Invitation to the Press: Commencement of the Accreditation Process for the VIII Summit of the Americas

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs the media about the beginning of the accreditation process for the press for the upcoming VIII Summit of the Americas, which will take place on April the 13th and 14th, in the city of Lima.

The Summits, held every three years, offer the Heads of State and Government the opportunity to jointly define a hemispheric agenda at the highest level that addresses pressing challenges and promotes a positive change in the region.

The central theme of the VIII Summit of the Americas will be: “Democratic Governance against Corruption”.


Online Registration Process

Media and/or news agencies must designate a “Registration Officer”, who will be responsible for registering the requested information of all members of his/her institution: journalists, cameramen, photographers, drivers, etc., assigned to the coverage of the event.

The media must send an email to, containing the following information of the person who will be designated the “Registration Officer”:

  • Full names and surnames
  • Media and/or news agency to which he/she belongs
  • Institutional email
  • Contact telephone number

It is important to note that the “Registration Officer” will be responsible for the register of the information into the system, monitoring and satisfactory completion of the process for each media and/or press agency, using the following link:

Migratory and customs information (for foreign press)

Once foreign journalists have complied with the accreditation process, they must apply for a Journalist VISA at the Consulate of Peru in his/her respective jurisdiction by presenting the following documents:

  • Passport with at least six (6) months of validity from the date of his/her trip to Peru.
  • List of equipment for professional use to be employed in the coverage of the event (if necessary for the fulfillment of his/her functions)

Lima, February 8, 2018



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