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 and foreign residents in Bolivia.

  • Valid Identity Document.
  • All passengers who have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 with a complete vaccination schedule at least 14 days prior to the date of entry, must comply with the following requirements:
  1. a) All passengers, over 5 (five) years of age, must present a medical certificate with negative result of RT-PCR test for COVID-19 performed 72 hours prior to flight departure from the first embarkation point. Antigen or antibody tests will not be accepted.
  • All passengers who do NOT have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 with a complete vaccination schedule at least 14 days prior to the date of entry:
  1. All passengers, over 5 (five) years of age, must present a medical certificate with negative result of RT-PCR test for COVID-19 performed 72 hours prior to flight departure from the first embarkation point. Antigen or antibody tests will not be accepted.
  2. All passengers must take another RT-PCR test 72 hours after entering Bolivian territory and remain in mandatory isolation from entry until a negative result is obtained. The cost of the test must be covered by the passenger.
  • All passengers must fill out a Passenger Locator Health Form. Upon arrival, they must submit an affidavit of place of stay.

FROM ASUNCIÓN – SANTA CRUZ:  non-resident foreigners

  • Valid Identity Document.
  • All passengers who have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 with a complete vaccination schedule at least 14 days prior to the date of entry, must comply with the following requirements:
  1. All passengers, over 5 (five) years of age, must present a medical certificate with negative result of RT-PCR test for COVID-19 performed 72 hours prior to flight departure from the first embarkation point. Antigen or antibody tests will not be accepted.
  2. All non-resident foreigners must have health insurance with coverage for COVID-19, covering expenses for treatment. This document will be required to board.
  • All passengers who do NOT have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 with a complete vaccination schedule at least 14 days prior to the date of entry:
  1. All passengers, over 5 (five) years of age, must present a medical certificate with negative result of RT-PCR test for COVID-19 performed 72 hours prior to flight departure from the first embarkation point. Antigen or antibody tests will not be accepted.
  2. All non-resident foreigners must have health insurance with coverage for COVID-19, covering expenses for treatment. This document will be required to board.
  3. All passengers must take another RT-PCR test 72 hours after entering Bolivian territory and remain in mandatory isolation from entry until a negative result is obtained. The cost of the test must be covered by the passenger.
  • People belonging to diplomatic and consular missions, special missions, international organizations, specialists and technicians in different areas, are exempted from performing the RT-PCR test after seventy-two (72) hours of entry into Bolivian territory, as well as from remaining in isolation upon arrival.
  • All passengers must fill out a Passenger Locator Health Form. Upon arrival, they must submit an affidavit of place of stay.

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

 

FROM SANTA CRUZ – ASUNCIÓN:  Paraguay citizens and residents in Paraguay

  • Valid Identity Document.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding. Passengers vaccinated against CoVID-19 must prove that they were vaccinated with a certificate or vaccination card issued by the health authority of the country of origin. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated if they have completed 14 days of the last dose of the full schedule.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding.
  • All passengers must complete the traveler’s health form 24 hours prior to flight departure at http://dgvs.mspbs.gov.py/webdgvs/views/paginas/vista_viajeros_nor.html. The negative test result must be attached. Once the form is submitted, this will generate a QR code that must be presented during Check-In.

 

  • All passengers aged 12 years and over, vaccinated and unvaccinated, are required to take a second COVID-19 test 5 days after the first COVID-19 test taken before departure(Day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample) at an authorized laboratory by the Central Public Health Laboratory. Exemption: Passengers coming from MERCOSUR member countries and associated countries (Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Guyana and Suriname) will not be required to present this second test.
  • All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated are subject to isolation for up to 5 days in their homes, hotels or residence. After completing 5 days of the first COVID-19 test taken before departure (day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample), all passengers must undergo another RT-PCR test in a public or private laboratory authorized by the Central Public Health Laboratory. If the result is positive, passengers must be quarantined for another 7 days. Quarantine must take place in a hotel, hostel or declared residence.
  • Passengers must bring a replacement mask since upon disembarkation the health authorities will request that it be discarded to enter the airport
  • Passengers who have had COVID-19 must present positive COVID-19 ARN, RT-PCR, LAMP, NAAT or Antigen test issued at least 14 days and maximum 90 days prior to flight arrival. Presenting a new negative COVID-19 test after arrival will not be necessary for these passengers.

 

FROM SANTA CRUZ – ASUNCIÓN:  non-resident foreigners

  • Valid Identity Document.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding. Passengers vaccinated against CoVID-19 must prove that they were vaccinated with a certificate or vaccination card issued by the health authority of the country of origin. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated if they have completed 14 days of the last dose of the full schedule.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding.
  • All passengers must complete the traveler’s health form 24 hours prior to flight departure at http://dgvs.mspbs.gov.py/webdgvs/views/paginas/vista_viajeros_nor.html. The negative test result must be attached. Once the form is submitted, this will generate a QR code that must be presented during Check-In.
  • All passengers aged 12 years and over, vaccinated and unvaccinated, are required to take a second COVID-19 test 5 days after the first COVID-19 test taken before departure(Day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample) at an authorized laboratory by the Central Public Health Laboratory. Exemption: Passengers coming from MERCOSUR member countries and associated countries (Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Guyana and Suriname) will not be required to present this second test.
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  • All non-resident foreigners must present international travel insurance that guarantees assistance in case of suspicion or confirmation of COVID-19. Exceptions: National passengers and residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela, as well as children up to 18 years of age, of parents of Paraguayan nationality are excepted to present travel insurance.
  • All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated are subject to isolation for up to 5 days in their homes, hotels, or residence. After completing 5 days of the first COVID-19 test taken before departure (day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample), all passengers must undergo another RT-PCR test in a public or private laboratory authorized by the Central Public Health Laboratory. If the result is positive, passengers must be quarantined for another 7 days. Quarantine must take place in a hotel, hostel or declared residence.
  • Passengers must bring a replacement mask since upon disembarkation the health authorities will request that it be discarded to enter the airport
  • Passengers who have had COVID-19 must present positive COVID-19 ARN, RT-PCR, LAMP, NAAT or Antigen test issued at least 14 days and maximum 90 days prior to flight arrival. Presenting a new negative COVID-19 test after arrival will not be necessary for these passengers.

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 or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding.

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. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated if they have completed 14 days of the last dose of the full schedule.

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