Foreign citizens travelling to Brazil as tourists, participants in conferences, seminars, artistic or sports events (provided no payment is involved) must have a ‘Tourist Visa'.
When travelling to Brazil on tourism, citizens of the following countries are exempted from a visa: Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Monaco, Morocco, Namibia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, the Sovereign Order of Malta (citizens of Malta must have a visa), Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, the Vatican and Venezuela.
First entry into Brazil must be no later than 90 days after the visa is issued.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure the application is lodged accordingly.
Length of stay in Brazil
- first granted period: up to 90 days
- extensions (once in Brazil): up to another 90 days, making up a maximum of six months in any twelve-month period.
At least 2 weeks before expiration of the first granted period, tourists may apply for a single extension of up to 90 additional days.
Requirements for Brazilian Visa Application:
1. UK Visa Requirements
UK residency visa (Required)
2. Passport (original and copy of the first page)
Valid for at least 6 month after the journey.
Two recent colour passport size photographs. White background only (cream and light blue backgrounds are not accepted by the Embassy), shoulders must be in the photograph. It must be 35mm/45mm, printed on normal photographic paper uncounted and full face without sunglasses or head covering.
4. Application forms
- two completed and signed Brazil Consulate application form. (Download)
- one completed and signed Smart Service Consulting order form.(Download)
5. Bank statements (original and copy).
Last three months original bank statements - current account, not credit card account. The bank statements must be original, show the positive balance, have your name and home address. If your postal statements are older than 4 weeks, an up to date print out statement STAMPED by the bank should be provided.
6. Travel Arrangements (original and copy)
- Travel Insurance should cover your trip, all medical expenses and repatriation (death). (Buy travel insurance)
- Confirmed travel tickets. E-confirmations are accepted.
We can arrange and book your flights and accommodation.
7. Certificate of vaccination, where necessary.
8. Employment Letter (originaland copy)
Official company letter with company registration number on a letter headed paper, not older than one month OR letter from college/university (for students).
We accept cash, cheques payable to Smart Service Consulting Ltd, postal orders payable to Smart Service Consulting Ltd or direct transfers.
Brazil visa cost is variable depending on nationality. For more info see the embassy website at www.brazil.org.uk.
Australia = £36.00
Canada = £60.00
Japan & Russia = £48.00
Mexico = £32.00
Nigeria = £40.00
Smart Service Consulting fee is £99.
The visa fee charged is non-refundable regardless of the outcome.
If you would like us to post your documents back to you, please provide a pre-paid special delivery envelope or additional £7 for RMSD before 1pm, OR £15 for RMSD before 9am.
Cayos Consulting Services
40 Bowling Green Lane