Methadone/Buprenorphine Treatment: not available

Importation of Methadone/Buprenorphine: possible

Foreign travellers are permitted to import the quantity of methadone or buprenorphine needed for 5 days. They must carry with them a letter from their prescribing doctor detailing the patient’s personal data, the quantity of methadone/buprenorphine, and the dates of arrival in and departure from Peru. Also, they must carry a copy of the
original prescription. The doctor’s letter and the copy of the prescription need to be certified by a (local) health authority of the country of residence.

Contact Address: any Peruvian embassy or consulate

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
D-48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-60123 or +49 2571-582765
Fax: +49 251-666580 or +49 (0)2571-584868

(Info last updated August 15, 2009)