Online payment program for adult passport renewal for U.S. citizens resident in Uruguay.

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Montevideo, Uruguay February 14, 2024 Summary The U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay, is pleased to offer an online payment program for adult passport renewal for U.S. citizens resident in Uruguay.  Adult passport renewal applicants in Uruguay wishing to pay the application fees online may do so via electronic …

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Health Alert – Western Equine Encephalitis Virus

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Montevideo, Uruguay February 8, 2024 Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for the Western Equine Encephalitis Virus ( WEEV ) in Uruguay.  There are reports of confirmed and probable human cases of WEEV infection in rural areas of several provinces …

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Security Alert – Worldwide Caution

Location: Worldwide Caution Event:  Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive information …

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Alert: Partial General Strike and Demonstration in Montevideo

Alert: Partial General Strike and Demonstration in Montevideo (June 22, 2023) Location: Montevideo, Uruguay Events: The PIT-CNT called for a partial general strike on 27 June from 0900 until 1300 hours and will organize a march beginning at 1000 in the La Teja neighborhood near the Teja Refinery and marching to the corner of Carlos …

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Alert: Water Crisis Declared by Uruguayan Government

Alert: Water Crisis Declared by Uruguayan Government (June 21, 2023) Location: Montevideo, Uruguay Event: The Uruguayan government declared a water crisis in the metropolitan area of Montevideo effective June 19, 2023. In its decree, the government stated that it would guarantee the supply of drinking water to hospitals, nursing homes, children and family centers, and …

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Alert: Shortage of Drinking Water in Uruguay

Location: URUGUAY, countrywide Event: The U.S. Embassy has been following recent media reports indicating a potential shortage of drinking water across Uruguay, particularly affecting Montevideo, Canelones, and Lavalleja. Media outlets are reporting the following: The reported water shortage is due to an historic drought affecting all of Uruguay that stems from lack of rains. According to most …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (February 26, 2021) Location: Uruguay Event: COVID-19 Vaccines in Uruguay Uruguay has announced the launch of its National Coronavirus Vaccination Plan.  Visit the Ministry of Public Health’s website for the latest guidance on the vaccine rollout ( gub.uy/ministerio-salud-publica/coronavirus ). As a reminder, the United States Government has no plans to …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (Aug 21, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (August/September 2020) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on August 22 and 29 and September 05, 12, and 19 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. Additionally, LATAM Airlines will offer limited flights on September 04, …

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Travel Advisory Uruguay – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Uruguay has resumed limited transportation options (including charter airport operations and some re-opening of borders for Uruguayan citizens and residents) and business operations (including day cares and schools).  Other improved conditions have been reported within Uruguay.  Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Uruguay.

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (Aug 05, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flights Available (August 2020) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on August 08 and 15 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo and on August 20 from Carrasco airport to Santiago. For the moment, Sao Paulo …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (July 27, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (August 2020) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on August 01 and 08 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. For the moment, Sao Paulo has connecting flights on United Airlines to Houston and LATAM to …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (July 07, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flights Available (July 2020) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on July 11, 15, 18, & 25 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. For the moment, Sao Paulo has connecting flights on United Airlines to …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 29, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (July 04, 07, 11) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on July 04, 07, & 11 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has connecting flights on United Airlines to Houston and on LATAM to Miami …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 25, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (June 27 & July 04) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on June 27 & July 04 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines to Houston.  Both …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 23, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flight Available (June 2020) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer a limited flight on June 27 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines to Houston. Please contact our embassy travel agency partner, Romina …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 11, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Additional Flight Available – Santiago, June 19 LATAM Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer a flight on June 19 from Carrasco airport to Santiago.  LATAM is operating flights from Santiago to Miami and will have a connecting flight to Miami on June …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 10, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (June 2020) Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on June 13, 20, & 27 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines to Houston. Please contact our embassy travel agency …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 01, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (June 2020) Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on June 06, 13, 20, & 27 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines to Houston. Please contact our embassy travel …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 27, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flights Available (May/June 2020) Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on May 30 & June 06, 13, 20, & 27 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 20, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Last Flight Available for Departure – May 21 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight leaving at 12:20 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo on Thursday, May 21.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines to Houston.  The cost of a …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 19, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flight Available for Departure – May 21 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight leaving at 12:20 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo on Thursday, May 21.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines to Houston.  The cost of …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 11, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available for Departure – May 16 and 21 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of two flights leaving at 12:20 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo; one on Saturday, May 16 and another on Thursday, May 21.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 05, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flights Available for Departure – May 09 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight leaving at 12:20 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo on Saturday, May 09. For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 05, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flights Available for Departure – May 07 & 09 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of two flights leaving at 12:20 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo on Thursday, May 07, and Saturday, May 09 (Please note that departure times …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (May 04, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flights Available for Departure – May 07 & 09 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of two flights leaving at 4:25 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo on Thursday, May 07, and Saturday, May 09. For the moment, Sao Paulo …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (April 14, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available for Departure – Passengers May Check Luggage Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of four flights leaving at 4:25 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo, on the following dates: Thursday, April 16, Saturday, April 18, Thursday, April 23, and Saturday, April 25.  For …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (April 13, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flight Availability for Departure – Thursday, April 16 & Saturday, April 18 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of two flights, one departing Montevideo on Thursday, April 16, at 4:25 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo, and the other departing …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (April 8, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flight Availability for Departure – Saturday, April 11 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing on Saturday, April 11, at 4:25 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight on United Airlines …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (April 5, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flight Availability for Departure – Wednesday, April 8 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo on Wednesday, April 8, at 4:25 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo.  For the moment, Sao Paulo has a connecting flight …

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Alert – Montevideo – Increased Checkpoints by Law Enforcement

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Montevideo (April 2, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Increased Checkpoints Throughout Uruguay April 1-12, 2020 From April 1 to April 12, the Ministry of Interior has stated that local law enforcement officials will be establishing checkpoints to diminish movement in Uruguay ahead of the holiday week which begins on April 6.  Local law …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (April 1, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flight Availability for Departure – Saturday, April 4 Amaszonas airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo on Saturday, April 4, at 4:00 p.m. from Carrasco airport to Sao Paolo. For the moment, Sao Paolo has a connecting flight …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 30, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  No Further Departure Flights Available from Uruguay at This Time As of March 30, the Embassy is not aware of any flights departing from Uruguay for an undetermined period of time.  All U.S. citizens in Uruguay are advised to shelter in place. All U.S. citizens in …

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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 28, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flight Availability for Departures/Restriction on exit of Uruguayan Residents LATAM airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 18:00 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paolo. For the moment, Sao Paolo has connecting flights …

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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens – Updated

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 27, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Last Programmed Flight LATAM airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 18:00 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo continues to have connecting flights to the United States. This is the last …

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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 26, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flight Availability for Departures LATAM airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo tomorrow, March 27, 2020, at 18:00 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paolo. Sao Paolo continues to have connecting flights to the United States. Tomorrow’s departing flight …

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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 25, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  All regularly scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled All regularly scheduled commercial flights departing Uruguay have been cancelled. Availability is extremely limited on intermittent commercial flights.  U.S. citizens should contact their airlines if they have purchased a ticket to depart Uruguay to confirm flight status.  …

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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 24, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  All regularly scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled All regularly scheduled commercial flights departing Uruguay have been cancelled.  There is very limited availability on intermittent commercial flights.  U.S. citizens should contact their airlines if they have purchased a ticket departing Uruguay.  U.S. citizens whose flights …

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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

The government of Uruguay has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All international passenger flights are suspended as of March 23, 2020. We are considering all options to assist U.S. citizens in Uruguay.  Continue to monitor the U.S. Embassy’s website  https://uy.usembassy.gov/  for updates. Please email  MontevideoACS@state.gov  if you have an urgent need to depart and would …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo

Location: Uruguay Event:  On March 18, the  Uruguayan Ministry of Public Health  (in Spanish) confirmed 79 cases of COVID-19 in Uruguay.  Cases have been discovered in Montevideo, Canelones, Colonia, Maldonado, and Salto.  The Ministry of Public Health has also confirmed that some cases have originated from community transmission within Uruguay. The Government of Uruguay has implemented measures to limit the spread of …

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