Peru recently created a Virtual Migration Agency platform to ease immigration processes online and reduce congestion at physical immigration offices.

Key Points:

  • The new virtual platform can process immigration procedures for the following individuals: resident employees, residents married to a Peruvian or foreign resident, residents who have adult children with disabilities, residents who are parents of Peruvians or foreign residents, religious residents, temporary employees, temporary appointees, resident rentiers, resident investors, temporary investigators and resident investigators.
  • It can be used for the following processes: completing temporary and resident training, obtaining temporary MERCOSUR permits, refunding payments, obtaining immigration movement certificates, duplicating immigration cards, obtaining special travel permits, obtaining permission to sign contracts, completing immigration center registration and extension of stays.

Analysis & Comments: The creation of the new virtual immigration platform is good news because it could ease a number of immigration processes. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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