Welcome to Peruvian Immersion! We hope your experience with us will be inspiring and memorable. In order to assist making the most of your Spanish immersion program, we’ve provided this comprehensive guide with details on requirements and a check list.
A valid Passport
A copy of the information pages of your passport is needed. Make sure your passport is current and does not expire within 6 months of your travel date.
Professional experience or confirmation of studies
For health care students we require a letter from your college confirming that you are presently in school.
For all other professional we require your professional license or academic degree.
We need this information to cater every immersion program to each participant based on their Spanish proficiency, professional experience and level of education in addition to their areas of interest.
Passport size photo
We need a good quality picture for your badge.
Student ID card
When presenting this ID, you could be able to obtain student discounts at museums, churches, etc.
Medical and travel insurance is mandatory and a copy must be provided. It is always recommended that you have travel insurance covering your health and possessions.
Check with your college/employer as you may already have coverage through your current insurance plan or even a bank account.
Proof of vaccinations
The vaccines required for Arequipa are Covid-19 (fully vaccinated), Hepatitis (A and B), seasonal flu shot.
Malaria, Rabies, Typhoid and Yellow Fever are recommended for those travelling to other parts of Peru or South America. Please contact your own doctor to confirm the vaccinations required for your trip.
Related to COVID-19
All the above information can be mailed to:
Peruvian Immersion LLC
P.O. BOX 3463
Dillon, CO 80435
REVIEW REQUIREMENTS & CHECK LIST
Below is just a general checklist, and is by no means exhaustive.
Student ID for possible discounts
Professional/dressy clothing for clinic placements
This can includes scrubs, white coat, dress pants, dress shirt or appropriate length skirts for females.
Comfortable clothing for experiential tourism
We recommend to bring: Swimming suit, repellent, torch, sandals, hiking gear, a winter jacket and some cash if you want to buy something. The Colca Canyon´s temperature could fluctuate between 65ºF to 29ºF in winter time.
Small bag or suitcase for trips
Sweater/Jacket for cold nights in Arequipa (74°F / 47°F) and Cusco (67°F / 33°F)
Goodwill articles: Stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs, gloves, sutures, masks, medical textbooks, old cameras, old smartphones, warm clothes, etc