Secure Your Legal Marriage Certificate in Paraguay Easily

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What is it?

This service helps couples secure their marriage certificate in Paraguay, providing them with a legally recognized document that affirms their marital status. It includes detailed instructions on the process, necessary documentation, and points of contact to streamline the certification process.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for expats, international couples, and digital nomads who plan to reside in Paraguay or need a legally recognized marriage certificate for immigration or personal records. It is also beneficial for couples intending to marry by proxy or those needing the certification for religious or civil purposes.


  1. Step 1: Gather all required documents and ensure they are properly authenticated.
  2. Step 2: Contact your local civil registry office in Paraguay to understand any specific local requirements.
  3. Step 3: Submit your documents to the Paraguayan embassy or consulate if you are currently residing outside of Paraguay.
  4. Step 4: Schedule an appointment for you (or your proxy) to sign the marriage documents in Paraguay.
  5. Step 5: Obtain the official marriage certificate from the civil registry office.
  6. Step 6: Verify the certificate’s authenticity with an Apostille or relevant embassy if needed for international use.

Required documents

  • Birth certificates: Obtain from your country’s civil registry.
  • Valid passports: Ensure they have at least 6 months of validity remaining.
  • Single status affidavit: May need to be notarized and apostilled; contact your local notary.
  • Divorce decrees (if applicable): Obtain certified copies from the court.
  • Death certificates (if applicable): Obtain from the relevant civil registry.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Marriage by proxy is allowed in Paraguay, which can be useful for international couples.
  • Ensure all documents are translated into Spanish by a certified translator.
  • Check with the local Paraguayan embassy or consulate for any additional country-specific requirements or guidelines.
  • It is recommended to start the process well in advance to account for any potential delays.


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