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 Uruguay should ensure they have sufficient food, medicine, and supplies to remain in Uruguay for an extended period of time.

The Embassy continues to encourage U.S. citizens to enroll and maintain current information through the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program. This includes extending your end date through your account settings if you are remaining in Uruguay to ensure you continue to get the latest information from U.S. Embassy Montevideo.

U.S. citizens who wish to receive information on departure options should they become available may contact the Embassy at  For each member of your group who wishes to depart, please include: (1) name as it appears on passport, (2) date of birth, (3) U.S. passport number, (4) telephone number and WhatsApp number, (5) current location, and (6) special medical or other considerations.

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

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 3 Global COVID-19 Pandemic Notice.

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