The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism – MINCETUR and the Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Export and Tourism – PROMPERÚ has issued an official statement for tour operators, tourism industry agents and tourists that mandatory 14 days quarantine for tourists is suspended and they can enter the country showing their negative PCR test reports.
The South American country known for its tourist sites was emerging as one of the hottest tourism spots in the region. Tourist arrivals had become a major contributor to the economy as well. These new measures announced by the ministry are aimed at restarting the industry.
Among other measures announced, visitors are to take an antigen test upon arrival at Jorge Chávez International Airport. No tests are needed for domestic flights within the country but tourist have to sign an affidavit stating they do not have any symptoms of Covid 19.
The statement added, “The Government of Peru, through MINCETUR, ratifies its permanent commitment to the tourism industry, recognizing its contribution in making our millenary culture recognised in the context of the Independence bicentenary.”
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