Please read carefully. At the bottom of the page, click on the link that matches the purpose of your trip to Brazil to check specific information about each type of visa.
Nationals of the countries not listed on the table below have to apply for a Brazil visa. Nationals of countries listed below, on the other hand, are exempt from applying for a visa for Brazil for stays of up to 90 days (unless stated otherwise):
|European Union||Albania (90 days during a 180-day period)||Andorra|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Argentina*||Armenia|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Canada||Chile*|
|Colombia*||Costa Rica||Dominica (90 days during a 180-day period)|
|Georgia (90 days during a 180-day period)||Grenada||Guatemala|
|Iceland||Indonesia (up to 30 days)||Israel|
|Jamaica||Japan||Kazakhstan (up to 30 days)|
|New Zealand||Nicaragua||North Macedonia (90 days during a 180-day period)|
|Russia||Saint Kitts and Nevis||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|San Marino||Serbia||Seychelles (90 days during a 180-day period)|
|Singapore (up to 30 days)||South Africa||South Korea|
|Sovereign Military Order of Malta||Suriname||Switzerland (90 days during a 180-day period)|
|Thailand||Trinidad and Tobago||Tunisia|
|Turkey||Ukraine (90 days during a 180-day period)||United Arab Emirates|
|United Kingdom||United States||Uruguay*|
|Vatican City||Venezuela* (up to 60 days)|
Recent Updates for Travelers from JAPAN, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, and USA
Brazilian government has announced to reactivate the Brazil eVisa effective on January 10, 2024. The citizens from the following countries needs an approved eVisa to travel to Brazil:
Effective from September 30, 2023, it has been agreed by Brazil and Japan government to allow visa-free travel between both countries for Japanese and Brazilian citizens. Japanese nationals will not need a Brazil eVisa when it is relaunched. Likewise, Brazilian citizens may visit Japan visa-free.
What Are the Types of Brazil Visas?
There are two main types of visas for Brazil:
Brazil Visit Visa (VIVIS), also referred to as a Tourist Visa. These types of visas are issued for short-term stays, no longer than 90 days.
The types of the visit visa for Brazil are:
Brazil Temporary Visa (VITEM). These types of visas are long-term visas – they allow the holder to stay in Brazil for longer than 90 days. If you receive a temporary visa, once you arrive in Brazil, you have to register with the local office of the Brazilian Federal Police (DPF) within 90 days. You will get your migration registration card (CRNM) and receive residency for a certain period (usually one to three years). Before it expires, the registration card can be renewed. The types of temporary visas for Brazil are:
What Are the Brazil Visa Requirements?
When you apply for a Brazil visa, you have to submit documents that will support your visa application. The documents change based on the specific visa as well as the country from which you are applying, but they include:
How to Apply for a Visa for Brazil?
You have to apply for a Brazil visa from one of the Embassies or Consulates of Brazil in your country. The process changes slightly depending on where you live and where you have to submit the Brazil visa application, but it can be surmised as follows:
Things to keep in mind when applying for a Brazil visa: Some Brazil Embassies/Consulates allow you to submit the application through a visa or travel agency, but not all. Similarly, they may allow you to submit the application via mail, while others strictly require you to hand in the application in person.
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