Paraguay Insurance

Whatever your reason for visiting Paraguay, be sure to take out travel insurance or expatriate health insurance for you and your family. That way, you can leave with peace of mind and avoid any unexpected financial, health or legal risks. Cover for repatriation, hospitalization, civil liability and other emergency medical expenses is essential, whatever your destination.


Political system: Parliamentary republic
Capital: Asuncion
Surface area: 406,752 km²
Population: 6,811 million
Languages spoken: Spanish and Guarani
Currency: Guarani

Paraguay Visas

If you are a French national, you do not need a visa for a stay of less than 90 days. All you need is a passport valid for at least six months.

French Embassy in Assomption
897 avenida Espana – CC 97
Tel: 595 212 439 – 213 840
Fax: 595 211 690

Embassy of Paraguay in Paris
1, rue Saint Dominique – 75007 Paris

Vaccines and Safety in Paraguay


  • Vaccines and compulsory certificates: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travelers coming from an endemic area.
  • Recommended vaccines and certificates: For adults, don’t forget vaccines against tetanus, meningitis A & C, polio, hepatitis A & B, typhoid and for at-risk groups: tuberculosis and rabies. For children, don’t forget vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, meningitis A & C (long-stay for travellers aged 18 months and over), hepatitis A & B, (long-stay), typhoid (long-stay for travellers aged 5 years and over).
  • Local diseases: In Paraguay, the following diseases are common: Amoebiasis, spider, snake, fish and scorpion bites, dengue fever, roundworm, hepatitis A & B, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease (trypanosomiasis), sexually transmitted diseases, polio, malaria, rabies, AIDS, tetanus, tuberculosis, typhoid.

Health insurance in Paraguay

Why take out international health insurance when traveling or living in Paraguay? Quite simply because healthcare costs can quickly reach very high levels abroad. In addition, health insurance is compulsory in Paraguay in order to receive treatment in a public or private establishment. Repatriation cover is also an essential criterion. In the event of a serious accident, medical repatriation to the nearest medical center or to the country of residence may be necessary. Depending on where you are at the time of the accident, and the medical prognosis, it may be necessary to charter a helicopter or medical aircraft.

Mondassur can help you choose an international health insurance policy by helping you compare the different offers on the market. Depending on your profile, we can offer you different types oftravel insurance,international student insurance andexpatriate insurance.

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