In most of the countries you will find diplomatic missions, which usually refers to an embassy and/or a consulate. Diplomatic bodies represent other country interests in Perú, with the aim of strengthening international relations between the states and providing services for their citizens in Perú.
Embassies and consulates are considered legal territories of their home countries. They are not "foreign territory" but they are protected and considered the property of the country using them, meaning that Perú does not have jurisdiction over the embassy or consulate of another country.
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations international treaty defines the diplomatic mission’s purpose and framework. The various diplomatic missions offer several services and carry out different missions. For example:
NB: You will usually apply for a visa at the Consulate of the country you want to visit. However, if there is no such representation in Perú, you can apply for a visa at the embassy.
Not all countries have an Embassy and/or a Consulate as it depends of the political situation, the relationship with the host country, the size of the country, and the number of foreign citizens living there.
In some cases, countries can share representations and you can be assisted by the services of another embassy or consular service to get the information you need.
We recommend you register/contact your country’s embassy at your destination. It is a free service provided by any diplomatic mission and it will allow them to record information about your upcoming trip abroad. It can be used to assist you in case of an emergency.
Registration will also allow you to get routine information from your nearest embassy or consulate, as citizen residing abroad.
The Peruvian capital, Lima, hosts 58 embassies.
There are also 67 consulates and two other representations in Lima (European Union and Taiwan).
All consulates and honorary consulates are located in Lima, except for those countries who own an embassy in the capital of Perú and might have another diplomatic mission outside the capital.
You will find below a list of selected countries (the list is not exhaustive) that have a diplomatic mission in Perú. The list includes embassies, consulates, honorary consulates and sometime other official representations for you to be able to get information and services.
Address Av. Las Flores 326, San Isidro - Lima 27
Tel: (+51) 1 441 4444 – 441 3065
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/ArgentinaEnPeru/ and https://twitter.com/Emb_Arg_Peru
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 10:30-12:30
The embassy of Argentina in Lima provides consular services, general enquiries and notarial services, as well as citizenship and visa registration.
Address Calle Bolognesi 228, 15074 Miraflores - Lima 18
Tel: (+51) 1 319 3200
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/CanadaPeruBolivia/
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 - 12:30, 13:15 - 17:00 and Friday: 8:00 - 12:30
The embassy of Canada in Lima provides consular services, general enquiries, and notarial services. At the same address you will also find the Trade Commissioner Service team – Lima which provides Trade and Investment services in Perú.
Address: Calle José Granda 150, San Isidro – Lima 27
Telephone (+51) 1 442 9458
Social Media: https://twitter.com/chinaembperu
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 09:00-13:00 and 15:00-17:30
The consular section shares the same details as the embassy. They provide a range of consular services such as visa and passport processing as well as document legalization. Contact them directly to check exactly the list of services available and their opening time.
Address Av. Arequipa 3415, 600 San Isidro - Lima 27
Tel: (+511) 215 8400
Social Media: https://twitter.com/franceperou and https://www.facebook.com/AmbassadeFranc
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 08:30-12:15 and Friday: 08:30-12:00
Reception of the public (consular affairs), register of French nationals established outside France, identity cards and passports, civil status: marriages, births ..., other steps (legalization of signature, driver's license...), elections, national service, and assembly of French nationals abroad.
Consulates: In addition to the embassy in Lima, the France has consulates in Cusco, Arequipa and Piura.
Address: Avenida San Felipe 356, Jesús María
Tel: (+511) 219-9500
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/EmbajadaDelJaponEnElPeru/about/
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 08:30 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 16:00
The Peruvian embassy provides a range of consular services such as visa and passport processing as well as document legalization. Contact them directly to check exactly the list of services available.
Address Av. Gral. Salaverry 3420, San Isidro 15076, Lima
Tel: (+511) 264-0036
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/RusEmbPeru and https://twitter.com/RusEmbPeru
Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday: 08:00-13:00 and 15:30-19:00
The embassy of Russia in Lima provides a range of consular services such as visa and passport processing as well as document legalization. Contact them directly to check exactly the list of services.
Address Av Jorge Basadre 498, San Isidro 15073, Lima
Tel: +511 212-5155
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/EmbajadaEspPeru/ and https://twitter.com/EmbajadaEspPeru
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 09:00-13:00
Reception of the public (consular affairs), register of Spanish nationals established outside Spain, identity cards and passports, civil status: marriages, births ..., other steps (legalization of signature, driver's license...), elections, national service, and assembly of Spain nationals abroad.
Consulates: In addition to the embassy in Lima, the Spain has consulates in Cusco, Arequipa, Iquitos, Piura and Trujillo.
Address Torre Parque Mar, Av. José Larco 1301, Miraflores 15074, Lima
Tel: (+511) 617-3000
Social Media: https://twitter.com/UKinPeru and https://www.facebook.com/UKinPeru
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30-16:30
The embassy of United Kingdom in Lima provides consular services, emergency travel document, general enquiries, marriage certificates and notarial services.
Consulates: In addition to the embassy in Lima, the UK has consulates in Cusco, Arequipa and Trujillo.
Address Avenida La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n, Santiago de Surco 33, Lima
Tel: (+511) 618-2000
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/usembassyperu/ and https://twitter.com/USEMBASSYPERU
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 08:00-17:00
The consular section shares the same details as the embassy. The US representation provides emergency services, passports & citizenship, veterans affairs, right to vote on elections, legal assistance, medical assistance, and notarial services, etc.
Consulates: In addition to the embassy in Lima, the USA have a consulate in Cusco.
Contact directly the Embassy/Consulate website for more information.
For countries with no consulates or embassies in Perú, the Honorary Consulates are supervised by diplomatic representations located in other country, often Bogotá in Colombia or Brasilia in Brazil.