Consulate information


2 Wisconsin Circle, Suite 202, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Consular hours: Mon to Fri  9 am – 5 pm

Phone: (202) 798-7200 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Covid-19 entry regulations have been lifted.
  • APPLY IN PERSON. To apply for visas, it is mandatory that applicant must appear in person at the Embassy. Please email: [email protected] for appointment.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) month validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russian Fed., South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Venezuela, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 90 days; for nationals of Dominican Rep. for a maximum stay of 60 days.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL for nationals of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA arriving at Asunción (ASU) airport. Travelers can obtain a multiple entry visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 90 days.
  • VISA VALIDITY starts on the day of the first entry in Paraquay and must be used within 6 months from the day of issuance.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Malaria vaccination is advised (optional)
Yellow fever certificate

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
4 to 5 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Cash, Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Business/Tourist160.00MultipleUp to 90 days
Visa on Arrival
135.00Single/Double/MultipleUp to 90 days
Visa on Arrival
150.00Single/Double/MultipleUp to 90 days
Visa on Arrival
US Nationals
160.00Single/Double/MultipleUp to 90 days
Visa on Arrival New Zealand140.00Single/Double/MultipleUp to 90 days

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: November 16, 2022