How to Obtain a Tax Status Certificate in Paraguay: A Guide

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What is it?

A Tax Status Certificate in Paraguay is an official document that certifies your tax situation as per the local tax authority’s regulations. It confirms your compliance with tax requirements, essential for both residents and non-residents to validate their financial standings for personal or business purposes.

Who needs it?

This service is essential for freelancers, digital nomads, foreign investors, and expatriates residing or operating in Paraguay. It’s also crucial for businesses intending to work internationally, ensuring they comply with export service regulations.


  1. Register on the National Tax System (SET) website.
  2. Log in to your SET account using your credentials.
  3. Navigate to the ‘Certificados’ section.
  4. Select ‘Solicitud de Certificado de Cumplimiento Tributario’.
  5. Fill in the required personal and financial information.
  6. Print the submission receipt for your records.
  7. Wait for the confirmation email from SET with your certificate.

Required documents

  • Identification document (passport or national ID). Obtainable through government services.
  • Proof of residency in Paraguay. Can be obtained from your local municipality.
  • Taxpayer registration number (RUC). Register on the SET website.
  • Recent tax returns or income proof. Get from your tax filings.

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Additional details

  • Processing time typically ranges from a few days to one week.
  • The certificate is valid for a limited period, generally six months.
  • Ensure all your tax filings are up to date to avoid rejection.
  • For any assistance, contact your local tax advisor.


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