Vía Expresa de Javier prado

Land transport

License Exchange:

Due to information modification


Requirements:


  • Attach document certifying the modification in the driver’s license. If the modification is in the restrictions indicated in the driver’s license, a medical psychosomatic fitness certificate issued by a health care center must be attached.
  • Payment of PEN 24.50 processing fee at Banco de la Nación (*)

(*) If the modification implies a change in restrictions indicated in the driver’s license, a psychosomatic fitness certificate issued by a health care center appointed by the competent authority must be attached.


The driver’s license holder will inform the competent authority, within a term not exceeding thirty (30) calendar days, of any modification of the physical conditions that determined the issuance of the driver’s license. Any driver’s license holder who does not inform the competent authority within a term not exceeding thirty (30) calendar days on any modification of the physical conditions that determined the issuance of the driver’s license will be sanctioned with a six-month driver’s license suspension.


Military driver’s licenses


A driver’s license issued according to the Military Traffic Regulations can be exchanged for a license whose class and category are equivalent to the ones established in the herein regulation, provided that the driver’s license is valid and that a report by the War Material School Director is submitted, furthering the granting of the driver’s license to the discharged military driver, who may be available or retired.


Requirements:


  • Report by War Material School Director addressed to the competent authority, furthering the granting of the driver’s license to the military driver
  • Certificate of Good Conduct, granted by the relevant military or police authority
  • Record of ,ilitary driver’s traffic accidents or infringements, issued by Military Traffic Judge
  • Certificate of psychosomatic test and technical ability issued by the War Material School
  • Certified copy of resolution and/or document certifying discharge from active service
  • Valid military driver’s license
  • Payment of PEN 24.50 processing fee at Banco de la Nación

Driver’s licenses issued abroad


A driver’s license granted in another country can be exchanged for a license whose class and category are equivalent to the ones established in the herein regulation, provided that the driver’s license is valid.


Requirements:


  • Medical psychosomatic fitness certificate
  • Certificate issued by competent authority that issued the driver’s license that is being exchanged, certifying its authenticity, with an indication of the type of vehicle it authorizes driving
  • Certificate stating that the exam on traffic regulations and land transport has been passed; this exam is based on the class and category of the driver’s license being exchanged
  • Copy of identification document
  • Payment of PEN 24.50 processing fee at Banco de la Nación

Note: The requirement established in Part c) cannot be demanded from citizens from countries that have entered into international agreements with Peru on mutual recognition and exchange of driver’s licenses.


Spanish driver’s license


“The Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Peru and the Kingdom of Spain” was ratified through Supreme Decree No. 051-2004-RE.


Requirements:


  • Submitting original and copy of valid Spanish driver’s license (1)
  • Psychosomatic fitness certificate granted by a health center authorized by MTC
  • Payment of PEN 24.50 processing fee at Banco de la Nación: Tax No. 1600
  • Certificate of residence issued by Public Notary, Municipality or Peace Court, or Work Certificate, as applicable (2)
  • Affidavit of organ doantion (3)
  • Two passport-size color photos with white background
  • Copy of alien registration card or national identification document
  • Attaching original of valid Spanish driver’s license
  • Ministry of Transports and Communications will request confirmation of Spanish driver’s license authenticity
  • Usere who are domiciled in Lima, Peru – according to domicile on national identification document – will not submit the mentioned certificate
  • Only for foreigners

Before performing the procedures for the requirements requested for the exchange of the Spanish license, you should go to Av. Antenor Orrego No. 1923, Chacra Rios, for further information and for sending an official e-mail to Spain requesting a certification of the Spanish driver’s license authenticity.


Driver’s licenses of foreign diplomats


Foreign diplomats accredited to Peru, as well as their ascendants, descendants and spouses will be able to obtain anyof the driver’s licenses established in the herein regulations by certifying their identity by submitting the relevant official document.


Requirements:


  • Protocol Note by Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Copy of valid foreign driver’s license of equal or higher category than the category of the requested one
  • Copy of foreign identification document

Note: The request must be submited through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


REQUIREMENTS FOR RETURNING MIGRANTS (LAW 30001 – Supreme Decree No. 035-2013-RE)


  1. Certificate issued by competent authority that issued the driver’s license being exchanged, certifying its authenticity, indicating the type of vehicles it authorizes driving. The certificate must have been legalized or apostilled abroad by a consulate of Peru.
  2. Psychosomatic fitness certificate granted by a health center authorized by the MTC (the medical center will enter the medical record into the National Driver System as Foreign Exchange procedure)
  3. Certificate stating that exam on traffic regulations and land transport, which is based on the class and category of the driver’s license being exchanged, has benn passed. (Touring Club del Perú, located on Av. César Vallejo, block 6, Lince). He/she is exempted from taking the driving test.
  4. Copy of national identification document (DNI, by its Spanish initials)
  5. Payment of PEN 24.50 processing fee at Banco de la Nación: Tax No. 1600

With the requirements established, you can carry out the exchange procedure in the following areas of driving license issuance centers:


Private Category A-I Licenses:


Av. Cesar Vallejo, block 6, Lince


Professional Licenses:


Av. Antenor Orrego No. 1923, Chacra Ríos (at block 19 of Av. Venezuela)
For any additional queries, please contact the official email “DGCT – Certifica” (DGCT Certifies) or call 332 29 99 to talk with Ms. Ana Esther Landa Roque.


Exchanging Peruvian driver’s license for international driver’s license


Requirements:


a) Valid Peruvian license in original version and copy
b) Identification document in original and copy
c) Two (02) ID-card-size color pictures


Note: The payment and procedure will be performed at the offices of the Touring and Automóvil Club.