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RESIDENT VISA (Temporay and Permanet Visa) 

⇒ Application at Paraguay Immigration Bureau

NON RESIDENT VISA (Tourist, technical and business)

As a general rule, passports must be valid for six months beyond the date the traveler will enter Paraguay.

I. Nationals of the following countries DO NOT NEED A VISA to enter Paraguay for short visits (tourism, technical and business) of up to 90 days:

Andorra Estonia Liechtenstein Russia
Argentina Finland Lithuania Singapore* (30 days)
Austria France Luxembourg Slovak Republic
Belgium Germany Malta Slovenia
Bolivia Greece Mexico South Africa
Brazil Guatemala Monaco Spain
Bulgaria Honduras Netherlands Sweden
Chile Hungary Nicaragua Switzerland
Colombia Iceland Norway Taiwan
Costa Rica Ireland Panama Turkey
Croatia Israel Peru Ukraine
Cyprus Italy Poland United Arab Emirates
Denmark Japan ** Portugal United Kingdom
Ecuador Korea (30 days) Republic Czech Uruguay
El Salvador Latvia Romania Venezuela

*For ordinary passport holders.

** Paraguayan nationals holders of common passport need visa to enter Japan.

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II. Nationals of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Qatar and United States of America can apply for a VISA ON ARRIVAL for short stay (tourism, technical and business) of up to 90 days.

⇒ The Visa on Arrival is available only at the Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (Asunción-Luque).


    • Valid Passport.
    • Payment in cash of the corresponding fee:
Australia: 135 USD Qatar: 100 USD
Canada: 150 USD United States of America: 160 USD
New Zealand: 140 USD

III. Nationals of countries not mentioned above MUST OBTAIN A VISA to enter Paraguay prior to their travel

⇒ Application at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Paraguay in Japan.


  • Be a resident or legal visitor in Japan, Vietnam, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong,  Macao, Brunei Darussalam or Laos.
  • Personal appearance of the applicant to pick up the visa (except with special authorization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).


1. Sending the Application by post:

  • Application form
  • Color copy of passport (the page with personal data and page of visa of other countries). Passports must be valid for at least six months after the expected time of entry into Paraguay and must have at least 2 empty pages.
  • For residents in Japan: Copy of the resident card.
  • Information about your trip (flight reservation is not required.) Do not buy an air ticket before your visa approval.
  • Copy of Bank Balance Certificate.
  • Invitation letter from the Paraguayan company (in case of business visa) inviting the applicant.

Supporting Documents:

  • For residents outside Japan: Police clearance report (in English) legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Tour details.
  • Invitation letter and copy of identity card of a family member, Paraguayan friend or foreign resident in Paraguay.

2. Send a Digital Photo


  • The consular section may request any additional documents deemed necessary.
  • If the applicant lives in a COUNTRY OF OUR JURISDICTION different from Japan, all above mentioned requirements must be sent only by contact form.

3. Personal appearance at this Embassy

Once the request is authorized *, the Consular Section will contact the applicant to schedule an appointment to pick up the visa and make the correspondent payment.

 * From 5 to 30 business days after the correct reception of all the requirements.