Emergency Contact Information
American Citizen Services is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding U.S. and Peruvian holidays. Please see our general contact information page for details about hours for specific services.
In an emergency involving an American citizen in Peru, you can reach us during normal business hours and after hours, seven days a week, via the main Embassy telephone number: (01) 618-2000 (if dialing from Peru) or  (51-1) 618-2000 (if dialing from the United States). Please note that this number is not for visa inquiries.
Please click on the following links for specific services:
SCAM - Arrested in Peru
- If you have been contacted to send money to a loved one in Peru, please see the link below first! Criminals commonly attempt to scam money from travelers' family members by posing as the traveler and claiming to be in trouble. To learn more about this scam, please see the Department of State Fraud Warning.