PARAGUAYAN CITIZENS VISITING BELGIUM
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Paraguayan citizen for short-stay period in Belgium starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Belgium. All tourists entering Belgian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Belgian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Paraguay who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Paraguayan citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Belgian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs. Goods can be imported into Belgian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
- Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
- Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Belgium with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:
- Children have the same nationality as the companion
- Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.
List of Paraguayan diplomatic offices in Belgium
Embassy of Paraguay in Brussels, Belgium
Address: Avenue Louise 475, 12th floor, 1050
Phone: (00 32 2) 649 90 55
Fax: (00 32 2) 647 42 48
Office Hours: 09.00-17.00
List of Belgian diplomatic offices in Paraguay
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Assuncion, Paraguay
Address: Ruta 2 Km 17.5, Capiatá Asunción, Paraguay
Phone: +595 2 95228633326
Fax: +595 2 228 633 327
Details: Ana Ceuppens - Consul
- Routine Vaccines
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Dutch 60%;
- French 40%;
- German less than 1%;
- Legally bilingual (Dutch and French)
Area: 30,510 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +32