WHAT A A CONSULATE CAN AND CANNOT DO FOR YOU?
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CONSULATES IN DENMARK, NORWAY AND FAROE ISLANDS
The Consular Section of the Embassy is responsible for the following services in our jurisdiction (Sweden, Denmark, Norway).
Please find below an information chart on what a consulate can and cannot do for you.
We list below the issues or procedures where the Uruguayan consulate can assist you:
- Process passports.
- Authorize all the acts that public Notaries can carry out.
- Legalize official documents to be presented to Uruguayan authorities.
- Produce and send to the BPS the certificate of existence of citizens who receive payments.
- Assist injured people.
- Inform family members or close friends about accidents or deaths, catastrophes and provide them with advice.
- To take interest in the fellow citizens detained or in prison, and under certain circumstances, to transmit messages to relatives.
- Watch over the interests of minors or incapables, particularly in relation to the institution of guardianship or curatorship.
- Ensure that citizens subject to trial have adequate defense and due process.
- Request the whereabouts of people to the local authorities.
- Attend to the interests of the fellow citizens in matters of succession due to death.
- Try to communicate with relatives or relatives to inform them of your situation and needs.
- Guide you in matters of legal, medical, notarial assistance, etc.
- Issue emergency passports, valid for a single trip and travel permits to minors with the consent of the law of the holders of parental authority.
What can’t a Consulate do for you?
- Being part of legal proceedings or having you exempted from going to prison.
- Provide legal advice or initiate legal proceedings on your behalf.
- Procure a differentiated treatment from that provided to nationals of the country in hospitals or prisons.
- Perform tasks that correspond to travel agencies, airlines, banks, etc.
- Request an extension of your stay as a tourist abroad
- Provide you with tickets or means to return to the country or continue your trip to another point, except in very special circumstances of repatriation.
- Provide you with money or take care of your bills (hotel, legal, medical or other bills).
- Manage your accommodation, residence, work or work permit as well as cannot be your guarantor or surety.
- Regularize your immigration status with local authorities.