VISA INFORMATION

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.

Who Needs A Brazil 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
Australia Bahamas Barbados
Belarus Belize Bolivia*
Bosnia and Herzegovina Canada Chile*
Colombia* Costa Rica Dominica (90 days during a 180-day period)
Ecuador* El Salvador Fiji
Georgia (90 days during a 180-day period) Grenada Guatemala
Guyana Honduras Hong Kong
Iceland Indonesia (up to 30 days) Israel
Jamaica Japan Kazakhstan (up to 30 days)
Liechtenstein Macau Malaysia
Mexico Monaco Mongolia
New Zealand Nicaragua North Macedonia (90 days during a 180-day period)
Norway Panama Paraguay*
Peru* Philippines Qatar*
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:

   ●   Canada
   ●   Australia
   ●   United States

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 Tourist Visa.
   ●   Brazil Business Visa.
   ●   Brazil Transit Visa.

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:
   ●   Brazil Work Visa.
   ●   Brazil Student Visa.
   ●   Brazil Family Reunion Visa.
   ●   Brazil Digital Nomad.

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:
   ●   Your Passport. It Must Be Valid For At Least Another Six Months And With At Least Two Blank Visa Pages.
   ●   The Brazil Visa Application Form Receipt.
   ●   Passport-Size Picture.
   ●   A Return-Flight Ticket.
   ●   Proof Of Sufficient Financial Means To Cover The Duration Of Your Stay.
   ●   Proof Of Employment Status:
   ●   If Employed: Letter From Your Employer, Stating Your Name, Position, Salary, How Long You Have Worked There, Etc.
   ●   If Self-Employed: Notarized Affidavit, Tax Assessment.
   ●   If You Are A Student: Letter From Your School Or University, Confirming Your Enrollment.
   ●   Proof Of Accommodation In Brazil, Such As A Hotel Reservation Or A Letter Of Invitation (If You Are Staying With Friends/Family).
   ●   Any Documents Related To Your Purpose Of Travel. For Example:
   ●   For Brazil Business Visa:
   ●   Letter Of Invitation From The Company In Brazil.
   ●   Letter From Your Employer Explaining The Reason Behind Your Visit
   ●   For Brazil Work Visa:
   ●   Approval From The Ministry Of Labour
   ●   Certificate Of Good Conduct From Police Authorities In Your Country
   ●   Work Contract, The Hiring Company’s Registration Documents, Etc.
   ●   For Brazil Family Reunion Visa:
   ●   Proof Of Family Relationship (Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Etc)
   ●   Certificate Of Good Conduct From Police Authorities In Your Country
   ●   For Brazil Student Visa:
   ●   Letter Of Enrollment In The Educational Institution
   ●   Certificate Of Good Conduct From Police Authorities In Your Country
   ●   Proof Of Financial Means To Cover Your Stay
   ●   Proof Of Having Paid The Brazil Visa Fee
   ●   Pre-Paid Return Envelope
   ●   Any Additional Documents That The Consular Staff Requests
   ●   Note: The Documents That You Submit Must Be Apostilled Or Legalized By The Brazilian Embassy In Your Country
        Before You Submit Them.

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:
   1. Find The Nearest Brazil Embassy/Consulate. It Can Be In Your Country Or A Neighbouring Country.
   2. Contact Them To Learn About Their Requirements And What Documents You Need.
   3. Make A Visa Appointment.
   4. Some Embassies/Consulates Allow You To Do This Online.
   5. Proof Of Sufficient Financial Means To Cover The Duration Of Your Stay.Collect The Required Documents For
       The Brazil Visa Application.
   6. Complete The Online Brazil Visa Application Form. Answer All The Questions And Attach Electronic Copies Of
       The Required Documents And Your Visa Photo.
   7. You Will Also Receive A Confirmation Number.
   8. Print The “Receipt” Of The Brazil Visa Application Form And Attach The Visa Photo To The Designated Spot.
   9. Show Up On The Date Of Your Appointment And Hand In Your Application Form And The Original Documents To The Consular Staff.
       Alternatively, You May Be Able To Send The Documents To Them Through The Mail.
   10. Pay The Brazil Visa Fee. Again, The Preferred Method Of Payment Changes Depending On The Country And Specific.
       Embassy/Consulate.
   11. Wait For The Visa Application To Process. Once That Happens, The Consular Staff Will Notify You About The Outcome Of Your.
       Application, And You Have To Go Back And Receive Your Visa. If You Applied By Mail, You Will Receive The Brazil Visa By
       Mail As Well.

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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