Information about the visa

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According to the new Peruvian regulations regarding immigration, all exchange students must process their exchange visa (ITR) directly through our offices before arriving in Peru. In that case, they will need to send their plane ticket and a copy of their passport (data page) to: incoming@up.edu.pe​

The procedure for obtaining the visa is personal, so each participating student is responsible for obtaining their own exchange visa and completing the immigration procedures needed to study at Universidad del Pacífico. If the student has not obtained the corresponding visa, UP may reject the student's admission and inform the home institution.

UP is committed to providing the students with the acceptance letter and providing useful information on the immigration procedures they must complete. However, as it is a personal procedure subject to the approval of the Peruvian State entities (Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Migration, as the case may be), Universidad del Pacífico has no responsibility or decision regarding obtaining the visas, permits or approvals.

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  • Exchange visa

    ​​​​The Universidad del Pacífico, on behalf of the exchange students will carry out the necessary procedures to obtain an the official visa.

    The procedure for obtaining this visa is as follows:​

    • The Universidad del Pacífico sends the basic information and the student passport number to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru (MREE). This institution approves visas and communicates with the Peruvian Embassy or Consulate in the student's country.
    • The Universidad del Pacífico notifies the students when their visas are ready. Thus, they may contact the Peruvian Embassy or Consulate in their country, which in some cases requests additional documents. It is recommended that you contact them before applying for the visa.
    • The Peruvian Embassy or Consulate issues a visa for the total days that includes the length of stay of the student, which are counted from the arrival to Peru.
    Although the procedure takes two weeks, the Universidad del Pacífico requests the visas between four and eight weeks prior to their departure dates.

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In accordance with Law N ° 29733 (hereinafter, the Law) and the Supreme Decree No. 003-2013-JUS (hereinafter, the Regulation), the user authorizes, by his signature or any other form of automated express acceptance, the processing of the personal data provided to Universidad del Pacífico (hereinafter, the University), by any physical or electronic means, according to the purposes described below.

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Also, for undergraduate students, the holder of the personal data authorizes the University to provide all the information stored in the University systems to their parents or guardians that request it and can prove their quality of such.

The user also authorizes the University to share, give or transfer this information to third parties; for the purpose of conducting telemarketing activities, keeping the holders data updated, providing information on job boards or meeting the requirements made ​​by the relevant authorities under the assurance that the University will seek that it will not be affected by any misuse. In case the user wishes to exercise their rights of access, cancellation, opposition, revocation of consent, modification or any other, they may contact the office of Data Intelligence, located at Jr. Sánchez Cerro No. 2098 (corner of Av. Giuseppe Garibaldi), district of Jesús María or write to revocatoria.alumnos.egresados@up.edu.pe. This office has the obligation of informing about the procedures to assert the rights mentioned above.

We inform users that the forms, through which they provide their personal data, include mandatory and optional questions which may be identified on each form. The consequences of providing personal data, authorizes the University to use it according to the purposes outlined in the preceding paragraph. The user's refusal to provide their personal data makes it impossible for the University to include it in the database that sends instant and up-to-date information regarding undergraduate programs, university extension courses or any academic program offered by the university, as well as other activities related to the University.