Molecular test is required to enter Peru
Through Supreme Decree Nº 156-2021-PCM the government clarified that passengers entering Peru must have a molecular test with a result date no more than 72 hours before boarding from their point of origin. It is not mandatory to present a vaccination card or certificate.
Additionally, the suspension of entry of non-resident passengers from South Africa is maintained. Peruvians or foreign residents arriving in Peru from South Africa must comply with a mandatory quarantine of 14 calendar days.
Protection of personal data in the COVID-19 vaccination register
Certification of molecular testing laboratories
Emergency Decree Nº 085-2021 confirmed that laboratories that provide molecular testing services (PCR-RT) to identify SARS-CoV.2 must be certified by the National Institute of Health (INS), as an additional requirement in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Signing of agreements to purchase vaccines
The Ministry of Health entered into a supply agreement with Moderna laboratory for the supply of 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. These doses shall be delivered in the first three months of 2022.