|Republic of Paraguay|
|Population||6,158,000 (July 2005 est.)|
|Religion||Roman Catholic 89.6%, Evangelical Christian 6.2%, Other Christian 1.1%, Indigenous Religions 0.6%|
|Time Zone||UTC -4|
Visitors from most countries will require a visa to travel to Paraguay as a tourist.
A passport valid for six months is required by all except nationals of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay who, for journeys that do not go beyond Paraguay and these five countries, may use their national ID cards.
Holders of passports from the following countries, in addition to the ones mentioned above, are exempted from the tourist visa requirement: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Perú, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, Romania, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela
All other nationals must obtain a visa prior to arrival in Paraguay.
Types of visa and cost
The fee is $45 US for a single-entry visa and $65 US for a multiple-entry visa.
- When applying for the visa, you must have: two photocopies of your passport information page, two copies of the visa application form per applicant, two recent 2" x 2" passport photos in color, a letter from the employer or sponsoring company and a photocopy of said letter when travelling for business purposes, and the fee.
- Many countries, including Australia and New Zealand, do not have diplomatic relations with Paraguay. Nationals of these countries can expect a longer wait for their visas (up to 2 to 3 weeks).
- If you apply for a visa in person at an embassy or consulate, you can typically get the visa the same day.
Paraguay embassies and/or consulates
Embassy of Paraguay in Buenos Aires, Argentina Las Heras 2545 1425 Buenos Aires Argentina City: Buenos Aires Phone: (+54) (11) 4802-3826/4802-3432 Fax: (+54) (11) 4801-0657 or (+54) (11) 4804-0437
Embassy of Paraguay in Ottawa, Canada 151 Slater Street, bureau 501 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H3 Canada Canada City: Ottawa Phone: (613) 567-1283 & (613) 567-1005 Fax: (613) 567-1679 Web Site: http://www.embassyofparaguay.ca Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: 09:00 a 16:00
- United States
Embassy of Paraguay in Washington, United States 2400 Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Washington, D.C. 20008 United States City: Washington DC Phone: (202) 483-6960 Fax: (202) 234-4508 Web Site: http://www.embaparusa.gov.py Email: email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Monday thru Friday
Paraguayan Consulate in Florida, United States Consulate General of Paraguay in Miami, United States 25 SE 2nd. Avenue - Suite 705 Miami, Florida 33131 United States City: Florida Phone: (+1) (305) 374-9090 Fax: (+1) (305) 374-5522
Paraguayan Consulate in New York, United States Consulate General of Paraguay in New York, United States 211 East 43 Street - Suite 2101 New York 10017 United States City: New York Phone: (+1) (212) 682-9441/2 Fax: (+1) (212) 682-9443 Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00
- This page is based on text from Wikivisa.org