Brazil Visa in Houston, Texas

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REQUIREMENTS FOR TOURIST VISAS:

Tourist visas for Brazil are for applicants traveling for leisure or to visit family and friends:

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL BRAZIL TOURIST VISAS

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.
    • Minor applications are to be signed by both parents and signatures are to be notarized.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;
  • E) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.

If the applicant is under 18 years of age:

Form | Visa Authorization for Minors

  • F2) Notarized copy of BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

For children of Brazilian Citizens:

Form | Declaration of Non-Citizenship

Minors’ visas will not be issued without consent from both parents, except if:

*One of the parents is deceased: in which case the death certificate (original, certified or notarized copy) must be submitted; or

*One of the parent’s is not listed on the birth certificate; or

*Court Order or Divorce Decree granting not only full custody but exclusive parental rights to one of the parents or legal guardian(s). The original or notarized copy of the complete document must be presented along with the other requirements. 

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • G) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.
  • H) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • I) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Suite B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR BUSINESS VISAS:

Regular Business Visa: applicants going to Brazil i) to participate in business meetings and represent its company in a trade show or in a business negotiation such as to sell, to purchase, to inspect merchandise prior or after shipment, to discuss internal company policies; or iii) flight/ship crew without an International Crew card, or i) for media coverage or filmmaking):

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL BUSINESS VISAS

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;
    • D1) The itinerary may be waived if all the mandatory information for the itinerary is listed on the business letter.
  • E) Business Letter meeting the requirements listed below:
    • Original: original signature of senior manager;
    • Notarized: signee’s signature acknowledged by a US notary public
    • Issued by applicant’s company/employer in the United States; Must state the following information
    • Nature of business of the U.S. company;
    • Applicant’s title and/or functions with the U.S. company;
    • Detailed information concerning nature of business and activities to be conducted in Brazil;
    • Responsibility of the U.S. company that applicant will not be pursuing any activities that are incompatible with a business visa (such as paid work, technical assistance, technical training) during his/her stay in Brazil;
    • Name(s) and address(es) of Brazilian company(ies) with which applicant is going to deal/negotiate with;
    • Name(s) of person(s) to be contacted in Brazil, phone number(s) and his/her/their functions with the Brazilian company(ies);
    • Expected travel dates of trip to Brazil;
    • Responsibility of the U.S. company for applicant’s stay in Brazil and his/her return to the country of origin;
    • NOTE: business letters MUST HAVE ALL of the above mentioned information. Business letters missing any of the required information and/or without original signature WILL NOT be accepted and therefore visa application WILL NOT be processed. 

Business Letter Template

  • F) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • G) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR FILMMAKING

  • H) Proof of authorization from the Brazilian Cinema Agency (ANCINE) for taking photographs, making audio recordings or filmmaking for commercial purposes such as advertisements, movies, documentaries or newscast;
  • I) Affidavit from the Brazilian co-producer stating that the foreigner will not make any recordings, take photographs or make movies for the above listed purposes without previous authorization from competent Brazilian authorities.
  • J) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • K) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping toAttn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Suite B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONFERENCE AND TOURNAMENT VISAS:

Brazil Visa Vitur Conference and Tournaments – U.S. Citizens:

VITUR – Requirements checklist:

(Tourist visa for attendees or unpaid speakers at a conference or tournament)

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.


Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  •  D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR CONFERENCE AND TOURNAMENT VISAS

If you will attend a conference just as a spectator or an open tournament as an amateur athlete or artist:

  • E) Proof of registration: print-out of the confirmation document that you have signed up to attend the event.

If you were invited to attend a conference as an unpaid speaker or a competition as a professional athlete/artist without receiving a fee to participate in it:

  • F) Signed Invitations Letter issued by the event organization on their letterhead stationery and signed by the senior event coordinator or sponsoring institution manager. This document must provide detailed information about the event and the terms of your participation in it, including:
    • Name of the institution organizing the event;
    • Name(s) of person(s) to be contacted in Brazil, phone number(s) and his/her/their functions in the organization of the event in case further information is deemed necessary;
    • Type of event;
    • When and where the event will take place;
    • Information about the guest speaker/athlete/artist and why he/she was invited to participate in the event;
    • Terms of your participation in the events.

NOTE: Invitation letters MUST HAVE ALL of the above mentioned information. Invitation letters missing any of the required information and/or without signature WILL NOT be accepted and therefore visa application WILL NOT be processed 

  • G) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • H) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.
  • I) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • J) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping toAttn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Suite B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR RE-ENTRY TOURIST VISA:

VITUR – Requirements check-list:

Re-entry tourist visa: Bearers of a Visa Extension Protocol given by the Federal Police or by the Ministry of Justice or those with permanent residency in Brazil with an expired/lost RNE and need a visa to travel back to Brazil.

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL TOURIST VISAS

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.
    • Minor applications are to be signed by both parents and signatures are to be notarized.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • E1) Original or notarized copy of the visa extension protocol given by the Federal Police or by the Ministry of Justice;
  • E2) Status of the extension process (“Certidão de Trâmite”). This document can be obtained in the Ministry of Justice’s website*(Only available using Internet Explorer).
  • F) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.

If the applicant is under 18 years of age:

Form | Visa Authorization for Minors

  • G2) Notarized copy of BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

For children of Brazilian Citizens:

Form | Declaration of Non-Citizenship

Minors’ visas will not be issued without consent from both parents, except if:

*One of the parents is deceased: in which case the death certificate (original, certified or notarized copy) must be submitted; or

*One of the parent’s is not listed on the birth certificate; or

*Court Order or Divorce Decree granting not only full custody but exclusive parental rights to one of the parents or legal guardian(s). The original or notarized copy of the complete document must be presented along with the other requirements. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • H) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.
  • I) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • J) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping toAttn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Suite B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTEER VISA:

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.
    • Minor applications are to be signed by both parents and signatures are to be notarized.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;
  • E) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.

If the applicant is under 18 years of age:

Form | Visa Authorization for Minors

  • F2) Notarized copy of BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

For children of Brazilian Citizens:

Form | Declaration of Non-Citizenship

Minors’ visas will not be issued without consent from both parents, except if:

*One of the parents is deceased: in which case the death certificate (original, certified or notarized copy) must be submitted; or

*One of the parent’s is not listed on the birth certificate; or

*Court Order or Divorce Decree granting not only full custody but exclusive parental rights to one of the parents or legal guardian(s). The original or notarized copy of the complete document must be presented along with the other requirements. 

  • G) Birth certificate*: original or copy of birth certificate listing parent’s names, date and place of birth.
    • Birth Certificates not issued by the US government must be legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance;
    • Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French must also be accompanied by a translation done by a sworn translator in Brazil, by competent translator acknowledged in the country the document was issued and legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance or by Diplomatic Representation of the country that issued the document in the United States.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTEERS (CASE 1G)

  • H) FBI Background Clearance*: which must may be expedited through one of the FBI approved companies.

FBI Approved Channelers List

From sponsoring organization in Brazil:

  • I.1)   Notarized letter of invitation issued by Brazilian sponsoring organization:
  • I.2)  Attesting to the conditions of the trip (pecuniary conditions, type of services to be provided, and locations where volunteering will be pursued);
  • I.3)  Guaranteeing maintenance of volunteer (and family, if applicable) while in Brazil, including payment of all hospital and medical expenses of applicant (and his/her dependents), and his/her/their repatriation at the end of term;
  • I.4) Notarized copy of Brazilian sponsoring organization by-laws; act in which the organization’s directors were nominated, and proof that it is in existence.
  • I.5) Notarized copy of Brazilian sponsoring organization’s registration at the “Conselho de Assistência Social” or whenever applicable, certificate qualifying as an organization of public interest issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice. 

From applicant:

  • I.6) Notarized copy of the identification page(s) and all pages with visas of applicant’s passport;
  • I.7) Notarized document(s) proving applicant’s professional experience or qualification compatible with activities to be carried out in Brazil: curriculum vitae (résumé), diplomas and transcripts.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • J) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.

If the applicant is a dependent of a VITEM I visa holder:

Additional Requirements for Dependents

* ATTENTION:

  • Documents not issued by American or Brazilian authorities must be legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance.
  • Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French must also be accompanied by a translation done by a sworn translator in Brazil, by competent translator acknowledged in the country the document was issued and legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance or by Diplomatic Representation of the country that issued the document in the US.
  • VISAS for volunteers must be accompanied by a 65% reduced copies of all of the applicable requirements
  • Medical or dental volunteer services require previous authorization from the Federal or Regional Council of Medicine or Dentistry of Brazil.

VITEM I for volunteers (Case 1F) requires consultation to Brazilian immigration authorities. An answer on these cases takes at average 2-3 months.

  • L) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • M) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping toAttn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Suite B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR PAID LECTURE:

Scientists, professors, researchers and other professionals in order to participate in conferences, seminars or congresses characterized as set and defined events for less than 30 days, non-extendable, receiving a “Pro Labore” (RN n.º 101/2013, Art. 1º).

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.
    • Minor applications are to be signed by both parents and signatures are to be notarized.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;
  • E) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.
  • F) Birth certificate: original, certified copy or notarized copy of birth certificate.
    • F1) If the birth certificate does not list parents’ names or if it is not legible, another official document listing their names must be presented.
    • F2) Please make sure that the visa application form lists parents’ names as it is written on applicant’s birth certificate or official document alike regardless of name changes they have had since.
    • F3) If the applicant was not born in the United States, please note that:
      • A) Documents not issued within the United States must have their originals either legalized by a Brazilian consular office responsible for the jurisdiction of the country the document was issued or certified by the embassy or consulate of that country in the United States.
      • B) Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French will require either:
      • – A sworn translation made by a competent translator in the United States with its signature acknowledged by a US notary public; or
      • – A translation done by or certified by the Consulate or Embassy of issuing country in the United States; or
      • – A sworn translation made by a competent translator outside of the United States to one of the four accepted languages above and duly legalized by the Brazilian consular office responsible for the jurisdiction of where the document was issued.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A VITEM I BASED ON THE PURPOSE OF THE VISIT TO BRAZIL:

For applicants planning to give a paid lecture or seminar (Case 1A):

  • G) Letter from Brazilian sponsoring organization providing information on the content of the seminar, qualifications of the applicant, duration of the seminar/classes and pecuniary conditions.
  • H) Proof of financial capability: original or notarized bank statements; and/or notarized letter from the sponsoring institution assuring grant, or scholarship or allowance; and/or paychecks. Applicant must have at least R$ 2.000,00 (two thousand reals) per month to be spent in Brazil. Please verify current currency exchange rates.
    • Family members such as parents may assume financial responsibility for the applicant. In this case, please add a notarized affidavit stating it. In this case, please add documents proving the financial capability of the parents
  • I) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • J) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Suite B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE, ARTIST, OR TECHNICAL STAFF:

Professional athletes, artists and supporting technical staff with a previously approved work permit by the Ministry of Labor of Brazil. Exclusion: unpaid participation on amateur events without admission fees for its audience should apply for a tourist visa.

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.
    • Minor applications are to be signed by both parents and signatures are to be notarized.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

PassportPhotoRequirements

  • D) Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, reservation, or letter from a travel agency under applicant’s name, listing flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline/cruise company;
  • E) Birth certificate: original, certified copy or notarized copy of birth certificate.
    • E1) If the birth certificate does not list parents’ names or if it is not legible, another official document listing their names must be presented.
    • E2) Please make sure that the visa application form lists parents’ names as it is written on applicant’s birth certificate or official document alike regardless of name changes they have had since.
    • E3) If the applicant was not born in the United States, please note that:
      • E3.1) Documents not issued within the United States must have their originals either legalized by a Brazilian consular office responsible for the jurisdiction of the country the document was issued or certified by the embassy or consulate of that country in the United States.
      • E3.2) Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French will require either:

– A sworn translation made by a competent translator in the United States with its signature acknowledged by a US notary public; or

– A translation done by or certified by the Consulate or Embassy of issuing country in the United States; or

– A sworn translation made by a competent translator outside of the United States to one of the four accepted languages above and duly legalized by the Brazilian consular office responsible for the jurisdiction of where the document was issued.

  • F) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease, bank statements or school transcript.

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • G) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.
  • H) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • I) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 2002 Timberloch Pl. Ste. #200, The Woodlands, TX 77380

NOTES

ATTENTION: VITEM III visa holders may have to be registered with the Federal Police within the first 30 days of their arrival.  If you need to be registered with the Federal Police, a Visa Form will be issued in order to proceed with the registration. The form must be an original. Please be diligent. Failing to register in time will result in daily fines.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT AND INTERN VISAS:

VITEM – IV (Student and Intern)

Students pursuing technical short-term studies (such as Portuguese and Brazilian Culture classes. Must take at least 15 hours of classes per week); Students pursuing undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic or theological studies; Unpaid student interns.

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VITEM IV

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B)      Visa Application Form: printed receipt page of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo attached on the appropriate boxes;

Complete Application Here

  • C)      Photograph: one professional 2″ x 2″ passport photo of the applicant in color. Snapshots, photocopies and computer pictures are not accepted.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D)      Itinerary: copy of your round-trip ticket, booked itinerary (reservation) or letter from a travel agent under applicant’s name, with complete itinerary, flight number and arrival/departure dates and reservation code provided by the airline company;
  • E)       Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bills, copy of lease, bank statements and in some cases school documents are all acceptable documents as proof of jurisdiction. VITEM IV visas require that the applicant proves he/she has been living within our jurisdiction within the last 12 months.
  • F)       Proof of financial capability: notarized bank statements; and/or notarized letter from the sponsoring institution assuring grant, or scholarship or allowance; and/or paychecks. Applicant must have at least R$ 2.000,00 (two thousand reais) per month to be spent in Brazil. Please verify current currency exchange rates.
  • F1) Family members such as parents may assume financial responsibility for the applicant. In this case, please add a notarized affidavit stating it. In this case, please add documents proving the financial capability of the parent.
  • G)       Proof of Medical Insurance Coverage in Brazil: documented proof of insurance that the student will have private medical insurance with coverage in Brazil.
    • G1) The proof of insurance may be waived if the notarized scholarship letter states that the student will have private medical insurance with coverage in Brazil.
  • H) Birth certificate: original, certified copy or notarized copy of birth certificate.
    • H1) If the birth certificate does not list parents’ names or if it is not legible, another official document listing their names must be presented.
    • H2) Please make sure that the visa application form lists parents’ names as it is written on applicant’s birth certificate or official document alike regardless of name changes they have had since.
    • H3) If the applicant was not born in the United States, please note that:
      • A) Documents not issued within the United States must have their originals either legalized by a Brazilian consular office responsible for the jurisdiction of the country the document was issued or certified by the embassy or consulate of that country in the United States.
      • B) Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French will require either:
      • – A sworn translation made by a competent translator in the United States with its signature acknowledged by a US notary public; or
      • – A translation done by or certified by the Consulate or Embassy of issuing country in the United States; or
      • – A sworn translation made by a competent translator outside of the United States to one of the four accepted languages above and duly legalized by the Brazilian consular office responsible for the jurisdiction of where the document was issued.

If the applicant is under 18 years of age:

Special Requirements for Minors

If the applicant is over 18 years of age:

If the applicant is a dependent of a VITEM IV:

  • M) Proof of Relationship with the main VITEM IV holder:
    • Marriage license for spouses.
  • Birth certificate for children under 18, or under 24 if the dependent is a student and unmarried.
  • N) Affidavit of Financial and Moral Responsibility for the Dependents signed by the VITEM IV main holder and duly notarized by a notary public in the United States or a Brazilian notary (“Cartório”).

If the applicant is a dependent of a VITEM IV and the main visa holder has already entered Brazil with the visa:

  • O) Registration with the Federal Police of the main visa holder stating the validity of the visa and/or entrance/exit stamps from the Brazilian Immigration.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A VITEM IV BASED ON THE PURPOSE OF THE VISIT TO BRAZIL:

FOR TECHNICAL CLASSES (Case 1A):

  • P.1) Proof of enrollment: original acceptance letter from the Brazilian educational institution indicating type of studies, expected start and end dates, amount of in-class hours per week. Letter must be presented in its original;
  • P.2) Copy of educational institution’s registration with the “Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Jurídicas” (CNPJ). Please note that the institution must be properly registered with Brazilian authorities to provide classes.

FOR GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (Case 1B):

  • Q) Proof of enrollment: original acceptance letter from the Brazilian college or university indicating type and duration of studies. Letter must be presented in its original. The Brazilian educational institution must be registered with the Ministry of Education in Brazil;

FOR INTERNS AND STUDENT TRAINEES (Case 1C):

According to Brazilian legislation, an internship is the supervised academic education in a work environment aimed at preparing a student (attending regular classes at superior education institution) for productive work.

  • R.1) A notarized agreement (“Termo de Compromisso de Estágio”) signed between the intern, the Brazilian institution providing the internship and a Brazilian University. The agreement must contain specific information on the activities to be performed, the duration of internship and the supervising role of the Brazilian University. The activities to be carried out by the applicants as a student should be compatible with those as an intern described in the agreement.
  • R.2) Applicant must show proof of his/her current enrollment in a U.S. University prior to conclusion of work course (undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate);
  • S) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • T) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 2002 Timberloch Pl. Ste. #200, The Woodlands, TX 77380

NOTES

Brazilian supporting documents must be originals.

ATTENTION: some VITEM  IV holders must be registered with the Federal Police within the first 30 days of their arrival regardless of the length of their stay in Brazil. A Visa Form will be issued in order to proceed with the registration. The form must be an original. Please be diligent. Failing to register in time will result in daily fines. If you need to be registered, it will be written on the notes on your visa label.

REQUIREMENTS FOR RN 61/04 EMERGENCY WORK VISA:

Brazil Visa Vitem V RN 61/04 Emergency Work

VITEM V – RN 61/04 (Art 7) Requirements check-list:

(work visa for applicants assigned to go to Brazil to provide extraordinary emergency technical services to a Brazilian company due to unforeseen circumstances which represent an imminent risk for human lives, the environment, assets of a Brazilian company, or have caused a significant interruption on the production of goods or provision or services of a Brazilian company)

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VITEM V VISAS BASED ON RN N.º 61/2004 (Article 7)

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Letter from the sponsoring company in Brazil, on their letterhead stationery and signed by a senior manager stating the following information:
    • Name, CNPJ, address and nature of business of the Brazilian company;
    • Senior manager of Brazilian company’s name, title and capacity to act on behalf of the Brazilian sponsoring company;
    • Name(s) of person(s) to be contacted in Brazil in case the Consulate needs additional information, their phone number(s) and function at the Brazilian company;
    • Detailed information concerning the necessary repairs in the Brazilian company’s unit;
    • Explanation of why the repairs in the Brazilian company’s unit are an emergency;
    • Name and address of the company in the US contracted by the Brazilian company to provide technical services.
    • Name, phone number and email of manager of the company in the US in case additional information is deemed necessary;
    • Full name, nationality, passport number, profession of the applicant;
    • Expected travel dates of trip to Brazil;
    • Responsibility of the Brazilian company for applicant’s stay in Brazil and his/her return to the country of origin;

NOTES:

The letter from the Brazilian sponsor MUST HAVE ALL of the above mentioned information. Letters missing any of the required information or without signature WILL NOT be accepted and therefore visa application may NOT be accepted. 

  • E) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease or bank statements.

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • F) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS RECOMMENDED FOR A VITEM V BASED ON RN N.º 61/2004 (Article 7)

  • I) Birth certificate: original or copy of birth certificate listing parent’s names, date and place of birth.
    • I1) Birth Certificates not issued by the US government must be legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance;
    • I2) Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French must also be accompanied by a translation done by a sworn translator in Brazil, by competent translator acknowledged in the country the document was issued and legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance or by Diplomatic Representation of the country that issued the document in the United States.
  • H) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • I) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd. Ste. #B230, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR TECHNICAL WORK VISAS:

Brazil Visa Vitem V RN 100/2013 – Technical Work 

VITEM V – RN 100/2013 Requirements check-list:

(work visa for applicants assigned to go to Brazil to provide short term technical assistance or technical training due to a technology transference or technical maintenance contract between a Brazilian company and a non-Brazilian company)

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VITEM V VISAS BASED ON RN N.º 100/2013

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

PassportPhotoRequirements

  • D) Birth certificate: original, certified copy or notarized copy of birth certificate listing parent’s names, date and place of birth.
    • Birth Certificates not issued by the US government must be legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance;
    • Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French must also be accompanied by a translation done by a sworn translator in Brazil, by competent translator acknowledged in the country the document was issued and legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance or by Diplomatic Representation of the country that issued the document in the United States.
  • E) Copy of Brazilian company’s registration with the “Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Jurídicas” (CNPJ).
  • F) Original Notarized Letter from the sponsoring company in Brazil, on their letterhead stationery and signed by a senior manager (original signature acknowledged by a “Cartório”) stating the following information:
    • Name, CNPJ, address and nature of business of the Brazilian company;
    • Senior manager of Brazilian company’s name, title and capacity to act on behalf of the Brazilian sponsoring company;
    • Name(s) of person(s) to be contacted in Brazil in case the Consulate needs additional information, their phone number(s) and function at the Brazilian company;
    • Detailed information concerning services to be rendered to the Brazilian company;
    • Name and address of the company in the US contracted by the Brazilian company to provide technical services.
    • Name, phone number and email of manager of the company in the US in case additional information is deemed necessary;
    • Full name, nationality, passport number, profession and brief description of the qualification (education and experience) of the applicant;
    • Expected travel dates of trip to Brazil;
    • Responsibility of the Brazilian company for applicant’s stay in Brazil and his/her return to the country of origin;

NOTES:

The letter from the Brazilian sponsor MUST HAVE ALL of the above mentioned information. Letters missing any of the required information and/or without original signature WILL NOT be accepted and therefore visa application WILL NOT be accepted.

The Consulate may request documented proof that the company in the US is formally registered with local authorities; 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR A VITEM V

  • G) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease or bank statements.

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • H) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.
  • I) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • J) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTHORIZED WORK PERMIT:

Brazil Visa Vitem V Authorized Work Permit 

VITEM V – Requirements check-list:

(standard work visa: for applicants with a valid work permit authorization* granted by the Brazilian Ministry of Labor)

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR VITEM V VISAS FOR RECIPIENTS OF A WORK PERMIT AUTHORIZATION*

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.
    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Birth certificate*: original, certified copy or notarized copy of birth certificate listing parent’s names, date and place of birth.
  • F) Proof of jurisdiction: notarized copy of driver’s license, utility bill, lease or bank statements.

If you will be applying for a visa on a passport issued by Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria or Taiwan:

  • G) Detailed information on applicant’s place of lodging in Brazil (hotel reservation or letter from Brazilian host), flight and notarized bank statements reflecting the past 3 months are required.
  • H) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • I) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping toAttn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMANENT VISAS - RETIREMENT:

(permanent visa based on retirement transference: for those who a) intend to move to Brazil, within approximately 3 months, and b) have a lifetime pension of at least R$ 6,000.00 that they are able to transfer to Brazil)

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VIPER APPLICANTS

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.

    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

PassportPhotoRequirements

  • D) Proof of Residential Address: notarized copy of one of the following: driver’s license, utility bills, copy of lease or bank statements reflecting applicant has lived in our jurisdiction for at least the 12 previous months.

* ATTENTION:

  • Documents not issued by American or Brazilian authorities must be legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance;
  • Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French must also be accompanied by a translation done by a sworn translator in Brazil, by competent translator acknowledged in the country the document was issued and legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance or by Diplomatic Representation of the country that issued the document in the US.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A VIPER BASED ON RETIREMENT TRANSFERANCE (CASE 1B)

  • F) Notarized letter issued by official institution attesting to applicant’s retirement. Note: for those retired in the United States, the institution to testify to an official retirement is the Social Security Administration;
  • G) Documented proof issued by pension fund provider of monthly pension income of at least R$6,000.00 (six thousand Brazilian Reais). In case of more than two dependents, an additional R$2,000.00 (two thousand reais) per dependent must be accounted for, from the third dependent on;
  • H) Notarized statement issued by a financial organization certifying that pension funds can be transferred to Brazil on a monthly basis;
  • I) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • J) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMANENT VISAS - FAMILY REUNION OR SPOUSE OF BRAZILIAN CITIZEN:

(permanent visa based on family reunion for spouses of Brazilian Citizens: for dependents of Brazilian citizens whom will be moving to Brazil, within no more than 3 months, to live with their sponsors.)

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VIPER APPLICANTS

  • A) Applicant’s Passport: original, undamaged, and must valid for at least another 6 months beyond intended stay.

    • Foreign nationals residing in the USA also need to provide a copy or Permanent Resident Card (the Green Card) or valid US Visa.
  • B) Visa Application Form: printed receipt of the visa application form filled out and successfully submitted online duly signed by the passport holder (or parents/legal guardian of a minor) and with the photo glued on the appropriate boxes.

Complete Application Here

  • C) Photograph: one recent, clear, front view, in color, professional 2″x2″ passport photo of the applicant with a plain white or off-white background.

Brazil Visa Photo Requirements

  • D) Proof of Residential Address: notarized copy of one of the following: driver’s license, utility bills, copy of lease or bank statements reflecting applicant has lived in our jurisdiction for at least the 12 previous months.

* ATTENTION:

  • Documents not issued by American or Brazilian authorities must be legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance;
  • Documents not issued in English, Portuguese, Spanish or French must also be accompanied by a translation done by a sworn translator in Brazil, by competent translator acknowledged in the country the document was issued and legalized by the Brazilian consular office with jurisdiction over its place of issuance or by Diplomatic Representation of the country that issued the document in the US.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A VIPER BASED ON FAMILY REUNION (CASE 1A)

  • F) Proof of Relationship with the main permanent visa holder or the Brazilian citizen. Authenticated or legalized copy of:
    • Brazilian marriage certificate (“Certidão de Registro de Casamento”) drawn by “Cartório” or by a Brazilian Consulate.

NOTE: for other types of relationships please verify the dependents section of our website.

  • G) Sponsor’s Brazilian I.D.: copy of “carteira de identidade”/RG or Brazilian passport or document alike.

NOTE: If the original will not be presented, the copy must be either notarized by US notary public or authenticated by a Brazilian notary (“Cartório”).

  • H) Sponsor’s formal affidavit assuming full financial and moral responsibility on behalf of the applicant – “Termo de Responsabilidade e Manutenção“. The affidavit must be presented in its original and be duly filled out by the Brazilian sponsor and it must have the sponsor’s signature acknowledged by a US notary public(and legalized at this office), or by a Cartório in Brazil or by the Legalization Department of this Consulate.
  • I) Copy of the Identification page(s) of the applicant’s passport and every page with a stamp, visa or amendment.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR A VIPER BASED ON FAMILY REUNION

If the not applying with a US passport:

  • J) Proof of Legal Residency: notarized copy of visa, permanent resident card or US passport or US birth certificate.
  • K) Complete 2GetVisa Order Form: and include with  your documents

Complete Order Form

  • L) Ship Documents to 2GetVisa:  Send all documents via express overnight shipping to Attn: 2GetVisa – 4621 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

BRAZIL VISA WAIVERS:

1) TOURIST VISA EXEMPTION – when traveling for i) leisure, visiting friends and family, ii) unpaid participation in a conference or tournament or iii) living in Brazil with an extension protocol from the Federal Police or Ministry of Justice:

Those traveling with passports issued by one of following country is exempt from getting a visa to travel as tourists for up to 30 days within a 180 day period: Singapore.

Those traveling with passports issued by one of following country is exempt from getting a visa to travel as tourists for up to 60 days within a 180 day period: Venezuela.

Those traveling with passports issued by one of following countries are exempt from getting a visa to travel as tourists for up to 90 days within a 180 day period:

Albania

Denmark

Hungary

Netherlands

South Africa

Andorra

Dominica

Iceland

New Zeeland

South Korea

Antigua and Barbuda

Dominican Republic

Ireland

Norway

Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Argentina

Ecuador

Israel

Panama

Spain

Austria

El Salvador

Italy

Paraguay

Suriname

Bahamas

Estonia

Jamaica

Peru

Sweden

Barbados

Finland

Latvia

Philippines

Switzerland

Belgium

France

Liechtenstein

Poland

Thailand

Bolivia

Georgia

Lithuania

Portugal

Trinidad and Tobago

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Germany

Luxembourg

Romania

Tunisia

Bulgaria

Great Britain

Macau

Russia

Turkey

Chile

Greece

Malaysia

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Ukraine

Colombia

Grenada

Malta

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Uruguay

Costa Rica

Guatemala

Mexico

San Marino

Vatican

Croatia

Guiana

Monaco

Serbia

 

Cyprus

Honduras

Morocco

Slovakia

 

Czech Republic

Hong Kong

Namibia

Slovenia

 

2) BUSINESS VISA EXEMPTION – when traveling to Brazil  i) to participate in business meetings and represent its company in a trade show or in a business negotiation such as to sell, to purchase, to inspect merchandise prior or after shipment, to discuss internal company policies; or iii) flight/ship crew without an International Crew card, or iv) for media coverage or filmmaking

Those traveling with passports issued by one of following country is exempt from getting a visa to travel for business purposes* for up to 30 days within a 180 day period: Singapore.

Those traveling with passports issued by one of following country is exempt from getting a visa to travel for business purposes* for up to 60 days within a 180 day period: Venezuela.

Those traveling with passports issued by one of following countries are exempt from getting a visa to travel for business purposes* for up to 90 days within a 180 day period:

Albania

Dominican Republic

Ireland

Peru

Suriname

Antigua and Barbuda

Ecuador

Israel

Philippines

Sweden

Argentina

El Salvador

Italy

Poland

Switzerland

Austria

Estonia

Jamaica

Portugal

Thailand

Belgium

Finland

Latvia

Romania

Trinidad and Tobago

Bolivia

France

Lithuania

Russia

Tunisia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Georgia

Luxembourg

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Turkey

Bulgaria

Germany

Macau

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Ukraine

Chile

Great Britain

Malta

San Marino

Uruguay

Colombia

Greece

Mexico

Serbia

Vatican

Costa Rica

Grenada

Monaco

Slovakia

 

Croatia

Guiana

Morocco

Slovenia

 

Cyprus

Honduras

Netherlands

South Africa

 

Czech Republic

Hong Kong

New Zeeland

South Korea

 

Denmark

Hungary

Norway

Sovereign Military Order of Malta

 

Dominica

Iceland

Paraguay

Spain

 

 

3) OTHER VISA EXEMPTIONS:

Those traveling with valid passports from the following countries are also exempt from getting a VITEM I, VITEM IV, VITEM VI or VITEM VII for stays up to 90 days within a 180 day period:

Austria

Finland

Great Britain

Paraguay

Spain

Chile

France

Iceland

Philippines

Suriname

Colombia

Germany

Netherlands

Poland

4) FIRST ENTRY RESTRICTIONS: Visas will be considered void if its holder fails to comply with the first entry requirement. The time the first entry must take place will depend on applicant’s nationality and on the type of visa held as listed below:

4.A) 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE: Those traveling with passports issued by the following countries must enter Brazil within 90 days from the issuance of any type of visa:

Angola

Gabon

Kazakhstan

Pakistan

South Korea

Bahrain

Ghana

Kuwait

Paraguay

Switzerland

Cambodia

Greece

Laos

Philippines

Syria

Cape Verde

Honduras

Libya

Portugal

Taiwan

China*

Indonesia

Myanmar

Qatar

Thailand

Cuba

Japan

Nigeria

Sao Tome and Principe

Tunisia

Equatorial Guinea

Jordan

Oman

Saudi Arabia

 

                *Except VITEM II for businessman.

Therefore, citizens of the above mentioned countries must apply for their visas within less than 90 days prior to the intended departure date. It is also recommended to submit the complete and accurate visa application at least 2 weeks before the trip. Please plan ahead.

4.B) DURATION OF THE VISA: Brazil has visa agreements with certain countries. For those eligible for long duration tourist and/or business visas (valid for more than 90 days), the validity will count from the date of issuance of the visa:

Country

Type(s) of Visa

Maximum duration

Australia

VITEM II

Up to 5 years counted from

the date of issuance

Canada

VITUR & VITEM II

Up to 5 years counted from

the date of issuance

China

VITEM II (for businessman only)

Up to 3 years counted from

the date of issuance

Dominican Republic

VITEM II

Up to 1 year counted from

the date of issuance

Guinea-Bissau

VITUR

Up to 1 year counted from

the date of issuance

India

VITEM II

Up to 5 years counted from

the date of issuance

Jamaica

VITUR & VITEM II

Up to 5 years counted from

the date of issuance

Lebanon

VITUR & VITEM II

Up to 3 years counted from

the date of issuance

Mozambique

VITUR

 Up to 1 year counted from the date of issuance

United States of America

VITUR & VITEM II

Up to 10 years counted from the date of issuance

4.C) 1 YEAR FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE: If your country of citizenship and type of visa is not listed on items 4.A or 4.B, the first entry must take place up to one year from the date of issuance of the visa.

CONSULATE FEES:

Listed below are the fees the Consulate of Brazil charges for each type of visa based on applicants citizenship.

TOURIST VISA

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Algeria

60 USD

60 USD

Angola

100 USD

100 USD

Australia

35 USD

35 USD

Canada

65 USD

65 USD

Japan

25 USD

25 USD

Nigeria

65 USD

65 USD

North Korea

30 USD

30 USD

United Arab Emirates

20 USD

55 USD

75 USD

USA

160 USD

160 USD

All other countries

20 USD

20 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM I

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Germany

no charge

Belgium, Italy, Norway and Sweden

no charge

(if visa validity is up to 90 days)

United Arab Emirates

60 USD

55 USD

115 USD

United Kingdom

60 USD

60 USD

(if visa validity is up to 180 days)

United Kingdom

60 USD

155 USD

215 USD

(if visa validity exceeds 180 days)

USA

60 USD

190 USD

250 USD

USA

190 USD

190 USD

(high school exchange program)

USA

no charge

(Fulbright teachers)

All other countries

60 USD

60 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM II

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Algeria

85 USD

85 USD

Angola

140 USD

140 USD

United Arab Emirates

60 USD

55 USD

115 USD

USA

160 USD

160 USD

All other countries

60 USD

60 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM III

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Belgium, Italy, Norway and Sweden

no charge

(if visa validity is up to 90 days)

United Arab Emirates

40 USD

55 USD

95 USD

USA

40 USD

190 USD

230 USD

All other countries

40 USD

40 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM IV

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Germany

no charge

Belgium, Italy, Norway and Sweden

no charge

(if visa validity is up to 90 days)

France

40 USD

100 USD

140 USD

United Arab Emirates

40 USD

55 USD

95 USD

United Kingdom

40 USD

40 USD

(if visa validity is up to 180 days)

United Kingdom

40 USD

155 USD

195 USD

(if visa validity exceeds 180 days)

USA

160 USD

160 USD

USA

no charge

(Fulbright students)

All other countries

40 USD

40 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM V

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Belgium, Italy, Norway and Sweden

no charge

(if visa validity is up to 90 days)

United Arab Emirates

100 USD

55 USD

155 USD

United Kingdom

100 USD

100 USD

(if visa validity is up to 180 days)

United Kingdom

100 USD

155 USD

255 USD

(if visa validity exceeds 180 days)

USA

100 USD

190 USD

290 USD

All other countries

100 USD

100 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM VI

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Germany

no charge

Belgium, Italy, Norway and Sweden

no charge

(if visa validity is up to 90 days)

United Arab Emirates

20 USD

55 USD

75 USD

United Kingdom

20 USD

20 USD

(if visa validity is up to 180 days)

United Kingdom

20 USD

155 USD

175 USD

(if visa validity exceeds 180 days)

USA

20 USD

160 USD

180 USD

All other countries

20 USD

20 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITEM VII

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Germany

no charge

Belgium, Italy, Norway and Sweden

no charge

(if visa validity is up to 90 days)

United Arab Emirates

70 USD

55 USD

125 USD

United Kingdom

70 USD

70 USD

(if visa validity is up to 180 days)

United Kingdom

70 USD

155 USD

225 USD

(if visa validity exceeds 180 days)

USA

70 USD

190 USD

260 USD

All other countries

70 USD

70 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERMANENT VISA – VIPER

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

Italy

no charge

United Arab Emirates

200 USD

55 USD

255 USD

United Kingdom

200 USD

155 USD

355 USD

USA

200 USD

160 USD

360 USD

All other countries

200 USD

200 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE VISA – VRT

 

 

 

Country of Citizenship

Basic Fee

Processing Fee

TOTAL

United Arab Emirates

100 USD

55 USD

155 USD

United Kingdom

100 USD

155 USD

255 USD

USA

100 USD

160 USD

260 USD

All other countries

100 USD

100 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIPLOMATIC, OFFICIAL AND COURTESY VISAS ARE FREE OF ALL CONSULAR CHARGES

PROCESSING FEES:

Standard Processing
$75.00 21 Business Day Processing
  • VISA TYPES
  • Tourist Visa, Business Visas, Student Visas, Vitem-II, and Vietm-IV
Rush Processing
$150.003-5 Business Day Processing
  • VISA TYPES
  • Tourist Visa, Business Visas, Student Visas, Vitem-II, and Vietm-IV
Standard Processing
$125.0021 Business Day Processing
  • VISA TYPES
  • Work Visa, Residency Visa, Volunteer Visa, Vitem-I, III, V, VI, and VII.
Rush Processing
$250.003-5 Business Day Processing
  • VISA TYPES
  • Work Visa, Residency Visa, Volunteer Visa, Vitem-I, III, V, VI, and VII.
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