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by chelsearob77
Mon May 18, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Check-in FAIL for One World europe flights
Replies: 23
Views: 3298

Re: Check-in FAIL for One World europe flights

My wife will stay airside with the kids while I go alone to collect and checked our bags onto our connecting flight. Just a thought - how will your wife and kids checkin for the Are Lingus flight? Is it online, and do you need to present identification documentation at Madrid so that they confirm t...
by chelsearob77
Sun May 17, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Check-in FAIL for One World europe flights
Replies: 23
Views: 3298

Re: Check-in FAIL for One World europe flights

A couple of thoughts. You probably would have to pick up your luggage at your first international stop when going zone to zone anyway. But u might want to check if you can just transfer it airside and stay airside. Normally on a trip that is booked as one trip the luggage would go straight through!...
by chelsearob77
Sun May 17, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Check-in FAIL for One World europe flights
Replies: 23
Views: 3298

Re: Check-in FAIL for One World europe flights

I currently also have an issue with my scheduled flights out of Peru. On the 2nd of June I will be leaving Peru with my family to go to work and live in Ireland, So I booked our flights a couple of months back with an online booking company called Tripsta for our trip from Lima (via Madrid) to Dubli...
by chelsearob77
Sun May 10, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Euros Peruvian bank account with the best rates?
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Euros Peruvian bank account with the best rates?

In 3 weeks time I will be leaving Peru for Ireland with my family. It will take me a few weeks to get an Irish bank account setup, so have been advised to open a Peruvian Euros account and put all our money in it before we leave Peru and use that in Ireland until I've got an Irish bank account sorte...
by chelsearob77
Fri May 08, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Traveling with a CE
Replies: 6
Views: 897

Re: Traveling with a CE

Here's a link for you to download a copy of the TAM for you to have filled out and ready to hand to immigration at the airport upon leaving Peru: https://www.migraciones.gob.pe/index.php/obtenga-su-tam And here's also a few links for the Sunat tax forms they may ask you for: the last form applies to...
by chelsearob77
Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

I was at migrations in Brena today doing my Exoneraciòn de la tasa anual de extranjería, it took about an hour but I got the sticker put onto my Carnet there and then Do they do the stickers again??? In January I got the slip saying that I paid the tax... no stickers. Yes they do, Even opened a new...
by chelsearob77
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

I was at migrations in Brena today doing my Exoneraciòn de la tasa anual de extranjería, it took about an hour but I got the sticker put onto my Carnet there and then :D I also enquired about me leaving Peru in June without having to cancel my Carnet, I told them I possibly would return to Peru in l...
by chelsearob77
Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

I am going to be leaving Peru permanently with my family for Ireland during the next couple of months, I was looking on the migrations website regarding information as to if my kids (who have Peruvian & British nationality) would require a Peruvian passport to leave Peru? as they only have Brit...
by chelsearob77
Tue Apr 14, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

I don't hold a UK driving licence. If I was to have a Peruvian driving licence I would be allowed to drive in Ireland on that for up to 12 months, then after that I would need to take a driving test in Ireland. https://www.ndls.ie/holders-of-foreign-licences.html#holders-of-driving-licences-from-ot...
by chelsearob77
Tue Apr 14, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

I don't hold a UK driving licence. If I was to have a Peruvian driving licence I would be allowed to drive in Ireland on that for up to 12 months, then after that I would need to take a driving test in Ireland. https://www.ndls.ie/holders-of-foreign-licences.html#holders-of-driving-licences-from-ot...
by chelsearob77
Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

Just curious. Why would someone who is, as mentioned in another thread, "going to be leaving Peru permanently" go to the trouble of getting a Peruvian Drivers license when, if you already have a UK license you might be asked to revoke it? I don't hold a UK driving licence. If I was to hav...
by chelsearob77
Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

I am going to be leaving Peru permanently with my family for Ireland during the next couple of months, I was looking on the migrations website regarding information as to if my kids (who have Peruvian & British nationality) would require a Peruvian passport to leave Peru? as they only have Brit...
by chelsearob77
Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

Lloyd007 wrote:According to the post above, you don't even need the form. Seems legitamite to me.


I've already filled it out & printed & signed it.

I suppose it won't do any harm having it with me just in case they try it on when I'm leaving?
by chelsearob77
Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

I didn't cancel my carnet because I was coming back within the 6 months and I certainly didn't notarize it. If you're so worried about it, just go and notarize it. Thats why I want to leave without canceling my Carnet, as it gives me that option to come back within the 6 month period should I need ...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

If you are ''Family Resident'', you could get away with it. Let me see if I can find the form... Will let you know. Only once I had a problem with the form: last year when I was leaving the country with my son the officer asked me to hand in the tax report or the guarantee letter. I had none of tho...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

I believe I paid the 24.50 before taking the test. There are plenty of videos on youtube if you want to memorise the circuit / routes. Thanks I just watched & downloaded 3 videos from there which will come in handy. in one of the demonstration videos the person parallel parked their car worse t...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

Lloyd007 wrote:You're right - tick the migrant box.
Forget about notarizing it. Just sign it and hand it in.
At least, that's what I did when I was a ''Family Resident''


So you did that without having to cancel your Carnet?
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!
Replies: 12
Views: 2265

Re: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!

You can apply for a Shengen visa from any member country, and then use it to travel to any other member country. Example. When my wife and I went to England, we had no fixed plans other than visiting my mother, but did think we might venture into Europe. For that reason we applied for a Schengen vi...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:36 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

Sunat Forms on this website: http://orientacion.sunat.gob.pe/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2215:02-extranjeros-obligaciones-al-salir-del-pais&catid=336:fiscalidad-internacional-&Itemid=539 On the lower part of the page and for those of us paying taxes, there are three...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

Well, you can leave without canceling it. But getting a new one when you come back becomes a hassle. I would suggest do it right. There is a form that you can just tick a box and sign it saying you haven't been working and haven't had to pay any tax. Obviously, if your carnet is category ''worker''...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

I thought the payment was 24.50. There may have been two payments - as I say it was last year and the exact payments I forget. Depósito original del Banco de la Nación Cta. 01600 por el importe de S/. 24.50 (Derecho de Emisión de Licencia de Conducir). Tributo al MTC. http://www.touringperu.com.pe/...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

Rob, You can hire cars there for 30 soles - the whole process is actually well organised for renting the cars. Regarding payments - I think you will find that the cost for the written test also covers the practical test. I did mine last year so my memory is a little fuzzy. One thing - take foots fo...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Touring Club Driving Test Centre Open on Saturdays?

Is Touring Club Driving Test Centre in Conchán open on Saturdays? As I am hoping to go there tomorrow to take my driving test, Also is there a bank outlet there which handles the payments for the tests? (I paid for and already done the written test) and is it true that to take the driving test I wou...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

You can get a paper saying your tax and everything is paid and up to date. That way you can leave the country no problems. If you come back within 6 months then your carnet is still valid. If not, then you simply start again and do the cancellation of the expired card as you start the process for t...
by chelsearob77
Fri Apr 10, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!
Replies: 12
Views: 2265

Re: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!

You can apply for a Shengen visa from any member country, and then use it to travel to any other member country. Example. When my wife and I went to England, we had no fixed plans other than visiting my mother, but did think we might venture into Europe. For that reason we applied for a Schengen vi...
by chelsearob77
Wed Apr 01, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!
Replies: 12
Views: 2265

Re: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!

Your Europe Advise emailed me this morning saying this: Dear Mr. Thompson, Thank you for your enquiry to the Your Europe Advice service. It is not necessary that you register your marriage with the British authorities. The Spanish authorities appear to be in breach of EU law in insisting that you sh...
by chelsearob77
Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!
Replies: 12
Views: 2265

Re: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!

From what you wrote it sounds like your wife is clearly entitled to a Schengen visa. Any idea why the Spanish consulate is being so obstinate? I'm curious what their motivation might be. They claim that a Peruvian marriage certificate even with an apostille is not recognized by the Spanish authorit...
by chelsearob77
Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!
Replies: 12
Views: 2265

Spanish Consulate in Lima refusing to issue a Schengen Visa!

Me & my wife visited The Spanish Consulate here in Lima today to apply for a Schengen Visa for her when we will be flying to Ireland in June via Madrid & they refused to accept our Peruvian marriage certificate (which has an apostille) it doesn't need to be translated as it is already in Spa...
by chelsearob77
Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expedición de Pasaportes Nuevos Formulario F-001
Replies: 1
Views: 862

Expedición de Pasaportes Nuevos Formulario F-001

Does anyone have the latest version of the Expedición de Pasaportes Nuevos Formulario F-001 that they could upload on here or post a direct link of where I can download the latest version of this form from? I'm only finding the older version online & the Migrations website doesn't seem to genera...
by chelsearob77
Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Apostille stamp needed on a Peruvain marriage certificate?
Replies: 5
Views: 670

Re: Apostille stamp needed on a Peruvain marriage certificate?

OK, you undoubtedly have checked that you have to pass customs to enter the Schengen territory to do all this and yes in that case the Schengen visa is required for your wife and children. However, the apostille has nothing to do with the language of the document, but is an authentification of the ...
by chelsearob77
Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Apostille stamp needed on a Peruvain marriage certificate?
Replies: 5
Views: 670

Re: Apostille stamp needed on a Peruvain marriage certificate?

As far as I know your wife and children in this case do not need a Schengen visa. You travel to Ireland (non Schengen country), making a stopover/change of flight in Madrid. They will have to remain in the "international area" of Barajas Airport and will not be allowed to pass customs to ...
by chelsearob77
Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Apostille stamp needed on a Peruvain marriage certificate?
Replies: 5
Views: 670

Apostille stamp needed on a Peruvain marriage certificate?

Does anyone know if an apostille Hague convention stamp is needed on the back of a Peruvian marriage certificate to apply for a Schengen visa for Spain? (As it's in Spanish no official translation will be needed) We will be moving to Ireland in a couple of months, my wife has already applied for her...
by chelsearob77
Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

The need to cancel your Carnet before leaving Peru?

I am going to be leaving Peru permanently with my family for Ireland during the next couple of months, I was looking on the migrations website regarding information as to if my kids (who have Peruvian & British nationality) would require a Peruvian passport to leave Peru? as they only have Briti...
by chelsearob77
Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Wholesale jewelry
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: Wholesale jewelry

This link below is for my wife's Facebook page that she sells jewelry from.

Have a look people see if anything catches your eye?


https://www.facebook.com/ochisaccesories?ref=br_rs
by chelsearob77
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Re: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

It would obviously have to be a declaracion jurada in which you state you have completed highschool ( secundaria ). Use the correct format, something like DECLARACIÓN JURADA DE HABER CUMPLIDO SECUNDARIA Yo,………………………………………………………………………………., identificado (a) con CE Nº……………………………… y con domicilio en………...
by chelsearob77
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Traveling out of Peru with kids (What are the options?)
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Traveling out of Peru with kids (What are the options?)

I've been offered a job in Dublin, Ireland and plan to be leaving Peru during the next couple of months, the plan is me, my wife and our 3 kids (my stepdaughter and my two kids) will all be leaving Peru at the same time, but there is a possibility I will have to leave first, then they follow a month...
by chelsearob77
Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Re: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

Do you have anything higher than highschool education ? The requirement is that you have AT LEAST highschool, so if you could show anything higher than that, wouldn't that be enough ? So proof that you have some degree in anything. On the webiste of Reniec it shows that Peruvians can give a 'Declar...
by chelsearob77
Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Re: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

If you have a British Driving License you can go for the exchange of license method. There is no requirements for a certificate of education. The license certification is very simple and this can be done by payment on line and faxed certificate. Link herewith http://www.touringperu.com.pe/centro_ex...
by chelsearob77
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Re: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

I'm still no closer to being able to obtain my driving licence here in Peru without this studies certificate (which is impossible for me to obtain)

Anyone know how to get around this?


Thanks

Rob
by chelsearob77
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Child leaving Peru with one parent ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2173

Re: Child leaving Peru with one parent ?

If you need to have permanent deal you will need to get the father and mother to go to Registros Publicos for un poder especial. Then with that each time you travel you will need to go to the Notario alone and you will be able to get the Permisso de Viaje. What would it actally cost to get un poder...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Child leaving Peru with one parent ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2173

Re: Child leaving Peru with one parent ?

If you need to have permanent deal you will need to get the father and mother to go to Registros Publicos for un poder especial. Then with that each time you travel you will need to go to the Notario alone and you will be able to get the Permisso de Viaje. What would it actally cost to get un poder...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 26, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Re: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?

We actually have the same problem: my husband will leave 5 or 6 weeks before me and I will travel with the kids alone. As the permiso para viajar is only valid 30 days, he can't get one before he leaves. So yesterday we went to a notary to check out other options. As fanning already described the p...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 26, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Re: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

I'm still having trouble trying to get my driving licence here in Peru due to not having or being able to obtain this studies certificate due to my old school in the UK not being there anymore! about two months ago I was told by the touring club in Lince to write a letter to the transport ministry h...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 26, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Enter and exit Peru Dual citizen
Replies: 4
Views: 1485

Re: Enter and exit Peru Dual citizen

When you enter any country you should use the passport for you destination. i.e. Peru=Peruvian, USA=American, UK=British. The reason is any visa restrictions are avoided and in some cases Import taxes on declared goods. What about exiting Peru? 2 of my kids have Dual citizenship (Peruvian & Bri...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 26, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Child leaving Peru with one parent ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2173

Re: Child leaving Peru with one parent ?

If you need to have permanent deal you will need to get the father and mother to go to Registros Publicos for un poder especial. Then with that each time you travel you will need to go to the Notario alone and you will be able to get the Permisso de Viaje. What would it actally cost to get un poder...
by chelsearob77
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Renewing a Carné de Extranjería
Replies: 1
Views: 1781

Renewing a Carné de Extranjería

My Carné de Extranjería (that I have due to being married to a Peruvian) expires on the 7th January 2015 (in less than two months time) So I'm just enquiring on here as to what steps I will need to take & the costs involved to renew it? Thanks people I await your helpful advice on this matter. K...
by chelsearob77
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Studies Certificate Required to Obtain a Driving Licence!

I went to the touring driving test centre today in Lince to enquire about I would go about obtaining a driving licence here in Peru & was informed that one of the requirements is I submit a certified copy of my studies in the UK (Basically a letter confirming I attended high school in the UK) th...
by chelsearob77
Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Re: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?

We actually have the same problem: my husband will leave 5 or 6 weeks before me and I will travel with the kids alone. As the permiso para viajar is only valid 30 days, he can't get one before he leaves. So yesterday we went to a notary to check out other options. As fanning already described the p...
by chelsearob77
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Re: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?

Some might say permanent authorisation might not be a good idea in case anything goes wrong in the future, but usually you have to renew these things every six months, or every year, so I doubt it's possible anyway. Also is post-dating an option? This thread below also mentions some possibilities i...
by chelsearob77
Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Permeant authorisation for one parent to travel with kids?

I am at some point planing to return to Europe, then my Peruvian wife & our two kids (who both have Peruvian & British citizenship) follow me a month or so later which would mean my kids would need an permission to leave Peru alone with my wife, authorised by myself & notarised here in P...

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