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Doing Business in the USA

In this section, you will find an overview of resources available for companies in Peru considering making investments in the United States. There are also some suggestions for how to get started.

Investing in the USA

President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world's premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to foreign business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of the various U.S. states who are the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

Getting Started

  1. Visit the website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as a location for business and investment. From a vast domestic market, to a transparent legal system, to being home to some of the most innovative companies in the world, America is the place to do business. On the website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories.
  2. Contact us at the U.S. embassy to discuss your interests and needs.


For information regarding business visas please visit  for detailed information.

General information in English and Spanish on how to obtain U.S. visas in Peru can be found at the U.S. Embassy Lima website at:


  • Direct Line for American Business
    The Direct Line for American Business program connects U.S. businesses with American Ambassadors
    and U.S. mission personnel overseas, making you part of our “country
    team.”  You will get up-to-the minute information on markets vital to your
    business, and learn about new sectors and tenders to help you expand your
    business.  For more information and to receive announcements of new calls,
  • Embassy Phone: (51) (1) 618-2000
    Embassy Fax: (51) (1) 618-2397

    Counselor, Economic Affairs
    Mark Cullinane

    Counselor, Commercial Affairs
    Ricardo Pelaez

    Counselor, Agricultural Affairs
    Casey Bean