In Uruguay, you may only enter the country with a pet when all the requirements described in the table above have been met and you have a health certificate that meets the following requirements:
I – It must show that the animal is free of any symptoms of illness, as well as infectious diseases and parasites.
II – It must show that the animal has received anti-parasite treatment, both internal and external, and provide the name of the product used and its expiration date.
III – It must show that the animal has received a valid anti-rabies vaccine and give the vaccination date, type, series (lot/batch number) and brand of the vaccine.
IV – In the case of dogs, it must show proof of treatment against the Taenia Echinococcus tapeworm with medication containing the active ingredient Praziquantel, which must have been administrated no less than 72 hours and no more than 30 days prior to entering the country.
V – Animals must undergo the serological test for leishmaniasis within 60 days prior to boarding.
Uruguay does not allow animals that have previously been diagnosed with leishmaniasis to enter the country.
The CVI must be issued in compliance with the regulations of Mercosul and the destination country.
The passenger is responsible for complying with Uruguayan law and should contact MGAP, the Uruguayan Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (www.mgap.gub.uy), and the consulates of all the destination countries before travelling to request the necessary information, including information on the validation of the required travel documents.