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Ministry of External Relations
Immigration Division
Entrance Visas in Brazil*Download the PDF version

(Updated on October, 3rd , 2011)

*If you are a citizen from Argentina, Paraguai, Uruguay, Chile, Bolívia, Peru, Colombia and Ecuador you can apply for a temporary residence visa.

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Padip – Holders of diplomatic passports
Pasof – Holders of official or service passports
Vitem II – Business Visa, for holders of ordinary passports
Vitur – Tourism Visa, for holders of ordinary passports
(90) – First entry within 90 days
#  – Entrance allowed by presenting Civil Identity Card
* – Stay of 90 days every six months
1. Visa required.
7. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding sixty (60) days.
8. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days.
9. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, for officials not accredited in Brazil. For accredited officials, Visa for the period of the mission.
10. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, for officials not accredited in Brazil. For accredited officials, Visa Exemption to enter into Brazilian territory. The accredited officials must request to the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil for a Visa for the period of their mission  no later than thirty (30) days after their first entry in Brazilian territory.
11. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding thirty (30) days, for officials not accredited in Brazil. For accredited officials, Visa Exemption for the period of their mission.
12. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, for officials not accredited in Brazil. For accredited officials, Visa Exemption for the period of their mission.
13. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding one hundred and eighty (180) days, for officials not accredited in Brazil. For accredited officials, Visa Exemption for the period of their mission.
14. Visa Exemption, for a period not exceeding fourteen (14) days, for officials not accredited in Brazil. For accredited officials, Visa Exemption for the period of their mission.
15. Visa exemption, for an indefinite period of time, for accredited and non-accredited officials.
16. Brazil does not maintain diplomatic relations. Visas issued on “laissez-passer” for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days. (except Diplomatic and Official Visas)

Legal Basis :    – Law n.º 6.815, from August,19th 1980.

- Decree n.º 86.175, from December, 10th 1981.

- Normative Resolutions from the National Immigration Council (“CNIg”).

Entrance Visas in Brazil

Country                     PADIP      PASOF    VITUR(Tourist) VITEM II (Business)
Afghanistan 1 1 1 1
Albania 12 12 1 1
Algeria 12 12 1 1
Andorra 1 1 8 1
Angola (90) 12 12 1 1
Antigua and Barbuda 12 12 1 1
Argentina 15 12 #8 #8
Armenia 12 12 1 1
Australia 1 1 1 1
Austria 12 12 8 8
Azerbaijan 12 12 1 1
Bahamas, The 12 12 8 1
Bahrain (90) 1 1 1 1
Bangladesh 1 1 1 1
Barbados 12 12 8 1
Belarus 12 12 1 1
Belgium 12 12 8 8
Belize 12 12 1 1
Benin 12 12 1 1
Bhutan 1 1 1 1
Bolivia 9 9 #8 #8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 12 1 1
Botswana 11 11 1 1
Brunei 1 1 1 1
Bulgaria 9 9 8 8
Burkina Faso 12 12 1 1
Burundi 1 1 1 1
Cambodia (90) 11 11 1 1
Cameroon 12 12 1 1
Canada 1 1 1 1
Cape Verde (90) 12 12 1 1
Central African Republic 1 1 1 1
Chad 1 1 1 1
Chile 12 12 #8 #8
China (90) 11 11 1 1
Colombia 15 12 #8 #8
Comoros 1 1 1 1
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1 1 1 1
Congo, Republic of the 12 12 1 1
Cook Islands 1 1 1 1
Costa Rica 12 12 8 8
Cote d’Ivoire 12 12 1 1
Croatia 12 12 8 8
Cuba (90) 13 1 1 1
Cyprus 9 9 1 1
Czech Republic 12 12 8 8
Denmark 12 12 8 8
Djibouti 1 1 1 1
Dominica 12 12 1 1
Dominican Republic 12 12 1 1
Ecuador 15 12 #8 #8
Egypt 9 9 1 1
El Salvador 9 9 8 8
Equatorial Guinea (90) 1 1 1 1
Eritrea 1 1 1 1
Estonia 9 9 1 1
Ethiopia 1 1 1 1
Fiji 1 1 1 1
Finland 12 12 8 8
France 9 9 8* 8*
Gabon (90) 12 12 1 1
Gambia, The 1 1 1 1
Georgia 1 1 1 1
Germany 12 12 8 8
Ghana (90) 15 15 1 1
Greece (90) 12 12 8 8
Grenada 12 12 1 1
Guatemala 9 9 8 1
Guinea 1 1 1 1
Guinea-Bissau 12 12 1 1
Guyana 11 11 8 1
Haiti 12 12 1 1
Honduras (90) 12 12 8 8
Hong Kong - - 8 8
Hungary 12 12 8 8
Iceland 9 9 8 8
India (90) 9 9 1 1
Indonesia (90) 14 14 1 1
Iran 1 1 1 1
Iraq 1 1 1 1
Ireland 15 15 8 8
Israel 15 12 8 8
Italy 12 12 8 8
Jamaica 12 12 1 1
Japan (90) 1 1 1 1
Jordan (90) 11 11 1 1
Kazakhstan (90) 12 12 1 1
Kenya 12 12 1 1
Kiribati 1 1 1 1
Korea, North 1 1 1 1
Korea, South (90) 12 12 8 8
Kosovo 16 16 16 16
Kuwait (90) 1 1 1 1
Kyrgyzstan 1 1 1 1
Laos (90) 1 1 1 1
Latvia 9 9 1 1
Lebanon 1 1 1 1
Lesotho 1 1 1 1
Liberia 1 1 1 1
Libya (90) 1 1 1 1
Liechtenstein 1 1 8 1
Lithuania 12 12 8 8
Luxembourg 12 12 8 8
Macau 8 8
Macedonia 1 1 1 1
Madagascar 1 1 1 1
Malawi 1 1 1 1
Malaysia 12 12 8 1
Maldives 1 1 1 1
Mali 12 12 1 1
Malta 9 9 1 1
Mariana Islands 1 1 1 1
Marshall Islands 1 1 1 1
Mauritania 1 1 1 1
Mauritius 1 1 1 1
Mexico 12 12 1 1
Micronesia, Federated States of 1 1 1 1
Moldova 12 12 1 1
Monaco 1 1 8 8
Mongolia 12 12 1 1
Montenegro 1 1 1 1
Morocco 12 12 8 8
Mozambique 12 12 1 1
Myanmar (90) 1 1 1 1
Namibia 12 12 8 1
Nauru 1 1 1 1
Nepal 1 1 1 1
Netherlands 9 9 8 8
New Zealand 1 1 8 8
Nicaragua 12 12 1 1
Niger 1 1 1 1
Nigeria (90) 10 10 1 1
Norway 12 12 8 8
Oman (90) 1 1 1 1
Palau 1 1 1 1
Palestinian Authority 1 1 1 1
Panama 12 12 8 1
Papua New Guinea 1 1 1 1
Pakistan (90) 9 1 1 1
Paraguay (90) 15 12 #8 #8
Peru 15 13 #8 #8
Philippines (90) 13 13 8 8
Poland 12 12 8 8
Portugal (90) 12 12 8 8
Qatar (90) 12 12 1 1
Romania 12 12 8* 8*
Russia 12 12 8 8
Rwanda 1 1 1 1
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1 1 1
Saint Lucia 1 1 1 1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12 12 1 1
Samoa 1 1 1 1
San Marino 15 15 8 8
Sao Tome and Principe (90) 12 12 1 1
Saudi Arabia (90) 1 1 1 1
Senegal 12 12 1 1
Serbia 12 12 1 1
Seychelles 1 1 1 1
Sierra Leone 1 1 1 1
Singapore 1 1 1 1
Slovakia 12 12 8 8
Slovenia 12 12 8 8
Solomon Islands 1 1 1 1
Somalia 1 1 1 1
South Africa 9 9 8 8
South Sudan 1 1 1 1
Sovereign Military Order of Malta 15 15 8 8
Spain 12 12 8 8
Sri Lanka 1 1 1 1
Sudan 11 11 1 1
Suriname 9 9 8 8
Swaziland 1 1 1 1
Sweden 12 12 8 8
Switzerland (90) 15 15 8 8
Syria (90) 1 1 1 1
Taiwan (90) 16 16 16 16
Tajikistan 1 1 1 1
Tanzania 12 12 1 1
Thailand (90) 12 12 8 8
Timor-Leste 1 1 1 1
Togo 1 1 1 1
Tonga 1 1 1 1
Trinidad and Tobago 12 12 8 8
Tunisia (90) 15 13 8 8
Turkey 12 12 8 8
Turkmenistan 1 1 1 1
Tuvalu 1 1 1 1
Uganda 1 1 1 1
Ukraine 12 12 1 1
United Arab Emirates 1 1 1 1
United Kingdom 15 15 8 8
United States 1 1 1 1
Uruguay 15 12 #8 #8
Uzbekistan 12 1 1 1
Vanuatu 1 1 1 1
Vatican City 15 15 8 8
Venezuela 12 9 #7 #7
Vietnam 12 12 1 1
Yemen 1 1 1 1
Zambia 12 12 1 1
Zimbabwe 1 1 1 1