Brazilian Visa

Brazil – Passport and Visa required

NOTE: PLEASE APPLY YOUR VISA AT LEAST 45 TO 60 DAYS BEFORE THE USA DEPARTURE DATE. PROCESSING TIME VARIES DEPENDING ON THE APPLICANT’S PLACE OF RESIDENCY.

From September 1, 2014 onwards: all visa applications must be submitted in person (by the applicant or by a proxy – any friend, relative or colleague can act as a proxy) OR through visa agencies.

Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

TOURIST

    • Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page) – photocopy is not acceptable
    • One Visa Application Form completed and signed. IMPORTANT: The visa application form MUST be completed on-line at: https://scedv.serpro.gov.br/frscedv/index.jsp (The application/receipt form must have original signature. NOTE: Visa application form for minor – below 18 years of age, must be signed by both parents and notarized. IMPORTANT: Once you completed the online visa application form and print the receipt, please send your documents right away to Travel the World Visas.

    See the Following Link for Important Rules to Follow When Completing the Visa Application Form Online:
Brazilian Visa Application – Step by Step Instructions

  • One Passport Type Photograph with clear background – please click here for photo specification
  • Proof of financial ability to pay of a round trip to Brazil and your expenses there (recent Bank Statement or credit card statement) – applicable for residents under the Georgia jurisdiction (residents of the following states: States of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee). NOTE: For the Florida jurisdiction (States of Florida, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. ), please submit copies of your bank statements for the last 3 months.
  • Notarized letter from the parents/guardian about financial liability for the applicant’s expenses in Brazil (applicable for minor applicant) – applicable only if the stay is over 30 days
  • Computer generated flight itinerary or copy of the round trip airline ticket
  • Proof of Applicant’s Residential address (driver’s license or utility bill)
  • Notarized Parental Consent signed by the non-accompanying parent or guardian (applicable for applicant’s under 18 years old)
  • Optional: Yellow fever vaccination certificate (only if the applicant has traveled within the last 90 days to any of the following countries: Angola, Bolivia, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, French Guyana, Gabon, Ghana, Gambia, Republic of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Sudan or Venezuela). Yellow fever vaccination is advisable if applicant’s destination in Brazil includes any of the following States: Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Federal District, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and/or Tocantins;
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

Please note (additional requirements for Minor Applicants):

Applicants under the age of 18 must provide a notarized letter of consent signed by the non-accompanying parent or guardian authorizing the consulate to issue a visa. A notarized copy of the minor’s birth certificate or the guardianship document (if applicable) is also required. In cases of children traveling with a divorced parent, divorce papers attesting to full custody must be presented. If one parent is deceased, a death certificate must be presented.

NOTE: For applicants residing in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas – all documents MUST be notarized.

BUSINESS

    • Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page) – photocopy is not acceptable
    • One Visa Application Form completed and signed. IMPORTANT: The visa application form MUST be completed on-line at: https://scedv.serpro.gov.br/frscedv/index.jsp (The application/receipt form must have original signature)IMPORTANT: Once you completed the online visa application form and print the receipt, please send your documents right away to Travel the World Visas.

    See the Following Link for Important Rules to Follow When Completing the Visa Application Form Online:
Brazilian Visa Application – Step by Step Instructions

  • OnePassport Type Photograph with clear background – please click here for photo specification
  • Business Letter – please follow this sample format
  • Optional: Yellow fever vaccination certificate (only if the applicant has traveled within the last 90 days to any of the following countries: Angola, Bolivia, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, French Guyana, Gabon, Ghana, Gambia, Republic of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Sudan or Venezuela). Yellow fever vaccination is advisable if applicant’s destination in Brazil includes any of the following States: Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Federal District, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and/or Tocantins;
  • Proof of Applicant’s Residential address (driver’s license or utility bill)
  • Proof of financial ability to pay of a round trip to Brazil and your expenses there (recent Bank Statement or credit card statement) – applicable for residents under the Georgia jurisdiction (residents of the following states: States of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee)
  • Invitation letter from Brazilian sponsor (applicable for residents under the Georgia jurisdiction) – (residents of the following states: States of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee)
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent or copy of the roundtrip airline ticket
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

 

NOTE: For applicants residing in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas – all documents MUST be notarized.

OFFICIAL or DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY

  • Submit Official or Diplomatic Passport, must be signed, have at least six months remaining and one blank visa page
  • One Visa Application Form completed and signed. IMPORTANT: The visa application form MUST be completed on-line at: https://scedv.serpro.gov.br/frscedv/index.jsp  (The application/receipt form must have original signature)IMPORTANT: Once you completed the online visa application form and print the receipt, please send your documents right away to Travel the World Visas.
  • One Passport Type Photograph with clear background – please click here for photo specification
  • Letter from the U.S. State Department
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

Fee Information

Service Fee:
For Residents of: District of Columbia, States of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and North American bases, excepting Guam.

$85.00/visa – within Washington DC Jurisdiction (regular processing)

For all other residents outside of Washington DC:
$150.00/visa (regular processing)

Consular Fee:  
$165.00/visa (Regular Processing – Allow at least 4 weeks)
Gratis (for Official or Diplomatic Passport Holders)

Consular fees above include a $5 money order fee (consulate/embassy accepts money order only).

Return Mail Fee (1-3 passports):
For Alaska and Hawaii, please add $15.00

2-Day Delivery: $20.00
Overnight Delivery: $28.00
Saturday Delivery: $48.00

Travel the World Visas Service Order Form


For the safety of your passport, we recommend delivery by courier.  If there were a delay, we would be able to track or trace it.

Please send all required documents and payment (Money Order, Company Check, Cashier’s Check, American Express, Visa or MasterCard) by courier to:

TRAVEL THE WORLD VISAS, INC.
1930 18TH STREET NW, UNIT #1
WASHINGTON DC  20009

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NOTICE

Travel the World Visas acts only as an agent, and accepts no responsibility for the services of any Travel Agent, Consulate, Passport Agency or Embassy in connection with the granting of visas. We are not responsible for delays, loss of passports or damage caused by such service providers or the U.S. Mail.
Requirements and fees are for U.S. Citizens only. Contact Travel the World Visas for information on other nationalities.
Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Sorry but all fees are non-refundable.