Shipping to Uruguay: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Uruguay. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Uruguay and beyond.

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Uruguay eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Uruguay

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Uruguay Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Uruguay shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

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Top courier services when shipping to Uruguay include, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking, USPS First Class International & Fedex - International Economy.

When shipping to Uruguay, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide .

Popular eCommerce platforms in Uruguay are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Uruguay are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Uruguay.

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.

Uruguay Import Tax & Custom Fees

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Uruguay calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges or use our calculator to see fees.

Duties & Tax Details For Uruguay

Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

Tax Threshold: 1 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 22%

Duty Threshold: 1 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

Mobiles

5%

Tablets

5%

Computers

5%

Cameras

20%

Accessories

21%

Accessories (Battery)

29%

Health & Beauty

36.5%

Fashion

38%

Watches

21%

Jewelry

5%

Pets Accessories

0%

Dry Food & Supplements

13%

Home Appliances

27%

Home Gardening

21%

Toys

27%

Sports

27%

Luggage

38%

Audio Video

27%

Documents

23%

Gaming

0%

Books & Collectibles

7%

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Uruguay

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Uruguay Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Uruguay customs and regulations? Before shipping to Uruguay (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Uruguay and other countries at Easyship.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Chemicals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Fresh Food

  • Plants

  • Seeds

  • Tobacco

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

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