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    Relocating to Peru is a wonderful decision. However, like any move, it can be overwhelming and considered one of the most stressful events in a person’s life.

    At Iconic Relocation, we strive to alleviate that stress for you. We understand that dealing with visas, adapting to new customs, learning a new language and culture can be challenging. That’s why we take care of all the logistics involved in relocating your belongings, allowing you to focus on these important aspects. Our team at Iconic Relocation will handle the entire process, from packing and loading to transferring, delivering, and ensuring that all the necessary documents are in order and ready.

    Communication is crucial to us at Iconic Relocation, and we believe in keeping you informed at every step of the relocation process. We will stay in touch with you, providing updates and addressing any concerns you may have.

    Rest assured that Iconic Relocation will take care of all the paperwork required by Peru. Our professional packing crew is highly trained to handle your belongings with utmost care and professionalism. We only work with the best packing teams and materials, guaranteeing the safe and timely delivery of your possessions to your new home in Peru.

    With Iconic Relocation, your best interests are our priority. We have years of successful experience in the industry, and our staff is known for their professionalism and honesty. When you choose Iconic Relocation, you can trust us to make your move to Peru a smooth and hassle-free experience.

    why choose Iconic Relocation for your move to Peru?
    • We take pride in being experts and specialists in International Moves and Relocation.
    • Our services extend to almost every corner of the globe, ensuring comprehensive coverage.
    • With our worldwide network of agencies spanning 186 countries, we have a global presence to support your move.
    • We are committed to maintaining an exceptional track record, consistently achieving 100% customer satisfaction.

    Customs Information for Household Goods:

    • For returning citizens, the passport must contain all entry and departure stamps to Peru within the last 13 months, with a maximum stay of 30 calendar days during this period.
    • The consignee and family members must be present in Peru to initiate the customs process.
    • The packing list should include brand names and serial numbers for electrical items.
    • Household goods must be used items and personal effects.
    • Household goods shipments should not contain items marked as “packed by owner” (PBO).
    • Returning citizens may import previously exported household goods duty-free.
    • Returning citizens may also import household goods and a vehicle duty-free if eligible under the “Ley de Inversion Economica” after residing abroad for over 4 consecutive years.
    • A personal qualification by SUNAT (Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria) is required, which takes approximately 45 calendar days to issue a certification for the returning citizen.
    • It is necessary to check the formalities and restrictions under the law and SUNAT qualification.
    • The shipment should arrive in Peru no earlier than 1 month before the owner’s first entry into Peru and no later than 4 months after the owner’s last entry into Peru.
    • Diplomatic shipments are exempt from physical inspection by Customs, but Peruvian diplomats do not have this exemption.
    • A phytosanitary inspection will be conducted at the port/airport of entry in Peru.
    • If the packing is not marked per NIMF Nº 15 (International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures), entry may be denied.
    • If properly labeled packing shows evidence of live pests, Customs may deny entry, require quarantine, order treatment, return the goods to the origin country, or destroy them.

     

    Motor Vehicles:

    Documents Required:

    • Passport
    • OBL (Ocean Bill of Lading) / AWB (Airway Bill) (2 copies of each document, if applicable)
    • Original purchase invoice
    • Certificate of title
    • Inspection certificates (gas and technical verification by an authorized engineer)
    • DUA (Unique Customs Declaration) signed by the owner of the goods
    • Tax ID number (RUC)
    • Diplomatic import permit / diplomatic franchise from the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (for foreign diplomats and returning diplomats)

     

    Specific Information:

    • Vehicles with more than 80,000 km driven cannot be imported.
    • Only used vehicles and motorcycles less than 5 years old can be imported (except for Peruvian diplomats, who are exempt from this restriction).
    • All vehicles (without exemption) are subject to physical inspection by Customs Authorities.
    • The OBL should indicate the model, year, engine number, and vehicle identification number (VIN) of the automobile.
    • Taxes, duties, and fees for vehicles apply as follows (if applicable):
      • New vehicle: 9% ad valorem + 19% Sales Peruvian Taxes + 10% of CIF (Cost, Insurance, and Freight) value
      • Used vehicle: 9% ad valorem + 30% “Selectivo” + 18% Sales Taxes + 10% of CIF value
      • Perception tax: 10% for new and used vehicles
    • Contact the destination agent in Peru for specific details regarding the import of diesel vehicles.
    • The destination agent must provide the make, model, year, chassis number, motor number, engine capacity, mileage, and a general description of the vehicle prior to import.
    • One car is allowed duty-free import if the value does not exceed the amount authorized by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and its engine does not exceed 2,000 cc.
    • A diplomatic franchise may be granted to the following individuals:
      • Foreign representatives of international organizations
      • Members of foreign armed forces working on official missions
      • Diplomats, embassy officers, and returning diplomats who have completed a diplomatic assignment abroad.

     

    Pets:

    Documents Required:

    • Vaccination record
    • Veterinary health certificate
    • Sanitary certificate

     

    Specific Information:

    • It is recommended to bring pets into Peru as accompanied baggage to avoid import duties.
    • There is no quarantine requirement for cats or dogs entering Peru.

     

    Restricted/Dutiable Items:

    • Firearms and ammunition require proof of ownership and special permission from the Ministry of Interior prior to shipment arrival.
    • Food items should not exceed 10% of the total net weight in air shipments.
    • Telecommunication equipment (radios, fax machines, telephones, etc.) require an original invoice for each item, and only one item of each type is permitted without additional authorization.
    • Refrigeration devices (refrigerators/freezers/air conditioners) must have an original manufacturer’s certificate stating that coolant is required for use.
    • The technical specification manual for each device is required. If unavailable, photographs of the four sides of the appliance, specifically showing the label displaying the specifications and type of gas used, must be submitted.
    • Import permission must be requested from the OTO-Peru office, and the cost for this request is $75.00 USD.
    • Approved permission must be provided prior to shipment arrival.
    • Items that do not meet the requirements may be subject to confiscation.

     

    Prohibited Items:

    • Drugs and narcotics
    • Pornographic materials
    • Automatic firearms
    • Explosives