Independent Means Visa

Paraguay offers one of Latin-America’s easiest paths to residency. Simply by declaring an intent to establish oneself in the country and having the means to do so, applicants can obtain a 2-year temporary residence permit. 

In year 2, the applicant is eligible for permanent residency.

After 3 years of holding Paraguayan PR, applicants are eligible for citizenship, provided they speak one of the national languages and demonstrate a cursory familiarity with the country’s civics.

NTL Trust

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Program at a glance

Program TypeIndependent Means Visa
Time to citizenship5 years
Time to permanent residency2 years
Minimum investmentNone. Declaration of sufficient means to support yourself is required.
Physical presence requirementNone for permanent residency
Application processing time1-3 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to141 destinations, including Schengen countries
Contribution types availableNo contribution required

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