Tourists from the United States, Australia, Canada and New Zealand do not need a visa to enter Paraguay

From Ministry of Foreign Affairs They made it clear that citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand can enter the country as tourists without the need for visas, not for other reasons or if the stay is longer than 90 days.

Clarified by “misleading statements on social networks”. This measure was approved in September by Law No. 6790, which provides for temporary measures to encourage the revitalization of tourists and the opening of Paraguay to the world, which took effect in October.

The procedure for issuing entry visas to the country is carried out at the arrival office, in accordance with the current legal and regulatory provisions.

Tourists from these countries must declare their status as tourists to immigration control, for a stay in Paraguay for up to 90 days and will be exempt from visa requirements.

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However, those entering for purposes other than tourism, or must remain in the national territory for more than 90 days, must apply for the corresponding visa.

Minister Euclid Acevedo spoke with several lawmakers from both houses of Congress, aiming to warn them that by eliminating the visa requirement, the Department of Foreign Affairs would stop receiving about US$2 million annually.

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