VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days*

Note:

*Visa is required for holders of an emergency travel document in transit

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may not enter Uruguay, except in certain cases and with special approval that is sought via the following e-mail address: dnm-consultas@minterior.gub.uy . Foreign citizens with a permanent residence in Uruguay may enter the country with prior registration and under requirements stated on the following link: https://www.gub.uy/tramites/creacion-usuario-gubuy-id-uruguay-auto-registro.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia who hold a national passport do not need a visa for stays of up to 90 days in Uruguay in a six-month period, counting from the date of first entry. For the purpose of tourism travel, the remaining validity of the passport must be minimum 6 months. This also applies to regulating stay in Uruguay.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION — Serbia and Uruguay do not have an agreement on mutual health insurance of their citizens, thus, travel health insurance is recommended. General conditions of medical treatment in Uruguay are good. 

SECURITY SITUATION — In general, the security situation in the country is good. Street crime is present in Montevideo, in the parts of the city around the port. Tourists are advised to take standard precautions and to stay in larger cities or tourist centres, if possible.

The police telephone number in Montevideo is 911, and in the rest of the country it is 02 911. All persons who, even if unknowingly, violate Uruguayan laws may be expelled, detained, or arrested.

Penalties for possession, use and illegal trafficking of drugs are extremely severe in Uruguay.

TRANSPORT — Uruguay's international airport is Carrasco, located in the capital of Montevideo, which is also Uruguay's main international port.

Transport in Uruguay is safe and well organised. Roads are good almost throughout the entire country. Local drivers often do not respect speed limits and traffic signs.

To drive in Uruguay, foreign nationals must have an international driving permit.

OTHER INFORMATION — Uruguayan customs regulations are very strict in terms of temporary import and export of precious and semi-precious stones, jewellery, weapons, medicines, plants and plant seeds, pornographic material, flammable substances, certain types of food, and antiques. Jewellery worth more than 500 US dollars must be declared upon entry.

When entering and leaving Uruguay, travellers must declare cash amounts of over 10,000 US dollars, and a certificate of origin in case of larger amounts.

The Uruguayan currency is peso.

All major payment cards are accepted. The price of hotel accommodation on ranges between 100 and 300 US dollars. Daily food cost ranges between 60 and 100 US dollars.

 

Contact information:

For consular assistance and protection while in Uruguay, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Buenos Aires, Argentina (address: Marcelo T. de Alvear 1705, C1060AAG, Buenos Aires, Argentina), which covers Uruguay on a non-residential basis, at one of the following telephone numbers: 00 54 11 48 13 34 45, 00 54 11 48 13 34 46, or e-mail: е.serbia@fibertel.com.ar.