Brazil Visas are required for all US Citizens and many foreign nationals prior to leaving the United States. Using our Brazil visa service, we can personally guide you through the Brazil visa application and obtain your Brazil visa in time for your trip!
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Provide your SIGNED passport. Your passport must be signed on the appropriate line. (For US citizens the line is located on the page following your information page). The passport must be valid with an expiration date greater than six (6) months from the date of entry for the visa you are applying for. Passport must have sufficient blank pages (at least 2 pages) for any visa stamps. These pages must say VISAS at the top of the page.
If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with renewing a US Passport or obtain a new US Passport from us prior to obtaining the visa.
(Important Note: Keep a copy of your passport biographical information page for your records)
The Consulate of Brazil requires a visa application to be completed online. You can access this form by clicking on Brazil Visa online application. Click the UK flag to switch the language to English and then select "Visa Request" and follow the steps. Print a copy of the completed form, and include in the package to us.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Brazil application will require you to upload certain scans of documents at the end and prior to printing. Resizing of the scans and a certain format of file (.jpeg) will be required.
If you do not know how to do so on your own we can resize for you, please send a scan of:
Your completed application must:
You must provide 2 passport photos. These passport photos must match the requirements of a standard US passport photo. They must be taken at an official passport photo provider (pharmacy, Costco, post office) and should not be taken and printed via a home photo printer.
- Your head must face the camera directly with full face in view.
- You must have a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open.
- Taken in clothing normally worn on a daily basis
- Taken in the last 6 months
- Use a plain white or off-white background
- Be sized correctly
- Printed in color on matte or glossy photo quality paper
- You cannot wear glasses.
- You cannot wear a hat or head covering.
- You cannot wear headphones or wireless hands-free devices.
Copy of computer generated round trip tickets or travel itinerary showing round trip travel entering Brazil and exiting Brazil. Preferably, the proof of departure documents should show your departure from the United States to Brazil and back. Additionally, the Applicant's name must be on the travel document.
A business letter of responsibility from your employer/sponsor in the United States.
The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Brazil", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
A business letter of responsibility from the inviting employer/company in Brazil :
Two Original Business Cards.
Submit a clear copy of ONE of the following:
NOTICE: For applicants that have proof of residency from any of the following states, you must have that copy NOTARIZED. (Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina.)
All applicants applying for a work visa must submit their original birth certificate with an apostille. An apostille is a specific seal that is used for certification purposes for foreign documents such as deeds and birth certificates. This can be done at your State’s Superior Court. Once the apostille is complete, you must submit the birth certificate and the apostille together with your visa application.
Secondly, when traveling to Brazil, you will need to bring these documents with you along with a Portuguese translation of the Birth Certificate.
Applicants traveling to Brazil to provide services or technical assistance, without a work contract or employment relationship in Brazil, must submit ALL of the following items:
The Consulate of Brazil will ship your passport directly back to you after your visa is approved. Passportsandvisas.com will provide the Consulate with a FedEx return label with the shipping address you’ve entered into our order form. Please note that EACH passport is shipped individually. If your order contains more than one passport/applicant, additional FedEx return shipping charges may apply.
The Consulate of Brazil will require you to provide a federal certificate of non-criminal records issued in the last six months by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Please contact your local federal office.