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Brazil Visa Requirements

The information above is for informational purposes only. All travelers should check to see if entry requirements and fees have changed.

Who needs a Visa?

Currently US, Canadian and Australian citizens are required to have visas to enter Brazil. The visa costs approximately $250 USD per person. Visas must be purchased BEFORE deprature and CANNOT be purchased upon arrival in Brazil.

Citizens of other countries should contact a Brazil Embassy or Consulat in their country of residence.

Entry Requirements

  • Your passport must be valid 6 months beyond intended stay.
  • You must have tickets and documents for return or onward travel.
  • We recommend at least 2 blank pages in your passport per country visited.

Visiting Iguazu Falls

You can visit Iguazu Falls from both Argentina and Brazil. U.S. passport holders need a visa to enter Brazil, and they are NOT available at the border. EU passport holders do not need a visa to enter Brazil.

There may be lines on either side of the border, depending on the time of the day and holidays.

Also check regarding immunization requirements. Australian residents, for example, require yellow fever shots if returning to Australia within 6 days following a visit to Brazil.

Need Help with your Passport and Visa?

To obtain the most current entry requirements for your upcoming trip, please contact CIBTvisas or call CIBT at 800-577-2428.  Be sure to reference CIBT Account 55520 for reduced CIBT service fees.

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