Dangers & Annoyances
The border crossing has a bad reputation, but relatively new infrastructure and immigration offices have improved the situation somewhat.
Tumbes is not the safest city – don't walk around with your phone in your hand, and ask hotels and restaurants to organize a taxi rather than hailing one on the road.
Policía de Turismo Tourism police.
Entry & Exit Formalities
Serpost Postal service on the block south of Plaza Bolognesi.
Apart from offering tours to local sights, Tumbes tour companies can also provide some tourist information.