Uruguay Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Uruguay
Capital city: Montevideo
Currency: Peso Uruguayo (UYU)
Local time: GMT - 3
Telephone code: + 598
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import (for persons under 18 years of age: 50% of the quantities allowed):A. for non-residents: - 4 cartons of ciga... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Firearms for sporting purposes require a permit obtained via the "Servicio de Material y Armamento" of the "Comando General de la Armada" at Avd. D... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

All plants, flowers, bulbs, seeds, green, vegetables, etc., carried by passengers in or outside their baggage must be accompanied by a sanitary cer... More information

Export regulations:

Free export:- 100 cigarettes and 25 cigars;- reasonable quantity of alcoholic beverages.... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

The same regulations as for passengers apply, except for food, beverages or plants which are not allowed.... More information


Cats, dogs and other animals must have a:- Veterinarian health certificate issued not more than 10 days before departure, which also states th... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Uruguay.... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Uruguayan Peso-UYU) and foreign... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.