British Embassy Asunción
The British Embassy in Asunción maintains and develops relations between the UK and Paraguay.
Some staff may be working remotely, although we remain available 24/7.
All consultations must be made by phone, where you can make enquiries on consular matters. Phone lines remain open 24/7, 365 days a year.
Find out more on our Paraguay and the UK news page
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Paraguay.
You can access UK government services while in Paraguay.
If you’re travelling in Paraguay, see our Paraguay Travel Advice during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
If you’re in Paraguay and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +595 (0) 21 614 589 or one of the alternative numbers listed below:
- alternative line 1: +595 (0) 21 665 250
- alternative line 2: +595 (0) 21 665 258
If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Paraguay, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).
Get an emergency travel document
You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
You will need to get a police report for a lost passport or stolen passport as the Paraguayan authorities will request to see it on departure.
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer some notarial services, such as making a certified copy of a British passport and some information notes. Notarial and documentary services for British Nationals in Paraguay are provided by the British Embassy in Buenos Aires. See the full list of notarial and documentary services they provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Argentina for Paraguay.
British Ambassador to Paraguay
Deputy Head of Mission, Paraguay
British Embassy Asunción
Av. Mariscal López y Cruz del Chaco
+ 595(0)21614589/+44 20 7008 5000
Alternative line 1
Alternative line 2
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: UKinParaguay@fcdo.gov.uk