Applying to get a Residence Permit as a family

Hello everyone,
I would appreciate your feedback on the following question:
If I apply for a residence permit with my wife, do we have , each , to post 5,000 USD in the bank?
What is the status of our children under 18, (or is legal age in Paraguay 21 ?) Are the children automatically covered in the residency permit once the parents get it?

Thanks in advance for any reply.  :thanks:

Hi Riro98,

This website : … dency.html might help you in your search.

Good luck :)


Hello Priscilla,
Thank you for your reply.
We are from Belgium. Europe. But I imagine you require the same Police record from us as well.
Best regards,

Ronnie, here is up to date list with all information you need regarding your children  (use google translate) … ermanente.

You and your wife will have to deposit around 4200 EUR each at a current exchange rate.  Actually if you will do it at BNF bank (easiest option) they will accept just Guaranis and you will have to deposit 24.554.600 Gs each, plus pay around 50.000 Gs. fee. If you will have EUR on hands do not convert to Gs at BNF, do it at M&D Cambios (you get will much better exchange rate).

A987, Hello ,
Thank you for your reply. I tried the first link in your posting and it did not work.
I read somewhere that if you can show marriage certificate then a couple does not have to deposit twice the usual sum for an adult, but only once.
Anyhow, knowing how to navigate   through the various offices will be challenge. We still have a bit of time till July 2017 and I intend to learn more  and more about  Paraguay, as well as learn Spanish as much as I can. I hope to be able to  speak basic Spanish while I am there.

Try this … permanente

If it does not work just got to Migaraciones page and choose Tramites > Radicaciones > Radicacion Permanente

Or try this … anente.pdf

We did all "navigation" without any help in 5-6 days including weekend and just with very basic Spanish. It is really easy, but you need to be prepared, know exactly what you need and have all documents from your country of origin with Apostille translated to English. I will write detailed step by step, but I'm not married and have no kids, so some info you need will be missing (especially about kids, dealing with marriage certificate is just the same as with birth certificate). I doubt regarding one deposit for a family, from my perspective each adult is getting residency as person. Drop email with this question to Migraciones to double check (google translate will help you).

Hello A987
Thank you again for your reply. It will be great when you have a few free minutes to write down the procedures you followed, even if it is a basic plan  it is better than nothing. I plan to stay in Asuncion for up to 10 days to get all these papers sorted out (hopefully) and then go a bit around the country. We only have 25 days this time and then need to go back home to work ( & school for children), but we hope to start building our connection to the place, so we can come back later.
Once you get your ID permit, how long after that did you apply for the permanent ID? I think they give you 6 months, no, ? and then you must show up in person, right?

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