Applying for a visa 

COVID-19 - The entry to Uruguay, regardless of a stamped visa, will be subject to compliance with the immigration and health regulations in force on the date of entry into the country.


Foreign nationals who require a visa and have been immunized, or are under 18 years of age, must complete a Traveler's Health Declaration after obtaining their visa. The declaration is available at:


In accordance with certain exceptional reasons for entry established by Presidential Decree 104/2020 and its amendments, foreign nationals who have not been immunized and require a visa must apply for an exceptional entry authorization through the website:


Once the exceptional authorization is granted, the applicant will receive an email with a link where they can file the required Traveler's Health Declaration prior to their departure.  


The visa application must be received at least 20 business days prior to the date of the trip. Once obtained, your authorized and stamped visa does not guarantee, nor is it linked to the granting of an exceptional entry authorization (if required).


Please request an appointment by writing to The following must be presented at our office:


  • Completed application form;
  • A valid passport for at least 6 months after arrival in Uruguay (the Consulate does not retain passports;
  • One (1) passport size photograph;
  • E-ticket or printed round trip ticket;
  • A reference in Uruguay (person, company) or Hotel reservation made in the name of the person traveling. If the person will not spend the night in the country (traveling for less than a day), it must be explained in the application form.


At the time of granting the visa, the applicant will be asked to appear in person with their passport and pay the fee of US $ 42 (only money orders are accepted as form or payment).



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Días feriados

Durante el año 2021, el Consulado permanecerá cerrado los siguientes días:




Viernes 1º de enero

Lunes 18 de enero

Lunes 15 de febrero

Jueves 1 de abril 

Viernes 2 de abril 

Lunes 31 de mayo 

Lunes 5 de julio 

Miércoles 25 de agosto

Lunes 6 de setiembre

Lunes 11 de octubre

Jueves 11 de noviembre

Jueves 25 de noviembre 

Viernes 26 de noviembre 

Viernes 24 de diciembre

Viernes 31 de diciembre

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