Uruguay

Living and
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Giovanni Gallo

"I have lived in many countries before, and now I like sharing my experience as an expat with members of the Quito Community."

Kristina Serou

"It's all about finding more expats in Uruguay and beyond to build a network -- InterNations makes it happen. "

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Uruguay

Are you an expat working and living in Uruguay? Or are you preparing to move soon to Montevideo, Salto or any other of the Uruguayan international hotspots?

Expat life in Uruguay has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the Northern Interior, characterized by local Gaucho culture, learning how Uruguayan people celebrate Tourism Week, up to tasting Uruguay’s favorite dishes such as asado.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Uruguay. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Ireland to moving to Ecuador.

Top Articles in the Uruguay Expat Guide

  • Moving to Uruguay

    Often overlooked between its larger neighbors Argentina and Brazil, despite its small size Uruguay has a lot to offer to expats. From magnificent beaches to four different seasons, read our guide on moving to Uruguay to learn all about this beautiful country.
  • Living in Uruguay

    Are you prepared to start living in Uruguay? This guide offers useful information on what you can expect in terms of language, demographics, quality of life, healthcare, safety and security, and schools — to help get you ready to start your new life in Uruguay.
  • Working in Uruguay

    Despite being the continent’s second-smallest country by area and in the bottom five by population, Uruguay has managed to hold its own in a number of key economic indicators. Our guide to working in Uruguay offers a glimpse into the nation's economy.

Working and living in Uruguay – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Uruguay requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Uruguayan expat life. Living abroad in Uruguay raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Uruguay?ʺ, ʺWhich items should I absolutely bring along to Uruguay?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Montevideo should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Uruguayan municipality in Chuy?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Uruguay is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Uruguay aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Uruguay. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from culture and sights, to housing & household or expat institutions and clubs, up to sports & leisure. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺWhich medications or exams do my dogs need beforehand so they can enter the country?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Uruguay? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Singapore or living in Kuwait!

Tips on living and working in Uruguay – From financial service providers to car rental agencies

Moreover, our expat directory for Uruguay includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. financial service providers or car rental agencies. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Uruguay with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt ¡Hola! from our expats living and working in Uruguay.

Giovanni Gallo

"I have lived in many countries before, and now I like sharing my experience as an expat with members of the Quito Community."

Kristina Serou

"It's all about finding more expats in Uruguay and beyond to build a network -- InterNations makes it happen. "

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