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Apostille in Paraguay

 

Apostille information in Paraguay

Designated competent authority(ies) to issue an apostille in Paraguay:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Directorate-General of Consular Affairs

Requirements: Present the document containing the authorized signature, in accordance with the registry of signatures in the Offices of Legalization.

List of procedures to be carried out depending on the different types of documentation:

1) BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATH:

a) General Direction of the Registry of Civil Status

b) General Secretariat of the Registry of Civil Status

c) Ministry of Justice

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2) POLICE BACKGROUND / PASSPORTS / PHOTOCOPY OF IDENTITY CEDULA:

a) Address of Identifications

b) Ministry of the Interior

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

3) INTERPOL CERTIFICATE:

a) Commander of the National Police, Chief of Staff

b) General Assistant of the Command

c) Ministry of the Interior d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

4) MINOR PERMIT / FULL CAPACITY:

a) Courts of the corresponding Court and / or Juzgado del Menor

b) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice

c) Ministry of Justice (when it is Venia or Trial)

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

5) RADICATION CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR:

a) Ministry of the Interior

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

6) RADICATION CARD (PHOTOCOPY):

a) Directorate of Migrations

b) Ministry of the Interior

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

7) SOLTERY CERTIFICATE:

a) General Direction of the Registry of Civil Status

b) General Secretariat of the Registry of Civil Status

c) Ministry of Justice d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

8) CERTIFICATE OF STUDIES, TITLES, CONSTANCES OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, THESIS:

a) Certificate issued by the teaching or higher education institution

b) General Secretariat of the Ministry of Education and Culture

c) Legalization Section of the Ministry of Education and Culture

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs 9) MEDICAL CERTIFICATES:

a) Physician enrolled

b) Directorate of Control of Professions and Health Establishments of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10) PHOTOCOPIES IN GENERAL AUTHENTICATED BY PUBLIC WRITER:

a) College of Notaries

b) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice

c) Ministry of Justice

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

11) ANY DOCUMENT ORIGINATED IN THE JUDICIARY:

a) Judicial Power

b) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice

c) Ministry of Justice

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

12) EMISSION OF ACTIONS:

a) Judicial Power

b) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice 

c) Ministry of Justice d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

13) TRANSLATIONS IN GENERAL:

a) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice

b) Ministry of Justice

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

14) CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL SIGNATURES:

a) Judicial Power: Public Registry of Commerce

b) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice

c) Ministry of Justice

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

15) LOW BOOKLET (PHOTOCOPY):

a) Ministry of Defense

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

16) DOCUMENTS / CERTIFICATES OF THE GOVERNMENTS:

a) Address of Municipalities

b) Ministry of the Interior

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

17) DOCUMENTS / CERTIFICATES OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE CITIES OF THE INTERIOR:

a) Address of Municipalities

b) Ministry of the Interior

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

18) DOCUMENTS / CERTIFICATES OF THE ASUNCION MUNICIPALITY:

a) Municipality of Asunción

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

19) CERTIFICATE OF NO OBJECTION:

a) Chemical laboratory

b) Health Surveillance of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

20) CUSTOMS CERTIFICATE FOR IMPORTATION OF MEDICINES:

a) Chemical laboratory

b) Directorate of Health Surveillance of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare

c) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

21) CERTIFICATE OF DEATH BY BIOSTATISTICS ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELFARE:

a) Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

22) CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN, EXPORT INVOICE, DONATION CERTIFICATE AND PRICE LIST:

a) General Secretariat of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

23) BRAND TITLE AND BRAND REGISTRATION:

a) General Secretariat of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

24) CERTIFICATE OF ENABLING, ZOOSANITARY CERTIFICATE AND QUALITY CONTROL:

a) Undersecretariat of Livestock State of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

25) CERTIFICATE OF CONTROL OF LIVESTOCK:

a) Department of Action and Livestock Control of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

26) PHYTOSANITARY CERTIFICATE:

a) Directorate of Plant Defense of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

27) VEHICLE THEFT:

a) Crime Investigation Department of the National Police

b) Technical Support Directorate of the National Police

c) Ministry of the Interior

d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

28) CERTIFICATE OF SUITABILITY:

a) Land Transport Directorate of the Ministry of Public Works and Communications

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

29) CERTIFICATE OF SAFETY:

a) National Environmental Sanitation Service of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

30) ROAD CERTIFICATE:

a) General Secretariat of the Ministry of Public Works and Communications

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

31) DECREES, RESOLUTIONS, NOTES FROM THE MINISTRIES (ORIGINALS AND PHOTOCOPIES):

a) General Secretariat of the corresponding Ministry

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

32) CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY WITH STANDARDS AND TECHNICAL REPORT:

a) National Institute of Technology and Standardization

b) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

33) IMPORTATION OF WEAPONS FOR THE NATIONAL POLICE:

a) Commander of the National Police

b) Personnel Department of the National Police Headquarters

c) General Assistant of the Command of the National Police

d) Ministry of the Interior e) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

34) CONSTITUTION OF SOCIETY, SOCIAL BYLAWS, MINUTES OF ASSEMBLIES, GENERAL BALANCE SHEET OF SOCIETY, MERGER OF COMPANY, GENERAL AND SPECIAL POWERS, PERMISSION TO CONDUCT, AUTHORIZATIONS AND CONSTANCES IN GENERAL:

a) Notary Signed

b) College of Notaries

c) General Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice

d) Ministry of Justice

e) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Address

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Directorate General of Consular Affairs 
Authentications Department
14 de Mayo e/ Estrella y Palma
Asunción – Paraguay

Telephone

+595 21 494 773

General Website

http://www.mre.gov.py/ 

(in Spanish only)

Fax

+595 21 494 773

Useful Links

www.mre.gov.py 

(trámites y servicios – Apostilla o Legalizaciones) (in Spanish only)

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