Peru

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
Additional requests
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – no;
Maximum insured value 
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee - 600 local currency / $200;
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - 16.50 local currency / $5.50;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – Spanish, English French;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 30 days;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.serpost.com.pe
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

 

**Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.

 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – no;
Maximum insured value - 
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English, Spanish;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 600 local currency / $200;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 16.50 local currency / $5.50;
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – yes;
ü Paid service – no;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 45 days;
ü Max – 60 days;
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.serpost.com.pe
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 600 PEN;
For business customers - 600 PEN;
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 30 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5/6
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1 January, 18,19,21 April, 1 May, 29 June, 28,29,30 July, 29,31 August, 8,31 October, 1 November, 8,25 December
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.serpost.com.pe
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

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The below information is based upon the official source of Peru 

 
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Items containing lithium batteries, liquids or aerosols.
 
Section I
 
Livanimalsanimaproducts
 
Chapter 1
 
 
Livanimals
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01.0106
 
Allivanimalsexcepbeeanleeches.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SeParII, § 2.an2.1.1.
 
Chapter 2
 
 
Meaanediblmeaoffal
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Nil.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SeParII, § 2.1.
 
Chapter 3
 
 
Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aqua tiinvertebrates
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¦  Prohibitearticles
 
 
Nil.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SeParII, § 2.1.2.
 
Chapter 4
 
 
Dairproducebirdseggsnaturahoneyediblproductoanimaoriginnoelsewherespecifieoincluded
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Nil.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SeParII, § 2.1.
 
Chapter 5
 
 
Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
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Nil.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SePart II, § 2.1.
SectioII
 
Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6
 
 
Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
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¦  Prohibitearticles
 
 
Nil.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SeParII, § 2.2.
 
Chapter 7
 
 
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
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Nil.
 
 
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
 
 
SeParII, § 2.2.

 
 
 
Chapter 8                       Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapter 9                       Coffeeteamaté anspices
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte10                     Cereals
Heading         HCode                ¦  Prohibitearticles
Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte11                     Productothmillinindustrymaltstarchesinulinwheagluten
Heading         HCode                ¦  Prohibitearticles
Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte12                     Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading         HCode                ¦  Prohibitearticles
Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte13                     Lacgumsresinanothevegetablsapanextracts
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte14                     Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.2.

 
 
 
SectioIII                      Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapte15                     (Sole chapter)
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.an2.2.
 
 
SectioIV                      Prepared  foodstuffs;  beverages,  spirits  and  vinegar;  tobacco  and  manufactured  tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                     Preparations of meat, of fisoocrustaceansmolluscootheaquatiinvertebrates
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.12.an2.9.
 
 
Chapte17                     Sugars and sugar confectionery
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte18                     Cocoancocopreparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte19                     Preparationocerealsflourstarcomilkpastrycooksproducts
Nil.
 
 
Chapte20                     Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
 
Nil.
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Chapte21                     Miscellaneouediblpreparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte22                     Beverages, spirits and vinegar
Heading         HCode                ¦  Prohibitearticles
Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.an2.6.
 
 
Chapte23                     Residueanwastfrothfooindustriesprepareanimafodder
Nil.
 
 
Chapte24                     Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.6.

 
 
Section V                        Mineral products
 
Chapte25                     Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; p lasterinmaterialslimancement
Nil.
 
 
Chapte26                     Oresslaanash
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte27                     Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
Nil.
 
 
SectioVI                      Products of the chemical or allied industrie s
 
Chapte28                     Inorganic  chemicals;  organic  or  inorganic  compounds  of  precious  metals,  of  rare -earth metalsoradioactivelementooisotopes
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28.44                              Dangerouoradioactivresidueanwaste.
 
Chapte29                     Organic chemicals
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29.0312903.19          AlphabetandeltisomersHeptachlor-aldrin and dieldrin -endrin.
2903.59
2910.90
 
Chapte30                     Pharmaceutical products
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte31                     Fertilizers
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31.02       3102.30          Ammoniunitrate.
 
 
Chapte32                     Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishesputtanothemasticsinks
Nil.
 
 
Chapte33                     Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte34                     Soaporganisurface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, preparewaxes; polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modellinpastes"dentawaxesandentapreparationwith a basioplaster
Nil.
 
 
Chapte35                     Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
Nil.
 
 
Chapte36                     Explosives;   pyrotechnic   products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible preparations
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36.04                              Smalfirecrackerthaexplodothground.

 
 
 
Chapte37                     Photographic or cinematographic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte38                     Miscellaneous chemical products
 
Nil.
 
 
SectioVII                     Plasticanarticlethereofrubbeanarticlethereof
 
Chapte39                     Plasticanarticlethereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte40                     Rubbeanarticlethereof
Nil.
 
 
SectioVIII                    Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut(other than silk -worgut)
 
Chapte41                     Rahideanskin(othethafurskinsanleather
Nil.
 
 
Chapte42                     Articleoleathersaddlerand harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk -worgut)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte43                     Furskinanartificiafurmanufacturethereof
 
Nil.
 
 
SectioIX                      Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of corkmanufactureostraw, oespartoootheplaitinmaterialsbasketwarandwickerwork
 
Chapte44                     Wooanarticleowoodwoocharcoal
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte45                     Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Chapte46                     Manufactureostrawoespartoootheplaitinmaterialsbasketwaranwickerwork
Nil.
 
 
Section X                       Pulowooooothefibroucellulosmaterialwastanscraopapeopaperboard;
papeanpaperboaranarticlethereof
 
Chapte47                     Pulowooooothefibroucellulosmaterialwastanscraopapeopaperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                     Papeanpaperboardarticleopapepulpopapeoopaperboard
 
Nil.

 
 
 
Chapte49                     Printebooksnewspaperspictureanotheproductothprintinindustrymanuscripts, typescriptanplans
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49.02                              Magazineanarticlecontrartmorastandards.
 
49.07                              Banknotes,  currency  notes  or  securities  of  any  kind  payable  to  bearer,  travellers’  cheques.
SeParII, § 2.11.
¦  Articleaditteconditionally
49.05                              MaposimilachartoalkindsSeParII, § 2.7.
 
 
SectioXI                      Textileantextilarticles
 
Chapte50                     Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                     Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte52                     Cotton
Nil.
 
 
Chapte53                     Othevegetabltextilfibrespapeyaranwovefabricopapeyarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapte54                     Man-madfilaments
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte55                     Man-madstaplfibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapte56                     Waddingfelannon-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cableanarticles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte57                     Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte58                     Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte59                     Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industriause
Nil.
 
 
Chapte60                     Knitteocrochetefabrics
Nil.
 
 
Chapte61                     Articleoappareanclothinaccessoriesknitteocrocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapte62                     Articleoappareanclothinaccessoriesnoknitteocrocheted
 
Nil.

 
 
 
Chapte63                     Othemade -utextilarticlessetsworclothinanwortextilarticlesrags
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63.09                              Useclothing.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
See Part II, § 2.8, a nParIII.
 
 
SectioXII                     Footwear,  headgear,  umbrellas,  sun  umbrellas,  walking-sticks,  seat-sticks,  whips,  riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowers; articleohumahair
 
 
Chapte64                     Footweargiteranthlikepartosucarticles
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64.0106                        Usefootwear.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.8anParIII.
 
 
Chapte65                     Headgeaanpartthereof
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte66                     Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticksseat-stickswhipsriding-crops and pa rtthereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte67                     Prepared  feathers  and  down  and  articles  made  of  feathers  or  of  down;  artificial  flowers;
articleohumahair
Nil.
 
 
SectioXIII                    Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glasanglassware
 
Chapte68                     Articleostoneplastercementasbestosmicosimilamaterials
Nil.
 
 
Chapte69                     Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte70                     Glasanglassware
 
Nil.
 
 
SectioXIV                    Naturaoculturepearlspreciouosemi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad witprecioumetaanarticlethereofimitatiojewellery;coin
 
Chapte71                     (Sole chapter)
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71.0118                        PrecioumetalsprecioustonesjewelanothevaluablarticlescoinsSeParII, § 2.11.

 
 
 
SectioXV                     Basmetalanarticleobasmetal
 
Chapte72                     Iroansteel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                     Articleoiroansteel
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.9.
 
 
Chapte74                     Coppeanarticlethereof
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.9.
 
 
Chapte75                     Nickel and articles thereof
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte76                     Aluminiuanarticlethereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte77                     (Reserved for possiblfuturusithharmonizesystem)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                     Leaanarticlethereof
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                     Zinanarticlethereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte80                     Tianarticlethereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte81                     Othebasmetalscermetsarticlethereof
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte82                     Toolsimplementscutleryspoonanforksobasmetalpartthereoobasmetal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                     Miscellaneouarticleobasmetal
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVI                    Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders anreproducerstelevisioimagansounrecorderandreproducersanpartand accessorieosucarticles
 
Chapte84                     Nucleareactorsboilersmachineranmechanicaappliancespartthereof
Nil.

 
 
 
Chapte85                     Electricamachineranequipmenanpartthereofsounrecorderanreproducers; televisioimagansounrecorderanreproducerandpartanaccessorieosuch articles
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVII                   Vehiclesaircraftvesselanassociatetransporequipment
 
Chapte86                     Railway or tramwalocomotivesrolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signallinequipmenoalkinds
Nil.
 
 
Chapte87                     Vehicles, other than railway or tramwarolling-stockanpartanaccessoriethereof
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte88                     Aircraftspacecrafanpartthereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte89                     Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVIII                 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instrumentanapparatusclockanwatchesmusicalinstrumentspartanaccessories thereof
 
Chapte90                     Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; partanaccessoriethereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte91                     Clockanwatcheanpartthereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte92                     Musicainstrumentspartanaccessorieosucarticles
 
Nil.
 
 
SectioXIX                    Armanammunitionpartanaccessoriethereof
 
Chapte93                     (Sole chapter)
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.10.

 
 
 
SectioXX                     Miscellaneoumanufacturearticles
 
Chapte94                     Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.9.
 
 
Chapte95                     Toysgameansportrequisitespartanaccessoriethereof
 
Nil.
 
 
Chapte96                     Miscellaneoumanufacturearticles
Nil.
 
 
SectioXXI                    Workoartcollectorspieceanantiques
 
Chapte97                     (Sole chapter)
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Nil.
¦  Articleadmitteconditionally
SeParII, § 2.12.

 
 
Part II:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 
 

2.1 Animals and animal products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.1.1 Bees and leeches
 
2.1.2 Fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other
 
2.2 Plants and plant products
 
 
 
 
 
2.3 Pest-destroying products for agricultural use

General rule
 
Products and by-products from animal breeding are admitted into the country only if they are accom- panied by an official health certificate from the country of origin certifying that theconform inevery respect to the health standards contained in the legal provisions in effect and that thecomplwith the packing, refrigeration and transport conditions that applin each case, regardless of their volume or the marketing method authorized (Supreme Decree No 004–93–AG).
 
Account should be taken of the prohibitions set out in the Universal Postal Convention.
 
Bees and leeches may be imported upon presentation of a certified true declaration from the importer.
 
 
It is obligatory to obtain a health certificate, which is sent to the enterprise responsible for monitoring fisheries in Peru, CERPER (Legislative Decree No 93).
 
 
General rule
 
Agricultural products and by-products are admitted into the countronly if they are accompanied by an official health certificate from the country of origin certifying that they conform in every respectto the health standards contained in the legal provisions in effect and that thecomplwith the packing, refrigeration and transport conditions that applin each case, regardless of their volume orthe mar- keting method authorized (Supreme Decree No 00493–AG).
 
A certified true declaration from the importer, prepared on the basis of the model appearing in MR No 27692–AG of the Directorate General of Customs, is required for the importation of anyagricultural pesticides and/or related substances.

 
2.4 Narcotics               Authorization from the General Office of Chemical Products and Compounds of the Ministry of Industry (MICTI) is required for the importation of any chemical products orcompounds used directly or indi- rectly to prepare cocaine paste or cocaine chlorhydrate (Decree Law No 25623).

 
2.5 Pharmaceutical products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.6 Beverages and tobacco
 
2.7 Printed books, newspapers, pictureand other products of thprinting industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
 
2.8 Importation of useclothing and used shoes

Pursuant to Decree Laws No 25596 and No 25779, the following documents must be provided for the importation of generic and brand-name pharmaceutical products:
 
1   A certified true declaration from the importer containing the following information:
 
–   health registry number or date of application for this number;
 
–   shipping references mentioning productiobatch numbeand expiry date of product;
 
–   company name and standardized registry number of the importer or general distributor.
 
2   A pharmaceutical product certificate issued by thcompetent authority of the country of origin appearing in the list of services applying the WHO system for certifyinpharmaceutical productstraded internationally. In place of this certificate, the importer may present a certificate, containing the same information, issued by any control body or any competent national or foreign entitydomiciled in the country.
 
3   A marketing authorization certificate issueby the competent authority of the country of origin.
 
4   A certificate of seronegativity for the AIDS virus and for viral hepatitis, types A and B, with an indica- tion of the production batch number, for pharmaceutical products made from human blood.
 
A phytosanitary certificate is required.
 
 
Authorization from the Ministry of ForeigRelations is required for the importation of any geographical or cartographical texts (Supreme Decree No 57087–RE).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Only consignments of used goods making up baggage or household furnishings mabe imported, in accordance with Supreme Decree No 323–90–EF, as well as imported goods intended for private charitable organizations and goods relating to the national public sector imported as donations and covereby Decree Law No 21942 and Legislative Decree No 547. See Part III, page 15.

 
 
 

2.9 Importation of canned foods, cosmetics, perfumerand toiletry articles, as well as medical and surgical equipment

Importation requires a certified true declaration from the importer bearing the health registry number or, as the case mabe, the date of application for this number.

 
2.10 War materiel        Authorization from the Ministry of the Interior (DICSCAMEC) is required for the importation of any arms and ammunition other than thwamunitions intended for privateindividuals (LaN25054), as well as explosives, components and other (Supreme Decree No 08692–PCM).
 
2.11 Valuables             It is prohibited to insert in letter-post items or postal parcels anbank notes, paper money or other negotiable instrument, travellers' cheques, platinum, gold or silver,whether or not unwrought, precious stones, jewellery and any other precious article.
 
2.12 Works of art        In accordancwitLaN24047, document issueby the National Institute of Culture is required for the importation of anworks of art, copies or books more than 100years old.

 
 
Part III:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 

3.1 Drawing up of customs declarations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.2 Certificate of inspection
 
 
3.3 Declarations concerning goods not subject to customs control
 
 
 
 
3.4 Declarations concerning goods subject to customs control

The import declaration and diskette (sic) must be presented to Customwith copies of the following documents:
 
a   commercial invoice;
 
b   ocean bill of lading, air bill of lading, waybill, as the case mabe;
 
c   inspection certificate;
 
d   insurance policy;
 
e   certificate of origin;
 
f    certificate of quality;
 
g   phytosanitaror zoosanitarcertificate;
 
h   certified true declaration;
 
i    other necessardocuments, depending on the nature of the goods.
 
The owners, authorized agents or sponsors forwarding the goods direct are required to present the originals of the above documents.
 
For importation, goods whose actual FOB value (excluding tax) appearing on the corresponding com- mercial invoice is more than 2000 USD or the equivalent in another currencmust beaccompanieby a certificate of inspection issued by the competent authorized bodies.
 
The followingoods are not subject to ancontrol:
 
a   gifts;
 
b   goods belonging to foreign diplomats and imported during their posting;
 
c   goods already subject to customs warehousing procedure;
 
d   goods already held temporarily.
 
The followingoods are subject to mandatory control at Callao sea and air customs:
 
–  fifteen percent of all declared goods presented in a daand accompanied by a certificate of inspec- tion;
 
–  thirty percent of all declared goods presented in a day bthe owners, consignees or their corre- spondent, as well as declared goods not accompanieby a certificate of inspection and whoseFOB value is 2000 USD or less.

 
 

4 Various customs provisions
 
4.1 Notification and payment of customs duties
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.2 Physical inspection
 
 
 
 
4.3 Goods without certificate of inspection
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.4 Goods with inspection certificate

 
 
Notification of the declarations selected for a check of the documents provided and involving goods that require inspection must be made within 2hours after the declarations are presented, with theselected goods recorded on the regular or automatic payment sheet issued by the Finance Service. These dec- larations are then regarded as processed and payment of the duties can be made tothe recognized banking institution or appropriate customs duty collection service. The following documents are then returned to the customs declarants:
 
For declarations involving goods not subject to control
 
–  the original and second copy of the import declaration;
 
–  the original and five copies of the automatic payment sheet or the original and four copies of the regular payment sheet issued by the Finance Service.
 
For declarations involving goods subject to control
 
–  the original and five copies of the automatic payment sheet or the original and four copies of the regular payment sheet issued by the Finance Service.
 
Goods requiring inspection are kept bthe Import Service until receipt of the regular or automatic pay- ment sheet (issued by the Finance Service), whicmust indicate that payment has been made.
 
The declarant pays the customs duties appearinon the regular or automatic payment sheet (issueby the Finance Service) in cash or by cheque and/or suitable negotiable instrument and/or by deferred payment, with the recognized bankininstitution within three days after notification. After that period, payment can be madonlthrough the customs dutcollection service concerned,subject to additional charges and fees calculateat the rate set by law.
 
Within 24 hours, the office of the recognized banking institution returns to the customs collection serv- ice concerned a copy of the regular or automatic payment sheet confirming payment and bearing the stamp and signature of the authorized official; it is accompanied by the daily report for purposes of comparison. The official sends the report immediately to the Import Service to be attached to the corre- sponding declaration.
 
The original and the three remaining copies are returned to the declarant, who keeps one of them.
 
4.2.1  The declarant is required to go to the Import Service with the originadocuments referred to in
§ 3.1 and contact the customs clerk, whwill inspect the goods.
 
4.2.2 Once the documents have been received, the Customs clerk checkwhether they are accompanied by the regular or automatic payment sheet (issued by thFinance Service) confirming payment. If not, the inspection cannot proceed.
 
4.3.1  The Customs clerk physically inspects the goods bcomparing what has been declared and the information contained in the documents mentioned in § 4.2.1, and by applying the general rules for interpreting the nomenclature of the Common Customs Tariff, the rules for valuating goods, and the provisions of the general laon customs and their regulations mentioned.
 
4.3.2  If the sums declarehave to be reviseupwards, thCustoms clerk is required, in accordance with the rules for valuating goods, to prepare for thHead of the Import Service a detailed reportindi- cating thadjustment made and the reference documents used. He attaches a copy of the report to the import declaration owhich he notes, in the space reserved for Customs, the number ofthe report and the date owhich it was prepared.
 
4.3.3 After completing this procedure, thCustoms clerk sends thdeclaration to the Customs Clearance Service, whicwill return the original and second copy of the import declaration to the declarant.
 
4.3.4  If, after the inspection, it is necessary to change the rate figures, adjust the value or weight, etc, the declaration should be returned to the Finance Service, which will prepare a new payment sheet.
 
The difference between the figure on the new payment sheet and the sum previouslpaid is paid by means of a collection slip to the Customs Collection Service, whicsends it to the Import Servicetbe attached to the corresponding declaration.
 
4.4.1  If, after the physical inspection of the goods, a difference appears between what is indicated on the certificate of inspection and what the Customs clerk has noted regarding the basis for assessment, the quantity, the quality and/or the tariff item, the clearance procedure shoulnot be interrupteand the Customs clerk has a maximum of 48 hours to prepare a detailed technical report (reference prices used, technical specifications, chemical analysis, application of customs tariff, etc). This report is sent to the National Customs Administration, together with a copy of all the documents prepared.

 
 
4.4.2  The National Customs Administration asks the control body concerned to send it thtechnical documents used to prepare the inspection certificate; the control bodymust provide these supporting documents within ten working days after the request has been made.
 
4.4.3  The report prepareby the National Customs Administration is sent to the Declaration Verifica- tion Servicso that the customs formalitiecan be carried outand, if appropriate, the amount of charges can be set.
 
The importer will not be required to provide any other documents.
 
4.4.4  Once the inspection has been completed, the Customs clerk returns the documents mentioned in § 4.2.1 to the customs official to be filed, iaccordance with article245, paragraph b, of DecreLaw No 26014.
 
In order to guarantee the proper conduct of the inspection, a detailed description of it is provided under the heading "inspectioby Customs" on the import declaration.
 
4.4.5  Once the customs formalities have been completed, the Import Service sends to thDeclaration Verification Service for subsequent verification all of the filescontaining the documents concerned, including the regular or automatic payment sheet issued by the Finance Service confirming payment.
 
 
The importation of useclothing anshoeinto Peru is prohibited. However, the importation of the above articles is allowed in the following cases:
As unaccompaniebaggagewhen it is indicated that the articles of clothing in question are thpersonal effects of a travellewho presented his or her passport or some other official documentwhen the baggage was checkein, and provided that the
baggage arrives between one and four months after the traveller's date of entry into the country.
As donationswhich can only be made through organizations duly accredited and authorizeby the Peruvian Government to receive such donations.
Postal items that do not meet these criteriwill be returned to thsender. The corresponding costs (uncancelled charges and fees, rates and other costs incurred by returning items) wilbe billed.

 

Whenever possible, provide the addressee’s e-mail address and mobile phone number for all items (small packets, registered items, EMS and parcels).