Paraguay Shopping, Embassy and Communication

By | May 6, 2022



The official languages ​​are Spanish and Guarani. English is less commonly spoken.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

03/01/2022 Heroes Day

04/15/2022 Good Friday

04/17/2022 Easter Sunday

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/15/2022 Independence Day

06/12/2022 Chaco Memorial Day

08.12.2022 Immaculate conception

12/25/2022 Christmas


Duty free shopping


The following items may be brought duty-free into Paraguay in carry-on baggage: Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages in an amount that indicates they are for personal use and not for commercial use. More information is available from

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay

Consulate in Lugano.

Kramgasse 58, PO Box 523
+41 (0)31 312 32 22.

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00.

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay

Honorary consulates in St. Pölten and Salzburg.

Prinz Eugen Strasse 18/1/3A
+43 (0)1 505 46 74.

Mon-Fri 09.00-13.00.

Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay

Consulate General in Frankfurt/M. Honorary General Consulate in Hamburg. Honorary consulates in Munich-Grünwald, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden.

Hardenbergstrasse 12
+49 (0)30 319 98 60.



Mon-Fri 09.30-13.00.


Business etiquette

Good knowledge of Spanish is advantageous; many business people also speak English. Appointments must be made in advance, usual courtesies apply. The best time to visit is between May and September. Business hours: Mon-Fri 07.30/08.00-12.00 and 15.00-17.30/19.00.

Business contacts

Commercial Department of the Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay Hardenbergstraße 12, 10623 Berlin, Germany Tel. +49 (0)30 319 98 60. Website: German-Paraguayan Chamber of Industry and Commerce Mcal. Lopez 110 esq. Approx. Argentina, Edificio Torre de las Americas, 1892 Asuncion, Paraguay Tel. +595 (0)21 615 844/846/848. Website: Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland Kasernenstrasse 11, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland Tel. +41 (0)44 240 33 00. Website: Cámara Nacional de Comercio y Servicios de Paraguay (Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce) Estrella 550 c/ 14 de Mayo y 15 de Agosto, Asuncion, Paraguay Tel. +595 (0)21 49 33 21. Website:



According to, the country code of Paraguay is 00595.

Mobile phone

Tri-band network, GSM 850/1900, 3G and 4G. The transmission/reception range is limited to urban areas. Network operators are Personal and Claro and Tigo. Roaming contracts exist. Nevertheless, it may be worth purchasing a mobile phone locally and a Paraguayan prepaid SIM card.


Internet providers include Personal, Claro and Tigo. There are internet cafes in the cities. In the big cities, all hotels and most restaurants, bars and cafes provide their guests with free WiFi.

Post office

Postal items to Europe take about five days to arrive.

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