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Brazil Extends Border Closure With Venezuela Amid Coronavirus

Brazil’s government has decided to extend the border closure with Venezuela for health reasons, amid coronavirus, but the citizens coming from abroad will be eligible to enter the country, Justice Minister of the country Sergio Moro announced. Minister Moro and Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta will also discuss what the security forces of the country can do to halt the spread of COVID-19. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro previously announced the border closure with Venezuela, on March 17, [...]

Brazil Plans to Grant Indian and Chinese Tourists With Visa-Free Entry

Indian and Chinese passport holders will soon be able to travel to Brazil visa-free, says the President of the country Jair Bolsonaro. During a meeting with the President of People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang, which was his first official visit to China since he took Presidency at the beginning of this year, Bolsonaro said that Brazil is looking forward to abolishing visa regime for two countries, China and India. According to [...]

By |2019-10-28T15:21:07+02:00October 28th, 2019|Brazil Visa/Passport News|

Brazil and Argentina to Introduce New Joint Visa for China

Brazil and Argentina are examining the possibility of a new visa joint for China, which would allow Chinese nationals to visit both countries with only one tourist visa. Speaking at the 8th Global Tourism Economy Forum held in Macao this week, Argentina’s Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Santos, said that the visa could be extended to include other South American countries as well. Marcelo Alvaro Antonio, Brazil’s Minister of Tourism also spoke at the forum, saying that they [...]

Brazil Received a Record High Number of Tourists in 2018 Thanks to Its e-Visa Program

Brazil has reached a record number of tourists in 2018, according to the latest statistics from Brazil Tourism. It is believed that the number has been triggered by the electronic visa program enrolled last year. The number of tourists coming from the US, Canada and Australia increased in particular. While in 2017 there were 475,232 tourists that reached Brazil, in 2018 this number increased for 13.3% to 570,000 visitors. The number of Canadians visiting Brazil increased for [...]

By |2019-08-19T15:02:57+02:00May 22nd, 2019|Brazil Visa/Passport News|

Brazil Lifts Visa Regime for Visitors From US, Canada, Japan and Australia

Starting from June 17, 2019, nationals of the United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan will be able to travel to Brazil for tourism and visiting friends or family members, without the need of a visa. The Brazilian government has announced that visitors from these countries will no longer need to apply or pay to visit Brazil. However, visitors will be limited to a maximum period of stay of 90 days within six months. The measure has been [...]

By |2019-08-03T15:18:28+02:00March 23rd, 2019|Brazil Visa/Passport News|

Brazil May Abolish Visa Regime for US, Australia, Canada, Japan Visitors

Nationals of the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan may no longer need visitor visas to travel to Brazil. In a bid to increase the revenues allocated from foreign tourists to $18 billion, Brazil is looking forward to eliminating visa requirements for wealthy countries as the US, Canada, Australia and Japan. Brazil has a unique visa policy, applying visa reciprocity to every world country, even in terms of visa fees. The USA, Australia, Canada and Japan are [...]

By |2019-08-03T15:18:43+02:00January 21st, 2019|Brazil Visa/Passport News|

Brazilian Government Grants Haitians Humanitarian Visa

Haitians who intend to live in Brazil from now on will receive priority treatment by the Brazilian government. According to the decree, which has been published in the Official Gazette of the Federal Government and is authorized by the Itamaraty, the Ministries of Justice, Public Security, and Labor, the visa can only be issued for two years. After two years, the humanitarian visa that is going to be issued at the Brazilian Embassy in Haiti’s capital, will [...]

By |2020-08-26T10:27:58+02:00May 2nd, 2018|Brazil Visa/Passport News|

Americans Can Now Get E-Visas to Brazil

The Brazilian Immigration Authorities have launched online visas for Americans on January 25, as promised in October 2017. The United States citizens who wish to visit and experience Brazil from now on do not need to go to a Brazilian embassy or consulate in order to obtain a tourist visa. How can you get this type of visa? Americans now need just a few minutes to complete the online application, which includes the uploading of few required [...]

By |2019-08-03T15:24:26+02:00January 31st, 2018|Brazil Visa/Passport News|