In order to help companies in bringing their foreign employees and to foster the Talent Attraction Plan,  an 8-day fast track is available to access Temporary Residences and Visas. This procedure was jointly developed by the National Directorate of Migration and Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Through this Fast-track, investors and employees working at exporting companies may request a temporary residence (valid for 2 years and renewable for 2 additional years) and/or visa. After submitting the required documents, the residence will be obtained in 8 business days.

This fast track is particularly helpful as the procedure can be started in Uruguay or abroad.

See steps to follow and requirements below, which will depend on the applicant’s origin.

For inquiries, send us an email at: residencias@uruguayxxi.gub.uy

APPLICANT LOCATED ABROAD

The applicant is from: 

In order to use the fast track, the exporting company must send an application note by email to Uruguay XXI (see template here). In this case, we will provide a special agenda for a Permanent Residency. Relatives can be invited by including them in this letter.

This letter together with a letter from Uruguay XXI will be sent to the General Directorate of Consular Affairs, which will inform the respective embassy.

The applicant must submit the required documents outlined in these Instructions in the Uruguayan embassy or consulate abroad.

 *Full & associated Countries are: Argentina, Brasil, Paraguay, Venezuela, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Suriname

 

 In order to use the fast track, the company exporting of services must send an application note by email to Uruguay XXI requesting Temporary Residence (see template here). Relatives can be invited by including them in this letter.

This letter together with a letter from Uruguay XXI will be sent to the General Directorate of Consular Affairs, which will inform the respective embassy.

The applicant must submit the required documents outlined in these Instructions in the Uruguayan mission abroad.

 

In order to use the fast track, the exporting company must send an application note by email to Uruguay XXI requesting Temporary Residence or Visa according to these cases:

  • Work Visa (See the template here)
  • Business Visa (the person comes to Uruguay for a short period of time for work matters such as meetings or conferences) (see template here)
  • Temporary Residence (see template here)

Their Relatives can be invited by including them in the letter depending on the case.

This letter together with a letter from Uruguay XXI will be sent to the General Directorate of Consular Affairs, who will inform the respective embassy.

The applicant must submit the required documents outlined in these Visa/Temporary Residence Instructions in the Uruguayan embassy/consulate abroad. After the residence is approved by the National Migration Directorate , the visa will be stamped.

 

APPLICANT IS LOCATED IN URUGUAY

In order to use the fast track, the exporting company must send an application note by email to Uruguay XXI requesting Temporary Residence (see template here. Relatives can be invited by including them in this letter).

This letter together with a letter from Uruguay XXI will be sent to the National Directorate of Migration. This office will inform the company when the applicant presents himself and submits the required documents outlined here.

*Full & associated Countries are: Argentina, Brasil, Paraguay, Venezuela, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Suriname.

In order to use the fast track, the exporting company must send an application note by email to Uruguay XXI requesting Temporary residence (see template here. Relatives can be invited by including them in this letter).

This letter together with a letter from Uruguay XXI will be sent to the National Directorate of Migration. This office will inform the company when the applicant presents himself and submits the required documents outlined here.

It does not apply: To enter the country, you must have obtained the VISA through an Uruguayan embassy/consulate abroad.

Feel free to contact us at: residencias@uruguayxxi.gub.uy