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About the US embassy and its location in Montevideo, Uruguay.

About Uruguay

Uruguay is located in southern South America. The main language spoken in Uruguay is Spanish. The current population (as of 2016) is 3,444,006. Uruguay has a human development index (HDI) of 0.804 and therefore can be considered as country with very high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Uruguay. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Montevideo

Montevideo is located in the province of Montevideo and is the capital of Uruguay. 1,719,453 people are living in Montevideo (as of 2011). The city is very important and represents Uruguay internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay

Offices located within the US embassy located in Montevideo include:

  • Political / Economic / Commercial
  • Consular Affairs
  • Management Section
  • Office of Defense Cooperation
  • Defense Attaché Office
  • Regional Security Office
  • Public Affairs
  • Cultural Affairs
  • Engineering Services Section
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (+598 2) 1770-2000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page..