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by agantuk
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: online appointment system for migraciones broken?
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: online appointment system for migraciones broken?

OK, finally got through to Migraciones on the phone (after calling and confirming with Ministerio del Interior)! *Prorroga de Residencia*, and many other paperwork, has been shifted to the Miraflores branch. The *Miraflores* option is after *Tarapoto* when you are selecting on the online reservation...
by agantuk
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: online appointment system for migraciones broken?
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: online appointment system for migraciones broken?

I tried a different browser - same result. The online system only gives the choice of cities, not branches. If I am not wrong, only some procedures can be done at the MF branch, e.g. renewing your CE.
by agantuk
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: online appointment system for migraciones broken?
Replies: 3
Views: 148

online appointment system for migraciones broken?

Hello all, I have been trying to book an appointment through the online system to pay for the *prorroga de residencia*, but every date and every time slot I choose for the entire month of October says that it is full. Has anyone tried to book an online appointment recently? Has it worked for you? I ...
by agantuk
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1304

Re: Tasa Anual 2019

I had no idea they have stopped having that requirement. Their online system accepted my application till 2018!! Thanks for the confirmation and happy Migraciones abolished one more unnecessary paperwork. :)
by agantuk
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1304

Re: Tasa Anual 2019

No, have tried different browsers, different computers - same result.

Called Migraciones just now and was told that Tasa Anual has been abolished. Is this true? :shock:
by agantuk
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1304

Tasa Anual 2019

Hello all, has anyone tried to do the process of *Exoneración del Pago de la Tasa Anual de Extranjería* online (through: https://sel.migraciones.gob.pe/SEL/AccesoPublico) this year? I have been completing the process online for the last 3-4 years, but I have been unable to this year because the uplo...
by agantuk
Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Obtaining a Driver's license (A1)
Replies: 1
Views: 575

Obtaining a Driver's license (A1)

I have been attending classes to obtain my driver's license. Today the instructor said foreigners are required to get a declaracion jurada from the Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones (MTC), submit two passport photos, etc - in short, extra stuff that is not required of Peruvians. I tried to ...
by agantuk
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: For Sale - UPPAbaby MESA Infant Car Seat
Replies: 0
Views: 627

For Sale - UPPAbaby MESA Infant Car Seat

UPPAbaby MESA Infant Car Seat and Base
Can be combined with compatible stroller by UPPAbaby

2013 model, lightly used, Jake Black color.
Looks like this: https://www.amazon.com/UPPAbaby-Infant- ... B00A0FGN8I

Asking for USD 100
by agantuk
Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Prorroga de Residencia
Replies: 9
Views: 2982

Re: Prorroga de Residencia

Just wanted to clarify because the instructions seems to have been removed from the Migraciones website. For the Familiar Residente category are only paying the S/. 25.60 fee and not the $50 fee. Normally the latter fee is not required for those married to Peruvians. This is still the case, right? G...
by agantuk
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: looking for advice from bicycling enthusiasts
Replies: 1
Views: 450

looking for advice from bicycling enthusiasts

i am planning to buy a mountain bike and hang panniers at the back to carry groceries, etc. any suggestions regarding bikes and panniers given what is available in peru? please recommend any bike shops that sell bikes and gears at reasonable cost.

muchas gracias :D
by agantuk
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: visiting elderly parents - visa question
Replies: 0
Views: 367

visiting elderly parents - visa question

my parents (~70 years old) want to visit and spend more than 6 months. they will need visas to enter. anyone with similar experience? any advice to avoid unnecessary hassles with renewals (e.g. border runs, etc.)?

muchas gracias :D
by agantuk
Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: registering new passport with DIGEMIN
Replies: 7
Views: 1918

Re: registering new passport with DIGEMIN

i just did this today and i only had to do the *traslado de sello* process. the officials did not ask me to do the other two (*cambiar de datos* and *duplicado de carnet*). i asked about *duplicado de carnet* and they said that it was up to me if i wanted to update my carnet (to show the new passpor...
by agantuk
Thu Aug 20, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: registering new passport with DIGEMIN
Replies: 7
Views: 1918

registering new passport with DIGEMIN

i just had to renew my passport and my embassy asked me to register this new passport with DIGEMIN. according to this official advisory *all foreigners are required to pay the requisite fees and get the immigration entry stamp affixed on the new passport BEFORE their departure from Peru*. has anyone...
by agantuk
Fri Feb 06, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: renewing my carnet - no more sticker space in the back
Replies: 11
Views: 1987

Re: renewing my carnet - no more sticker space in the back

thanks huayruru for posting your experience. i also just returned from DIGEMIN after completing the Duplicado de Carnet process and it is exactly as huayruru described. the only comment i will add is that it is possible DIGEMIN would go back to the sticker system in 2016 because the new carnet has s...
by agantuk
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: renewing my carnet - no more sticker space in the back
Replies: 11
Views: 1987

Re: renewing my carnet - no more sticker space in the back

does anyone have an answer for huayruru's question? or, now that they are not giving stickers, we don't need to renew the carnet?

many thanks in advance....

:)
by agantuk
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Perut v4.30 just released! (GPS for Garmin, iPhone, Android)
Replies: 11
Views: 2049

Re: Perut v4.30 just released! (GPS for Garmin, iPhone, Android)

hi, i tried looking for the android version but could only find windows and mac ones on your website. help please...thanks!

:)
by agantuk
Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: FYI - Adelanto de Cita process at DIGEMIN
Replies: 0
Views: 289

FYI - Adelanto de Cita process at DIGEMIN

i was travelling outside the country in november and my prorroga was due the same month. i could only get an online appointment for mid-december and i was told that leaving without an up-to-date carnet would make re-entering impossible (you will have to get a tourist visa and have to reapply for a n...
by agantuk
Tue Dec 16, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: renewing my carnet - no more sticker space in the back
Replies: 11
Views: 1987

renewing my carnet - no more sticker space in the back

hello everyone, all the sticker spots at the back of my carnet are taken. paid my prorroga in november, and with tasa anual coming up and no space to put that sticker. wondering what is the process to get a new carnet in this situation. any information is appreciated.

gracias! :)
by agantuk
Mon May 05, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: registering a .net domain in peru
Replies: 1
Views: 365

registering a .net domain in peru

hello everyone,

does anyone know if there are companies in peru that sells .net domains?

gracias :)
by agantuk
Mon Dec 30, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Wireless Range Extender or Repeater?
Replies: 7
Views: 1247

Re: Wireless Range Extender or Repeater?

Did you install it wirelessly as a repeater or connect it to the LAN? the TL-PA2010 connects to your existing modem+router from claro/movistar via ethernet cable and plugs into the nearest power outlet. the TL-WPA271 plugs into any other power outlet in the house and creates a wireless network with...
by agantuk
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Wireless Range Extender or Repeater?
Replies: 7
Views: 1247

Re: Wireless Range Extender or Repeater?

i recently installed a TP-LINK Powerline wireless adapter kit (TL-PA2010 + TL-WPA271) in my apartment and its working great. i consider this technology to be more reliable to improve wireless (or wired) internet access to any part of the house/apartment. bought them in Compupalace for almost the sam...
by agantuk
Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Mini-USB wireless adapter - S/. 30
Replies: 0
Views: 358

Mini-USB wireless adapter - S/. 30

Airlink101 150Mbps Wireless Mini USB Adapter for 30 soles.

Brand new, still in original packaging, bought from Amazon-USA.

Product information:
http://www.amazon.com/Airlink101-AWLL50 ... B002VFWY9M
by agantuk
Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: DIGEMIN online appointment
Replies: 6
Views: 1107

DIGEMIN online appointment

hello everyone, sorry to bother again with yet another DIGEMIN question... has anyone tried to set up an appointment at DIGEMIN using the online system recently? i am trying to set up an appointment to pay the Prorroga and the system says that there are no appointments available in the near future (...
by agantuk
Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: availability of information about not-for-profit institution
Replies: 2
Views: 474

availability of information about not-for-profit institution

does anyone know what kind of information is available to the general public about not-for-profit institutions in peru?

this information could either be available free on the web or be available upon making a request to the concerned government agency.

gracias :)
by agantuk
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Teaching at a Private School
Replies: 3
Views: 644

Re: Teaching at a Private School

can't help you with the diploma question. this policy could be specific to the school. regarding health insurance and AFP: yes, if yours is a full-time job with at least a year-long contract, you would get signed up for Es Salud and the AFP of your choice automatically (both are deducted from your p...
by agantuk
Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Practice Exam - Driver's License
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Re: Practice Exam - Driver's License

here is the document containing all the questions they ask in the computerized test...i did get a couple of two-wheller specific questions that are not included here...

http://www.mtc.gob.pe/portal/normas_tra ... otario.pdf
by agantuk
Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual procedure for this year
Replies: 39
Views: 4843

Re: Tasa Anual procedure for this year

according to the digemin website you do not even need the passport and spouse's DNI...but they just keep asking for whatever they feel like.... http://www.digemin.gob.pe/servicios_inmigracion_exoneracion_extranjeria.html I didn't have either and they asked for my spouse's DNI....i pointed out the we...
by agantuk
Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual procedure for this year
Replies: 39
Views: 4843

Re: Tasa Anual procedure for this year

look here:

http://www.digemin.gob.pe/en/servicios_ ... jeria.html

only difference from what it says on the website is that you don't have to pay the S/. 26.95.
by agantuk
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual procedure for this year
Replies: 39
Views: 4843

Re: Tasa Anual procedure for this year

i was as surprised as you are....i even went to INFORMES (near the entrance) to double-check before leaving...but they also said the same thing....

i hope you can get your money back...
by agantuk
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual procedure for this year
Replies: 39
Views: 4843

Re: Tasa Anual procedure for this year

just came back from DIGEMIN...the lines were not too bad....1 hour max for the whole procedure....

the interesting bit is that if you got your CE is through marriage to a peruvian, you no longer have to pay the exoneracion fee...

:D
by agantuk
Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tasa Anual procedure for this year
Replies: 39
Views: 4843

Tasa Anual procedure for this year

any change in the formalities for this year?

thank you in advance for any updates.
by agantuk
Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: anybody selling a bike?
Replies: 0
Views: 358

anybody selling a bike?

looking for a new/used bicycle (a woman's model would be perfect).

PM me if you have one to get rid off. not looking to spend more than 200 soles.
by agantuk
Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Shampoo in my Sandwich?
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Re: Shampoo in my Sandwich?

Shampoo: To "knead and press the muscles with the view of relieving fatigue".


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18796493
by agantuk
Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How do I get a motorcycle driver's license?
Replies: 4
Views: 1277

Re: How do I get a motorcycle driver's license?

i recently got a two-wheeler license in lima. there are medical centers near the touring offices in lince and conchan (south lima, on panamericana sur) where you can all the medical and psychological tests done. then you have to go to conchan to pass the computerized test (in spanish) and the drivin...
by agantuk
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Driving Test - Scooters available?
Replies: 0
Views: 397

Driving Test - Scooters available?

hello,

just wanted to know if there are scooters available to give the driving test in the center in conchan? i have never driven a motorcycle and have problems with foot gears.

gracias!
by agantuk
Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: increase in movistar phone/internet bill
Replies: 2
Views: 594

increase in movistar phone/internet bill

i just got a letter from movistar say that they are increasing my duo package price from 139 to 149 soles. anyone else got the same letter?

the letter is dated mayo but arrived just 4 days before the tarifa change...interesting...wondering if this could be contested?

gracias
by agantuk
Sun May 27, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: AFP comparison
Replies: 11
Views: 2473

AFP comparison

i searched for this topic on the forum but did not get any hits...

those with full-time jobs here in peru....have you come across any decent comparisons of the products of the various AFP providers? between Prima, Integra, Profuturo and Horizonte?

thanks!
by agantuk
Sun May 27, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Koreans in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 2179

Re: Koreans in Peru

Alan wrote:There are at least 3 Korean restaurants


do please tell where the other two (other than arirang) korean restaurants are situated.

thanks!
by agantuk
Thu May 10, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Asked for "Propina" to get CE - what can I do about it?
Replies: 18
Views: 3303

Re: Asked for "Propina" to get CE - what can I do about it?

when i got my marital CE two years back, there was supposed to be a police verification by home visit. a police officer was supposed to come to the house where i was living at that time. to speed up the process, we had offered to pick the officer up from another inspection nearby, but in the end the...
by agantuk
Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: where to find bookends?
Replies: 2
Views: 570

where to find bookends?

has anyone seen any place selling bookends? need a bunch of them for the bookshelf....

mil gracias!
by agantuk
Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: can somebody else pay the DIGEMIN fees?
Replies: 1
Views: 423

can somebody else pay the DIGEMIN fees?

holas,

due to my working hours, i am unable to go to DIGEMIN to pay the tasa and the prorroga. would it be possible for my spouse to pay the fees without the need for my presence? perhaps she needs a notarized letter from me?

any personal experiences?

gracias!
by agantuk
Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: tv wall mount - vertical adjustment?
Replies: 5
Views: 1338

tv wall mount - vertical adjustment?

holas,

wondering if anyone has been successful in mounting their flat-panel on the wall with a contraption that allows vertical movement. i would like to move the TV up and down.

are such wall mounts sold in lima? where?

muchas gracias.
by agantuk
Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Mortgages in Lima. Rates?
Replies: 17
Views: 5274

Re: Mortgages in Lima. Rates?

by agantuk
Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on Carnet
Replies: 15
Views: 3056

Re: Leaving Peru on Carnet

from my personal experience (i have a spousal visa), you do not need any letter from your wife (i left by myself)....just your CE and passport should be enough...i did have a completed F-1495 SUNAT form with me but airport immigration did not ask for it....

hope this helps...
by agantuk
Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: returning to peru with spousal CE - anything i should know?
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

Re: returning to peru with spousal CE - anything i should know?

Gringuano wrote:They shouldn't have given you a tourist visa with a CE.


i did not have a CE when i got the tourist visa....i used the tourist visa to enter peru in 2010 and applied for the spousal CE once i was here...
by agantuk
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: returning to peru with spousal CE - anything i should know?
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

Re: returning to peru with spousal CE - anything i should know?

yeah....the CE has the passport number....and i have not renewed my passport either....but thanks for the heads up....something to keep in mind for the future for sure....
by agantuk
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: returning to peru with spousal CE - anything i should know?
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

Re: returning to peru with spousal CE - anything i should know?

thank you gerard!

sunflower, i do not see anything on my passport that i can identify as a resident stamp (i entered the country on a tourist visa that has long expired).

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