Consulate General of Switzerland in Asunción

This representation supports Swiss citizens who find themselves in need because of illness, an accident or theft while travelling. It also informs the responsible Swiss representation.

Please note that honorary representations do not have consular authority and therefore can not issue visas and Swiss passports nor act as a notary or handle civil status events.

You can find the responsible Swiss representation in the contact box on the right under "Remarks/Consular district".

The Embassy, as the official representation of Switzerland, is located in Montevideo, Uruguay and covers all areas of diplomatic relations between the two governments. The Embassy represents Switzerland's interests in the fields of politics, economy, finance, law, science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

Regional Consular Center in Buenos Aires

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Asunción does not provide consular services. It is the Regional Consular Centre in Buenos Aires that provides consular services to people in Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina.

If you have a consular query, please contact the Regional Consular Centre directly by mail at or telephone at +54 11 4311 6491. Further information is available on the Centre's website

Useful links regarding entry to and stay in Switzerland:

Life certificate

The annual procedure for the AHV/IV life certificate has changed as of 1 January 2022.  The certificate of proof of life and marital status will no longer be sent to all insured persons. The Swiss Compensation Office (CFC) and Disability Insurance (SI) will inform those insured persons who do not have to submit these certificates in writing by post. You will receive the information letter one month before the month in which you would normally receive the certificate of life and marital status form. For further information, please write to

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Embassy of Switzerland is closely following the development of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The Embassy recommends that Swiss citizens in Paraguay follow the guidelines and recommendations of the national authorities. For information on the situation and entry into Uruguay, please contact the Uruguayan representation in your country and consult the Paraguayan government website .