The British Embassy in Lima maintains and develop relations between the UK and Peru.
Find out more on our Peru and the UK news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Peru.
If you’re travelling in Peru, see our Peru Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Peru and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in Peru and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +51 1 617 3000.
Get an emergency travel document
For stolen passports, you will need to get a police report before we can issue an ETD.
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
We can issue affirmations or affidavits of marital status and, in some circumstances, perform a marriage or civil partnership for British nationals. For information on getting married in Peru, see getting married abroad.
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit, and make a certified copy of a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Peru.
British Embassy Lima
Avenida José Larco 1301
Embassy opening hours:
08:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:30 (Monday to Thursday)
08:00 - 13:00 (Friday)
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
All consular customers must book an appointment in advance.
Our consular staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are in need of urgent assistance, please call +51 1 617 3000, stay on the line and select the option for consular services/calling about an emergency involving a British national.
Avenida José Larco, 1301
All consular customers must book an appointment in advance