Paraguayan Nationality Request Guide - Step-by-Step

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What is it?

Requesting Paraguayan nationality involves applying for citizenship in Paraguay through a legal process guided by local regulations. This service helps people of Paraguayan descent or those aiming to become citizens understand and navigate the procedure, ensuring they compile the necessary documents and follow the correct administrative steps.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for individuals who have Paraguayan ancestry and want to claim their nationality, expatriates seeking to establish legal residency and citizenship in Paraguay, digital nomads looking for a flexible citizenship option, and anyone interested in living, working, or doing business in Paraguay.


  1. Confirm eligibility: Verify if you are eligible based on your ancestry or other qualifications.
  2. Gather required documents: Compile all necessary paperwork including birth certificates, proof of residence, etc.
  3. Submit application: Lodge your application with the relevant Paraguayan authorities.
  4. Legal review: Wait for a legal review of your documentation by Paraguayan officials.
  5. Attend an interview: Be prepared to attend an interview if required.
  6. Receive approval: Upon successful completion, receive your Paraguayan nationality.

Required documents

  • Birth certificate: Obtain a certified copy from your place of birth.
  • Proof of Paraguayan ancestry: Acquire documents proving familial connections to Paraguay.
  • Proof of residence: Provide documentation showing your current and previous residences.
  • Police clearance certificate: Get a background check from local law enforcement.
  • Medical examination certificate: Complete a medical check-up and obtain the certificate.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure that all documents are translated into Spanish and notarized.
  • The process may take several months to a year depending on circumstances.
  • You might need legal assistance or an immigration consultant for complex cases.
  • For expatriates and digital nomads, having legal residency allows for easier travel and business operations in Paraguay.
  • Further details can be obtained from official Paraguayan government websites or through contacting embassies and consulates.


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