Visa Information


Now its easier to come to Brazil. Thats because Brazil has relinquished visa requirements for tourists from 4 countries: United States, Canada, Australia and Japan. The waiver will be valid from June 1 to September 18,2016.


Who needs a tourist visa?

Travelers visiting Brazil for one of the following purposes need a tourist visa in  order to enter the country:

a) on tourism: for a temporary stay, without the intent to immigrate or to perform paid activities;

b) for art contests or sports competitions: provided that no payment is received from sources in Brazil and that there are no admission fees to the event;

c) for scientific or technological conferences, seminars and congresses: for scientists, professors, researchers and other professionals, provided that no payment is received from sources in Brazil (except for reimbursement for hotel and travel expenses or per diems).


Citizens of certain countries do not need a tourist visa when traveling for the purposes above. Please see here if citizens of your country require a tourist visa. Please note that U.S. citizens need a visa to enter Brazil.


How much does it cost?

•Tourist visa fees vary according to the nationality of the passport holder:

·         United States: USD 160.00, charged in reciprocity for an identical fee paid by Brazilian citizens who apply for a tourist visa to the U.S.;

·         Algeria: USD 60.00;

·         Australia: USD 35.00;

·         Angola: USD 100.00;

·         Canada: USD 65.00;

·         Japan: USD 25.00;

·         Nigeria: USD 65.00;

·         United Arab Emirates: USD 55.00;

·         All other remaining countries: USD 20.00.


• Tourist visas are usually good for multiple entries.

• The Brazilian Government decides at its own discretion the type of visa to be granted.

• The Consulate may request additional information or documentation, as deemed necessary.

• Please note that are no expedited services for applicants who purchased non-refundable air-tickets without proper planning. It is not advisable to make any travel arrangements without having the appopriate visa in your possession.


 For more information, contact brazilian consulate in your country.




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