Brazil

BRAZIL VISA APPLICATION

TOURIST VISA
  1. Original, SIGNED United States of America passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  2. A recent 2′ x 2′ passport photo of the applicant, front view, white background. Must be taken within the past 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded to Consulate website.
  3. A notarized copy of driver’s license, notarized copy of a lease or notarized major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicants name and current address. The document itself must be notarized. Separate notary letters will not be accepted by the Consulate.
  4. A photocopy of round trip tickets or a letter signed by a travel agent with confirmed round trip tickets. Itinerary is not acceptable unless showing ticket numbers and that the ticket is paid for. 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.
  5. If the applicant has traveled within the last 90 days to any of the Yellow Fever Countries an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever will be required
  6. If attending a conference or seminar, a letter of invitation from the organization in Brazil which is hosting the event and a day-by-day itinerary of the event.
  7. Original or notarized bank statements for the past 3 months. The most recent statement should show evidence of sufficient funds for travel and have account holder’s name stated on the statement.
Type
of Visa
Validity Processing
Time
Embassy
Fee
Service
Fee
Multiple
Entry
Up To
10 Years
10-12
Business
Days
$160 $149
Additional required documents for minors (under 18):
Birth certificate. Two NOTARIZED copies of the applicant’s birth certificate.
Letter of consent. Two NOTARIZED letters of consent from the Atlanta Consulate, signed by both parents.
Notarized application form. The form must be signed by both parents and the signatures must be NOTARIZED. Both signatures must fit inside the signature box.
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.
Parents’ passport copies. Copies of both parents’ passports.
BUSINESS VISA
  1. Original, SIGNED United States of America passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  2. A recent 2′ x 2′ passport photo of the applicant, front view, white background. Must be taken within the past 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded to Consulate website.
  3. A notarized copy of driver’s license, notarized copy of a lease or notarized major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicants name and current address. The document itself must be notarized. Separate notary letters will not be accepted by the Consulate.
  4. A photocopy of round trip tickets or a letter signed by a travel agent with confirmed round trip tickets. Itinerary is not acceptable unless showing ticket numbers and that the ticket is paid for. 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.
  5. If the applicant has traveled within the last 90 days to any of the Yellow Fever Countries an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever will be required
  6. If attending a conference or seminar, a letter of invitation from the organization in Brazil which is hosting the event and a day-by-day itinerary of the event.
  7. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Brazil”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above). The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Brazil.
    • State the expected duration of the visit and the periodicity of any future trips.
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    Furthermore, the sending company shall specifically attest to each of the following statements:
    • The visa applicant will maintain his or her residency in the United States.
    • The visa applicant’s trip to Brazil is of a short-term nature.
    • The goal of the visa applicant’s trip to Brazil is strictly for business meetings not involving any technical assistance or training.
    • The visa applicant has no intention to immigrate to Brazil and will not exceed the legally authorized stay per visit.
  8. A NOTARIZED business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in Brazil written in Portuguese. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Brazil”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above). The letter should state:
    • The job description and job position of the contact person in Brazil.
    • A description of the intended activities of the applicant in Brazil (sales, purchases, coordination, auditing, etc).

Not required for Flight Crew personnel.

Type
of Visa
Validity Processing
Time
Embassy
Fee
Service
Fee
Multiple
Entry
Up To
10 Years
10-12
Business
Days
$160 $149
CONFERENCE VISA
  1. One visa application. http://cgwashington.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/applying_for_a_visa.xml
  2. Original, SIGNED United States of America passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  3. A notarized copy of driver’s license, notarized copy of a lease or notarized major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicants name and current address. The document itself must be notarized. Separate notary letters will not be accepted by the Consulate.
  4. An ORIGINAL letter from the sponsoring organization in Brazil providing information on the content of the conference or seminar, qualifications of the applicant, duration of the seminar/classes and financial conditions.
  5. Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance specifically covering travel to Brazil.
  6. 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.
    • Sponsored by institution: A NOTARIZED letter from the sponsoring institution assuring the grant, scholarship, or allowance.
    • Sponsored by parents: A NOTARIZED affidavit stating that they will support you and a NOTARIZED copy their most recent monthly bank statement.
  7. 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).
Type
of Visa
Validity Processing
Time
Embassy
Fee
Service
Fee
Multiple
Entry
Up To
3 Months
10-12
Business
Days
$250 $149
Additional Information:
If the applicant will be participating in a trade show, please apply for a Business visa.
If the applicant will be attending a conference and will NOT be paid, please apply for a Tourist visa.
STUDENT VISA
  1. One visa application. http://cgwashington.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/applying_for_a_visa.xml
  2. Original, SIGNED United States of America passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  3. A recent 2′ x 2′ passport photo of the applicant, front view, white background. Must be taken within the past 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.
  4. A notarized copy of driver’s license, notarized copy of a lease or notarized major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicants name and current address. The document itself must be notarized. Separate notary letters will not be accepted by the Consulate.
  5. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.
  6. 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.
    Sponsored by institution: A NOTARIZED letter from the sponsoring institution assuring the grant, scholarship, or allowance.
    Sponsored by parents: A NOTARIZED affidavit stating that they will support you and a NOTARIZED copy their most recent monthly bank statement.
  7. Original acceptance letter from the Brazilian college or university indicating the type and duration of studies. 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).
  8. Police Clearance. Original document issued within the past 60 days containing sufficient info on the applicant (full name, address, date of birth, SSN, ID type, etc.) Must be on standard letterhead baring the contact information of the issuing authority and either official seal or notarized signature of the sheriff or clerk.
Type
of Visa
Validity Processing
Time
Embassy
Fee
Service
Fee
Multiple
Entry
Up To
3 Months
10-12
Business
Days
$160 $69

Additional required documents for minors (under 18):
Birth certificate. Two NOTARIZED copies of the applicant’s birth certificate.
Letter of consent. Two NOTARIZED letters of consent from the Washington, DC Consulate, signed by both parents.
Notarized application form. The form must be signed by both parents and the signatures must be NOTARIZED. Both signatures must fit inside the signature box.
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.|
Parents’ passport copies. Copies of both parents’ passports.

Passport MUST contain two blank visa pages side by side for the visa to be issued.

MPS Visa - Brazil Visa Request Form

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