Death of a U.S. Citizen
The death of a U.S. citizen, whether resident or tourist in Uruguay , should be reported to the nearest Embassy or consulate so that a Report of Death of a U.S. Citizen Abroad can be issued. This document is necessary to settle legal and estate matters in the United States.
For additional information regarding the death of a U.S. citizen please see the Embassy website at https://uy.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/death-of-a-u-s-citizen/
If you would like to speak to someone directly regarding the death of a U.S. citizen in Uruguay , call the U.S. Embassy:
U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call (+598 2) 1770-2000
Outside of Office Hours, contact: (+598 2) 1770-2000
Outside of Uruguay: 011-598-1770-2000
The Embassy or nearest consulate can assist family and friends in the event of the death of a U.S. citizen in Uruguay . However, funeral homes in Uruguay are generally well versed on the requirements of shipping remains to the U.S. and can complete the necessary paperwork to export the remains to the United States or to prepare the remains for local burial. Procedures and costs for the disposition of remains varies throughout Uruguay . Information is provided on the Embassy website at https://uy.usembassy.gov/embassy/ .
For additional information regarding the death of a U.S. citizen please see the Embassy website at https://uy.usembassy.gov/ . Under U.S. Citizen Services, select “Death of a U.S. citizen”.