Civil Registry Registration in Paraguay: Births, Marriages, Deaths

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What is it?

Civil Registry Registration in Paraguay is a crucial process that records important life events such as births, marriages, and deaths. This service provides legal documentation necessary for various personal and legal proceedings.

Who needs it?

This service is necessary for individuals residing in Paraguay who need to register significant life events with the government. This includes locals, expatriates marrying locals, and foreign residents requiring legal documentation for various personal or governmental purposes.


  1. Visit the nearest Civil Registry Office in Paraguay.
  2. Fill out the appropriate registration forms for the event you are registering (birth, marriage, death, etc.).
  3. Submit the required documents (see list below).
  4. Pay the applicable fees for the registration.
  5. Wait for the processing time as informed by the Civil Registry Office.
  6. Receive your official documents upon completion of the process.

Required documents

  • Birth Certificates - Obtainable from the hospital or place of birth.
  • Marriage Certificates - Obtainable from the local civil registry office where the marriage was performed.
  • Death Certificates - Obtained from the hospital or medical facility where the death occurred.
  • Identification Documents - Valid ID such as a passport or national ID card.

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Additional details

  • Processing times may vary depending on the type of registration and the volume of requests.
  • Some events, such as marriages, might require both parties to be present or a proxy if one party is absent.
  • It’s advisable to bring photocopies of all documents along with the originals.
  • Ensure all documents in a foreign language are translated into Spanish by a certified translator.
  • Check with the Civil Registry Office for any additional requirements or changes in procedures.


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