How to Register a Birth In Uruguay

Register a Birth In Uruguay By Online

To register , you can visit the following offices:

In Montevideo

Sarandi 428

Contact Numbers: 2915 3260/ 6067 Contact Numbers: 2915 3260/6067

The Office hours:

  • Monday through Friday, according to the first letter of the title of the kid:
    • from A to LL From 7:30 to 12:00
    • Between M from M to Z between 13:00 until 17:30

Pereira Rossell Hospital, Canzani, Military or Clinics (when the birth took place at these institutions):

  • Monday through Friday between 09:30 and 13:00 hours.

Peace Courts

Office No. 14 in the Ciudad de la Costa,

Canelones: Av Giannattassio km. 18,300.

  • Business Hours: Office Hours are from Monday through Friday, from 8:30 until 13:00.

in the Office No. 15 located in the City of Las Piedras : Railway and General Flores

  • Office Hours : 8:30 until 13:00

Notification: Birth registration must be completed within ten working days of birth or it’ll fall into the late registration category. The deadline for registration after this date demands parents to bring two witnesses of 18 years or older who have valid identification cards, as well as other requirements depending on the particular case. Registration must be completed at the birthplace or in the home where parents reside.

required Documents For Register a Birth 

  • Birth certificate
  • If both parents of the couple are already married, a marriage certificate as well as the identity cards from both parents.
  • If parents aren’t married the parents have to be recognized by their respective with their identification. In this situation the child is recognized by both parents.

Office Locations and Contacts

Center for Public Information and Guidance

The hours of operation are Monday through Friday between 9 and 7 midnight

Contact number : +598 2915 0103/2915 0203/2915 0104

Email :

Address: Reconquista 535, CP11100, Montevideo, Uruguay.

MEC Website


Registration for birth is absolutely free.


Registration is required and must be done in the space of the 10 days from the date of the day of birth.

The Directorate General of Civil Status Register is responsible for the birth registry in Uruguay.

The Document is required

The following are steps to follow to record your birth.

External Links

  • Oriental Republic of Uruguay – Official Website:



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