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Longstreth,Peter-150839C Peter Longstreth
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Uruguay
1600 Market Street, Suite 1701
Philadelphia, PA 19103




The Honorary Consulate is open by appointment only which can be arranged by phone or email.



Peter S. Longstreth, President, has served as Honorary Consul of Uruguay in Philadelphia since 2014. He is also an independent real estate consultant whose forty year career includes diverse experiences in the public and private sectors. Mr. Longstreth is a native Philadelphian and a graduate of Princeton University. He and his wife were Peace Corps volunteers in rural Colombia, South America in the 1960s. He started his business career as a banker in Latin America and in 1980 founded a regional real estate company which he managed for over twenty years. In 2001, Mr. Longstreth was appointed President and CEO of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), the city’s economic development agency. During his eleven years at PIDC, Mr. Longstreth was broadly engaged with Philadelphia’s business, non-profit and political communities. He is married with three grown children and nine grandchildren.



  • Facilitating economic, education, and cultural exchanges between Uruguay and Pennsylvania
  • Protecting the interests of Uruguayan citizens while in Pennsylvania
  • Supporting the Uruguayan diaspora community and organizations at large
  • Acting as liaison for official government and business delegations

The Uruguayan Honorary Consul does not offer assistance with visas, passports, national identity cards, consular notarial services or obtaining Uruguayan nationality. These services are provided by the Uruguayan in Washington D.C or the New York Consul General.

Embassy of Uruguay in Washington D.C.: http://www.mrree.gub.uy/frontend/page?1,embajada-eeuu,pagina-principal-embajada-eeuu,O,es,0,

Consulate General of Uruguay in New York: http://www.consuladouruguaynewyork.com/