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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Margheritis, Ana

Published: June 2015

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Margheritis, Ana

Published: May 2015

Country expert(s)

Margheritis, Ana

Current citizenship law

Constitution of the Republic (as amended 31/10/2004), Section III LANGUAGE: uk


Constitución de la República (as amended 31/10/2004), Seccion III LANGUAGE: Spain

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Uruguay domestic case law
International case law Uruguay International case law
Citizenship News

New law grants citizenship to grandchildren of Uruguayan citizens who reisde abroad