Health Requeriments to Travel Between Asuncion and Santa Cruz

These are entry restrictions that each government sets for travelers. We recommend you to thoroughly read the current restrictions, not only before purchasing the ticket, but also in the days prior to the flight since they can constantly change. The passenger is responsible for having the necessary documentation to make the trip.

FROM ASUNCIÓN – SANTA CRUZ For nationals, foreigners and foreign residents in Bolivia.

  1. Valid Identity Document.
  2. All passengers must comply with one of the following requirements:

a) A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated when they have been inoculated with the last dose of their vaccination scheme; or

b) A negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test certificate, for passengers over 5 (five) years of age, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or

c) A negative COVID-19 antigen test certificate, for passengers over 5 (five) years of age, taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

3. All passengers must fill out a Passenger Locator Health Form. Upon arrival, they must submit an affidavit of place of stay.

4. All passengers must present an International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever. This vaccination certificate is required for travelers from countries at risk of disease transmission (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Venezuela). This document will be required at the entrance and departure from the Paraguayan territory (photos/photocopies will not be accepted). The vaccine must be applied at least 10 days before the trip.

5. It is recommended to all non-resident foreigners to have a health insurance with coverage for COVID-19.

Failure to comply with the requirements may result in denied boarding.

 

FROM SANTA CRUZ – ASUNCIÓN:  Paraguayans citizens, foreigners, and residents in Paraguay

  1. Valid Identity Document.
  2. Vaccination certificate against COVID-19: Travellers over 12 years of age must present a vaccination certificate with a complete scheme to enter the country (one or two doses according to the type of vaccination).

The vaccination certificate will be accepted in the following languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and French. The certificate must contain the following information:

  • Passenger ´s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Identification or passport number.
  • Identification of the manufacturer of the vaccine.
  • Batch number of the vaccine administered.
  • Date of administration of the vaccine.

Proof of vaccination indicating data in QR-CODE format, or any other coded language will not be accepted.

The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare recommends the administration of booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

3. Travelers who do NOT have a complete and updated Vaccination Certificate

SARS-CoV-2 Test

Travellers over 12 years of age must present a test (RNA detection techniques: RT-PCR / LAMP / NAAT) with a negative result obtained no later than 72 hours after boarding.

People who already had the disease.

Travellers from 12 years of age who have suffered from COVID-19 from 10 to 90 days prior to entering the country, must prove this situation through laboratory results, RNA detection techniques: RT-PCR / LAMP / NAAT, or positive antigen test.

4. All passengers must present an International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever. This vaccination certificate is required for travelers from countries at risk of disease transmission (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Venezuela). This document will be required at the entrance and departure from the Paraguayan territory (photos/photocopies will not be accepted). The vaccine must be applied at least 10 days before the trip.

Transit passengers in Asuncion:

Passengers in transit via Asuncion are allowed to stay at the airport for a maximum of 24 hours, when there is an agreement between airlines.

Passengers in transit via Asuncion, who are NOT fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and when there is no agreement between airlines, will be allowed to stay at the airport for a maximum of 24 hours through a permanence permit to be granted by migrations authorities. In order to obtain this permission, passengers must present their connecting itinerary, and a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.

Passengers in transit via Asuncion, who are NOT fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and who´s connecting time between flights exceeds 24 hours, will be denied boarding their flight at the point of origin.

Passengers in transit via Asuncion, who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, will not be required to obtain a permanence permit. Passengers must prove that they were vaccinated with a certificate or vaccination card issued by the health authority of the country of origin. 

Failure to comply with the requirements may result in denied boarding.