Exercise normal precautions in Uruguay.
Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Uruguay:
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Report for Uruguay.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
Last Update: Reissued after periodic review without changes.
Originally Published: January 29, 2019