Health Alert: U.S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay (March 28, 2020)
Event: The Paraguayan government has extended its order to all persons in Paraguay to remain in their homes until April 12. Necessary travel to obtain food, medical care, or cleaning supplies is still permitted. The order includes limited exceptions for the preservation of life, health, safety, or security.
U.S. government personnel are working from home until April 12. No routine consular services will be offered in that time. To arrange emergency services, such as emergency passport renewal, please email ParaguayACS@state.gov. For life or death emergencies, please continue to call 021-213-715 and follow the prompts, if you are calling from within Paraguay or 1-888-407-4747 if you are calling from the United States.
Actions to Take:
Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information and recommendations on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19.
Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
Check with your airlines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Paraguay.
Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.