Information about Paraguay
Population: 6 672 631 (est. 2012)
Capital: Asunción 1.582.559 (2005)
Official Languages: spanish and guaraní
Main cities: Asunción, Ciudad del Este, Encarnación.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Paraguay in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Paraguay, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Paraguay - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: Guaraní (PYG)
Time Zone: (GMT-4) (GMT-3)
1. Complete the Traveler's health declaration form within 24 hours prior to entering the country, it is available: HERE
2. All travelers entering the country
They must present a test (RNA detection techniques: RT-PCR / LAMP / NAAT) with a negative result, performed in a time not exceeding 72 hours after shipment or a negative antigen test performed in a time not greater than 24 hours after shipment.
3. RT-PCR test in the country
All travelers over the age of 12 must undergo a PCR test on day 5, to be counted from the day of taking the sample of the RT-PCR test or antigen test presented upon entry to the country (day 1 is completed at 24 hours from the sample collection), said test will be carried out in a public or private laboratory authorized by the Central Public Health Laboratory. Those who already had the disease should undergo the RT-PCR test on day 5 from entering the country. All travelers from Mercosur States Parties and associated States (Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Guyana and Suriname) are exempt from performing the RT-PCR test.
4. People who already had the disease
Travelers who have suffered from COVID-19 from 14 to 90 days prior to entering the country, must prove this situation through laboratory results (RNA detection techniques: RT-PCR / LAMP / NAAT) or positive antigen test , it will not be necessary to present a new negative RNA test: RT-PCR / LAMP / NAAT when entering the country.
5. Neighborhood and commercial land transit of up to 72 hours
Requirements for entering the country
• COVID-19 antigen test.
• Certificate or vaccination card against COVID-19
All travelers over the age of 12 must present a negative antigen test carried out within 24 hours of entering the country or the vaccination certificate with the complete scheme against COVID-19. They must prove that they were vaccinated with a certificate or vaccination card issued by the health authority of the country of origin. Travelers who have completed 14 days of the last dose of vaccine (for a two-dose schedule) are considered fully vaccinated.
For more information and update requirements visit the Government Migrations website