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Brazil will require visas from tourists from the USA, Australia and Canada from January 10th

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Tom Jobim International Airport – Galeão, in Rio de Janeiro Photo: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil

The visa requirement for tourists from Canada, Australia and the United States (USA) to enter Brazil comes into effect on January 10th. The initial deadline for collecting the document was October 1, 2023, but it was extended. In a note, the Ministry of...

In a note, the Ministry of Tourism highlighted that the measure takes into account the date of arrival on Brazilian soil – therefore, tourists from the three countries who arrive in Brazil by January 9th are exempt from presenting a visa.

The requirement, previously valid for Japanese, Australian, Canadian and North American tourists, was extended following a Brazil-Japan agreement, which established reciprocal visa exemption for short stays (up to 90 days).

According to the ministry, it was also necessary to make adjustments to the bidding process to hire the company that will offer the electronic visa service for the three countries.

– The new decree will be published as soon as its processing is completed. It is important to highlight that the Brazilian government renews its interest in negotiating, with the three nations, visa exemption agreements based on the principles of reciprocity and equality between States – concluded the ministry.

*Brazil Agency



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