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by kenpo1st
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Having "Jr." in your name causes problems at RENIEC
Replies: 2
Views: 1571

Re: Having "Jr." in your name causes problems at RENIEC

We just experienced this today. My husband is american and recently became peruvian. His dni has the jr, today we tried to get renew peruvian passports for our kids and would not let us because in the kids dni, the father( using the C.E. number) shows not information as he is a peruvian now, they se...
by kenpo1st
Sun Dec 27, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cashing a US check
Replies: 23
Views: 7542

Re: Cashing a US check

Interbank used to receive us checks, not anymore. I deposited a US Treasury check for $1600 using my bbva account a year ago. I was charged $18 fee. 2 months ago I deposited a $500 from my insurance company and I was charged $135 fee. Scotiabank want you to be a client for 6 months before accepting ...
by kenpo1st
Sun Dec 13, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Home Schooling
Replies: 42
Views: 15793

Re: Home Schooling

I was hoping to bring back this post. I have 2 children in kindergarten and another going to Elementary level. after evaluating schools, pros and cons we are very interested in homeschooling. Anybody has some new information to share? We will be living between Ecuador and Peru so it may be better to...
by kenpo1st
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Crime in Peru
Replies: 47
Views: 12368

Re: Crime in Peru

Crime is just out of control here. We decided to leave Peru next summer.
by kenpo1st
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Prepper group in Quillabamba
Replies: 14
Views: 5303

Re: Prepper group in Quillabamba

That is great. I know an older man from Quillabamba and always tells me how wonderful is over there. I guess I could say I am in the prepper process as I recently became aware of all what is going on in the world. I will be moving to Ecuador because the city where I live has gotten way to dangerous ...
by kenpo1st
Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN
Replies: 70
Views: 40183

Re: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN

I will be going to Lima to take the test, my spanish is not so good yet. Can I bring a translator?
by kenpo1st
Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cashing a US check
Replies: 23
Views: 7542

Re: Cashing a US check

I tried 2 interbanks and none could do it.
by kenpo1st
Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: how to cash my Income Tax Check here in Peru??
Replies: 21
Views: 7879

Re: how to cash my Income Tax Check here in Peru??

I got my tax return check and I am in Piura. I have an account in Interbank, I have gone to 2 different branches and they told me they could not accept my check. I tried Western Union, MoneyGram, and nothing. I guess I can try to mail it to a relative back in the US but if anybody knows any info I w...
by kenpo1st
Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Squeem waist cincher size 26 brush for Nutrasonic Solia
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Squeem waist cincher size 26 brush for Nutrasonic Solia

Squeem waist cincher, size 26. Used for 2 weeks. 200 soles Brush head for Nutrasonic , brand new 40 soles each one. Hair straighter Solia, Used for a month, needs convertor 150 soles Olay regenerating Serum Oil free 3.4 Oz Brand new 120 soles Olay wrinkle treatment new but expires at the end of 2014...
by kenpo1st
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Olay Regenerist Daily Regenerating Serum, Fragrance Free
Replies: 0
Views: 603

Olay Regenerist Daily Regenerating Serum, Fragrance Free

I got some bottles of Olay Regenerating serum 3.4 Oz. I am selling them on Mercadolibre http://articulo.mercadolibre.com.pe/MPE-407752876-crema-de-noche-olay-regenerista-cara-antiarrugas-34-oz-_JM to $43, https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=637639209612442&set=a.401733669869665.87682.4017305...
by kenpo1st
Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Questions about Piura
Replies: 8
Views: 2133

Re: Questions about Piura

I live in Piura with my peruvian wife, it is not a nice place but it has some possitive things. I work at ICPNA on and off. I love motocross. I dont find many gringos living here.
by kenpo1st
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Respecting the humidity and cold
Replies: 33
Views: 9182

Re: Respecting the humidity and cold

I always belived in these kind of things, my mother and aunts will always say that the cold would penetrate if I don't dress warm EVEN IN SUMMER! I was not allowed to drink cold drinks or open the fridge when after doing some activity like ironning or doing sports. After I lived in USA and I relized...
by kenpo1st
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Lima air quality
Replies: 23
Views: 5979

Re: Lima air quality

Lima is super polluted, I was born in Lima and I lived there until I was 20, after one year of living is San Francisco I came back to visit and everybody could see my skin was so much better, cleaner, smoother and younger looking. Now I live in a province where the air is better, everytime I go to L...
by kenpo1st
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Coconut Oil/Tea Tree Oil?
Replies: 10
Views: 5345

Re: Coconut Oil/Tea Tree Oil?

There is some coconut oil "aceite de coco" that are sold in almost any botica, it is a small bottle for about 1 sol to 1.5 but I don't think is a good quality oil and it is not eatable. I have been looking for Tea tree oil and I just found Tea tree oil with Rosmery sold by Oriflame catalog...
by kenpo1st
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Shipping to Peru.
Replies: 25
Views: 8098

Re: Shipping to Peru.

I just wanted to share with you guys about my experience moving our stuff from US to Peru, It was 10K for everything (tax deductible :D ), the value of our things were about 20 to 25K, mostly nice furniture, household stuff, a couple pcs, a tv,record player, gym equipment, etc. it took a full 40 f c...
by kenpo1st
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in Peru
Replies: 488
Views: 212497

Re: Cost of living in Peru

We make 4100 soles, about $1700. in Piura with 1 kid, and it is very hard, food prices doubled (some tripled) since 2002 when we first considered moving to Peru. We live in Piura were prices (food & gas) are even higher, housing is just ridiculously for what you get. Now we are thinking maybe ec...
by kenpo1st
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reusable Diapers
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: Reusable Diapers

I tried, I found some in Mesa Redonda but they did not last more than one wash. I had ask somebody from the US to ship me some. I guess I could have make my own.
by kenpo1st
Sat Jul 25, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Shipping to Peru.
Replies: 25
Views: 8098

moving stuff from us to piura peru

I will be moving to peru with my peruvian wife, we have some furniture, household items (towels,sheets), wall pictures, my records, etc all about 10-15K value (few electronic stuff) all fits in a 10 feet truck Anybody know who can transport my goods from MiA to Paita piura? any idea how much in taxe...

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