General Information

October, 3 to 6, 2022

Montevideo Uruguay, Radisson Victoria Plaza Hotel

Symposium Venue – Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza

Montevideo, Uruguay

In Montevideo there are many places to discover. You can visit recognized centers of art, music, museums, among others.

Language: Spanish.

Currency: Uruguayan Peso.

Bank hours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Money orders: Western Union, Abitab, Red Pagos, Correo Uruguayo.

Cellphone lines: Antel, Movistar and Claro.

Wi-Fi: Montevideo has more than 100 free WIFI points. You can check them here.

Business hours: It is from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. On Saturdays, shops are open until noon (from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and most of them are closed on Sundays. The malls are open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday and from 10:00 am to 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Tips: Although they are not mandatory, it is well seen and usually 10% is left.

Health Services: There are many health providers in Uruguay, both public and private.

Rambla of Montevido – Pocitos
Palacio Salvo
Solis Theater
Mausoleum of José Gervasio Artigas

Entry Requirements and Paperwork

  • What documentation do I need to travel to Uruguay? Under normal conditions, foreign visitors do not need to submit special paperwork to immigration. Only the current passport is necessary. For citizens of countries bordering Uruguay, current passport or identification card are needed. For minors traveling alone, check the emigration policy on age in the country of origin, which generally requires written consent from parents. In all cases, it is recommended to consult a diplomatic representative.
  • For information about Visas to enter Uruguay, click here.
  • New conditions for entering Uruguay in the COVID-19 context. Since November 1, 2021, the borders have been open to all national citizens, resident and foreign thanks to the expansion of vaccination at national, regional and global levels and to the improvement of the country’s health situation. 
  • COVID-19 health entry requirements 
    1. Complete a sworn statement stating the absence of symptoms and contact with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to entry or that they are immunized for having contracted it. Must be delivered online within 48 hours prior to boarding.
    2. Since April 1, 2022, the negative COVID-19 test is not required for those who prove they have been vaccinated against the Coronavirus or who have had the disease between 10 and 90 days prior to arrival in Uruguay. In case of having contracted COVID-19, the positive test result must be presented between a maximum of 90 (ninety) days and up to 10 (ten) days prior to boarding or arrival in the country.If any of these conditions are not met, a negative PCR or antigen test must be presented, carried out up to 72 hours prior to the trip. Children under six years of age are exempt. People who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 or who have symptoms, within the seven days prior to arrival in the country, will not be able to enter Uruguay. Unless they enter by private vehicle (see info). 
    3. Health insurance with a specific COVID-19 coverage plan.