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Uruguay Import Restrictions

In order to enter Uruguay, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Uruguay government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Uruguay, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Uruguay.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Uruguay authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Commercial goods require an inserted invoice with a duplicate copy posted separately to the addressee. Used clothing requires a Certificate of Disinfection.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Uruguay prohibits: