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Information prepared by the Government of Brazil

All participants should contact the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate General in their home country for the issuance of a visa. Participants from countries without Brazilian diplomatic representation may contact the Consulate General in New York to find out the most convenient Brazilian representation to be granted a visa.
From May 17th to June 18th 2004, an office of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil will be set up at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, to grant visas to the UNCTAD XI participants. Free diplomatic and official visas will be granted to members of delegations, and free courtesy ones to their wives and children upon presentation of travel document valid for at least 6 months and of official notification, in which must be mentioned the names of the applicants and the objective of their mission. Pictures will not be necessary.
Media professionals will be granted temporary visas (vitem-II), upon presentation of travel document valid for at least 6 months, visa request form filled out, passport photo and letter of the news agency attesting the objective of the trip. A fee of R$-ouro 60 (US$60) will be collected. A processing fee of R$-ouro 100 (US$100) may apply for nationals of some countries.
Contact: Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva. E-mail: mission.brazil@itu.ch

Visa requirements

Nationals of several countries do not require visas for entry into Brazil. Please consult the following table of countries:

Country
Diplomatic
Passport
Official
Passport
Ordinary
Passport
Media/
Press
Afghanistan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Albania visa required visa required visa required visa required
Algeria visa required visa required visa required visa required
Andorra visa required visa required exempted visa required
Angola exempted exempted visa required visa required
Antigua and Barbuda visa required visa required visa required visa required
Argentina exempted exempted exempted exempted
Armenia exempted exempted visa required visa required
Australia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Austria exempted exempted exempted exempted
Azerbaijan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Bahamas visa required visa required exempted visa required
Bangladesh visa required visa required visa required visa required
Barbados exempted exempted exempted visa required
Barhain visa required visa required visa required visa required
Belarus visa required visa required visa required visa required
Belgium exempted exempted exempted exempted
Belize visa required visa required visa required visa required
Benin visa required visa required visa required visa required
Bhutan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Bolivia exempted exempted exempted visa required
Bosnia and Herzegovina visa required visa required visa required visa required
Botswana visa required visa required visa required visa required
Brunei visa required visa required visa required visa required
Bulgaria exempted exempted visa required visa required
Burkina Faso visa required visa required visa required visa required
Burundi visa required visa required visa required visa required
Cambodia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Cameron visa required visa required visa required visa required
Canada visa required visa required visa required visa required
Cape Verde exempted exempted visa required visa required
Central African Rep. visa required visa required visa required visa required
Chad visa required visa required visa required visa required
Chile exempted exempted exempted exempted
China visa required visa required visa required visa required
Colombia exempted exempted exempted exempted
Comoros visa required visa required visa required visa required
Congo visa required visa required visa required visa required
Congo, Dem. Rep visa required visa required visa required visa required
Cook Islands visa required visa required visa required visa required
Costa Rica exempted exempted exempted exempted
Côte d’Ivoire exempted exempted visa required visa required
Croatia exempted exempted visa required visa required
Cuba exempted visa required visa required visa required
Cyprus visa required visa required visa required visa required
Czech Republic exempted exempted visa required visa required
Denmark exempted exempted exempted exempted
Djibouti visa required visa required visa required visa required
Dominica visa required visa required visa required visa required
Dominican Rep. exempted exempted visa required visa required
East Timor visa required visa required visa required visa required
Ecuador exempted exempted exempted exempted
Egypt visa required visa required visa required visa required
El Salvador exempted exempted visa required visa required
Equatorial Guinea visa required visa required visa required visa required
Eritrea visa required visa required visa required visa required
Estonia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Ethiopia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Fiji visa required visa required visa required visa required
Finland exempted exempted exempted exempted
France exempted exempted exempted exempted
Gabon visa required visa required visa required visa required
Gambia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Georgia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Germany exempted exempted exempted exempted
Ghana visa required visa required visa required visa required
Greece exempted exempted exempted exempted
Grenada visa required visa required visa required visa required
Guatemala exempted exempted visa required visa required
Guinea Bissau exempted exempted visa required visa required
Guinea Rep. visa required visa required visa required visa required
Guyana exempted exempted visa required visa required
Haiti visa required visa required visa required visa required
Holy See exempted exempted exempted exempted
Honduras visa required visa required visa required visa required
Hong Kong visa required visa required visa required visa required
Hungary exempted exempted exempted exempted
Iceland exempted exempted exempted exempted
India visa required visa required visa required visa required
Indonesia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Iran visa required visa required visa required visa required
Iraq visa required visa required visa required visa required
Ireland exempted exempted exempted exempted
Israel exempted exempted exempted exempted
Italy exempted exempted exempted exempted
Jamaica visa required visa required visa required visa required
Japan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Jordan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Kazakistan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Kenya visa required visa required visa required visa required
Kiribati visa required visa required visa required visa required
Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic visa required visa required visa required visa required
Kuwait visa required visa required visa required visa required
Kyrgyzstan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Laos, Nationals of visa required visa required visa required visa required
Latvia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Lebanon visa required visa required visa required visa required
Lesotho visa required visa required visa required visa required
Liberia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Libya visa required visa required visa required visa required
Liechtenstein visa required visa required exempted visa required
Lithuania visa required visa required visa required visa required
Luxembourg exempted exempted exempted exempted
Madagascar visa required visa required visa required visa required
Malawi visa required visa required visa required visa required
Malaysia exempted exempted exempted visa required
Maldives visa required visa required visa required visa required
Mali visa required visa required visa required visa required
Malta visa required visa required visa required visa required
Mariana Islands visa required visa required visa required visa required
Marshall Islands visa required visa required visa required visa required
Mauritania visa required visa required visa required visa required
Mauritius visa required visa required visa required visa required
Mexico exempted exempted exempted exempted
Micronesia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Moldavia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Monaco visa required visa required exempted exempted
Mongolia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Morocco exempted exempted exempted exempted
Mozambique exempted exempted visa required visa required
Myanmar / Birmania visa required visa required visa required visa required
Namibia exempted exempted exempted visa required
Nauru visa required visa required visa required visa required
Nepal visa required visa required visa required visa required
Netherlands exempted exempted exempted exempted
Nicaragua visa required visa required visa required visa required
Niger visa required visa required visa required visa required
Nigeria visa required visa required visa required visa required
Norway exempted exempted exempted exempted
Now Zealand visa required visa required visa required visa required
Oman visa required visa required visa required visa required
Pakistan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Palau visa required visa required visa required visa required
Palestine visa required visa required visa required visa required
Panama exempted exempted exempted visa required
Papua New Guinea visa required visa required visa required visa required
Paraguay exempted exempted exempted exempted
Peru exempted exempted exempted exempted
Philippines exempted exempted exempted exempted
Poland exempted exempted exempted exempted
Portugal exempted exempted exempted exempted
Qatar visa required visa required visa required visa required
Rep. of Macedonia / FYROM visa required visa required visa required visa required
Republic of Korea exempted exempted exempted visa required
Romania exempted exempted visa required visa required
Russian Federation exempted exempted visa required visa required
Rwanda visa required visa required visa required visa required
Saint Kitts & Nevis visa required visa required visa required visa required
Saint Lucia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Saint. Vincent & Grenadines visa required visa required visa required visa required
Samoa visa required visa required visa required visa required
San Marino exempted exempted exempted exempted
Saudi Arabia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Senegal visa required visa required visa required visa required
Seychelles visa required visa required visa required visa required
Sierra Leone visa required visa required visa required visa required
Singapore visa required visa required visa required visa required
Slovakia exempted exempted visa required visa required
Slovenia exempted exempted exempted exempted
Solomon, Islands visa required visa required visa required visa required
Somalia visa required visa required visa required visa required
South Africa exempted exempted exempted exempted
Sovereign Military Order of Malta exempted exempted exempted exempted
Spain exempted exempted exempted exempted
Sri Lanka visa required visa required visa required visa required
St. Thomas & Prince exempted exempted visa required visa required
Sudan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Suriname exempted exempted exempted exempted
Swaziland visa required visa required visa required visa required
Sweden exempted exempted exempted exempted
Switzerland exempted exempted exempted exempted
Syrian Arab Rep. visa required visa required visa required visa required
Tajikistan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Thailand exempted exempted exempted exempted
Togo visa required visa required visa required visa required
Tonga visa required visa required visa required visa required
Trinidad and Tobago exempted exempted exempted exempted
Tunisia exempted exempted visa required visa required
Turkey exempted exempted visa required visa required
Turkmenistan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Tuvalu visa required visa required visa required visa required
Uganda visa required visa required visa required visa required
Ukraine exempted exempted visa required visa required
United Arab Emirates visa required visa required visa required visa required
United Kingdom exempted exempted exempted exempted
United Rep. Tanzania visa required visa required visa required visa required
Uruguay exempted exempted exempted exempted
USA visa required visa required visa required visa required
Uzbekistan visa required visa required visa required visa required
Vanuatu visa required visa required visa required visa required
Venezuela exempted exempted exempted visa required
Viet Nam visa required visa required visa required visa required
Yemen visa required visa required visa required visa required
Yugoslavia / Serbia and Montenegro visa required visa required visa required visa required
Zambia visa required visa required visa required visa required
Zimbabwe visa required visa required visa required visa required

Health requirements

The only inoculation requirement is an International Health Certificate showing yellow fever vaccination for persons entering Brazil within six days of travelling from or through the following countries: Angola, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Venezuela.

Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for those travelling to these States of Brazil: Acre, Amazonas, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima, Tocantins and the Federal District. It is important to remember that the yellow fever vaccination should be taken at least 10 days before arrival in Brazil.



Last updated: 25 May 2004 18:40