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To apply for permanent residency, you will need:A Visa to enter Paraguay (some nationalities don't require a Visa)
Your birth certificate
Marriage / divorce / widow / widower certificate (if you have that status)
Police report records from your country or the country you been living in for the last 5 years
An FBI report (in the case of US Citizens).
Since last year, appostille is valid in Parauay.These documents have to be issued in the country of origin, legalized at the Foreign Ministry of that country and then legalized at the Paraguayan embassy or consulate in that country. Does not apply for appostilled documents.Once you arrive in Paraguay, these legalized documents are once more legalized by the Ministry of Foreign affairs. Also your Visa is rechecked (a procedure that takes 24 hours).Further steps to take in Paraguay:
Open a bank account and deposit US $25,000.
It's always a good idea to bring a simple bank reference from your local bank and any credit card or other bank documents, etc.Further documents to be obtained in Paraguay:
Medical certificate issued by a certified doctor in Paraguay saying that you are in good health and do not have any contagious diseases (you need to do some blood tests)
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