Brazil

The eVisa is an electronic type of visa that can be requested by the US, Australian, Japanese and Canadian citizens.

The E-visa is valid for up to 2 years and allows multiple entries.

List of required documents:

  1. Clear scanned copy of the passport bio page.
  2. Digital passport stile photo.

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$70
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INCLUDES:
Consular fee: $45.00
WVC Processsing fee: $25.00
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FINAL COST
$85
5 BUSINESS DAYS
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List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

        5. Itinerary

Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant’s name must be on itinerary).

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 6.¬†Driver’s License

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

A copy of round trip tickets or a letter signed by a travel agent. If you will be entering and/or exiting Brazil by LAND please submit:

  • Ticketed flight itinerary showing flights into and out of the region.
  • A letter addressed to the “Consulate of Brazil, Visa Section” explaining exactly how, when, and where you will be entering and leaving Brazil.
  • A copy of your most recent monthly bank statement.

If you will be entering and/or exiting Brazil by SEA please submit:

  • Official receipt or boarding pass from the Cruise line listing the applicant as a passenger and showing that the balance has been paid in full.
  • Official daily port itinerary from the cruise line listing the applicant as a passenger and showing the port location for each day of the cruise.
  1. Medical Requirements

For applicants who have traveled within the last 90 days to an endemic area, an original certificate of vaccination against yellow fever. (This includes Angola, Benin, Bissau Guinea, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guiana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda or Venezuela.)

Additional Required Documents for Minors (under 18)

Birth certificate. A NOTARIZED copy of the applicant’s birth certificate. (An original birth certificate will be accepted in lieu of a notarized copy.)

  1. A Letter of Consent. A NOTARIZED letter of consent from the DC Embassy, signed by both parents. This form is available here.
  2. Application form. Applicants under 18 years of age are considered minors and cannot sign their visa application forms. Instead, the forms must be signed by one or both parents (signatures on this form do not need to be notarized).
  3. Polio vaccination. For applicants between the ages of 3 months and 6 years, a certificate of vaccination against Polio is required. If the child cannot be inoculated, please submit a notarized letter from the child’s physician.
Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin:

‚ÄĘ Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$240
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
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EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$280
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

 Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Brazil.

  1. Medical Requirements

For applicants who have traveled within the last 90 days to an endemic area, an original certificate of vaccination against yellow fever. (This includes Angola, Benin, Bissau Guinea, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guiana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda or Venezuela.)

  1. Business Letter

Original letter from U.S. based employer, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, describing the nature of the company‚Äôs business, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Brazil. It is extremely important that the business letter includes the statement that “no technical work or assistance” will be provided during stay in Brazil. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Brazil.

The sample format for this letter can be found here.

Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin:

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$240
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$280
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

  1. Insurance

Copy of medical insurance policy indicating full coverage for the duration of stay in Brazil.

  1. Business Cover Letter

Notarized business cover letter addressed to the Brazilian Consulate explaining the purpose of the trip in detail, and the nature of duties to be performed in exact detail, guaranteeing financial support for the applicant while in Brazil, and return transportation.

  1. Letter Of Invitation
    • The following letters are required from the Brazilian company:
      A letter of invitation from the Brazilian entity inviting applicant to provide technical services in the country.
      A letter from the entity specifying the place and condition of the work to be performed by the applicant.
      A letter from the Brazilian entity assuming responsibility for all maintenance expenses associated with applicant’s stay in Brazil as well as his repatriation to his/her country of origin upon the termination of his work in Brazil.
      An official document from sponsoring entity in Brazil (such as statute, founding charter, etc.) as well as proof of the entity’s registration with the competent regulatory body.

  2. Medical Requirements

For applicants who have traveled within the last 90 days to an endemic area, an original certificate of vaccination against yellow fever. (This includes Angola, Benin, Bissau Guinea, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guiana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda or Venezuela.)

Additional required documents for Technical Assistance and Technology Transfer Work Visa:

For qualified professionals whose employer (non-Brazilian company) has a contract, cooperation agreement or partnership with a Brazilian company and are being requested to perform short term technical assistance or technology transfer.

Technical Assistance and Technology Transfer Work Visas CANNOT be granted for administrative, financial or management services.

Copy of Brazilian company’s registration with the ‚ÄúCadastro Nacional de Pessoas Jur√≠dicas‚ÄĚ (CNPJ).

Original Notarized Letter from the sponsoring company in Brazil, on their letterhead stationery and signed by a senior manager (original signature acknowledged by a ‚ÄúCart√≥rio‚ÄĚ) stating the following information:

  • Name, CNPJ, address and nature of business of the Brazilian company;
  • Senior manager of Brazilian company‚Äôs 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;
Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$370
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $290.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$410
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $290.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

  1. Itinerary

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Brazil.

  1. Business Cover Letter

Original letter from employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Brazil. It is extremely important that the business letter includes the statement that “no technical work or assistance” will be provided during stay in Brazil. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

The sample format for this letter can be found here.

Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin:

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$240
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$280
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License.

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

  1. Itinerary

 Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Brazil.

  1. Bank Statement

¬†A NOTARIZED copy of the applicant’s most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds in the amount of R$2000 (USD 900) per month of stay. The statement must clearly show the applicant’s name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  1. Sponsored by institution

A NOTARIZED (must be done by a Cartório in Brazil) letter from the sponsoring institution assuring the grant, scholarship, or allowance.

  1. Sponsored by parents

A NOTARIZED affidavit stating that they will support you and a NOTARIZED copy their most recent monthly bank statement.

  1. Enrollment Letter

ORIGINAL notarized copy of acceptance letter from the Brazilian college or university indicating the type and duration of studies. Notarization must be done by a Cartório in Brazil. The Brazilian educational institution must be registered with the Ministry of Education in Brazil.

Students enrolling in short-term language or technical classes, must also provide a copy of the educational institution’s registration with the Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Juridicas (CNPJ).

  1. FBI Background Check.

 Must be issued within the last 3 months (request may be submitted to an FBI-approved Channeler).

Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin:

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$240
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$280
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $160.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

  1. Itinerary

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Brazil.

  1. Birth certificate

Copy of birth certificate or any other official document that shows parents’ full names. This same document will be needed later in Brazil at the moment the applicant completes their registration at Brazilian Federal Police Department (required within 30 days of arrival).

  1. Brazilian company’s registration

A copy of the sponsoring company’s registration with the ‚ÄúCadastro Nacional de Pessoas Jur√≠dicas‚ÄĚ (CNPJ).

  1. Letter of Invitation

A copy of a letter from the sponsoring company in Brazil, on their letterhead stationery and signed by a senior manager (original signature acknowledged by a ‚ÄúCart√≥rio‚ÄĚ) stating the following information:

  • Name, CNPJ, address and nature of business of the Brazilian company;
  • Senior manager of Brazilian company‚Äôs 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.

Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin:

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$330
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $250.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$370
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $250.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

  1. Itinerary

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Brazil.

  1. Birth certificate

Copy of birth certificate or any other official document that shows parents’ full names. This same document will be needed later in Brazil at the moment the applicant completes their registration at Brazilian Federal Police Department (required within 30 days of arrival).

  1. Letter of Invitation
  • You must provide a letter of invitation from the organization or entity that you are visiting. The invitation must:Include your name, gender, status/position held, and date of birth
  • Provide information about the entity to be visited. Include full name, contact information, telephone number, address, and signature
  • Detail the purpose of your trip including the places to be visited
  • Specify your arrival and departure dates
  • Include the full address of the intended residence
  • Specify who is financially responsible for the trip
  • Have company or organization seal/stamp

      9. FBI Background Check

Must be issued within the last 3 months (request may be submitted to an FBI-approved Channeler).

      10. Bank Statement

A NOTARIZED copy of the applicant’s most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds.

Documents from the institution in Brazil

You must provide the following documents from the institution in Brazil:

  1. A social statute or constitutive document
  2. An act of nomination or designation of its directors
Curriculum Vitae

You must provide a CV. The document must:

  1. Be a copy of your most recent Curriculum Vitae
  2. Be signed and notarized
Transcripts

You must provide an ordination certificate and school transcripts for complete graduate theological studies.

Dependents

Travelers who will be accompanied by their dependents must provide a notarized copy of the marriage or birth certificate, an official dependency document for a spouse and children, and a notarized affidavit of financial and moral responsibility for the dependents.

Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$330
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $250.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$370
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $250.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order

List of required documents

only for residents of following states: Washington DC, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, all Military Bases except Guam.

  1. Passport

Original signed passport with at least six months of remaining validity and two blank visa pages, and a copy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  1. Visa Application Form

One completed and signed Visa Application Form plus one copy. To fill in the on-line form select “Visa Request” and follow the steps, every question must be answered. The signature must be inside the signature box on the receipt page. The form will expire within 30 days.

  1. Passport-type photo

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  1. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)

You must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  1. Driver’s License.

Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, lease, bank statement, school enrollment letter, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant’s name and current address.

  1. Itinerary

 Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Brazil.

  1. Birth certificate

Copy of birth certificate or any other official document that shows parents’ full names. This same document will be needed later in Brazil at the moment the applicant completes their registration at Brazilian Federal Police Department (required within 30 days of arrival).

  1. Letter of Invitation

You must obtain an original official letter of invitation from your sponsor. The organization you will be visiting is responsible for obtaining the invitation. This letter must:

  • Be printed on the sponsoring organization’s official letterhead
  • Include the¬†sponsoring organization’s contact information
  • Explain the applicant’s relationship to the sponsoring organization
  • Describe the applicant’s purpose and activities
  • Specify the length of stay
  • Provide accommodation details
  • Provide details on who will be financially responsible for the traveler
  1. FBI Background Check

 Must be issued within the last 3 months (request may be submitted to an FBI-approved Channeler).

  1. Bank Statement

¬†A NOTARIZED copy of the applicant’s most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds.

  1. Supplementary Documents

If you are traveling to Brazil for the collection of biological and mineral materials, then you must provide prior authorization from the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico-CNPq and/or by the Fundacao Nacional do Indio- FUNAI. For professors, scientists, and researchers engaged in a scientific and technical cooperation program, your Brazilian host must obtain prior authorization from CNPq and MCT (Ministerio da Ciencia e Tecnologia).  

Additional Required Documents for Applicants of Brazilian Origin:

Brazilian citizens, even those with dual citizenship, must enter and leave Brazil with a Brazilian passport. If the applicant was born in Brazil and no longer holds the Brazilian citizenship, documented proof of loss of citizenship must be presented along with the visa application.

REGULAR
FINAL COST
$330
8 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $250.00
WVC processing fee $80.00
Place an Order
EXPEDITED
FINAL COST
$370
4-7 BUSINESS DAYS
INCLUDES:
Consular fee $250.00
WVC processing fee $120.00
Place an Order