The Lima Field Office has jurisdiction over immigration benefits and services in the following countries: Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
American Embassy U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Avenida Encalada Cuadra 17 s/n Monterrico, Lima, Peru
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.
For general inquiries in Spanish and English
(011) (511) 618-2000.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
For Express mail and courier deliveries:USCIS
Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131.
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.
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:
There is no filing fee associated with this service.