Work Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


If you plan to work in Paraguay you need a temporary residence permit to reside and work legally.

The maximum term in this category of residence is 1 (one) year, and may be renewable up to five times, for periods equal to the authorized, depending on the profession, activity and / or reason for filing.



12 months



36 Month(s)





Processing time

4-6 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Work Visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need a job offer/contract from an employer in Paraguay.
  • You need proof of economic solvency.
  • You should be of good character.
  • You should be in good health.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Work Visa?

11 Document Required

  • Visa application form.
  • Original and copies of valid passport.
  • Birth Certificate, issued by the country of origin or by diplomatic representation of the country of origin in Paraguay.
  • Certificate of Background of the country of origin, issued by the competent authority of the issuing country, valid nationwide.
  • Current Certificate of Life and Residence, issued by a Jurisdictional Commission in Paraguay.
  • Health Certificate, issued by a clinical physician authorized by the Ministry of Health of Paraguay, stating that the applicant is in good physical and mental health and has no infectious-contagious disease.
  • Deferred Compliance Labor Contract, provided by the employer with certification of signatures before the Public Notary, mentioning the amount to be received.
  • Certificate of the Unique Taxpayer Registry (RUC), provided by the employer.
  • Affidavits of the last three months of the employer before the Under Secretary of State for Taxation (SET).
  • Identity document of the employer.
  • Company Incorporation Act with stamps of the public records, in which it is verified that the employer has the USE OF THE FIRM of the company (in the case where it is not mentioned in the Constitution Act, attach document in which it is established that he owns the USE OF THE SIGNATURE).

Talent Migration data for Paraguay

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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