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
  • As of November 1st, 2021, Uruguay is open to certain travelers who must comply with certain requirements:
  1. 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.
  2. 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 20 days prior to embarkation.
  3. Foreigners under 18 years of age.
 
  • Valid Identity Document.
 
  • Negative COVID-19 Test: All passengers must present a certificate of negative RT-PCR COVID-19 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 A test that has been taken out of date or the absence of one as indicated, is a reason for denial of boarding.
    1. Exceptions: Minors under 6 years old.
 
  • All non-resident foreigners must present travel insurance that guarantees their assistance in the event of suspicion or confirmation of COVID-19.
 
  • All passengers must perform a second RT-PCR test, at their own expense, on the seventh day after the RT-PCR test that was performed in the country of origin or transit.
 
  • 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.
 
  • 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.  
  • 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:  Uruguay citizens and residents in Uruguay  
  • Valid Identity Document.
 
  • Negative COVID-19 Test: All passengers must present a certificate of negative RT-PCR COVID-19 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 denial of boarding.
    1. Exceptions: Minors under 6 years old.
 
  • All passengers must perform a second RT-PCR test, at their own expense, on the seventh day after the RT-PCR test that was performed in the country of origin or transit.
  • Have health coverage in Uruguay.
  • 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 20 and 90 days prior to embarkation. These passengers must also perform a second RT-PCR test, at their own expense, on the seventh day after the RT-PCR test that was performed in the country of origin or transit.
  • 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.
  • 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.
 
  • 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 – ASUNCIÓN:  Paraguay citizens and residents in Paraguay  
  • Valid Identity Document.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding. Passengers vaccinated against CoVID-19 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.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding.
  • All passengers must complete the traveler’s health form 24 hours prior to flight departure at http://dgvs.mspbs.gov.py/webdgvs/views/paginas/vista_viajeros_nor.html. The negative test result must be attached. Once the form is submitted, this will generate a QR code that must be presented during Check-In.
  • All passengers aged 12 years and over, vaccinated and unvaccinated, are required to take a second COVID-19 test 5 days after the first COVID-19 test taken before departure(Day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample) at an authorized laboratory by the Central Public Health Laboratory. Exemption: Passengers coming from MERCOSUR member countries and associated countries (Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Guyana and Suriname) will not be required to present this second test.
  • All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated are subject to isolation for up to 5 days in their homes, hotels or residence. After completing 5 days of the first COVID-19 test taken before departure (day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample), all passengers must undergo another RT-PCR test in a public or private laboratory authorized by the Central Public Health Laboratory. If the result is positive, passengers must be quarantined for another 7 days. Quarantine must take place in a hotel, hostel or declared residence.
  • Passengers must bring a replacement mask since upon disembarkation the health authorities will request that it be discarded to enter the airport.
     
  • Passengers who have had COVID-19 must present positive COVID-19 ARN, RT-PCR, LAMP, NAAT or Antigen test issued at least 14 days and maximum 90 days prior to flight arrival. Presenting a new negative COVID-19 test after arrival will not be necessary for these passengers.
  FROM MONTEVIDEO – ASUNCIÓN:  non-resident foreigners
  • Valid Identity Document.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding. Passengers vaccinated against CoVID-19 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.
  • MANDATORY: All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated, must present a negative RT-PCR, LAMP or NAAT test for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding.
  • All passengers must complete the traveler’s health form 24 hours prior to flight departure at http://dgvs.mspbs.gov.py/webdgvs/views/paginas/vista_viajeros_nor.html. The negative test result must be attached. Once the form is submitted, this will generate a QR code that must be presented during Check-In.
  • All passengers aged 12 years and over, vaccinated and unvaccinated, are required to take a second COVID-19 test 5 days after the first COVID-19 test taken before departure(Day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample) at an authorized laboratory by the Central Public Health Laboratory. Exemption: Passengers coming from MERCOSUR member countries and associated countries (Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Guyana and Suriname) will not be required to present this second test.
  • All non-resident foreigners must present international travel insurance that guarantees assistance in case of suspicion or confirmation of COVID-19. Exceptions: National passengers and residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela, as well as children up to 18 years of age, of parents of Paraguayan nationality are excepted to present travel insurance.
  • All passengers 12 years of age and older who are NOT fully vaccinated are subject to isolation for up to 5 days in their homes, hotels, or residence. After completing 5 days of the first COVID-19 test taken before departure (day 1 is fulfilled 24 hours after taking the sample), all passengers must undergo another RT-PCR test in a public or private laboratory authorized by the Central Public Health Laboratory. If the result is positive, passengers must be quarantined for another 7 days. Quarantine must take place in a hotel, hostel or declared residence.
  • Passengers must bring a replacement mask since upon disembarkation the health authorities will request that it be discarded to enter the airport.
     
  • Passengers who have had COVID-19 must present positive COVID-19 ARN, RT-PCR, LAMP, NAAT or Antigen test issued at least 14 days and maximum 90 days prior to flight arrival. Presenting a new negative COVID-19 test after arrival will not be necessary for these passengers.
  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 or negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to boarding.   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.