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2.1. Main Formation Requirements

The establishment of a company in Uruguay is a relatively simple process that can be completed through Uruguay's companies registration one-stop-shop, Empresa en el Día. The following outlines the basic requirements for establishment:

  • Choose the company name and reserve it through the online portal of the one-stop-shop (www.portaldelaempresa.gub.uy)
  • Open a bank account and deposit the initial capital
  • Notarize the articles of association and signatures of the company
  • Submit the company documents to the one-stop shop for registration and incorporation
  • Pay the related fees at the local payment agency

The entire process can be completed in approximately 7 days.