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Why is Venezuela the only country in South America that asks Peruvians for a visa? Do you know the reason? the world

Why is Venezuela the only country in South America that asks Peruvians for a visa?  Do you know the reason?  the world

Venezuelans wishing to enter Peru must also present a visa and passport. Image: Composite LR/ Andina/ UDG TV

In an increasingly globalized world, Peruvians find it easier to travel to various South American countries by presenting their National Identity Document (DNI) or passport. Countries that offer this benefit include Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay. However, there is one country in the region that requires a visa to enter its territory. This is about Venezuela.

It is important to highlight that Peru and Venezuela have a good diplomatic relationship. An example of this is that in recent years, our country has experienced significant waves of immigration Citizens of Venezuela, mainly fueled by the economic, political and social crisis caused by its President Nicolás Maduro. Since approximately 2015, thousands of Venezuelans have crossed borders in search of better opportunities and a stable standard of living.

Why do Peruvians need a visa to Venezuela?

The move, which took effect on July 15, 2019, responds to the reciprocity policy used by the Venezuelan government in response to then-President Martín Vizcarra's decision to require visas and passports from all citizens of that country. Enter the national territory. As said then, The objective of this arrangement was to ensure orderly migration.

Peruvians require a visa to enter Venezuela. Photo: analitica.com

“Yes, we are opening our arms as Peru has always done, but now we have and we are going to be strict in the control of people entering,” stressed Vizcarra Cornejo.

How to process Venezuela visa from Peru?

According to Venezuela's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, these are the documents that all Peruvians must submit to the embassy so that they can be granted a tourist visa:

  • Original and copy of passport valid for at least six (6) months
  • A document proving your place of residence in the country of birth
  • Two (2) recent photographs (front, color and passport size)
  • Bank letter (indicating account opening date, number and balance)
  • Employment letter (working hours, position and salary)
  • Copy of real estate, commercial, business, commercial or industrial property records (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of round-trip ticket or departure from Venezuela
  • Medical certificate issued by the health authority of the country of origin
  • Hotel reservation or notified invitation letter
  • Proof of payment of relevant consular fees.
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This type of visa is issued to foreigners who wish to enter Venezuela for recreational or leisure, health or non-remunerated or non-profit activities.

Which South American countries can Peruvians enter with only a DNI?

Thanks to agreements reached in the Andean Community of Nations (CAN), entry into Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador has been made easier for Peruvians by presenting their National Identity Document (DNI), eliminating the need for a passport or visa.

This benefit has also been extended to the South American countries of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Chile and Uruguay, thanks to bilateral agreements to promote tourism and regulate immigration procedures between these countries.

Which Latin American countries do not require a tourist visa to enter Canada?

Only two countries have this advantage: Mexico and Chile.

Which countries in the Americas and the Caribbean do not require a visa for Venezuela?

According to the InfoPa'lante portal, these countries are:

  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Bolivia
  • Caribbean Dutch
  • Colombia
  • Dominica
  • French Guiana
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Paraguay
  • Surinam
  • Uruguay