Uruguay

Borders are open with restrictions.

The only opened ports of entry at the moment are Montevideo (MVD) or Punta del Este (PDP).

Currently transit is prohibited.
These passengers still may transit via Uruguay:

  • citizens of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay transiting via Montevideo (MVD) or Punta del Este (PDP);
  • passengers of Uruguayan origin with a passport stating that they or their children were born in Uruguay;
  • holders of a vaccination certificate stating they were fully vaccinated no more than 9 months and no less than 14 days before arrival;
  • holders of a positive COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result issued between 90 and 20 days before arrival;
  • minors under 18 years;

These passengers may enter:

  • citizens and residents of Uruguay;
  • passengers of Uruguayan origin with a passport stating that they or their children were born in Uruguay;
  • holders of a vaccination certificate stating they were fully vaccinated no more than 9 months and no less than 14 days before arrival;
  • holders of a positive COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result issued between 90 and 20 days before arrival;
  • minors under 18 years;

Arriving passengers must have a valid vaccination certificate issued no more than 9 months before departure from the 1st embarkation point.

Arriving passengers older than 6 years must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
This rule doesn’t apply to holders of letter from Uruguayan consulate stating that passengers are exempt from testing for COVID (they will be tested upon arrival).
This rule doesn’t apply to:

  • holders of a positive PCR or antigen test result issued no more than 90 days and no less than 20 days before arrival.

Every passenger except for citizens and residents of Uruguay must have a health insurance covering COVID-related medical expenses.

Arriving passengers no less than 48 hours before boarding must complete a special form: for citizens and residents or for foreign nationals .

Passengers could be quarantined for up to 14 days.
This rule doesn’t apply to:

  • holders of a vaccination certificate stating that the passenger was fully vaccinated. It must be issued no more than 90 days and no less than 14 days before arrival;
  • holders of a positive PCR or antigen test result issued no more than 90 days and no less than 20 days before arrival.

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