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Paraguay customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Paraguay to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Paraguay make sure to check the allowance and limits for the next things:

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Currency
  • Medicines (especially those containing drugs)
  • Animals
  • Cultural artifacts
  • Plants, fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products

Check the information below to be sure that you are complying with Paraguay customs regulations.

Import regulations in Paraguay

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

  • No information available.

Bringing alcohol

  • No information available.

Cash limit

  • Funds of over US$10,000 or its equivalent in other foreign currencies must be declared to Customs.

Other Goods

  • Used goods for personal use.
  • New goods up to a value of US$300 if travelling by air or river.
  • New goods up to a value of US$150 if travelling by land.
  • Up to US$500 may be spent on arrival at duty-free shops.

Prohibited items

The following are goods which cannot be brought into the country.

  • Explosives and inflammable goods.
  • Narcotics.
  • Goods for commercial or industrial purposes.

Restricted items

These goods are strictly regulated, and in most cases require a permit to be obtained prior to arrival.

  • Firearms require authorisation from the competent body.
  • Cats and dogs are subject to certain import requirements. For further information, please visit the Income/Exit of Companion Animals page.
  • The import of other animals and their derivative products are subject to restrictions by the National Quality and Animal Health Service (SENACSA).
  • Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.

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