns: Proof of your tax compliance.
  • Payment Confirmation: Receipt of the fee payment.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure all the documents are current and verified by relevant authorities.
  • The processing time may vary, so apply well in advance if the certificate is needed for urgent matters.
  • The service can be accessed from outside Peru using the SUNAT web portal.


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