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About the US embassy and its location in Lima, Peru.

About Peru

Peru is located in the west of South America. The main language spoken in Peru is Spanish. The current population (as of 2019) is 32,495,510. Peru has a human development index (HDI) of 0.750 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Peru. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Lima

Lima is located in the province of Lima and is the capital of Peru. 8,852,000 people are living in Lima (as of 2017). The city is very important and represents Peru internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Lima, Peru

Offices located within the US embassy located in Lima include:

  • Consular Section
  • The Economic Section
  • International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section
  • Political Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Regional English Language Office
  • Regional Security Office
  • Peace Corps
  • Naval Medical Research Detachment
  • Commercial Service
  • Foreign Agricultural Affairs Office
  • Regional Environment Hub Office for South America
  • IP Attaché
  • Press Office

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Lima, Peru

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (51-1) 618-2000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Lima, Peru

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Lima, Peru

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.