COVID-19: Peru Travel Updates

Cusco centre, Peru


  • 4th October 2022 – Peru remove the 4-tier restriction setup. Source.
  • 28th March 2022 – Peru extends Peru’s health emergency until at least 30th April. Source.
  • 13th February 2022 – Peru extends the emergency self-quarantine and movement restrictions until 27th February 2022. Source.

Disclaimer: COVID-19 travel restrictions are changing every day and the following information reflects South America Backpacker’s understanding of the current entry rules. We update this article regularly to ensure the information is as current as possible but we cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.

Peru Travel Restrictions

Can you travel to Peru right now?

Yes. To travel to Peru there are certain restrictions:

Vaccinated Travellers:

There are no vaccine requirements to enter Peru.

Unvaccinated Travellers:

There are no vaccine requirements to enter Peru.

Entry Requirements 

Before you enter Peru, you will need:

Required Entry Documents

Travel Insurance

  • Ensure your travel insurance includes COVID-19 cover.

Our Recommended Travel Insurance During the COVID-19 Pandemic – SafetyWing’s Nomad Insurance.

COVID-19 Tests Required

  • None.

Local COVID-19 Rules and Regulations

The rules and regulations below are only meant to serve as a guide and the situation is prone to change rapidly without warning. For more information on local rules and restrictions visit El Peruano.

  • FACE COVERINGS – Masks are recommended in public places but are not required. Also see: Best face masks for travel. 
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING – There are no social distancing requirements in Peru.
  • CURFEWS – There are no official curfews in Peru due to COVID-19.
  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT – Public transport is up and running in Peru.
  • VENUES AND GATHERINGS – Venues, restaurants, bars and other public spaces are open as normal.
  • MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE – People can move freely throughout Peru.

Land Borders: 

Land borders with Ecuador and Bolivia are open to all travellers. The border with Chile reopened on 1st May.


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