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 state that the animal is free from 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, specifying the product used and the expiration date of the treatment.
III – It must show that the animal has received an anti-rabies vaccine that is still valid 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.
Uruguay does not allow animals that have previously been diagnosed with leishmaniasis to enter the country.
The IVC must be issued in compliance with the regulations of Mercosul and of the destination country.
All dogs who enter or return to the country must have an individual electronic identification in the form of a microchip that is ISO 11784 compliant and uses HDX or FDH-B technology, and that ID must be listed on the International Veterinary Certificate (IVC)
The passenger is responsible for complying with Uruguayan law and, before travelling, should contact MGAP, the Uruguayan Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (www.mgap.gub.uy), and the consulates of all the destination countries in order to request the necessary information, including information on the validation of the required travel documents.
SAC 000 4019 0895