Health Requirements to Travel Between Asuncion and Montevideo

These are entry restrictions that each government sets for travelers. We recommend you to thoroughly read the current restrictions, not only before purchasing the ticket, but also in the days prior to the flight since they can constantly change. The passenger is responsible for having the necessary documentation to make the trip.

FROM ASUNCION TO MONTEVIDEO:  non-resident foreigners

  1. As of November 1st, 2021, Uruguay is open to certain travelers who must comply with certain requirements:

a) Foreigners who have received a single dose or two doses, as corresponds to the type of vaccine supplied, against COVID-19 approved by their country of origin, within the last 9 months prior to shipment to the country and after the waiting periods have been met respectively to achieve effective immunity. These passengers must present a certificate issued by the health authority of their country of origin, which certifies the vaccination and compliance with the aforementioned deadlines.

b) Foreign citizens who recovered from COVID-19 disease within the last 90 days prior to embarkation or arrival in the country, which must be evidenced by a positive COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test performed between 90 days and up to 10 days prior to embarkation.

c) Foreigners under 18 years of age.

2. Valid Identity Document.

3. Negative COVID-19 Test: From April 1st 2022, negative results by PCR-RT technique or antigen test will not be requested from immunized people.

People who have NOT had the disease within the last 90 days and have NOT received the single dose or the two doses, depending on the type of vaccine supplied approved by their country of origin, against SARS CoV-2, must additionally present a certificate of negative RT-PCR COVID-19 or antigen test performed at most 72 hours before entering the Uruguayan territory in a laboratory duly accredited and authorized by the MSPBS in Paraguay. A test that has been taken out of date or the absence of one as indicated, is a reason for boarding denial.

  • Exceptions: Minors under 6 years old.
  • People who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have had symptoms of the disease within the last 7 (seven) days prior to arrival in the country will not be able to enter.

4. All non-resident foreigners must present travel insurance that guarantees their assistance in the event of suspicion or confirmation of COVID-19.

5. All Foreign travelers are required to complete a sworn statement / health declarationwithin 48 hours before entering the country through the following link: https://www.gub.uy/antes-venir . This health declaration online will only be accepted in digital format, by presenting the QR code.

6. All non-vaccinated foreign citizens must submit an online application to request for an exceptional authorization. This must be initiated in advance of the trip through the following link: https://www.gub.uy/ingreso-uruguay-para-extranjeros. In order to obtain this document, it is important to be clear about the reasons for the trip; these may be business, economic, judicial, humanitarian, diplomatic, labor or family. Passengers will receive an email indicating the result of their application, which may be approved or denied authorization to enter the country.

7. All non-vaccinated foreign citizens are required to quarantine for 7 days upon arrival. On the 7th day of quarantine, they will be asked to take a second RT-PCR test and wait for a negative result before being allowed to finish their quarantine period. Alternatively, travelers may be quarantined for 14 days without having to take the second test.

FROM ASUNCION TO MONTEVIDEO:  Uruguayan citizens and residents in Uruguay

  1. Valid Identity Document.
  2. Negative COVID-19 Test: From April 1st 2022, negative results by PCR-RT technique or antigen test will not be requested from immunized people.

    People who have NOT had the disease within the last 90 days and have NOT received the single dose or the two doses, depending on the type of vaccine supplied approved by their country of origin, against SARS CoV-2, must additionally present a certificate of negative RT-PCR COVID-19 or antigen test performed at most 72 hours before entering the Uruguayan territory in a laboratory duly accredited and authorized by the MSPBS in Paraguay. A test that has been taken out of date or the absence of one as indicated, is a reason for boarding denial.

  • Exceptions: Minors under 6 years old.

3. Have health coverage in Uruguay.

4. All passengers, who have already had COVID-19 within the last 90 days prior to embarkation or arrival in the country, must present a positive RT-PCR or antigen test performed between 10 and 90 days prior to embarkation. 

5. All passengers, who have received a single dose or two doses as corresponds to the type of vaccine supplied, against COVID-19 approved by their country of origin, within the last 9 months prior to shipment to the country and after the waiting periods have been met respectively to achieve effective immunity, will be exempted to comply with the mandatory 7-day quarantine. These passengers must present a certificate issued by the health authority of their country of origin, which certifies the vaccination and compliance with the aforementioned deadlines.

6. All non-fully vaccinated passengers and who have NOT already had COVID-19 within the last 90 days prior to embarkation, are required to quarantine for 7 days upon arrival. On the 7th day of quarantine, they will be asked to take a second RT-PCR test and wait for a negative result before being allowed to finish their quarantine period. Alternatively, travelers may be quarantined for 14 days without having to take the second test.

7. All passengers are required to complete a sworn statement / health declarationwithin 48 hours before entering the country through the following link: https://www.gub.uy/antes-venir . This health declaration online will only be accepted in digital format, by presenting the QR code.

Transit Passengers in Uruguay

It is allowed a maximum of 24 hours of transit at Carrasco International Airport.

It is the passenger’s responsibility to comply with the health and documentation requirements for entering the city of their destination.

Failure to comply with the requirements may result in denied boarding.

 

FROM MONTEVIDEO TO ASUNCIÓN:  Paraguay citizens, foreigners, and residents in Paraguay

  1. Valid Identity Document.
  2. Vaccination certificate against COVID-19: Travelers aged 12 years and older must prove that they were vaccinated with a certificate or vaccination card issued by the health authority of the country of origin. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated when they have been inoculated with the last dose of their vaccination scheme plus a booster dose.

The vaccination certificate will be accepted in the following languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and French. The certificate must contain the following information:

  • Passenger ´s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Identification or passport number.
  • Identification of the manufacturer of the vaccine.
  • Batch number of the vaccine administered.
  • Date of administration of the vaccine.

Proof of vaccination indicating data in QR-CODE format, or any other coded language will not be accepted.

Passengers who do NOT have the respective booster vaccinations, must also present: SARS-CoV-2 TEST (RNA detection technique: RT-PCR / LAMP / NAAT) with a negative result, taken with a maximum of 72 hours before departure. Antigen tests will not be accepted.

3. All travelers aged 12 years and older, who are NOT vaccinated/fully vaccinated, are required to show a negative COVID-19 test result (RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT) taken no more than 72 hours prior to embarkation. Antigen test results will not be accepted.

4. Passengers aged 12 years and older, who have had COVID-19 must present a positive COVID-19 ARN, RT-PCR, LAMP, NAAT or Antigen test issued at least 10 days and maximum 90 days prior to flight arrival.

5. All passengers must present an International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever. This vaccination certificate is required for travelers from countries at risk of disease transmission (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Venezuela). This document will be required at the entrance and departure from the Paraguayan territory (photos/photocopies will not be accepted). The vaccine must be applied at least 10 days before the trip.

Transit passengers in Asuncion:

Passengers in transit via Asuncion are allowed to stay at the airport for a maximum of 24 hours, when there is an agreement between airlines.

Passengers in transit via Asuncion, who are NOT fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and when there is no agreement between airlines, will be allowed to stay at the airport for a maximum of 24 hours through a permanence permit to be granted by migrations authorities. In order to obtain this permission, passengers must present their connecting itinerary, and a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.

Passengers in transit via Asuncion, who are NOT fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and who´s connecting time between flights exceeds 24 hours, will be denied boarding their flight at the point of origin.

Passengers in transit via Asuncion, who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, will not be required to obtain a permanence permit. Passengers must prove that they were vaccinated with a certificate or vaccination card issued by the health authority of the country of origin. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated if they have completed 14 days of the last dose of the full schedule.

Failure to comply with the requirements may result in denied boarding.