1. Summary (this page)
  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
  4. Local laws and customs
  5. Entry requirements or, for non-UK citizens, the Visa Info Tool on our apps dashboard


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Advice current as at 4:00 am 18 Mar 2018.

A small number of British tourists visit Paraguay every year. Most visits are trouble-free, but violent crime is increasing. See Crime and Consular Assistance

UK health authorities have classified Paraguay as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Due to an increase in reported cases of yellow fever in Brazil, you should follow the necessary requirements for vaccination if you’re arriving from Brazil, including making sure you’re vaccinated 10 days prior to arrival. See Entry requirements.

There are regular outbreaks of dengue fever in Paraguay. You should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites. See Health

Terrorist attacks in Paraguay can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Currency: Paraguayan Guarani (PYG)
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Dialling Code: 595
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 524,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Guarani (official language) 80%

Capital City(s):
Asunción (also largest city)
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Telephone Area Code: +595 21
Population: 512,112
Latitude: -25.2667 Longitude: -57.6667

This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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