Brazilian consulates across the United States are no longer accepting Brazil Tourist Visa applications by mail. Visa applications must be submitted in person by the applicant or a third party such as VisaHQ.
You will also need the following documents:
Brazilian visa application form. Completed application form for Brazil will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
Original, signed United States passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photograph: Must be taken within the last 3 months.
Driver’s license. A notarized copy of driver’s license or notarized major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicants name and current address. The notary seal/certification statement and the copied document MUST all be printed on a single page.
Itinerary. 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.
Yellow Fever Vaccination. 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.
Conference or Seminar. 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.
Bank Statement. Copy of the applicant’s most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds (at least $100 per day). The statement must clearly show the applicant’s name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
Citizens of United States require an approval from the Ministry of Foreign External Relations in Brazil, which can extend the processing time.