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Paraguay - Obtain Death Certificate

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  1. You can request for copies of a death certificate in person at the Registry Office. Make sure that you bring a valid identification in case the registry officer will need to verify your identity.
  2. When you submit your request at the Registry Office make sure that you have provided these important details which will make searching for the record easier:
    1. names and surnames of the deceased
    2. place and date of birth
    3. place and date of death
  3. Pay for the certificate.

If you are outside Paraguay

You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest Embassy of Paraguay in the country you are currently staying. The Embassy's consular section will be able to help process your request to obtain a copy of a death certificate.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed request to obtain a certificate
  • Valid identification

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Civil Status Registry Office
Concepcin, Nuestra Seora Santa Mara de la Asuncin Paraguay
Phone: + (595 21) 560 403/7
Registry Offices

Panama - Embassies and Consulates

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Death Certificate: G. 10.000


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Civil Status Registry Office

The Registry Office is the public institution responsible for the registration of births and deaths, celebration and registration of marriages and any modification or alteration to such records. It processes requests to obtain copies of birth, death and marriage records.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Nationality
  • Date of death
  • Place of death

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Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information on how to obtain a copy of a death certificate in Paraguay.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

A copy of the original death certificate is often needed to be presented in the following cases:

  • claiming life insurance benefits;
  • Claiming pensions
  • Settling estates

External Links[edit]

Civil Status Registry Office

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