Visas are required for most foreigners to enter the Brazilian territory, irrespectively of the duration of their stay. Citizens of Mercosur member states do not require a visa to enter Brazil. Notably citizens of Australia, Canada, the United States of America, Japan and the European Union are also exempted from visas.
Visitor visas may be granted for different purposes, including tourism or business. Visitors on this type of visas are allowed to stay for a maximum of 90 days. Visas are granted by the Brazilian Consular Offices abroad.
To find out whether you need a visa to travel to Brazil, click here.
In general, you will require:
- a passport with remaining validity of at least six months following the projected exit from the country
- a proof of accommodation
- a return or onward ticket
- documents proving your purpose of entry
- a travel health insurance
Please allow sufficient time for the processing of your visa prior to your departure.
If you need a visa invitation letter, you will be able to request it from your member's area as soon as you register for the conference.