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HOW TO GET A WORK VISA FOR URUGUAY?

    If you want to achieve your dreams and your final destination is Uruguay, then you need to consider getting a work visa for this country, which is not an easy and fast process. As with other type of visas, an application is required as well as important documents. When you’re ready with these, you need to go directly to the Immigration authorities in Uruguay. Also, the company that offered you a job in this country should send a request to the Immigration authorities and guarantee that you are the company’s employee.

    Any foreign national may work in Uruguay under a permanent resident visa or a temporary visa with a period, which last as the length of the employment contract.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THE WORK VISA?

    The following list of documents are needed when you want to acquire a work visa for Uruguay:

    • 1.First of all, you should have a valid passport indicating a last entry stamp and a tourist visa or card.
    • 2.Have a legal contract or certificate, which will serve as an evidence that you are an employee in a company in Uruguay and that the company was indeed incorporated in the country.
    • 3.The company should also provide you a Job Offer letter with their company letterhead duly signed by the company’s legal representative, as a proof that you will be working with the company. The letter should include your new job title, information about the salary, duties and other important data, which can give a clear picture of your profile.
    • 4.A document that proves the Uruguayan company’s inscription with social security as well as tax departments.
    • 5. In case if you are married, you should present your marriage certificate
    • 6.Birth certificate, a labor contract duly executed and passport size photographs.
    • 7.Also, do not forget the health certificate issued by the Health Department
    • 8.Police clearance certificate from the country you last lived in during the last 5 years, so the immigration office has a clear picture of you and your past illegal activities (if there are any).
    • 9.Depending on your last country of residence, an Interpol certificate may be required.

    These are the most important papers that you should have if you want to get your work visa and enjoy your legal professional stay in Uruguay. Also, keep in mind that they can search for documents that are translated in their language, so prepare yourself to find a good and quality translator. Of course, you may apply for work visa for Uruguay with documents in English, but just in case, have someone with you as a translator or prepare to shed more money to have your documents translated to their language.

WHY SHOULD YOU GET A WORK VISA FOR URUGUAY?

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