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visa uruguay


The necessary documents for Uruguayan visa applications for each candidate are:


  • A valid passport - (scanned)

  • A recent photo with white background - (scanned). The photo must have been taken within the past six months.

  • Visa form for our consulate (find below). Please be advised that visa forms are different in each consulate.

  • Reserved flight ticket (when the visa is ready to be issued, a purchased ticket must be shown otherwise the visa will NOT be issued to the passport)

  • Valid hotel reservation / Accommodation

  • Bank account statements for past six months

  • Criminal record of the country of residence translated into Spanish obtained within the last three months (The document in Spanish can be obtained from e-devlet

  • Travel insurance covering the duration of your trip

  • 54 USD (to be paid when the visa is authorized) 

  • Invitation letter stating your purposes (business/tourism) in Uruguay (if applicable)

  • Interview at the consulate (appointed date will be set by consular officers)

If you are currently residing, studying, or working in Turkey we would also like you to present:

  • A document stating your purpose of stay in Turkey such as a student document/work permit/residence permit in Turkey.

  • Any bill that is under your name

  • A letter from your current employer

Please be advised that:

  • Original documents must be submitted at the interview.

  • All documents should be scanned in PDF format, named accordingly, and sent as separate attachments.

  • All documents should be sent separately for each individual applicant.

  • Photos should be scanned and saved as a JPEG and should be no bigger than 512 KB.

  • If there are any valid visas in the applicant’s passports, please send scanned copies of the valid visas.

  • The visa application process might take more than 21 business days.


The documents should be attached and sent as indicated above. You will receive a confirmation e-mail from the Consulate General of Uruguay once all the attached documents have been sent in accordance with these instructions. If you fail to follow these guidelines, you will not receive a confirmation e-mail and the visa process would not have started.

The Consulate General will notify the applicant about the result of the application. If the visa is approved, the applicant will have 60 days to get the visa issued onto the passport. Once the visa is stamped on the passport, the applicant will have 60 days to enter the country. 

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