Business Visa Application Requirements for a Brazil Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Contain at least two consecutive blank visa pages for the visa stamp (excluding endorsements pages)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact VisaCentral at 877-535-0688 for further details.

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://visacentral.com/photo-service to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide one color, passport-type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be two inches by two inches; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may not wear eyeglasses or headwear except for religious purposes. Your photo should not be affixed to your application and the photograph may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples.

  3. Driver's License

    You must provide a copy of your driver's license: Your copy must display your home address as it appears on your visa application form.

  4. Brazil Application

    The Consulate of Brazil requires a visa application completed online, found at https://formulario-mre.serpro.gov.br/sci/pages/web/pacomPasesWebInicial.jsf. Click the dropdown in the top right to access the English language page, then click the link for Visa.   Your completed application must:

    • Include your name as it appears in your passport
    • Include your designated code number which will be issued at the end of the online application process
    • Include your signature as it appears in your passport
    • Be submitted to the consulate within 90 days of completion
    • Be signed inside the LARGE BOX at the top right
    • When required, upload your passport-style photo.  You will not be able to finish the application without uploading a photo.
    • Be printed and included in your completed VisaCentral Application Kit

    Reference the Brazil Visa Application Instructional Guide in this kit for further assistance completing your Online Brazil Application.

    VisaCentral provides a guide to assist you in completing the application. To access the guide follow this link: http://visacentral.com/forms.php?formname=Brazil Business Guide.pdf or type the address into your browser.

    The Brazil Consulate also requires that your application, signature, and all documentation be submitted electronically in advance of VisaCentral delivering your complete visa application and materials to the consulate. VisaCentral will upload these materials for you. A fee of $30.00 applies for this service.

  5. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. Be certain your letter meets the specific requirements of the consulate by using our Digital Business Cover Letter. Visit http://visacentral.com/bcl-order to get started.

  6. VisaCentral Order Form

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

  7. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip.  Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  8. Document Preparation Service

    The Consulate of Brazil requires a visa application be completed online. Make sure your documentation is accurately prepared. Simply provide answers to all of the fields in the optional Document Preparation Service form and a senior VisaCentral Specialist will work with you to ensure the required documents are prepared quickly according to government and consular requirements. Once your application is complete, we will return it to you via a secure and encrypted email keeping your personal information safe.

  9. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, VisaCentral can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A VisaCentral expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit http://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

  10. Embassy Registration (Recommended)

    The US State Department recommends US citizens register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Feel more secure about your international travels by having VisaCentral register your trip with the US Department of State. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form in this kit and send it to us with the rest of your documents.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Brazil Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Contain at least two consecutive blank visa pages for the visa stamp (excluding endorsements pages)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact VisaCentral at 877-535-0688 for further details.

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://visacentral.com/photo-service to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide one color, passport-type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be two inches by two inches; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may not wear eyeglasses or headwear except for religious purposes. Your photo should not be affixed to your application and the photograph may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples.

  3. Driver's License

    You must provide a copy of your driver's license: Your copy must display your home address as it appears on your visa application form.

  4. Brazil Application

    The Consulate of Brazil requires a visa application completed online, found at https://formulario-mre.serpro.gov.br/sci/pages/web/pacomPasesWebInicial.jsf. Click the dropdown in the top right to access the English language page, then click the link for Visa.   Your completed application must:

    • Include your name as it appears in your passport
    • Include your designated code number which will be issued at the end of the online application process
    • Include your signature as it appears in your passport
    • Be submitted to the consulate within 90 days of completion
    • Be signed inside the LARGE BOX at the top right
    • When required, upload your passport-style photo.  You will not be able to finish the application without uploading a photo.
    • Be printed and included in your completed VisaCentral Application Kit

    Reference the Brazil Visa Application Instructional Guide in this kit for further assistance completing your Online Brazil Application.

    VisaCentral provides a guide to assist you in completing the application. To access the guide follow this link: http://visacentral.com/forms?formname=Brazil Tourist Guide.pdf or type the address into your browser.

    The Brazil Consulate also requires that your application, signature, and all documentation be submitted electronically in advance of VisaCentral delivering your complete visa application and materials to the consulate. VisaCentral will upload these materials for you. A fee of $30.00 applies for this service.

  5. VisaCentral Order Form

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip.  Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  7. Minor Applicants

    Minors under the age of 18 must submit the following documents, all of which must be notarized:

    • The attached Minor Authorization form
    • A notarized letter of consent from both parents or legal guardian
    • The child's birth certificate
    • A copy of both parent's photo IDs

    If the child has legal guardians, the guardians must provide a notarized legal proof of guardianship.

  8. Document Preparation Service

    The Consulate of Brazil requires a visa application be completed online. Make sure your documentation is accurately prepared. Simply provide answers to all of the fields in the optional Document Preparation Service form and a senior VisaCentral Specialist will work with you to ensure the required documents are prepared quickly according to government and consular requirements. Once your application is complete, we will return it to you via a secure and encrypted email keeping your personal information safe.

  9. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, VisaCentral can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A VisaCentral expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit http://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

  10. Embassy Registration (Recommended)

    The US State Department recommends US citizens register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Feel more secure about your international travels by having VisaCentral register your trip with the US Department of State. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form in this kit and send it to us with the rest of your documents.

Brazil Visa Sample

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