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What is a Visa

A visa is issued by a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. A visa entitles the holder to travel to the United States and apply for admission; it does not guarantee entry.

An immigration inspector at the port of entry determines the visa holder's eligibility for admission into the United States.

The U.S. Embassy in Asuncion is located at:

1776 Mariscal Lopez Avenue
Asunción, Paraguay

The local postal mailing address is:
Casilla Postal 402
Asunción, Paraguay

The APO mailing address is:
Unit 4711
APO AA 34036-0001

Embassy Office Hours

Monday thru Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Friday 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Except Paraguayan and American Holidays.

To Request Earlier Visa Appointment in Case of Emergency

If you are unable to schedule an appointment in time for EMERGENCY travel (eg.,Death in the family), or for the beginning of classes in the United States (students), or to begin employment (petition-based work visas), please first make your appointment online or through the call center. If you really have an emergency please contact us at

Additional Links

Department of State Visa Information:

Other Government Agency websites:

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