Procedures and Consular Services
Monday to Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Closed on weekends and statutory holidays (Canada-Ontario).
Select a link for more details, or contact the Consular Section at the Embassy of Uruguay.
Mensaje a la Comunidad:
FINALIZACIÓN DE PRÓRROGAS DE CERTIFICADOS DE EXISTENCIA.
Se pone en conocimeinto de todos ustedes que el Banco de Previsión Social (BPS), la Caja Bancaria, la Caja Notarial y la Caja Policial informaron haber dispuesto no continuar prorrogando la validez de sus certificados de existencia desde marzo de 2022.
Canadian passport holders do not need a visa to enter Uruguay.
Exceptions: diplomatic, service and official passports need a visa to enter Uruguay.
Canadian residents with passports from their country of origin must contact the Consular Section for further information.
For documents to have legal status in Uruguay, they must be legalized by the Consular Section in accordance with the following procedure:
1- An original or a notarized copy of each document must first be legalized by a provincial government office of signatures, or by the:
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Authentication and Service of Documents Division (JLAC)
125 Sussex Drive
2- Upon legalization by a Canadian government authority, the document(s) must be submitted to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Uruguay in Canada.
3- Payments can be made by e-transfer, money order or cheque, payable to Embassy of Uruguay.
4- Once in Uruguay, the document must then be legalized at the Department of Foreign Affairs, and translated if not in Spanish.
*Please be advised in order to obtain the legalization fee the Consular Section must have access to the document.
** Fees change monthly