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Paraguay - Apply Identity Card for Foreigners Spouse

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1.) Obtain all necessary documents.

2.) Apply in person, go to:

Dr. Guido Boggiani Avenue and R12 Ytoror - Asuncion

Monday to Friday - 7:00am to 7:00pm / Saturday - 7:00am to 12:00nn

Phone Numbers: 595 (021) 605 618/9

Faxe Number: 595 (021) 662 580

3.) When you arrive at the application centre, take a number and wait for it to be called. Once called, officers will take a photo of you and have your fingerprints and signature stored digitally.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Declaration under oath, to the National Police, which will be filed permanently in the country
  • Birth Certificate of the applicant, certified by the Paraguayan Consulate in the country of origin and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay
  • Marriage Certificate issued by the Civil Registry
  • Marriage certificate, certified by the Paraguayan consulate in the country of origin and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, if the marriage was celebrated abroad
  • Birth certificate of the spouse or testimony of the judgment granted by the Paraguayan
  • Criminal Record Certificate of country of origin, certified by the Paraguayan Consulate in the country of origin and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Police Command

Phone: (595 21) 445-858

Telefax: (595 21) 446-828 / 441-355 222 Int

Private Secretary

Telefax: (595 21) 443-125 / 446-219 / 441-355 228 Int

Office of Orders

Telefax: (595 21) 445-107 / 441-355 226 Int

Public Relations Department

Presidente Franco 299 esq. Chile.

Telefax: (595 21) 492-515

Telefax: (595 21) 445-109

Press: (595 21) 446-105

Email: [email protected]

National Police Website



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  • Cost: Gs.12.900


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Processing Time[edit]

The application process may take about 14 days.

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The Interior Department is in charge of identity cards being issued in Paraguay. Cards can be obtained from Paraguay National Police, Identification Department. You can also apply for an identity card in all departmental offices.

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


Need for the Document[edit]

The Identity Card, is a document issued by the state to permit personal identification of its citizens.

Following are procedures on how to apply for an identity card a foreigner's spouse.

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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