Open with restrictions

Uruguay Travel Restrictions

85.73% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 85.70% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Uruguay.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Uruguay without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Uruguay for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Uruguay entry details and exceptions

Most unvaccinated 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. These entry restrictions do not apply to Uruguayan citizens, travelers with resident status, travelers who are fully vaccinated, travelers under 18 years old, travelers who recovered from COVID-19 no more than 90 days before their travel. They must have proof of a positive COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test result from a test taken at least 10 days before arrival, and 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.


Outgoing travel to UruguayTravelling from India to Uruguay

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Uruguay.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 6, travelers who recovered from COVID-19, who have proof of a positive COVID-19 test result from an antigen or RT-PCR test that was taken between 10 and 90 days before traveling, and fully vaccinated travelers
Unvaccinated travelers must take a new RT-PCR test at their own cost 7 days after arrival to Uruguay. Travelers who do not take tests on day 7 are required to complete self-quarantine for 14 days. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 6 and fully vaccinated travelers
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Uruguay.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who are not fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers who choose not to take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 7 after arrival must quarantine for 14 days.
Uruguayan citizens who are not fully vaccinated must quarantine for 14 days on arrival, and have the option to take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 7 of quarantine and end quarantine earlier with negative test results.
This requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers who received their last dose in the last 9 months before travel and at least 14 days before their entry into Uruguay, travelers who recovered from COVID-19 in no more than 90 days before their travel. They must have proof of a positive antigen or RT-PCR test result from a test taken at least 10 days before arrival, and Uruguayan citizens under the age of 18.
Documents
Unvaccinated travelers who are allowed to enter Uruguay must submit a sworn statement before traveling to Uruguay. This requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers and Uruguayan citizens and residency permit holders.
Unvaccinated travelers are required to apply for a special permit to travel to Uruguay. This requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers, travelers under 18 years of age, and Uruguayan citizens and residency permit holders.
Health Insurance
Travelers must have health insurance coverage in Uruguay. Travelers are recommended to include coverage for COVID-19 related expenses.

Return travelReturning to India from Uruguay

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Uruguay must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Uruguay are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Uruguay

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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