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Move from Argentina to Uruguay

Moving from Argentina to Uruguay? Universal Cargo has been a specialist in international moving for 40 years. Our company offers you a complete service that includes ISO 9001 quality standard packing, import and export customs clearance, international transportation and delivery all over Uruguay. Additionally Universal Cargo offers storage at destination in the main uruguayan cities such as Montevideo and Punta del Este.

Customs prescriptions

  • Shippers will be allowed to import either surface or airfreight shipments of households and personal effects for domestic use only.
  • Shipments must arrive in Uruguay within 180 days from clients arrival in the country.
  • Duty free entry whether used or new.

Returning Uruguayan citizen and / or foreign citizen with legal residence visa

Uruguayan citizens returning home must submit customs authorities proof of permanent residence abroad for a mínimum period of one year.

Foreigh citizen WITHOUT legal residence

All foreign citizens who wish to enter personal effects must have applied for residence in Uruguay but must submit a guarantee before customs until permanent residence is obtained. This guarantee will be reimbursed once obtained legal residence.

Motor vehicles

Uruguayan citizens

  • Any Uruguayan with more tan 2 years of residence in a foreign country , who decides to definitely return to Uruguay, will be able to introduce for one time only free of any Exchange and exempt of customs duties , taxes or connectes charges, a car of her/his property.
  • The vehicle cannot be sold nor transferred by a period of four years since the return to Uruguay.
  • Uruguayan diplomats are not authorized to import vehicles.

Foreign citizens

  • Are not allowed to import cars.

Prohibited articles

  • Firearms.
  • Medicine, narcotics and drugs.
  • Plants and seeds.
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    C.A.B.A. - Argentina

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Quality Certification ISO 9001:2008
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