Paraguay Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Other EU Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes Yes

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Passports

To enter Paraguay, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visas

Visas for Paraguay are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above except:

• EU nationals, who can visit visa-free for stays of up to 90 days.

Nationals from Australia, Canada and the USA can obtain visas on arrival (for stays of up to 90 days) at Silvio Pettirossi International airport.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Paraguay.

Types and cost

Single-entry visa: £43; multiple-entry visa: £67.

Single-entry visa on arrival: £93 for Australians, £52 for Canadians and £110 for US nationals.

Multiple-entry visa on arrival: £93 for Australians, £103 for Canadians and £110 for US nationals.

Validity

90 days from the date of issue.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). On arrival at the airport for Australian, Canadian and US citizens.

Working days

Two to three days. Processing may take up to 30 days for some nationalities however.

Extension of stay

You can extend your initial 90-day stay by another 90 days. You can't stay in Paraguay for more than 180 days in a 12-month period.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in the USA
Telephone: (202) 483 6960. Website: http://www.embaparusa.gov.py
Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7610 4180. Website: http://www.paraguayembassy.co.uk Opening times: Mon-Fri 0930-1630 (consular section, Mon-Fri 1000-1500).
British Embassy in Paraguay

At the time of publication, the British Embassy was preparing to relocate to another premises in Asunción.

Telephone: (21) 328 5507. Website: http://www.gov.uk/government/world/paraguay

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.