MERCOSUR PROCESS: Simplification of Requirements
Yesterday, January 29th, the Superintendence Resolution No. 0036-2019-MIGRACIONES was published in the Official Gazette "El Peruano", which establishes the following:
The Peruvian Certificates of Criminal, Police and Judicial Background - required for the Change of Immigration Status process under the scopes of the MERCOSUR Agreement - will be verified and validated online, through the PIDE (Platform for Interoperability of the Peruvian State).
This provision will be effective from January 31st, 2019 and will be applicable to all those files that initiate from that date.
MIGRACIONES through the Information Technologies, Communications and Statistics Department, must take all the necessary steps to allow the implementation of this provision.
The presentation of one of the Criminal, Judicial or Police Background Records of the country of origin with the corresponding legalization or apostille, continues to be an essential requirement for the process.