Yellow Fever vaccination required for certain travelers
29 Sep 22
IMPACT – MEDIUM
The Paraguayan government has is now requiring some travelers to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever to enter or leave the country.
- Paraguayan nationals and foreign nationals must have proof that they are vaccinated against Yellow Fever if they traveling to or from Bolivia, Brazil, Peru or Venezuela.
- Travelers must submit the International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever when purchasing a plane ticket to enter or leave the country. Without the vaccination certificate, Paraguayan nationals and foreign nationals will not be able to travel to Bolivia, Brazil, Peru or Venezuela.
- Paraguayan nationals and foreign nationals who do not have proof that they are vaccinated against Yellow Fever must carry out a 10-day health control measure from the day they return to Paraguay.
Additional Information: Those who cannot receive a Yellow Fever vaccination for medical reasons must have a certificate issued by a medical professional and authorized by the Ministry of Public Health and they must carry out the 10-day health control measure upon arrival. More information regarding the Yellow Fever vaccination requirement is available here.
BAL Analysis: Individuals who are traveling to or from Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela should ensure they are vaccinated against Yellow Fever to avoid delays or complications when entering or leaving Paraguay.
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