Opening a bank account in Uruguay is not the easiest thing to do if you are a non-resident as there are certain limitations. This explains why there is very little information on the Internet on opening an account in Uruguay. The best solution for travelers and non-residents is to have a payment card from a foreign bank or an account with a payment system accepted in Uruguay. If you are planning to relocate and live in Uruguay or move your business there, you will definitely need a bank account. In this case, you should first get a residence permit, and then go to the bank. Read the post for more details.