LALCA 2023

Visa Requirement

It is recommended to apply as early as possible for a Visa as the application process can be time-consuming. Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. 

Currently, citizens from all EU countries and most of Latin American countries, as well as visitors from Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States do not need a visa to enter Uruguay up to 90 days. Regulations, however, are subject to change. It is therefore recommended that you check whether or not you require a visa. 

For information regarding visa requirements, please visit the National Directorate of Migration or visit your local Embassy (or Consulate) of Uruguay for more information. 

New COVID-19 entry requirements for entering Uruguay

  • All people entering to Uruguay are now required to complete the Sworn Statement stating the absence of symptoms and contact with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to entry or that they are immunized for having contracted it. This must be delivered online with 48 hours prior to boarding. 
  • As of April 1, 2022, immunized people or who have had COVID-19 between 10 to 90 days prior to arrival in Uruguay are not asked to have a negative result of PCR-RT or antigen test to enter Uruguay. For those do not meet the above conditions, will need to present a negative PCR or antigen test up to 72 hours prior to the trip. People who are diagnosed with COVID-19 or who have symptoms within 7 days prior to arrival will not be able to enter Uruguay. 
  • A Health / Travel Insurance with COVID-19 coverage is required. 

Here are the FAQs regarding to enter Uruguay under COVID-19 regulationsFrequent Asked Questions to Enter Uruguay 

Letter of Invitation for Visa Purposes

An official Letter of Invitation to obtain a Visa and authorization to attend the IASLC 2023 Latin America Conference on Lung Cancer (LALCA 2023) will be issued ONLY after registration has been completed and full payment received by the Conference Secretariat. 

Submission of Applications

Processing times for visa applications vary depending on the visa office and the time of the year. Participants are encouraged to apply approximately 4 months in advance of their departure date to ensure they receive the visa in time.