US To Uruguay Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are not allowed to enter Uruguay yet.
Source: Uruguayan Government

Uruguay: Closed for Travel

Entry restricted for international travelers
Most international travelers are not allowed to enter Uruguay. Travelers looking for an exemption from the entry ban must have the proper documentation and a valid reason.

Details and Exemptions:Entry restrictions do not apply to:
-Uruguayan citizens;
-Travelers with resident status;
-Travelers who can enter Uruguay as long as they have the proper documentation are travelers with business, economic, judicial, humanitarian, diplomatic, work, or family reasons.

For more details, please see the source.
Source: Uruguayan Government


No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Uruguay.

Source: Uruguayan Government

COVID-19 test required

Mandatory COVID-19 test on day 7 for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers must take a COVID-19 test 7 days after they took their test to travel to Uruguay.

Details and Exemptions:Travelers who do not take tests are required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Unvaccinated travelers who test negative on day 7 can leave quarantine.
Source: Uruguayan Government

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travellers must wear masks in all public places.

Source: Uruguay Tourism

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate showing they have received all doses required of the COVID-19 vaccine in the last 6 months and that 14 days have passed since they have received their final dose.

Source: Uruguayan Government
Mandatory health insurance
Travelers must have health insurance coverage in Uruguay.

Source: Uruguay Tourism
Mandatory entry authorization form
Travelers must apply for an entry authorization permit before traveling to Uruguay.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Uruguayan citizens and residency permit holders.

Source: Uruguayan Government
Document: Complete online
Mandatory health declaration form
Travelers must complete their Health Declaration form 48 hours before boarding their flight.

Uruguayans and residency permit holders can submit this form via mobile app or online form.
All other travelers must first apply for entry authorization and once approved, they receive a link to the Health Declaration form.

For more details, please see the source.

Source: Uruguayan Government
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