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PYG – Paraguayan Guarani

 
Overview

PYG is considered to be a restricted currency, which implies an inherent limitation to the tradability of this currency. Fund transfers in this currency are not allowed outside of Paraguay.

Besides this limitation, this currency is considered to be complex (multiple information to be provided and complex processing). The beneficiaries might be contacted by the beneficiary/correspondent bank to release the funds.

 
Currency Guidelines

Besides the standard information, a benefeciary tax ID is mandatory. It consists of the Cedula de Identidad for individuals, a passport number for non-residents and the RUC for companies.

A clear reason / purpose of payment is recommended and consists of a full written description (in English) of the nature of payment to be provided in the remittance information. For example: providing an invoice number without guiding text is considered as insufficient and can result in errors or delays.

Example: Payment of travel expenses – invoice n° 123456789

This currency does not have any decimal places.

 
Instructions, technical guidelines & more

To consult the Technical Guidelines of this currency, click here

TECHNICAL GUIDELINES
Additional information

• Available charge options: OUR/SHA/BEN

• It is important to note that the beneficiary’s account must be PYG denominated. The beneficiary may be contacted for proper identification.

• Central bank of Paraguay: https://www.bcp.gov.py/