Last updated on May 1st, 2019 at 10:51 pm
In the South America, Uruguay is one of the countries that is doing well which makes it one of the country you might want to visit. In this guide we’ll tell you all you need to know about Uruguay Visa.
The country is a small one that covers a total area of about 176,000 square kilometres.
The capital of Uruguay is Montevideo, and there are a handful of beautiful places in the country.
There are various Nigerians currently in Uruguay for one reason or another. While some Nigerians are there for tourism and sightseeing, some others are residing in the country for business and work purposes.
You need a visa to enter Uruguay with a Nigerian passport, as Nigeria is not one of the countries whose citizens can visit Uruguay without the need for a visa.
Types of Uruguay Visas
Here are the types of Uruguayan visas available for Nigerians:
• Tourist visa
• Business visa
Where To Get Your Uruguayan Visa
Here is the address of the Honorary Consulate of Uruguay in Lagos, Nigeria, where Nigerians can obtain their Uruguayan visa (as well as their phone numbers and email address)
Address: Saka Jojo Street, Plot 979, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Phone: (01) 261.6430, +234.1.261.6430, +234.1.261.9477
Fax: (01) 261.9477
Requirements For Obtaining Your Uruguayan Business Visa
Although there are various types of Uruguayan visas, we are going to focus more on the business visa.
Of course, you should know that irrespective of the type of visa you seek, some requirements are simply general. For instance, you must have a valid visa.
Here are some basic requirements for a business visa to Uruguay:
• One passport-size photo
• Completed application form
• References in Uruguay (name, address and phone number) or hotel booking confirmation
• Return ticket and travel documentation (including the flight number and the dates of arrival and departure)
• Postal applications should be accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope
• A letter from the company in Nigeria
To get more details about all necessary documents needed for your Uruguayan business visa, kindly go ahead to visit their official website here in Nigeria.
It is important to note that even though getting a visa to Uruguay might not be as tough as that of an American or Canadian visa, you can still be denied if you failed to adhere to the right principles.
Make sure you don’t submit wrong information about yourself, and make sure you don’t submit fake documents. Fill the right things in the form and you should expect a successful transaction.
Finally, when you get your visa and find yourself there, ensure you put on your best behavior and avoid rubbishing the reputation of the country. Remember, if more Nigerians are doing wrong things over there, the Uruguayan government will make their visa difficult for Nigerians to get.