We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Peru. The British Embassy in Lima provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Peru.

We develop and maintain relations between the UK and Peru.

Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, economic development, climate change, security and defence, and the promotion of democracy and human rights.

You can access UK government services while in Peru.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Peru and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call 00 51 1 617 3000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Peru, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

For stolen passports, you will need to get a police report before we can issue an ETD.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Lima.

Other consular services

Marriage certificates

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.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Peru.

Our people

Anwar Choudhury

Anwar Choudhury

British Ambassador to Peru

Contact us

British Embassy Lima

Torre Parque Mar (22nd Floor)
Avenida José Larco 1301

Embassy opening hours:
08:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:30 (Monday to Thursday)
08:00 - 13:00 (Friday)


General enquiries
Consular enquiries

Access and opening times

Consular Section

Torre Parque Mar (23rd Floor)
Avenida José Larco, 1301


Consular Section opening hours:
8:00 - 12:00 (Monday to Friday)

Access and opening times