Paraguay (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Health test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 22.12.2020
1. Passengers who have been in the past 14 days in the United Kingdom are not allowed to enter.
2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are: LAMP tests, Nucleic-acid Amplification tests (NAAT) and RT-PCR.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers with a medical certificate with a positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at least 14 days and at most 90 days before arrival. Tests accepted are LAMP, Nucleic-acid Amplification (NAAT) and RT-PCR.;
– passengers younger than 11 years.
3. Passengers must have an international medical insurance with coverage of Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment costs.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
– passengers younger than 18 years who are children of nationals of Paraguay.
4. Passengers must complete a “Traveler’s Health Information” at most 24 hours before departure at http://vigisalud.gov.py/webdgvs/page/#vista_viajeros.html . This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Non-resident foreign nationals are now permitted to enter Paraguay by air, so long as they follow health protocols. Non-resident passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result (taken at most 72 hours before arrival at an authorized laboratory in the country of departure or of transit).

Paraguayan nationals without a negative COVID-19 result will be subject to quarantine for 14 days. Foreign travelers must have international medical insurance with coverage of coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment costs (this does not apply to travelers arriving from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay or Venezuela).

Everyone must fill out a Traveler’s Health information form online, at most 24 hours before departure.
 

Lockdown Details

Non-essential businesses can operate between 5 am to 11:59 pm. Restaurants can operate on a reservation basis and registration client details only.
Pharmacies, delivery services and call centres can operate on a 24 hour basis.
Social and academic activities:

All in-classroom lessons continue to be suspended in most levels, except final year high school students with permission from their parents or guardians.
Social events in public and private venues are allowed up to 30 people with previous individual registration and observing a 2-metre social distancing.
Social events in private homes can take place with up to 12 people, including those who live in the same home and observing sanitary measures.
Children’s events are not permitted.
Children and teenagers are allowed to circulate in the company of an adult family member.
Physical activities:

Physical activities, non-contact sports and group classes are allowed in academies, gyms and other sport related spaces.
Non-contact sports and physical activities are allowed in groups of up to 4 people in open areas.
People over 65 years must have an exclusive area or time to perform physical activities.
Cultural, creative and religious activities:

Cultural activities can take place with up 50 people, observing a 2-metre social distancing and in compliance with sanitary measures.
Religious services with up to 50 people, observing a 2 metre social distancing and previous registration.

 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/paraguay/entry-requirements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co