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Brazil Postpones Visa Requirements for American Travelers Until 2025

The Brazilian government initially planned to implement a visa requirement for US citizens visiting Brazil on October 1, 2023. This deadline was then pushed back to January 10, 2024, and again to April 10, 2024. The latest update confirms a one-year postponement, providing more time for preparation and system implementation.

What is the effect?

When it does take effect, American travelers must obtain an electronic visa to enter the country. According to the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Brazil, the e-visa will cost $80.90 per person and be valid for 10 years.

“We applaud the government’s decision… to delay the visa,” Joao H. Rodrigues, the U.S. representative for Visit Rio, said in a statement recently.

What You Need to Know:

The U.S. represents a critical component of Brazil’s tourism industry.  Embratur (Brazil’s Tourism Agency) states that nearly 670,000 American visitors explored Brazil in   2023. This trend continued in early 2024, with North American arrivals increasing by 11% compared to the same period in the previous year.

By proactively addressing the visa requirement postponement, Embratur aims to minimize disruption and maintain the momentum of U.S. tourism to Brazil.

  • The visa’s validity length is as follows:
  • Americans: 10-year period.
  • Canadians: 5-year period.
  • Australians: 5-year period.

Application Process: Information on application procedures, fees, and required documentation is expected to be available closer to the implementation date. Travelers are advised to monitor the official Brazilian government websites for updates:

U.S. Department of State – Brazil Country Information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Brazil.html


Brazil Postpones Visa Requirements for American Travelers Until 2025

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