Information on the date it became necessary for Uruguayans to obtain visas to come to Canada [CAN17191.E]

According to a desk officer at Citizenship and Immigration Canada in Ottawa, Uruguayan citizens have been required to obtain a Canadian visa to travel to Canada since 4 May 1992 (1 June 1994).

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Ottawa. 1 June 1994. Telephone interview with desk officer.