The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade does not issue a travel advice for Paraguay at this time.
Australians are advised to read the General Advice to Australian Travellers which provides general information about safety and security, local laws and customs, entry and exit requirements, health issues, travel and health insurance and consular assistance and registration.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed cases of avian influenza in birds in a number of countries throughout the world. For a list of these countries, visit the OIE website. For more information on our advice to Australians see our travel bulletin on avian influenza.
Australia does not have an Embassy in Paraguay. Australians may obtain consular assistance from the nearest Australian Embassy. This is in Argentina at:
Australian Embassy, Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone (54 11) 4779 3500
Facsimile (54 11) 4779 3581
Limited consular assistance, which does not include the issue of Australian passports, may be obtained from:
Australian Consulate, Asuncion
Prócer Arguello 208 e/Mariscal
López y Bollani
76629 Asunción, Paraguay
Telephone (59 521) 608 740
Facsimile (59 521) 608 740
All Australians travelling to Paraguay, whether for tourism or business or for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Australians can register in person at any Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate or on-line. The registration information provided by you will help us to find you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family emergency.
If the situation changes and a travel advice for Paraguay is issued, travellers can be automatically notified by subscribing to our e-mail subscription service.
In a consular emergency if you are unable to contact the Embassy you can contact the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 or 1300 555 135 within Australia.