Looking for
South African Expats in Uruguay?

Connect with fellow South Africans in Uruguay
Get information in our Uruguay guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life 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. "

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Uruguay

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Uruguay? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the Northern Interior, characterized by local Gaucho culture with?

InterNations Uruguay offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Uruguay or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Uruguay is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Uruguay

Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Uruguay Expat Guides

  • 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.

Tips and Advice on Uruguay from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Uruguay goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Uruguayan mentality and way of life. South Africans in Uruguay are a part of our community, calling cities such as Chuy, Salto, Montevideo, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Montevideo, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Uruguayan InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Uruguay Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Montevideo, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Uruguay has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the Northern Interior, characterized by local Gaucho culture to Rio de La Plata, with its old colonial magnificence, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Uruguay on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Uruguay

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Uruguay. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Uruguayan asado, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Montevideo’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Uruguay? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see great beach resorts fronting the Atlantic and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Uruguay!