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Brazil Visas

Washington Express Visas provides expedited Brazil visa services to the Brazilian Embassy.

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Washington Express Visas offers same day pick-up and prompt, reliable Brazil visa services. When others tell you it will take weeks to get your visa, call us and we can do it in mere days. We will walk you through the process step-by-step and immediately notify you if any problems or delays occur. Your documents can either be picked up and returned directly to your office, or you can send them to us via FedEx, UPS, etc. to our Processing Office.

*Please note that due to Brazil Embassy restrictions we can only process Visas and Documents for residents living within the Washington D.C. jurisdiction (District of Columbia, and States of Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio as well as American bases except Guam).  The Brazilian Embassy no longer permits cross-jurisdictional processing.

For a U.S. citizen requesting a Brazil Visa, we will need the following:

Our Processing & Filing Services (Disclaimer)

Washington Express Visas is an experienced visa & document processing provider. We can help you complete your application timely and accurately in order to avoid delays. We can also file & process your application for you for a fee. However, you can also fill out and submit your application for free (excluding embassy fees), by visiting the Brazil Embassy website. Please note that we have no affiliation with any government embassy or agency.

Brazil Tourist Visa Documents:

  • U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have a blank page available.
  • Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form – filled out completely.
  • Brazil Visa Application Form – must be filled out completely online at the Brazil Embassy website – Click on Visa Request under the British flag to access the visa form in English.  NOTE –  Also, sign inside the box exactly as indicated.
  • Recovery code – you must write down your “code for recovery of application” generated on the screen prior to printing your confirmation page.
  • Uploads – Please upload all required documents for your type of visa (ie. everything listed below should be uploaded).
  • Photograph – Please provide one color, passport size photo. The photograph must be printed on photo paper, it must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and it must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  • If the Brazil Visa Application Form mentions “visiting friends”, please provide a notarized letter of invitation from your host in Brazil.
  • Copy of your round trip airline tickets or a letter from your travel agent confirming that round trip tickets will be issued.  Itinerary is not accepted unless it shows the ticket number(s), or that the ticket is paid for.
  • Copy of driver’s license or state ID is required for proof of residency

Minor Children (under 18 years) must also have:

  • Travel Authorization for Minors Form (Notarized).  All applicants under 18 years of age, who are traveling alone, or in the company of only one parent, will only be allowed out of Brazil when duly authorized by the absent parent(s). Please visit the following link for more information: Special Requirements for Minors
  • Notarized photocopy of birth certificate.
  • In the event of absent parent(s), a notarized letter of parental consent authorizing the Consulate General of Brazil to issue a visa, signed by the absent parent(s) or guardian(s).

Brazil Business Visa Documents:

  • U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have a blank page available.
  • Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form– filled out completely.
  • Brazil Visa Application Form – must be filled out completely online at the Brazil Embassy website  – Click on Visa Request under the British flag to access the visa form in English.  NOTE –  Also, sign inside the box exactly as indicated
  • Code for recovery- You must write down your “code for recovery of application” generated on the screen prior to printing your confirmation page.
  • Uploads – Please upload all required documents for your type of visa (ie. everything listed below should be uploaded).
  • Photograph – Please provide one color, passport size photo. The photograph must be printed on photo paper, it must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and it must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  • Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary.
  • Driver’s license or state ID for proof of residency.
  • A business letter from your company , on company letterhead, addressed to “The Consulate of Brazil” and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above).  Click here to download our free business letter template. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Brief introduction of the applicant including employment status and position held in the company.
    • Nature of business being conducted while in Brazil (for example contract negotiations, business meetings) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Brazil.
    • Expected duration of the visit and the periodicity of any future trips.
    • Financial guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
  • The sending company must also attest to the below statements:
    • The visa applicant will maintain his or her residency in the United States.
    • The visa applicant’s trip to Brazil is of a short-term nature.
    • The goal of the visa applicant’s trip to Brazil is strictly for business meetings not involving any technical assistance or training.
    • The visa applicant has no intention to immigrate to Brazil and will not exceed the legally authorized stay per visit.

Embassy Processing Times and Fees:

Brazil Consular Fees:

  • Tourist Visa – $160
  • Business Visa – $160

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Washington Express Visas Fees:

  • Visa Service (10-12 business days):  $195
  • Application Upload Fee: $15 per document

See our Price List for detailed information about Service Fees and Shipping information.

Shipping:

Forward Documents to:

Washington Express Visas
1725 DeSales St. NW #808
Washington, DC 20036





Download a Sample Business  Letter Template for Brazil Visa




We ask that you send the documents listed above via FedEx or UPS so the delivery can be tracked. Please call us at 202-393-3030 to let us know that your documents have been sent.

Additional Information:

Passport required.

  • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for the period of intended stay.

Visa required.

Minors:

Additional Information:

Passengers registered in passport of companion must hold an individual visa.

  • All visitors must hold sufficient funds for their stay in Brazil as well as return or onward ticket and other documents required for their next destination.
  • An extension of stay is possible for those who are visa exempt.
  • A passenger may enter Brazil with a valid visa in an expired passport provided:For details, click here

Warning:

  • Passengers arriving with incorrect documentation will be deported back to the country of origin at carrier’s expense. Moreover the carrier will have to pay the detention costs and a fine of USD 2,000.- which will be multiplied in case of recurrence.

Health Information for Brazil (BR):

No vaccinations are required to enter Brazil from any country.

Recommended:

  • Vaccination against Yellow Fever (10 days prior to travel date) for all passengers visiting endemic areas, including rural areas in: Acre, Amap, Amazonas, Distrito Federal, Gois, Maranho, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Par and Rondnia States, Roraima, Tocantins, and to other state areas where transmission risk exists including all the states of Minas Gerais and specific areas of Bahia, Espirito  Santo, Paran, Piaui, Rio Grande so Sul, Santa Catarina and So Paulo. The complete list of municipalities are available at www.saude.gov.br/svs. Malaria prophylaxis. Malaria risk – P. vivax (78%) and P. falciparum (22%) -is high throughout the year in most forested areas below 900 m. within the nine states of the “Legal Amazonia” region (Acre, Amap, Amazonas, Maranho  (western part), Mato Grosso (northern part), Par (except Belm City), Rondnia, Roraima and Tocantins). Transmission intensity varies from municipality to municipality, but is higher in jungle areas of mining,  lumbering and agricultural settlements less than 5 years old than in the urban areas, even in large cities such as Prto Velho, Boa Vista, Macap, Manaus, Santarm, Rio Branco and Maraba. In states outside “Legal Amazonia”, malaria transmission risk is negligible or non-existent. Multidrug-resistant P. falciparum reported. Recommended prevention in risk areas: IV.