The information passengers need before traveling.
Get the answers to passengers’ questions.
:: In-Transit Passengers
When deplaning, those passengers who are in
transit or who have connections to other international flights must
walk through the hall of international arrivals, go down to the first
level and, without entering the immigration control area, return to
the international terminal; otherwise, they will lose their in-transit/
connecting passenger status. We recommend that passengers contact
airline personnel when their flight arrives.
:: Immigration and Naturalization Bureau
Those passengers whose final destination is
Peru must go to the Immigration area and present a completed country
entry form or Andean Immigration Card (provided on board the aircraft
by airline personnel), as well as their passports or identity documents.
:: Duty Free Shop
If passengers wish to purchase products in our
duty-free shop, they can do so after completing the immigration process;
they must always have their passport on hand. Items bought in the
duty-free shop are tax-free.
:: Baggage Pickup
After completing the immigration process,
passengers should check the information displayed on the monitors
located in front of the conveyor belts to determine which one is assigned
to their flight and pick up their baggage. Every passenger should
check that the ticket number issued to them by the airline in the
country of origin matches the ticket number on the baggage they pick
:: National Superintendent of Tax Administration (Customs)
Once you have collected your baggage, move toward the customs clearance area, where the local authority may proceed to verify or check your bags.
In order to obtain more information regarding the goods to declare, taxes, the Declaration Form of Accompanied Baggage, and others, please visit
the following link.
:: Animals and Plants
The National Agrarian Health Service (SENASA,
in Spanish) is the State entity that authorizes the transport of animals
to other countries. Passengers should be aware of the necessary requirements
to enter or leave the country with animals: To leave the country with
pets, it is necessary to make a payment at Banco de la Nación,
to present vaccination and health certificates, and to complete an
inspection at the SENASA offices, located at the northern side of
the airport terminal. For more information, call (+511) 575-1599,
send questions via e-mail to : email@example.com,
or visit: www.senasa.gob.pe
General Direction of Forest and Wildlife is
a public organization of the Ministry of Agriculture responsible for
the use of renewable natural resources and the sustainable management
of rural environments and wildlife biodiversity. INRENA is also the
entity in charge of issuing authorizations, including export, re-export
and import permits, and permits for the internal transport of wild
fauna. For more information, call (+511) 517-1850, send questions
via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit: www.inrena.gob.pe
For international flights, LAP recommends that
passengers arrive three hours ahead of departure time. Once at the
airport, passengers must have their passport and airline ticket on
hand to enter the main hall where check-in takes place. Passengers
must use the check-in counters assigned to their airline.
All passengers taking international flights
must have a valid passport, regardless of age. If passengers are minors
traveling with one of their parents or by themselves, they must present
a notary’s permit.
Passengers should verify the maximum weight
allowed for checked baggage with their airline. Excess baggage will
be charged in accordance with the policy of the airline used.
:: Dangerous Items
Passengers must not carry the following items
in carry-on baggage; they will be held at airport security checkpoints:
- Cutting instruments of any type and size
- Firearms or any imitation of firearms
- Any item considered dangerous for flight in the aircraft cabin,
in compliance with the standards of the International Civil Aviation
:: FEES – Single Fee for Airport
Use (TUUA, in Spanish)
The Unified Rate for Airport Use (TUUA) is currently included in the airline tickets.
However, the passengers must confirm with the airline if the Unified Rate for Airport
Use is included in the ticket. Those passengers who bought their tickets before October
1st 2010, without the TUUA included, may pay the rate in the stands located for such purpose
on the second level of the airport. For international flights, the fee is US$ 30.74.
To access the boarding area, passengers must
have a passport, boarding pass, completed immigration form and other
personal documents on hand. LAP recommends that passengers arrive
at the airport one and a half hours ahead of flight departure time.
No escorts are allowed.
:: Security Checkpoint
Passengers must go through the airport security
checkpoint, where their carry-on baggage and other belongings will
be inspected. To make sure there are no items considered dangerous
for flight in the aircraft cabin, in compliance with the ICAO standards,
passengers must place their carry-on baggage in the X-ray screening
machines and walk through the metal detector arches.
Items that are thrown away will be considered hazardous materials
and discarded by the passengers in the security check point. Theses
may not be recovered under any circumstance.
Passengers are prohibited from carrying liquids, gels and aerosols
in their carry-on bags. Items that will be permitted must be in
containers no greater than 100 milliliters. You have to carry these
packing in one clear plastic zip-lock bag, maximum 1 liter
(20x20cm). Only one bag per passenger and the bags must be presented
separately than the carry-on bag.
Medicines, baby food and special diets must be presented at the
security checkpoint. Separate bags are not required for these items.
:: Cultural Goods. Verification of Replicas and Souvenirs
At the airport, specialized personnel of the
National Institute of Culture (INC, in Spanish) are responsible for
issuing the appropriate certificates for replicas of Peruvian cultural
items. A certificate is useful to the passenger to authenticate the
item as a replica when it passes through other airports. If an item
is deemed authentic, seizure will be ordered. For more information,
:: Immigration and Naturalization Bureau
Upon payment at a TUUA payment teller window,
passengers must go to the immigration control area. There, they must
present their passport and completed immigration form to the immigration
officer. If a passenger is Peruvian and over 18 years old, and if
he/she is traveling to member countries of the Andean Community, he/she
can travel using only his/her National Identity Document (DNI, in
After passing through the security checkpoint,
passengers must wait in the assigned boarding area until boarding
their plane. Passengers must board through the gate indicated on their
boarding passes. Food and duty free shops are available in the boarding