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by chelsearob77
Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: fine for late payment of CE proroga & anual tax
Replies: 22
Views: 4660

Re: fine for late payment of CE proroga & anual tax

Regarding this Tasa Anual de Extranjeria fee & the form Carnet holders married with Peruvians are supposed to submit to be exempt from this tax Well me & my wife went to migrations in Lima this morning as I wanted clarification me being married with a Peruvian I would be exempt from having t...
by chelsearob77
Fri May 16, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Apartament in Pezet, San Isidro area available to rent
Replies: 0
Views: 447

Apartament in Pezet, San Isidro area available to rent

Me & my wife have an apartment available to rent in the Pezet, San Isidro area of Lima, It has two bedrooms, a small bedroom, two toilet/bathroom areas,living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, service room, guest living room & also an independent garage. Rent is S/. 2.300 per month a...
by chelsearob77
Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Banking & Loan recommendations?
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

Re: Banking & Loan recommendations?

Regarding bank loans here in Peru my wife owns her own property (the house we live in here in Lima) & a while back I tried to get her to approach her bank BBVA Continental (the bank who she borrowed the money to buy her house a few years back) but she told me she can't borrow money from the bank...
by chelsearob77
Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

The UKBA have made it really hard now (almost impossible) for a non EU citizen married to a British citizen to come directly to the UK to reside with their British partner! Firstly the visa for a British spouse is £851, also she would have to prove that her marriage to me is genuine! I would have to...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

... they can apply for a residence card (which is valid for 5 years) to reside with there EU partner in that Schengen state & the only requirements are that the EU citizen is residing & working in that Schengen state, but this ruling only applies for EU citizens residing in a EU state that ...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

Yes chi chi I am aware the UK is not a part of the Schengen EU travel area & is actually the hardest country within the EU state to obtain a visa for & the most expensive visa costs! The Republic of Ireland also is not a part of the Schengen but they Issue Peruvian citizens visas free of cha...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

This is a link at the bottom to Europa EU's page which explains everything about non EU family members of EU citizens rights to reside within the EU with the EU citizen, Like I said once the visa waiver programme for Peruvian citizens to be able to enter the Schengen area any Peruvian that is marrie...
by chelsearob77
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

The visa free travel to Europe which is being approved to come into effect somewhere this year or the next depending on the speed of the EU, only allows for short stay visits, and you still need to proof upon entering a number of standard ( tourist ) requirements, like enough money for your stay, a...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

But you present your Pervuian Passport at immigrations. They will say "where's your visa?", and you show them your other Passport. My wife & the kids won't be traveling to the EU until the Schengen visa waiver for Peruvians comes into affect so they won't get asked for a visa & th...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

This has been discussed before. But you present your Pervuian Passport at immigrations. They will say "where's your visa?", and you show them your other Passport. You always have to leave Peru on your Peruvian Passport and return on your Peruvian Passport. Dual citizenship is not somethin...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Re: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

Sounds to me like you need to have the notarized letter done because if they are in the system under the same name and you try to leave on British passports it could still pop up as needing parental permission. If they arrived on British passports but since got citizenship you probably will need to...
by chelsearob77
Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3051

Leaving Peru on an EU or Peruvian passport?

Me & my Peruvian wife in the next year or so are looking to move to Europe (possibly Germany) as soon Peruvian's will be visa free entering the Schengen EU area so won't have to go through the hassle of having to apply for a visa, me being British (an EU citizen) I am able to bring my non EU wif...
by chelsearob77
Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The Labor Ministry
Replies: 32
Views: 3670

Re: The Labor Ministry

The reality is a lot of people here in Peru are underpaid & don't receive their working benefits they are entitled too! Like our good friend chi chi said there are people being exploited being paid as low as S/. 300 per month! & most Peruvians (not all) know saying anything or complaining ab...
by chelsearob77
Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Leaving Peru on Carnet
Replies: 15
Views: 3713

Re: Leaving Peru on Carnet

I have left and returned to Peru many times with a CE. It is a simple process of completing the TAM and presenting it together with CE and passport on exit. You must ensure you have the current valid stamps on the reverse of the CE. You then retain the torn off bottom part of the TAM for handing in...
by chelsearob77
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

fanning I never once accused you of lying or deliberately giving me false information to cause me to part with money for documents not needed! I just pointed out that your information that my certified British birth certificate one of the most important documents needed for my Carnet was incorrect! ...
by chelsearob77
Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

You got me ! I was lying, and trying to get some unknowing would-be expats to pay something extra. I admit it, and I feel good about it :twisted: If you ask for legal advice on a forum, you don't necessarily get a 100% accurate answer, you get answers from trolls like me who setup the innocent. ( A...
by chelsearob77
Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

You got me ! I was lying, and trying to get some unknowing would-be expats to pay something extra. I admit it, and I feel good about it :twisted: If you ask for legal advice on a forum, you don't necessarily get a 100% accurate answer, you get answers from trolls like me who setup the innocent. ( A...
by chelsearob77
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

My advise to anyone that is about to go though the process of obtaining a Carnet go to migrations to get the requirements list from them & ask for someone in-charge who knows exactly what's what to verify what documents are required (that's what I did) & if when you return for you appointme...
by chelsearob77
Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Requirements change, not only by law, but also by person you are dealing with at Migraciones. I, for example, had to present next to other documents not on their list my legalized birth certificate ... Well the facts are I had a requirements list given to me by migrations that never asked for a leg...
by chelsearob77
Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

The two most important papers you need are your marriage certificate and your birth certificate. If you are married in Peru, then it is easy, you just get a fresh copy in Reniec. The foreign documents must be legalized and translated to be used for your CE application. For the rest the procedure is...
by chelsearob77
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Migrations have updated their website (at long last) & it is a lot more user friendly, the information seems to be a lot clearer now & you can even download the list of requirements in PDF format from each immigration information page :D


http://www.migraciones.gob.pe
by chelsearob77
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Done the visit earlier today to Interpol & apart from their machine that takes the photos not working (luckily my wife had a passport copy photo of me in her wallet which saved us paying them S/. 10) all went well :) I just need to return next Tuesday to collect my International Exchange Card th...
by chelsearob77
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

My kids don't have Peruvian passports, but on both their British passports it states their birth place as being Peru & I enquired in the past about how to get around the white slip to leave which they don't have & was told at our local notary that all we would need to do is flash my kids D....
by chelsearob77
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

Giving benefits won't stop crime anywhere chi chi! I grew up in a country where they give benefits to almost anyone & most people as a result live such a comfortable life they never bother to look for work instead just live off hardworking taxpayers money! Fair play to them. The Royal Maffia do...
by chelsearob77
Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

My kids don't have Peruvian passports, but on both their British passports it states their birth place as being Peru & I enquired in the past about how to get around the white slip to leave which they don't have & was told at our local notary that all we would need to do is flash my kids D....
by chelsearob77
Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

In Belgium, she will get in that case a brandnew home and at least 2000 euros a month in wellfare benefits and on top of that free healthcare, free public transport and education As I said, there surely will be exceptions. But if I understand correctly, even in Belgium you would not be allowed to w...
by chelsearob77
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

The two most important papers you need are your marriage certificate and your birth certificate. If you are married in Peru, then it is easy, you just get a fresh copy in Reniec. The foreign documents must be legalized and translated to be used for your CE application. For the rest the procedure is...
by chelsearob77
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

Rob, your kids would have to leave on their Peruvian Passports. In order for them to leave on their British Passports, they would have to show the white slip (which means they would have entered the country as UK citizens). I too am a bi-national, and I always leave on my Peruvian Passport, since t...
by chelsearob77
Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

We fail to look at the the other side of the coin sometimes. It is true that many Peruvians and South Americans go to Europe and remain there illegally and do unlawful things, but the same thing happens here. Europeans/Americans caught with drugs or living here on tourist visas and working as teach...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Well this coming Monday is when I have my appointment with Migrations (I have everything for that ready & in order) but on Tuesday I will then go to Interpol & still am unable to obtain a International exchange card form that I will need to fillout & give to them. So one last try on here...
by chelsearob77
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?
Replies: 50
Views: 10487

Re: No more schengen tourist visa for peruvians ?

When is this new ruling actually coming into effect? I read somewhere that there is supposedly going to be a meeting with the high European commission this month to clarify the final steps in approving the newer visa free additions (Peru/Columbia) to the list then once that's done they should have a...
by chelsearob77
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Has anybody got a copy of the required request form for Interpol? As like I said the PDF forms on Interpol's website don't read or print? Thanks Hi Chelsearob 77, A few weeks ago my husband got his carnet. The requirements at interpol are the following: Pasaporte original Copias del pasaporte (hoja...
by chelsearob77
Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Has anybody got a copy of the required request form for Interpol?

As like I said the PDF forms on Interpol's website don't read or print?

Thanks
by chelsearob77
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Do I have to transfer entry stamp to new passport?
Replies: 15
Views: 3448

Re: Do I have to transfer entry stamp to new passport?

Danny55 wrote:Thanks a lot Rob.
I have no idea why the passport would get returned from Washington, but so long as I get the old one back it will make life easier.

thanks again
Dan


The British embassy in Washington D.C is where you will have to send your old passport to apply for a new one, so that's why
by chelsearob77
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Do I have to transfer entry stamp to new passport?
Replies: 15
Views: 3448

Re: Do I have to transfer entry stamp to new passport?

Ok so I went to the local Immigration Office (Ilo) and they transferred the entry stamp from my old passport to my new one in just one day. I had to bring the following: - Voucher from the Banco de la Nacion that shows that I paid 12.60 soles - A photocopy of my old passport (personal information p...
by chelsearob77
Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

I went online yesterday (after I paid the bank S/. 117.60 & got my economic guarantee notarised) to book my appointment with Migrations & fill-out the online F-004 form (which was quite easy) but the earliest appointment I was given was Monday the 9th of December! (Almost 3 weeks) so I went ...
by chelsearob77
Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Thanks for that sunflower

That has made things a lot more clearer now
by chelsearob77
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Well we went to Migrations yesterday to get my entry stamp transferred from my old passport onto my new one (at a cost of S/. 12.60), then after that we went to Reniec to get copies of our marriage certificate (S/, 10 each) & somehow they allowed my wife to change her address on her D.N.I (S/. 2...
by chelsearob77
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Social Places Watching Premier League
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Social Places Watching Premier League

Thanks for the recommendation and it's amazing that you're a season ticket holder! Yep i have been for years, i still have it my friend has been using it for the past couple of seasons while i have been living here in Peru, but rest assured when i do eventually return to London she will have to par...
by chelsearob77
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?
Replies: 49
Views: 8331

Re: Carnet de Extranjeria requirements for British citizen?

Today me & my wife went to Migrations to get the entry stamp transferred from my old passport over to my new one which cost S/. 12.60 but as it was after 1pm when we arrived we was too late & unable to have it done. So we then went to Reniec to get two copies of our marriage certificate (one...
by chelsearob77
Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Social Places Watching Premier League
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Social Places Watching Premier League

I am looking for a restaurant or bar that opens early on weekends so that I can pop in and catch the Premier League with other people. If it gets that specific, I follow Chelsea pretty closely. It gets kind of lonely watching it alone 8am on a Saturday. :mrgreen: The Old Pub in Miraflores is a good...
by chelsearob77
Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: British Citizen Getting Married in Peru
Replies: 55
Views: 9619

Re: British Citizen Getting Married in Peru

If memory serves me correctly, the passport is only a problem if you've got less than six months to go, but I'd strongly suggest making an appointment at the embassy this week to get clarification and also go the municipality with your girlfriend to inquire there. There's also information on the li...
by chelsearob77
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Santa Rosa de Lima day celebration
Replies: 0
Views: 347

Santa Rosa de Lima day celebration

Tomorrow at my stepdaughter's school: Colegio Parroquial Santa Rosa de Lima, there will be an open day with food & entertainment, to celebrate Santa Rosa de Lima day, if you arrive before 2pm it's free admission & after then it's s/. 5 (I think) So if anyone is looking for a something to do ...
by chelsearob77
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?
Replies: 15
Views: 5840

Re: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?

For anyone that is interested the Chelsea vs Aston Villa game is being shown live on ESPN+ tomorrow afternoon at 13:45pm I just checked
by chelsearob77
Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?
Replies: 15
Views: 5840

Re: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?

The Man City vs Newcastle game was on ESPN yesterday afternoon. Excllent 4-0 win, too :) but yes, i think that might just be a Monday thing, who knows. There was definitely nothing on tv on Saturday. How much is the DTV pack with Premier League footy? with the cheapest (about s/. 99 per month i thi...
by chelsearob77
Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?
Replies: 15
Views: 5840

Re: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?

Yes they did offer me some promotions when I canceled so that's a good idea. Also they had to send me to 2 or 3 different managers/sales people to approve my cancellation. I explained I'd be leaving the country and so I would not be interested in their offers and they then requested I transfer my s...
by chelsearob77
Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?
Replies: 15
Views: 5840

Re: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?

I really liked DirecTV as well. I was one of the first adopters in Lima in 2006. I'm just warning you to prepare yourself for torture if you end up canceling. Well when I got DirecTV about a year & half back it was on a six month contract so if & when I do cancel, I won't be in breach of co...
by chelsearob77
Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?
Replies: 15
Views: 5840

Re: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?

Cancelling DirecTV was one of the more difficult things I ever tried to do as an expat in Lima. It was easier to go get MoviStar home internet with just a passport than it was to cancel DTV. Their constant harassment to resubscribe (even though I was leaving the country) with daily phone calls was ...
by chelsearob77
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?
Replies: 15
Views: 5840

Re: English Premier League Live Football Only on DirecTV?

Well it looks like I'm stuck with DirecTV for the time being anyway, as a Claro engineer (if that's what you want to call him) arrived at my apartment this morning to install the Claro TV/Phone/Internet package & they refused to install it! First thing he said when my wife answered the door to h...
by chelsearob77
Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Live in Peru, need UK passport for baby
Replies: 3
Views: 2778

Re: Live in Peru, need UK passport for baby

This is one for any Brits living in Peru who have recently applied for a UK passport for their baby... I am British and am married to a Peruvian. We had a baby girl this year in Peru, where we live. I am currently applying for her UK passport, as we plan to return home at Christmas (for a holiday)....

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