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Procedures

International departures

1.

Check-in

Arrive at the airport 3 hours before your flight.

Show passport and flight ticket to enter the airport.

Access for passengers only. Check luggage restrictions.

  • Passengers taking international flights need a valid passport (whatever the age of the passenger, including children and infants), as well as a visa for the destination country, as required. For minors traveling with a parent or unaccompanied, a notarial permit will be required. Please ask your airline about requirements regarding minors and visas.

  • You can save time by checking in online.

  • Please verify maximum weight restrictions with your airline. Excess baggage will be subject to a fee according to your airline’s policy.

2.

Boarding pass control

Enter 1 1/2 hours before departure.

Control point on the 2nd level. Show passport and boarding pass to enter.

Access to this area only for passengers. Check hand luggage restrictions.

  • Payment of the airport tariff (made by the airline and included in the ticket) is verified at this control point. In case your boarding pass is rejected, please ask for a new one at you airline’s check-in counter.

  • Please ask the customer service staff operating in the area for assistance.

  • If you return to the public area after passing beyond this control point, in order to reenter the security control area you will be required to pay again the US$ 30.74 Unified Tariff for Airport Use (TUUA), unless you needed to exit for one of the reasons indicated in the following link.

3.

Security control

Show passport and boarding pass.

All passengers are subject to inspection. Pregnant women or persons using pacemakers should inform security staff about their condition.

Forbidden items will be discarded and will not be returned.

  • During the security inspection, passengers will be required to remove belts, jackets, and wallets, among other objects, and leave them in a tray for X-ray inspection, together with their hand luggage.

  • Prohibited objects detected by the security staff will be discarded and will not be returned for any reason.

  • Objects of cultural interest. Verification of replicas and souvenirs. Certificates for replicas of objects of cultural interest are issued by specialized staff from the National Culture Institute (INC) operating at the airport.

  • These certificates will serve as proof at other airports that the objects you carry are replicas. Holding authentic pieces is illegal; if identified as such, they will be subject to confiscation. Please find further information at: http://www.cultura.gob.pe/

4.

Migration Control

Show passport and duly filled migration form.

Request migration form to your airline's staff. Passengers from Andean Community countries may travel with their national IDs.

  • Peruvian nationals above 18 years of age will only need their National IDs to travel to other Andean Community countries.

  • Foreign passengers will need to show the tab given to them on entering the country.

  • Migration officials will charge a fee for Andean Migration Card (TAM) duplicates and a penalty for excess permanence in the country. See details at: www.migraciones.gob.pe.

  • Migration procedures are linked to police control protocols for verifying passengers’ legal situation. In case of failure of the integrated system, passengers will need to pass through each control separately.

5.

Boarding

Verify time for arrival at your boarding gate.

Verify your boarding gate and flight status on the information screens.

Remain vigilant for announcements of changes in boarding gates.

Domestic departures

1.

Check-in

Arrive at the airport 2 hours before your flight.

Show ID and flight ticket to enter the airport.

Access for passengers only. Check luggage restrictions.

  • You can save time by checking in online.

  • Please verify maximum weight restrictions with your airline. Excess baggage will be subject to a fee according to your airline’s policy.

  • The following items must not be carried in your hand luggage. They will be not be returned and will be discarded at security control points:
    Cutting or piercing instruments of all kinds and sizes.
    Firearms or imitations thereof.
    Any object considered to be dangerous in the cockpit, in compliance with ICAO regulations.

  • Please verify details by clicking on this link. 

2.

Boarding pass control

Enter 1 hour before departure.

Control point on the 2nd level. Show ID and boarding pass to enter.

Access to this area only for passengers. Check hand luggage restrictions.

  • Payment of the airport tariff (made by the airline and included in the ticket) is verified at this control point. In case your boarding pass is rejected, please ask for a new one at you airline’s check-in counter.

  • Please ask the customer service staff operating in the area for assistance.
    IMPORTANT: For operative reasons, access to domestic boarding lounges may be restricted between 21:00-01:30 hours approximately.

  • If you return to the public area after passing beyond this control point, in order to reenter the security control area you will be required to pay again the US$ 10.02 Unified Tariff for Airport Use (TUUA), unless you needed to exit for one of the reasons indicated in the following link.

3.

Security control

Show ID and boarding pass.

All passengers are subject to inspection. Pregnant women or persons using pacemakers should inform security staff of their condition.

Forbidden items will be discarded and will not be returned.

  • During the security inspection, passengers will be required to remove belts, jackets, and wallets, among other objects, and leave them in a tray for X-ray inspection, together with their hand luggage.

  • Prohibited objects detected by the security staff will be discarded and will not be returned for any reason.

  • Prior to the security control, a police control is carried out to verify passengers’ legal status.

  • Objects of cultural interest. Verification of replicas and souvenirs:
    Certificates for replicas of objects of cultural interest are issued by specialized staff from the National Culture Institute (INC) operating at the airport.

  • These certificates will serve as proof at other airports that the objects you carry are replicas. Holding authentic pieces is illegal; if identified as such, they will be subject to confiscation. Please find further information at: http://www.cultura.gob.pe/

4.

Boarding

Verify time for arrival at your boarding gate.

Verify your boarding gate and flight status on the information screens.

Remain vigilant for announcements of changes in boarding gates.

International arrivals

1.

Arrival

Proceed to baggage claim area. Check for domestic of international connecting flights.

  • If you are remaining in Lima, proceed to the migration control area. Follow the signals.

  • If you have a domestic connecting flight, proceed to the migration control area, pick up your luggage, pass customs control, and exit to the public area. Proceed to the check-in area on the terminal’s first level, locate you airline’s counter, drop off your luggage, and claim your boarding pass.

  • Proceed to the terminal’s second level and pass the mandatory controls before arriving at your boarding gate.

  • If you have an international connecting flight, do not pass migration control. Proceed to the security control area, locate your boarding gate on the information screens, and proceed to the terminal’s second level.

2.

Migration control

Show passport with visa (if relevant) and Andean Migration Card (TAM) duly filled.

After passing migration control, payment of the Unified Tariff for Airport Use (TUUA) on the airport's second level is required to reenter the boarding area.

  • Passengers whose final destination is Peru are required to pass migration control, where they must show a duly filled immigration form or Andean Migration Card (provided onboard by the airline staff), as well as their passport or ID.

  • Peruvian residents must present the tab given to them on leaving the country.

  • Passengers may also request the forms to the airport facilitation staff operating in the area; or draw them from the decks located at the migration control area.

  • You may shop at the duty free area after passing migration controls. Always carry your passport on you.

  • If you have a connecting flight several hours later and wish to enter the country, you must pass migration control. Once admitted, pass customs control and exit to the public area. To take your connecting flight you will need to pay the Unified Tariff for Airport Use (TUUA) on the terminal’s second level (see tariff list by clicking on this link). From then on you will be required to follow the regular procedures for international departures.

Domestic arrivals

1.

Baggage claim

Verify on the screens the baggage carousel assigned to your flight.

Show your baggage ticket to your airline's staff.

For security, use the services of airport-authorized taxi companies.

  • Verify that the number on the ticket issued by the airline in the country of origin coincides with that on you luggage.

  • If you have a domestic connecting flight, you must pick up your baggage and drop it off at your airline’s counter on the first level of the terminal after passing customs control. Inspection by customs staff is random. More information at www.aduanet.gob.pe.

  • Your luggage may be subject to inspection by staff from the National Institute of Natural Resources (INRENA), an office of the Ministry of Agriculture in charge of supervising the sustainable use of renewable natural resources, as well as the preservation of the rural environment and wildlife biodiversity. It issues authorizations (export, re-export, and import permits, as well as permits for the domestic transportation of wildlife, among others). For further information please call (511) 517-1850, write to inrena.callao@lap.com.pe, or visit http://dgaaa.minag.gob.pe.

  • You are advised to use the airport-authorized car rental or taxi services.

2.

Customs control

Present a duly filled customs form (one per family) and you passport.

Verify all articles that must be declared in the form.

  • You may request a form to customs staff members. For more information on the entry of goods into the country as part of luggage, tax-exempted goods, or the baggage sworn declaration, please visit the following link.

  • The National Service of Agricultural Sanitation (SENASA) is the government entity in charge of authorizing the transportation of animals to other countries. Please inform yourself about the requirements to enter or exit the country with animals. Exiting the country with pets requires making a payment at the National Bank; carrying a vaccination and health certificate, as required; and passing an inspection at the airport’s SENASA office. For more information please call 511-5751599, write to postmaster@senasa.gob.pe, or visit www.senasa.gob.pe.

  • The National Forestry and Wildlife Service is a decentralized office of the Ministry of Agriculture in charge of supervising the sustainable use of renewable natural resources, as well as the preservation of the rural environment and wildlife biodiversity. It issues authorizations (export, re-export, and import permits, as well as permits for the domestic transportation of wildlife, among others). For further information please call 511-5171850, write to serfor@minagri.gob.pe, or visit http://dgffs.minag.gob.pe/.

3.

Transportation

For security, use of airport-authorized taxi services is recommended.

4.

Deboarding

Proceed to the domestic baggage claim area. If you have an international or domestic connecting flight, please inform yourself here.

  • If you have a domestic connecting flight.

  • If you carry luggage:
    Pick up your luggage, proceed to the check-in area, and drop your luggage off at you airline’s counter.
    Proceed to the second level and pay the Unified Tariff for Airport Use (TUUA) at the cashier desks located there (see tariffs by clicking on the this link).
    Pass security controls and proceed to your departure gate. See the “domestic departures” section.

  • If you do not carry luggage and travel in an airline different from the one that brought you to Lima:
    Proceed to the terminal’s second level and pay the Unified Tariff for Airport Use (TUUA) at the cashier desks located there (see tariffs by clicking on the this link).
    Pass security controls and proceed to your departure gate. See the “domestic departures” section.

  • If you do not carry luggage and travel in the same airline that brought you to Lima:
    Proceed to the second level and enter the security control area with your boarding pass and ID. See the “domestic departures” section.

  • If you have an international connecting flight, please see the “international departures” section.