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. Photographs

    You must provide one color, passport-type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • 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 wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it 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. You must also complete the photo verification process. The photo you upload must the same photo on the online application. You cannot upload a random photo or your application will be rejected by consulate.
    • 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: https://visacentral.com/forms?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 $35.00 applies for this service.

  5. Business Cover Letter

    An original letter of introduction from your US-based company is required. Included in this kit are sample Business Cover Letters for your reference. Please use the Sample Business Letter for standard business purposes and the Conference Sample if you are traveling to attend a conference. Please have your company use the exact language and format provided in the samples in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

    In addition to the language provided in the sample, your Business Cover Letter must:
    • Clearly state that "No technical assistance will be performed while in Brazil"
    • Your stated purpose of travel must be specific.  Listing "business" is not enough.

  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. 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 https://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

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. Photographs

    You must provide one color, passport-type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • 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 wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it 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. You must also complete the photo verification process. The photo you upload must the same photo on the online application. You cannot upload a random photo or your application will be rejected by consulate.
    • 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: https://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 $35.00 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.

    If one of the minor's parents is a Brazilian national, they must also complete the attached Declaration of non-Citizenship/Declaração de Não-Cidadania form.

  8. 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 https://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Brazil Visa Sample

Want to see what a Brazil visa looks like? You can view a Brazil visa sample and see what information it contains.

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