U.S. Consulate in Uruguay closed to the public on March 12-15.

Important Notice U.S. Consulate in Uruguay closed to the public on March 12-15. This closure, which is due to the renovation and upgrade project to the Embassy building, will affect available dates for visa interviews, passports, and other consular services. Since the high season for trips to the United States is coming up, we recommend everyone who is planning ...
Read More»

Third Rehabilitation Project Town Hall meeting for the members of the neighborhood

Eighteen neighbors attended the Third Rehabilitation Project town hall meeting on January 10, 2019, including Intendencia Councilman Gustavo Zúñiga, who also attended the previous meeting.   Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Project Director Jose Padilla began the presentation with a review of the U.S. Embassy Montevideo’s history and the reason for the project, highlighting the need for mechanical, electrical, and security upgrades to comply with building and safety regulations.  He also referred to the major upgrade to the Consular section, with the creation of a separate embassy entrance to streamline visa applicant traffic.  Mr. Padilla emphasized the contributions of local companies on the project, such as Stiler, which is ...
Read More»

Second Rehabilitation Project Town Hall meeting for the members of the neighborhood

On Wednesday June 20, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo held the second Rehabilitation Project Town Hall meeting for the members of the neighborhood. The meeting was hosted by Ambassador Kelly Keiderling and OBO Project Director Jose Padilla, and was attended by 50 neighbors, including Councilman Gustavo Zuñiga from Junta Departamental de Montevideo. The evening ...
Read More»

Renovation and Upgrade Project for the Chancery Building

On January 22, 2018, work on the renovation and upgrade project for the Chancery building of the U.S. Embassy located on Lauro Müller St., which hosts the diplomatic mission in Uruguay, will begin. The Chancery building, designed by famous architect I. M. Pei and inaugurated in 1969, is nearing its 50th anniversary and requires a redesign of ...
Read More»
Show More ∨