Emergency Assistance for U.S. Citizens
Updated May 17, 2013
If you are currently experiencing an emergency and require emergency services (police, ambulance, firefighters), please dial 911.
If you are a U.S. citizen with an emergency during business hours, please call the Embassy Operator:
- 1770-2000 (Inside Uruguay)
- (+598-2) 1770-2300 (Outside Uruguay)
If you are a U.S. citizen with an after-hours emergency, please call our hotline:
- 1770-2311 (Inside Uruguay)
- (+598-2) 1770-2311 (Outside Uruguay)
Please note that 1770-2311 is not for Visa questions. For non-emergency issues, please see our general contact page.
See a list of lawyers registered in our consular district.
Be sure to monitor the State Department's website, travel.state.gov, for updates, as this is the primary tool to disseminate important information during a crisis.
Rest assured that in case of a crisis, we will make use of all available modes.
Lost or Stolen Passports
For details, please refer to Lost or Stolen Passports.