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 is the last flight with availability the Embassy is aware of until next week. Please note that given the uncertainty of the situation, there is no guarantee flights will continue. Therefore, the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens who wish to depart Uruguay to do so immediately.

Please contact immediately if you wish to depart on the March 27 LATAM flight.

All U.S. citizens in Uruguay should continue to prepare by ensuring they have sufficient food, medicine, and supplies should they need to remain in Uruguay for an extended period of time.

U.S. Embassy Montevideo has suspended routine consular services. For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our websitefor additional information or send an email to For emergency visa services, send an email to

If you previously registered in, please make sure to extend your end date through your account settings if you are still in Uruguay. This will ensure you continue to get the latest information from U.S. Embassy Montevideo.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice. For more information, visit the CDC’s website.

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