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Peru

All shipments are inspected by Peruvian Customs Authorities – except foreign diplomat shipments. 14% duties are assessed on household goods shipments based on the value given by the Peruvian Customs Authorities after shipment’s inspection, which is normally below the real price of the goods. If the client wishes to be present during the inspection, a prior coordination with our Imports Department will be necessary.

Peru

In case of returning Peruvian citizens, Import duties are the same as for foreigners (14% duties are assessed on household goods shipments based on the value given by the Peruvian Customs Authorities after shipment’s inspection, which is normally below the real price of the goods.), with the exception of the household goods previously exported fromPeru with supporting documentation – such as packing list, OBL or AWB and Exports Policy -stamped by Peruvian Customs, that are free of duties.

In order to pay 14% of duties, returning Peruvian citizens must demonstrate a minimum of 13 consecutive months living abroad, without having visited Peru for more than 30 days – consecutive or alternated – during such period of time. Otherwise, the percentage of duties to pay will be 33% of the value given by the Peruvian Customs Authorities after shipment’s inspection.

In every case, used clothes, shoes and books are free of duties.

FOR VEHICLES:

Peru

In Peru it is allowed to import new and used automobiles only under the following conditions:

  • Used cars will pay 86% and new ones 45% based on CIF value.
  • Used cars for non diplomatsmust not exceed 5 year of the date of manufacture at the moment of its importation to Peru.
  • ONLY cars owned by diplomats will be free of duties
  • Returning Peruvian diplomats after having completed their missions abroad, have the right to import only one (1) car free of duties, as long as they have acquired the vehicle in the year prior to their return.

HANDY INFORMATION:

OBL or AWB must state: “Used household goods and personal effects”.

  • Household goods and unaccompanied baggage shipments can arrive up to 180 days after owner’s arrival to Peru.
  • When shipping household goods and automobiles or any kind of vehicle in the same container, this must be clearly stated in OBL.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

FOR RETURNING PERUVIAN CITIZENS:

  • 3 original BLs or AWBs
  • Detailed packing list in Spanish avoiding “PBO” items (Consular stamp is not required)
  • Owner’s original passport.
  • Authorization Letter signed by customer and notarized in Peru. (We will provide the customer said document).

FOR FOREIGNERS:

  • 3 original BLs or AWBs
  • Detailed packing list in Spanish avoiding “PBO” items (Consular stamp is not required)
  • Owner’s original passport.
  • Authorization Letter signed by customer and notarized in Peru. (We will provide the customer said document).
  • Notarized photocopy of Work Contract issued by the local company and presented before Peruvian Ministry of Labor OR.
  • Original Resident Visa OR
  • Notarized photocopy of certificate of marriage to a Peruvian Citizen

FOR DIPLOMATS:

  • 3 original BLs or AWBs
  • Detailed packing list in Spanish avoiding “PBO” items (Consular stamp is not required)
  • Owner’s original passport.
  • Authorization Letter signed by customer and notarized in Peru. (We will provide the customer said document).
  • Free Entry Permit issued by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.(for foreign diplomats)
  • Free Entry Resolution issued by SUNAT (only for Peruvian diplomats)

FOR VEHICLES:

Gas Emissions Certificate and Technical Certificate (No Exceptions) *

VIN (Serial) and Engine numbers

3 original BLs.

  • Fully detailed commercial invoice (original)
  • Owner’s passport copy
  • For vehicles belonging to foreign or Peruvian diplomats, a Duty Free Resolution issued by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be additionally required.
  • Door to Door Transports will hire and coordinate the Gas Emissions Certificate as well as the Technical Certificate on the customer’s behalf. The cost for both documents is USD 200.00

RESTRICTED ARTICLES:

  • Firearms (Please provide detailed information on each item prior to departure of shipment)
  • Special Telecommunications Equipment (Same as above)

PROHIBITED ARTICLES:

  • Drugs / Narcotics
  • PISCO not made in Perú is prohibited to be imported and will be destroyded by custom’s authorities if found.

REFRIGERATORS/FREEZERS/WINE COOLERS/AIR CONDITIONING DEVICES:

Due to current Customs Regulations, if your clients -even diplomats – wish to include any refrigerating device like refrigerators, freezers, wine coolers, air conditioning devices or others in their shipments, it is mandatory to obtain an import permit for which it is necessary to have the following documents:

Original Certificate in Spanish or English, issued by the manufacturer stating that the coolant used in such appliance(s) does not damage the ozone layer. It also must consign the appliance brand, model and serial number (Please find attached a sample format).

  • Clear photograph of technical specifications plate which is normally attached to the back or inside of each appliance. (Please find attached a sample picture).

Door to Door Transports sac will take care of the paperwork upon presentation of the said documents. Paperwork takes around 12 days.

The cost of the import permit is USD 100.00.

It is very important to get the OTO certificate before the arrival of the household in order to avoid extra charges such as storage, customs clearance and second delivery.

Please note that the items manufactured with R11 or R12 gas are forbidden to be imported and they will be confiscated on their arrival to Peru.

Sample Format for Original Certificate issued by the manufacturer stating that the coolant used in such devices does not damage the ozone layer.

IMPORTANT
: This information is intended for general guidance. Forward Van Lines International cannot take responsibility for any errors or oversights or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. It is advisable to contact the Peruvian Office at http://www.consuladoperu.com/consulados/ for more information prior to your shipping.

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