Do you want to start your trips abroad, but do not know the requirements for the passport? Relax, in this article we will tell you the steps and requirements that you must take into account for the passport in Paraguay.
What is the document that should never be missing in your suitcase for trips abroad?
Correct, the passport. This is due to its international importance as it is considered an essential document that certifies the ownership of the person.
This document must also be subject to compliance with the international standards of the treaties on this matter to which it is a party.
With the mere obtaining of the ordinary passport You will be able to enjoy entering some 103 countries without major prior procedures. Amazing, right?
Keep your passport in order. If you do not want to miss this opportunity and are still interested in knowing the requirements for the passport, continue reading.
For the first time
You must take into account that not all procedures are the same. If you are going to apply for a passport for the first time, you must take into account certain considerations.
If you are of legal age, you only need your valid Identity Card and the CCT, which in other words is nothing more than the Tax Compliance Certificate.
Instead, we are in the presence of a slightly less simple procedure if you are not of legal age since other requirements are needed which are additional but necessary.
To obtain the passport You must then present, apart from your current Identity Card, also those of your parents or, failing that, a travel authorization issued by the corresponding court when one of the parents is not present.
However, if both are present, they only have to sign the respective authorization.
Do you have your current identity card and the CCT (Certificate of Tax Compliance)?
So what follows is very simple.
Only you should address to the corresponding procedures department to obtain a new passport.
Steps to get the passport
They are very simple, remember that the main thing is to have the passport requirements up to date.
The main thing is to go to the corresponding offices to process this document. For this type of passport requirements, those in charge are The Identification Department of the National Police.
Before this department you can manage the processing of other types of documents such as the Identity Card or even the Police Record Certificate.
Calm down, there are offices of this department deployed throughout the country, you only have to find out about the one closest to your town and the hours of attention to the public.
Once you are in the corresponding office, with the requirements for the passport that we have already mentioned, the following is to go to the customer service window that is assigned to you and fill out the corresponding form.
The rest is the photograph, which will be taken at the same window along with your fingerprints and signature.
Remember that it is a necessary and mandatory requirement that you be solvent with your tax payments. Otherwise your procedures will look a bit cumbersome. Since you must obtain the certificate of compliance.
In the event that you are not registered with the taxpayer registry, you must present proof that you are not. Then you must go to the identification department where you can obtain the document instantly as long as you are up to date.
However, do not complicate it, this is a process that you can do completely online.
Clever! Without complications. The last thing is to pass it to withdraw, which is personal, remember that this can only be done by the owner of the same. There are 22 business days from the day after your processing for you to pick it up.
as last step, the legalization of the passport is necessary. But it is nothing special since there are public service offices available in the same Police Identification Department. The legalization is done before the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and also before the Ministry of the Interior.
There are certain considerations that you must take into account for the processing of the passport. For example, if you travel to countries like Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and even Venezuela, it is not even necessary to present it.
But be careful, it is always good to have all the important documents, such as the passport and the identity card in total order.
On the other hand, organizations like consular offices or diplomatic missions They are also in the power to process passports. Which have slightly different cases and procedures than obtaining the ordinary passport.
Just remember, advise yourself before doing this type of procedure so that you do not present any type of difficulty.
What are you waiting for to enjoy what trips abroad can offer you?
Even though it is a simple procedure, many people are left with doubts.
These doubts may or may not be due to the procedure for obtaining the passport.
Many other people, for example, are unaware that even when certain countries are required to obtain a visa to enter. The truth is that the Paraguayan passport is valid to travel anywhere in the world.
As long as it does not require a mandatory visa.
If what you want is to travel outside of Paraguay, the ordinary or biometric passport that is issued is not your only option. There are passports that are not biometric but are fully valid until their expiration date.
On the other hand are the consular passports. These are granted, or are possible to process if you are abroad. These types of passports are printed at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and delivered to the Embassies or Consulates where you applied.
In general, the most frequent are the following:
How long does the Paraguayan passport last?
With a relatively short time, the Paraguayan passport will last for only 5 years.
For the most part, all Paraguayan passports have a duration 5 years. Even those obtained abroad or by diplomatic missions.
However, remember that you can always renew.
To determine the total cost of the Paraguayan passport even when it is considered one of the cheapest.
It is necessary that you take into account that even when the document or procedure by itself is valued at 192,000 Gs. You must cancel 171000 Gs. The day you process the document at the customer service window or office assigned to you and the rest when you pick it up.
On the other hand, legalization It is also a procedure that is canceled before each corresponding office.
So, for the corresponding officials to legalize and sign your passport, the amount to pay is 46,000 Gs at the Ministry of the Interior office.
And 70,500 Gs. Before the Ministry of Foreign Relations by the same procedure.
Despite this, it is still one of the documents with a not excessive amount to cancel.
What is the tax compliance certificate?
The CCT or better known as the Tax Compliance Certificate It is one of the essential requirements for managing passports.
These certificates are totally free, and the processing is done online. You just have to enter the page, www.set.gov.py and then click on the Requests and Evidence Services option.
Keep in mind that having this certificate is essential. Since it is mandatory that in order to obtain certain documents such as the passport in this case, taxpayers should not have any type of tax or accessory debts.
Do not stay with the desire to travel outside Paraguayan territory. You just have to keep the necessary requirements up to date and go to the corresponding department to process your request. Stay solvent and have your certificate of compliance at hand.
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