Delegates should take a moment to review the requirements
for the necessary travel documents required for entry
to Brazil for their specific nationality. Not all visitors
to Brazil require a visa.
United State citizens can find information at:
Visa eligibilities: http://www.brasilemb.org/consulado/consular1.shtml
Registered delegates to ISMB can request an official
letter to support visa applications for entry to Brazil.
BRAZIL - *Passport with minimum validity of six months
and visa required. Tourist visas are issued within two
business days if applicant submits application in person.
Visas are valid for multiple entries within 5 years for
a period to be determined by the consular officer, for
stays of up to 90 days renewable for the same length of
stay by the Brazilian Federal Police. First entry into
Brazil must be within 90 days of visa issuance. Visa requires
1 application form, 1 passport size photo, and proof of
onward/return transportation. Yellow fever vaccination
certificate required. Children ages 3 months to 6 years
require an international polio vaccination certificate.
Minors under the age of 18, if not traveling with both
parents, must provide notarized letter of consent signed
by the non-accompanying parent(s) or guardian authorizing
the consulate to issue a visa. There is a processing fee
of $100 for tourists. Additional $10 fee for applications
sent by mail, or by anyone other than applicant. Provide
SASE for return of passport by mail. For information about
traveling with [Brazilian] minors or other types of visas,
contact the Brazilian Embassy (Consular Section), 3009
Whitehaven St. NW, Washington, DC 20008 (202/238-2828)
or nearest Consulate: CA (323-651-2664 or 415-981-8170),
FL (305-285-6200), IL (312-464-0244), MA (617-542-4000),
NY (917-777-7777) or TX (713-961-3063). Internet: www.brasilemb.org
*Some countries require that your U.S. passport be valid
at least six months or longer beyond the dates of your
trip. Check with the Embassy or Consulate of the country
you plan to visit for their requirements.
Information on Traveler’s Health can be found at: