Updated to games played on August 29, 2010.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Universidad San Martín as first stage winners can choose to enter the Copa Libertadores in the First Stage or the Second Stage if they advance to the play-off.
2 Universitario were deducted 2 points for failing to pay a former manager Ricardo Gareca.
3 Colegio Nacional Iquitos were deducted 4 points for failing to pay two former players Enrique Ísmodes and Juan Montenegro.
4 Cienciano were deducted 2 points for failing to pay a former player.
5 Total Chalaco were deducted 2 points for failing to pay a former player Percy Manchego.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.