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Category Archives: Residency

EGL Podcast 102 — PART 1: How to get residency in Uruguay talk with Attorney Juan Federico Fischer

EGL Podcast 102 — PART 1: How to get residency in Uruguay talk with Attorney Juan Federico Fischer

Juan Federico Fischer is the managing partner of Fischer & Schickendantz (www.fs.com.uy), one of Uruguay’s leading law firms. Both a lawyer and an M.B.A., he manages the firm’s foreign investment consulting unit, advising multinationals and individual investors in foreign direct investments in real estate developments, acquisition of local companies, agricultural enterprises and privatizations.    … Continue Reading

United States renunciation fee skyrockets for expats around the world

United States renunciation fee skyrockets for expats around the world

As of September 12 2014, U.S. State Department has issued that all U.S. Citizenship renunciation fees will rise from USD 450 to USD 2,350; more then a 400% rise. Announced by the State Department, they claim that the fee hike was needed to reflect the “extremely costly” process of consular offices handling the renunciations. But… Continue Reading

Uruguay Residency Process for US Citizens – Fingerprinting at Interpol

Uruguay Residency Process for US Citizens – Fingerprinting at Interpol

Going to Interpol is one of many steps to getting residency in Uruguay. However if you are a U.S. citizen, you cannot get Uruguay citizenship unless you denounce your U.S. citizenship This is because the United States government does not recognize dual citizenship (It is not recommended to denounce your U.S. citizenship, you may not… Continue Reading