Peru

Living and
Working in Peru

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Brandon Le Clerk

"During all my life as an expat (Lima is my fourth home abroad), I have been searching exactly for a networking platform like InterNations."

Maria Borges

"InterNations and the Lima Community helped me to learn a lot about Peru and the Peruvian culture -- not to mention Lima's nightlife. ;) "

Working and living in Peru with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Peru? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Lima, Iquitos or some other international Peruvian city?

The expat relocation to Peru is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the vast tropical forest of selva baja, getting to know how Peruvian folks celebrate Saint Rose of Lima, or acquiring a taste for Peru’s popular dishes like quinoa…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Peru. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Vietnam to living in Ireland.

Top Articles in the Peru Expat Guide

  • Moving to Peru

    Are you considering relocating to Peru but don’t quite know what to expect? In this article, InterNations provides you with useful information on this spectacular Andean country. Moving to Peru will be a far simpler task with our tips on visa requirements, accommodation, healthcare, and transportation!
  • Living in Peru

    Machu Picchu, Cuzco, and Atahualpa got your attention? Life in Peru isn’t all about the gorgeous Andes mountain ranges and ancient Incan archeological sites, though! If you are thinking about becoming an expat in Peru, let InterNations inform you about the country, its climate and geography, and where to settle.
  • Working in Peru

    If being an expat in Peru has always been a dream of yours, don’t let the bureaucracy scare you away! InterNations provides you with information on the Peruvian economy, work permits, how to apply for a job, taxation, social security, and business etiquette for expats.

Reliable Information about living and working in Peru

Relocating to and living in Peru necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Peruvian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Peru: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Peruvian income tax law?ʺ, ʺCan you give me some tips on opening a small business in Lima?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Lima?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Peruvian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Peru is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Peru is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Peru. Various topics are covered in our Peru Expat Guide from local organisations and companies, to travel & accommodation or expat institutions and clubs, up to sports & leisure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat's the contact info of the main Peruvian immigration office?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Peru? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Ecuador or living in Thailand!

From chambers of foreign trade to expat insurance providers –
Advice on living and working in Peru

In addition, our expat listings for Peru include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like chambers of foreign trade or expat insurance providers. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Peru. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm ¡Hola! among our InterNations members living and working in Peru.

Brandon Le Clerk

"During all my life as an expat (Lima is my fourth home abroad), I have been searching exactly for a networking platform like InterNations."

Maria Borges

"InterNations and the Lima Community helped me to learn a lot about Peru and the Peruvian culture -- not to mention Lima's nightlife. ;) "

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