US Immigration Update: On October 2, 2020 the U.S.C.I.S. will implement new increases for many Immigration applications and benefits. All applicants who want to apply for the following application types and benefits will see a dramatic increase in fees.

All applications postmarked on or after October 2, 2020 will cost you hundreds or thousands in extra fees. See the chart below to see the differences in the current vs new fees.

Current vs New Fee Increases

Form #Immigration ApplicationCurrent FeesNew FeesExtra Fees% Increase
N-400U.S. Citizenship$640$1,170$530+83%
I-130/I-485Family Green Cards$1,760$2,860$1,100+62%
I-751Petition to Remove Conditions$595$760$165+28%
I-765Employment Authorization (EAD) - (Non-DACA)$410$550$140+34%

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Peru - Lima Field Office

Service Area

The Lima Field Office has jurisdiction over immigration benefits and services in the following countries: Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Street Address
American Embassy
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
Avenida Encalada Cuadra 17 s/n
Monterrico, Lima, Peru
Mailing Address from the US
Field Office Director, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
c/o: American Embassy, Lima, Peru
P.O. Box 127
Lima 41, Peru
Mailing Address from Outside the US
American Embassy
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
Avenida Encalada, Cuadra 17 s/n
Monterico, Lima, Peru
Express Mail Address
American Embassy
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
Unit 3826
APO AA 34031

Office Location

American Embassy U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Avenida Encalada Cuadra 17 s/n Monterrico, Lima, Peru

Hours of Operation

The Lima Field Office is open to the public on Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. On Fridays we are open exclusively to receive Forms I-601 by Infopass appointment. The office is closed on American and Peruvian Holidays.

Phone, Fax Numbers and E-mail


For general inquiries in Spanish and English
(011) (511) 618-2000.


(011)(511) 434-2483

Visiting the office in person


Appointments are not necessary with the exception of I-601s. All business is handled on a walk-in basis.


Walk-ins are handled on a first-come, first-served basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Public Transportation

Information not available.

Parking & Handicap Accessibility

Information not available.

Paying Fees

Fees for applications and petitions are listed in the Forms section of the USCIS website. The fees for all applications and petitions submitted to this office must be paid in cash with either U.S. dollars or Nuevos Soles only. Checks and credit cards are not accepted. Fees are paid at the cashier's office in the U.S. Embassy.


Immigration forms are available under the Forms section of the USCIS website.


For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the U.S. Department of State website.

Form I-130

The Lima Field Office will accept and process Alien Relative Petitions for U.S. citizens that reside in Peru. U.S. who reside in the United States must file those petitions at the immigration office in the United States that has jurisdiction over the petitioner's place of residence.

Form N-400

U.S. immigration offices overseas do not accept or process Naturalization applications from U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) that live overseas. See the Citizenship section on the USCIS website for Naturalization eligibility criteria and the proper filing procedures.

Form I-131 Parole

The Lima Field Office does not issue Humanitarian Parole. Individuals must apply for Humanitarian Parole by submitting their applications to:

For US Postal Service (USPS) Deliveries:

USCIS Dallas Lockbox
PO Box 660865
Dallas, TX. 75266

For Express mail and courier deliveries:

Attn: HP
2501 S. State Hwy 121,
Business Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131.

Form I-131 Re-entry

The Lima Field Office does not issue or extend Re-entry permits. Instructions on how to obtain or replace a Re-entry permit are in the How Do I Get A Travel Document section on the USCIS website.

Transportation Boarding Letters

The Lima Field Office will assist U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, who are temporarily in Peru and who have lost or had their Alien Registration Cards stolen, by providing Transportation Boarding Letters.

The following documents will be required:

  • A completed application form that is available at this office
  • A valid passport
  • Three photographs
  • A "denuncia" from the Peruvian National Police

There is no filing fee associated with this service.

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