Press Release

                                                                                     

Indian Residents in Peru now eligible to Vote in Regional and Municipal elections to be held on October 7, 2018

 

The National Registry of Identification and Civil Status of the Government of Peru (RENIEC) has informed that vide Secretarial Resolution No.69-2017/SGEN/RENIEC dated October 20, 2017, foreign nationals over 18 years of age and resident in Peru for over two continuous years, prior to the elections, can vote in regional and municipal elections 2018 to be held on October 7, 2018.

 

 In view of the above, the RENIEC invites Indian citizens who are residents and meet the requirements of the above-mentioned Resolution to register in any agency or office of RENIEC.

 

The RENIEC has also informed that in case of foreigners registered to participate in the municipal elections in accordance to what is stipulated in Article 7 of Law No.26864, Law on Municipal Elections, failure to vote is not sanctioned with electoral fines.

 

 

 

 

Lima, 26 December 2017

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