americorps wrote:A new anti drug law makes it a requirement to have a carnet or dni to get cell phone service in Peru, it is no longer available with just a passport.
I bought a new cell phone in April at an official Claro shop and didn't have to show any document at all. Same for my TV connection with DIRECT TV.
Right, their was a sign hanging up in the shop saying that a DNI or CE was required to buy a phone but who cares in Peru?
Estrella wrote:Fyi I got a prepaid sim card, home phone/internet/Tv from Movistsr 3 weeks ago using only my foreign drivers license. No passport or official id needed!
Welcome to Peru. The real land of the free.