How to Obtain a Circulation Permit for Your Vehicle in Paraguay

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What is it?

A circulation permit in Paraguay is a legal document that ensures your vehicle is registered and authorized to drive on public roads. It includes essential information about your vehicle and must be renewed periodically to stay compliant with local regulations.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for expatriates, tourists planning extended stays, and locals in Paraguay who have recently acquired vehicles. Additionally, it is crucial for anyone needing to ensure their vehicle meets legal requirements to operate on public roads.


  1. Gather the necessary documents such as ID, proof of residence, and vehicle information.
  2. Visit the nearest traffic office or authorized center to submit your application.
  3. Fill out the circulation permit application form correctly.
  4. Pay the applicable fees and submit your application.
  5. Await the processing of your application, which may take a few days to weeks.
  6. Collect your circulation permit once approved and issued.

Required documents

  • National ID or Passport - Can be obtained from the local civil registry or embassy for expatriates.
  • Proof of Residence - Utility bills or a rental agreement can serve this purpose.
  • Vehicle Purchase Documents - Obtainable from the seller or dealership during the vehicle purchase.
  • Vehicle Inspection Certificate - Conducted at authorized inspection centers.

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Additional details

  • Ensure all documents are up-to-date and accurately filled out to avoid delays.
  • Fees may vary depending on the vehicle type and registration specifics.
  • Consult the official website or traffic office for the latest information on application fees and requirements.


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