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January 24, 2020

How to Find a Job in Paraguay

This article will teach you how to find a job in Paraguay, a small Spanish speaking nation and one of the fastest growing economy in South America

Despite being seldom in the media, Paraguay is one of the fastest growing countries in all of Latin America. Learn how to find a job in Paraguay or even open your own business in this dynamic South American nation.

How to Find a Job in Paraguay
Asuncion, Paraguay. Photo by Edgardo W. Olivera

Introduction: Job Market in Paraguay

Paraguay is one of the fastest growing economies in South America, with a relatively steady GDP growth for the past two decades. The main sector of the Paraguay economy is agriculture, however, this might be changing.

Other sectors in Paraguay still remain relatively undeveloped, with space for growth. Among these sectors, we can mention manufacturing, services and trading.

Ciudad del Este is one of the biggest trading zones in the world. The city is in the border with Brazil and Argentina, and lower taxes in Paraguay attract shoppers from these countries.

Getting a Job and a Work and Residence Permit in Paraguay

There are two options for people willing to move to Paraguay to improve their finances. One is finding a job, and the other is opening a business. It is still relatively easy to get a work and residence permit in Paraguay, as the demand is not too high.

In order to get a work and residence permit in Paraguay you will need a job offer, if you are coming with the intent of being an employee. Apart from that, you will need a number of documents. Some of the documents are: police clearance certificate, health certificate and others. More information on the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Paraguay (in Spanish).

Best Websites to Find a Job in Paraguay

Here are some of the best websites to find a job in Paraguay:

BuscoJobs – One of the most popular job portals in Paraguay. Offers updated often.

Opcion Empleo – Another great option to find a job in Paraguay.

Ultima Hora – The job ads section of the Ultima Hora newspapaer, one of the most popular in Paraguay.

All job offers are mostly available in Spanish.

Other Job Options to Consider in Paraguay

Another option you may consider if you are a native speaker of English (or if you are very proficient on it) is TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) jobs. TEFL jobs are widely available in almost every country in the world and they are a great opportunity to start in a new country, even if you don’t have the knowledge of the country’s official language. There are many online TEFL courses that will help you to land a job with a relatively small investment of time and money.

Working online can be also an option in some countries. It depends on your skills and income, as the cost of living varies greatly from country to country. You can check this link for a list of professions that can be done as remote work.

If you want to find a job in Paraguay, or live, travel and work in other country abroad, please consider our resources and guides below:

Other Job Options to Consider in Bulgaria

Another option you may consider if you are a native speaker of English (or if you are very proficient on it) is TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) jobs. TEFL jobs are widely available in almost every country in the world and they are a great opportunity to start in a new country. They are an option even if you don’t have the knowledge of the country’s official language. There are many online TEFL courses that will help you to land a job with a relatively small investment of time and money.

Working online can be also an option in some countries. It depends on your skills and income, as the cost of living varies greatly from country to country. You can check this link for a list of remote work professions.

Find a job in Bulgaria, or live, travel and work in other country abroad. Check our resources and guides below for more:

Interesting Resources for Working and Living Abroad

Are you considering to work and live abroad, temporarily or permanently? Below are some resources that might be useful for you around the web:

World Nomads: this company provides travel insurance in most countries around the world. It might be a good option if you going for a long travel.

Booking.com: Booking.com is the best choice for finding accommodation for your next trip, with a wide variety of choices for all types of travelers.

Jetradar: The best place to compare flights for your next trip.

You may also want to check our website guides:

Train Travel Guide: in our railway travel guide, you will learn how to choose and ride the most scenic train routes around the world. Travel always in the most comfortable way with optimal prices to enhance your travel experience.

Work Abroad Guide: Learn how to find a job and employment requirements in different countries. From the initial job search, to bargaining salaries, this guide will help you to find job in most countries around the world. It also covers more about remote work and TEFL jobs.

Jon Stotz

Jon Stotz

My name is Jon Stotz and I am an avid traveler. I have been to 45 countries so far and I write many of the articles and news on checkinprice.com

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