It has been more than a week since the National Immigration Superintendence The deadline for foreign citizens in Peru to apply for the Temporary Permanence Permit (CPP), in order to regularize their immigration status. Given this, the institution issued a statement alerting the application of a series of measures to those who admit people who are not properly documented.
As detailed by the Superintendent of Immigration, Armando Garcíathe entity will apply sanctions against interprovincial means of transportation that allow transporting migrants in an irregular situation and who do not formally appear in the system, which is why it urged companies to request the necessary documentation from all foreigners.
“Just as Peruvian citizens are required to show their DNI to board interprovincial buses; These companies must also ask foreigners to present their immigration card, temporary residence permit card, passport or virtual Andean Migration Card,” García told the press.
Likewise, the superintendent asked hotels, hostels and any accommodation throughout the country to request the migrants’ documents before admitting them to their establishments. If you do not have the Updated CPP, asked them not to allow his entry; Otherwise, they will be fined.
“With these modifications to immigration legislation we are aligning the law with reality. Peru is committed to orderly, safe and regular migration. Along these lines, the State has given all the facilities to foreigners to regularize their immigration status. It is now up to us to also be strict in complying with our laws,” the head of Immigration continued.
The measurements of the National Immigration Superintendence obey the provision of Legislative Decree No. 1582, promulgated by the Executive, which indicates that interprovincial transportation must ensure that “foreigners, whether passengers, drivers and/or personnel who accompany them in the service, have the necessary documents.” valid and current identity and/or travel documents.
Likewise, regarding lodgings it is indicated that “they must require the presentation of a document that certifies the regular immigration status of the foreigner with whom the rental contract is signed and of the other foreigners who live and are part of the leasing group in the same property.” .
After the deadline to apply for CPPculminated on November 10, Migrations reported that a total of 214,633 foreigners submitted the request to regularize their immigration status in our country, but also noted that the vast majority were Venezuelan citizens.
Thus, 94.3% of applicants came from Venezuela. Meanwhile, 2.4% are from Colombia, Cuba (0.9%), Ecuador (0.6%) and other countries (1.8%). Of the total, 106,881 are men and 107,752 are women.
Likewise, 72.1% of foreigners are adults between 8 and 59 years old; 15.1% are children up to 10 years old; 10.5%, adolescents between 11 and 17 years old and 2.3%, adults aged 60 years or older.
The entity added that during the first months of starting the process, between 500 and 700 requests were entered daily. However, on Friday, November 10, almost 10 thousand CPP applications.