Reissued with obsolete COVID-19 page links removed.
Exercise normal precautions in Paraguay. Some areas have increased crime risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.
Exercise increased caution in:
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Paraguay.
If you decide to travel to Paraguay:
Departments of Amambay, Alto Paraná, Canindeyu, San Pedro, and Concepcion – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
Transnational criminal elements are active and engage in illicit trafficking of arms, narcotics, and goods in these departments, which are located along Paraguay’s northeastern border with Brazil. Police presence is limited.
U.S. government personnel must provide advance notice when traveling to these areas.