Click here : To Download PostalCodes / ZipCodes Database with Geo-coordinates, Offer Price Now for Just $9.99 Only !
Member Login

Peru postal Code

Peru is officially known as the Republic of Peru located in western South America. It is bordered by Ecuador and Colombia on the north, Brazil on the east, Bolivia on the southeast, Chile on the south, and the Pacific Ocean on the south and west. The other major urban areas in Peru include Arequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Piura, Iquitos, Cusco, Chimbote, Huancayo, Tacna, etc.

The official language of Peru is Spanish. The other spoken languages are Quechua, Aymara, other indigenous languages, etc. Peru is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Cajamarca Carnival, Fiesta De las Cruces, Fiesta De LA Virgen De LA Candelaria, Hip Hop Barranca, Inti Raymi Festival, Dia De Santa Rosa De Lima, Mistura Culinary Festival, Puno Week, Santuranticuy, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Peru‘s postal service was introduced in 1857 and the new postal service was introduced on 30 August 2015. Peru's territory is divided into 26 units (24 departments the Constitutional Province of Callao and the Province of Lima (LIM). Further, these units are divided into 196 provinces and again subdivided into 1,869 districts. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Peru got its postal codes. The postal code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes.

Land Area

Peru has been ranked as the 19th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of around 12,85,216 km2, which comes to around a total of 4,96,225 mi2. The entire Peru was divided into 26 units and again divided into 196 provinces and sub-divided into 1,869 districts.

Water Area

Peru has a total water area of 0.5%. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Peru has more than 882 lakes and some important lake names are Acococha, Alcacocha, Arapa, Aricota, Belaunde, Carpa, Chauya, Choclococha, Huacachina, Imiria, Jucumarini, Junin, Quishuar Lakes, Langui Layo, Lagunillas, Lauricocha, Loriscota, Llanganuco Lakes, Marcapomacocha, Mucurca, Palcacocha, Paca, Pachuca, Parinacochas, Paron, Paucarcocha, Pelagatos, Pias, Pomacanchi, Pumacocha, Punrun, Querococha, Conococha, Colorcocha, Rimachi, Salinas, Sandoval, Saracocha, Sausacocha, Sauce, Shegue, Sibinacocha, etc. Nearly 71% of the lakes have international tourism importance in Peru. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater and very few are salt lakes.


The number of named mountains is 21,478 in Peru. The highest peak and the most prominent in Peru is Huascaran Sur which is about 6,768 meters (22,205 feet). The other major mountains in Peru are Huascaran S, Huascaran N, Yerupaja, Coropuna, Huandoy, Coropuna Casulla, Ausangate, Huantsan, Chopicalgui, Siula Grande, Chinchey, Coropuna E, Ampato, Palcaraju, Salcantay, Santa Cruz, Copa, Ranrapaica, Pucaranra, Hualcan, Yerupaja Chico, Callangate, Chacraraju, Chumpe, Alcamarinayoc, Jirishanca, Hatunuma, Solimana, Chachani, Yayamari, Pucajirca, Chaupi Orco, Quitaraju, Tocllaraju, Hualca Hualca, Caraz, etc.

Postal Stamps

postal stampspostal stampspostal stampspostal stamps

List of postal and courier services in Peru :

  • Compra Facil - Envios Courier de USA a Peru - Importaciones
  • Nirex
  • Logistica Integral Pits
  • FedEx Perú
  • Enviosin PERU
  • DHL Express ServicePoint
  • Olva Courier
  • Popeye Cargo S.A.C
  • Serpost
  • Olva Courier
  • PLI PERU | Especialistas en Logística - Courier Internacional
  • Falen Agency

Peru Postal Code Address Format
Postcode type and position 5 digits after the street and sub-locality

Sr. José Galvez Lora
Av. Larco 1301, Miraflores
Coding method XX -- (First two digit) ---> indicate the region.
X -- (Second digit) --->indicate the province
XX -- (Last two digit) --->indicate the district
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Peru postal service is the Servicios Postales del Peru (Serpost) which was introduced on 2 May 1831. The new postal code system of Belarus was introduced on 5 November 1991 and modernized on 30 October 2018. There are 26 units numbered from north to south. There are 158 post offices and 2,670 postal codes in Peru.
Peru uses a five-digit postal code system in which the first two digits, the second digit, and the last two digits have different indications which are shown below;
Examples Sr. José Galvez Lora (addressee)
Av. Larco 1301, Miraflores (street, premise, sub-locality)
15074 (postcode)
LIMA (province)
PERU (country)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many postal codes does Peru have?
    There are more than 2,670 postal codes in Peru.
  • What is the official name of the postal service in Peru?
    The official postal name of Peru is the Servicios Postales del Peru (Serpost).
  • How many digits are found in the Peru postal code?
    There are five digits found in the Peru postal code.
  • What is the postal code for the capital of Peru?
    The capital city of Peru is Lima. Its postal code starts from 02002 and ends at 21001.
  • Give the alpha two-letter country code of Peru?
    The two-letter country code of Peru is PU.