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Paraguay is an apostille country and requires Apostille certification, as it is a participating country in the 1961 Hague Convention icon_newWindow. At Washington Consular Services, we take great care in processing your documents and we provide the highest level of service--your account representative will keep you apprised through every step of the process. Learn more about the WCS premier legalization process.

For volume document pricing discounts, please contact us at 866-255-3627.

Document Types and Pricing

Here are the categories of documents and a breakdown of pricing for Paraguay:

Government Issued Documents

Government issued documents are any document or certificate issued by the Federal government. Not sure what qualifies as a Government Issued Document? Find out >>


Apostille fees (U.S. Dept of State fee) $10
WCS Service fee (incl. messenger) $75
U.S. Department of State processing time.

$85 total

General Documents

General documents are any document or certificate NOT issued by the Federal government. This is the largest catch-all category. Not sure what qualifies as a General Document? Find out >>


Apostille fees (D.C. Treasury fee + Notary fees) $20
WCS Service fee (incl. messenger) $75
Notary (if needed) and the D.C. Treasury processing time.

$95 total

Commercial Shipping/Export-related Documents

Documents like Commercial Invoices (CI) or Certificates of Origin (CO), etc used for shipping products out. Not sure what qualifies as a Shipping Issued Document? Find out >>

Special Requirements:

  • The minimum requirements for any shipments to Paraguay are that a CO, CI AND Bill of Lading must be legalized at the Consular Section of the Embassy based on jurisdiction except the consulate in New York (see note below).
  • In order for the document to be recognized by the Embassy, it first needs to be notarized and certified by the Chambers of Commerce at the Shipper’s location.
  • New York Consulate – For documents with jurisdiction applied to the Embassy of Paraguay in New York, all documents must be notarized and chamberized at the Shipper’s location. In addition, the Embassy of Paraguay in NY will legalize CO and CI only without the Bill of Lading upon request.
  • DC & other Consulates – For documents with jurisdiction applied to the Embassy of Paraguay in Washington, D.C. and other consulates in the U.S., all documents must be notarized and chamberized at the Shipper’s location.


Legalization fees (Embassy fees + Money order)
Commercial Invoice + Certificate of Origin + Bill of Lading (set of three) (other consulates) $75
CO + CI (for New York consulate) $75
WCS Service fee (incl. messenger) $90
D.C. Treasury Office processing time.

$165 total

Note on Pricing

WCS offers competitive pricing and discounts for regular and high volume customers. Please contact us for more details. The process and pricing for your documents largely depends on what type of document it is, what country you are legalizing for, and how many steps we must take to get your document authenticated in the appropriate manner. Please note that the price breakdown listed above is for reference purposes only. Prices may vary based on additional requirements and requests. Specifically, if your document requires out of state processing based on jurisdictional requirements, there will be an additional charge. WCS works with each customer to confirm pricing once a request is submitted.


WCS accepts major credit cards, company checks, Cashier's checks, or Money Orders made payable to: Washington Consular Services.

Submit Your Request

Are you ready to move forward to submit your documents? Great! Just complete the Submit a Request form.
When sending us your documents, please remember to:
  • Include the original documents (signed, notarized, or state-issued documents)
  • Include a photocopy of the documents
  • Include a prepaid return envelope or UPS/FedEx account number for us to send the documents back to you. If you prefer, we can ship using our FedEx account and charge back to you.

Embassy Addresses

Paraguay’s Embassy in U.S.
2400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20008, United States
Tel: (202) 483-6960
Fax: (202) 234-4508 icon_newWindow

U.S. Embassy in Paraguay
1776 Mariscal Lopez Avenue
Asunción, Paraguay
Tel: 595 21 213-715
Fax: 595 21 213-728 icon_newWindow

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* denotes a Hague Convention Country which recognizes the Apostille form of document legalization. Other countries listed require Embassy Legalization.

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