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Travel Advisories

Paraguay Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
January 10, 2018
Paraguay - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
O E N H U T C

Exercise normal precautions in Paraguay. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Exercise increased caution in:

  • Amambay, Alto Paraná, Canindeyu, San Pedro, and Concepcion departments due to crime.

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Paraguay:

Departments of Amambay, Alto Paraná, Canindeyu, San Pedro, and Concepcion

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. 

Travel Advisory Levels

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Asuncion
1776 Mariscal Lopez Avenue
Asunción, Paraguay
Telephone
+(595)(21) 213-715
Emergency
+(595)(21) 229-581
Fax
+(595)(21) 228-603
Paraguay Map