Canadian citizens are required to secure a visa prior to traveling to the Republic of Paraguay. Visas must be obtained from the Embassy of Paraguay in Canada or from any Paraguayan Consulate Abroad prior to departure for Paraguay.
A valid Canadian passport is required for Canadians intending to visit Paraguay. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your expected departure from Paraguay. Be sure that your passport is stamped by an immigration official if entering Paraguay overland or you will receive a heavy fine when leaving the country.
For up-to-date visa information, visit the Embassy’s website or its office at:
Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay
151 Slater Street, Suite 501
Telephone: (613) 567-1283 / 567-1005
Fax: (613) 567-1679
- Two signed visa application forms. Visa application forms may be obtained directly from the embassy or downloaded here: Visa Application Form (PDF).
- Passport, signed and valid for at least 6 months from the visa application date. Please submit two copies of pages 2 and 3.
- Two recent passport-size photos.
- Two copies of the air ticket to Paraguay, or an official letter from the travel agency. (one letter per applicant.)
- Proof of financial good standing. One original and one copy of a bank letter and/or last bank statement. A company letter is required in the case of a business trip. Each applicant must present separate documents.
- Completed visa application forms may be delivered to the embassy in person or by courier only. Courier delivery must include a pre-paid return envelope with its own account number. Do not send visa applications by regular mail.
- At least five (5) working days are required for visa application processing.
The cost of a one entry Visa is now US$65 and a multi entry Visa is now $100.
Only Money Orders or Bank drafts in US currency and payable to Embassy of Paraguay are accepted.
Important Notice: The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Embassy or Consulate for Paraguay near you. Provided here is a list of consulates of Paraguay in Canada.