The British Embassy in Uruguay maintains and develops relations between the UK and Uruguay.
We work closely with the Uruguayan government to uphold strong international institutions, reduce barriers to international trade, combat climate change and support human rights.
Find out more on our UK and Uruguay news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Uruguay. You can access UK government services while in Uruguay.
Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are in need of urgent assistance, please call +598 2622 3630
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Uruguay and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in Uruguay and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +598 2622 3630.
Get an emergency travel document
- If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf
- If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
- If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
- If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
With immediate affect we will no longer be offering notarial & document services. We have been working hard to provide a normal level of service to our customers but with the ever changing developments of COVID-19 we have to make adjustments to our services for the safety of both customers and staff.
If you think you have an urgent need for a document service, please contact +598 2622 3630.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Uruguay.
British Embassy Montevideo, main contact
Marco Bruto 1073
Switchboard (598) 2622 3630 or 2622 3650
Fax (598) 2622 7815
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: email@example.com
Monday – Friday:
08:30 – 14:30
February - December
Monday to Thursday:
09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 14:00
British Council (Organisation specialising in international educational and cultural opportunities including Plan Ceibal)