Peru – EU Signs Visa Waiver Agreement

The agreement will apply on a provisional basis from 15 March 2016, until it is approved by the European Parliament.

However, the Peruvian authorities need to demonstrate that they issue only biometric passports by 31 July 2016, otherwise the agreement will be cancelled.reeditor-2016-8433-mar-843510-19-8801-peru--eu-signs-visa-waiver-agreement_8056_t12

What is the Visa Waiver Agreement?

The new visa regime allows nationals of EU Schengen Area countries to stay in Peru, and Peruvian nationals to stay in EU Schengen Area countries, for up to 90 days in a 180-day period.

Visa-free travel applies to all categories of persons and for any kind of purposes of travel (for instance tourism, cultural visits, scientific activities, family visits, business etc.), except to persons travelling for the purpose of carrying out a paid activity.