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Last update 21 August 2023Diplomatic missions

Risk index

Level 2: Increased attention (please be informed in detail about the current situation in the country)


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Regular passport: visa not required

Diplomatic passport: visa not required

Official passport: visa not required

Republic of Paraguay

The Republic of Bulgaria does not have a diplomatic mission in Paraguay. The Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina is accredited for Paraguay.

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Argentina

Address: Sucre 1568, C1428DUT, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: +54 11 4781 8644; + 54 11 4786 6273
Working hours: Mon – Fri, 09:00 – 17:30
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/argentina

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in Rome (accredited for Bulgaria)

Address: Via Firenze, 43 Scala A int. 17 - 00187 Roma
Telephone: +64741715
Fax: +64745473
Е-mail: [email protected]

For further information contact:

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in Berlin, Germany

Address: Hardenbergstraße 12, 10623 Berlin
Telephone: +3031 99 86 0
Fax: +3031 99 86 17

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in Vienna, Austria

Address: Prinz Eugen Strasse 18/1/2/7, 1040 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 505 4674
Fax: +43 1 941 9898

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in Berlin, Germany

Address: 1, Rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris
Telephone:+33 1 4222 8505
Fax: +33 1 4222 8357

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in Madrid, Spain

Address: Eduardo Dato, 21, 4 Izquierda, 28010 Madrid, Spain
Telephone: +3491 3082746
Fax: +3491 3084905

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in London, Great Britain

Address: 344 Kensignton High Street, 3rd floor, London W14 8NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7610 4180
Fax: +44 20 7371 4297

General information

Security level:

Paraguay has the highest share of informal economy, compared to the rest of Latin America, while smuggling a serious public problem According to the international agency Transparency International, Paraguay is the most corrupt country in South America.


Visitors are advised to have vaccinations against yellow fever, smallpox, typhoid, hepatitis and malaria. As of 14 February 2022, the presentation of an international yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from or going to Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Venezuela. Valid for Paraguayan citizens and foreigners from 1 to 59 years of age. In the absence of such a document, persons travelling to Paraguay will be subjected to sanitary control for a period of 10 days.
The vaccine should be administered at least 10 days prior to the travel and is a single dose that provides protection for life and does not require a booster dose.
Citizens who have transited the risk zones and are travelling by air are exempt from this requirement.

Recommended vaccines and personal hygiene advice:

Observe strict personal hygiene.

Specifics of the local legislation:

Sentences for drug possession and trafficking range from 5 to 15 years.

Road traffic:

It is legal to drive in the country with either a national or with an international driving licence.

Practical advice:

Travelling of children
Children can travel alone to Paraguay only with the permission of both parents, which should be notarized and legalized by a Paraguayan mission.

Local currency:

Paraguayan Guarani (PYG).

Climatic characteristics:

The climate is subtropical to temperate. Typical average monthly temperature for July: 17—19 degrees Celsius, for January: 27—29 degrees Celsius.

Interesting facts
Europeans first arrived in this region in the early 16th century.
The capital of Paraguay, Asuncion, was founded in 1537 and became the centre of a Spanish colonial province. Independence from Spanish domination was declared in 1811. Paraguay is a multi-ethnic country, with mestizos being the largest group. The country’s population is 6,506,464, with a density of just 14.2 people per square kilometre. There are many cultural monuments and landmarks in the country under the auspices of UNESCO. Official Languages in the country are Spanish and Guarani.

Travel papers and visas

The passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into the country. Bulgarian citizens do not need a visa for a stay of up to 90 days in Paraguay, which can be extended by another 90 days. It is mandatory to have a return or onward ticket.

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Emergency travel document:

In case of emergency (such as a lost passport), Bulgarian citizens can seek on-the-spot assistance from a diplomatic mission of an EU Member State to obtain an Emergency Travel Document.

Certifications and legalizations:

In order to be valid in Bulgaria and to be able to serve before the Bulgarian institutions, all documents issued by the authorities in Paraguay to Bulgarian citizens must bear the stamp of its Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Then, they need to be certified by the Embassy of Paraguay in Argentina. The signature and certifications of the Embassy of Paraguay in Argentina are certified by the Consular Office of the Embassy of Bulgaria in the capital of Argentina.
Once the documents have been prepared in this way, they must be translated into Bulgarian by an authorized company in Bulgaria and certified by the Department of Certifications and Legalizations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.


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