We are very happy to welcome you here in Brazil for BRAINCOMS!

First, it is important to check whether you only will need a visa to enter the country. If so, please get in contact with the Brazilian Consulate at your country to learn the following steps to apply for a Brazilian visa.

The holders of passports of the following 79 jurisdictions do not require a visa to visit Brazil up to 90 days for tourism or business purposes:

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina*
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bolivia*
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Chile*
  • Costa Rica
  • Colombia*
  • Ecuador*
  • El Salvador
  • European Union citizens
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Hong Kong

  • Honduras
  • Iceland
  • Israel
  • Liechtenstein
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Paraguay*
  • Peru*
  • Philippines
  • Russia

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sovereign Military Order of Malta
  • Suriname
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay*
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela*


  • If you are from Andorra, Bahamas, Barbados, Guatemala, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Namibia, Panama, you may enter the country visa-free for tourism purposes only.
  • If you are from Singapore, you do not require a visa to visit Brazil up to 30 days.
  • If you are from Venezuela, you do not require a visa to visit Brasil up to 60 days.
  • *If you are from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay or Venezuela, you need only an identification document to enter the country (it is not required to have a passport).



There is no obligation to provide vaccine or prophylaxis evidence for entry in Brazil, however, the Ministry of Health recommends that international tourists should upgrade their vaccination status prior to arrival in the country, according to the guidelines of the vaccination timetable of the country of origin or residence.

If you are going to an area with recommendation of vaccine (ACRV) and you are not vaccinated or have been vaccinated more than 10 years ago with only 1 (one) dose against yellow fever, vaccination is recommended at least 10 days before travel.

The ACRV are rural or wild (eco-tourism, of hunting and fishing and other activities of work or leisure) in the states of the North and Central West, in addition to the states of Minas Gerais and Maranhão and of some municipalities in the states of Piauí, Bahia, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.


The Brazilian Ministry of Health will require, as of July 2016, the International Certificate of Vaccination and Prophylaxis (CIVP) for travelers coming to or going to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. The measure is temporary and is a recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Committee due to outbreaks of urban yellow fever in those two countries since December last year.

Vaccines against measles and rubella 

The vaccine against measles and rubella is the only preventive measure and the most secure. It is important that the vaccine schedule is complete.In Brazil, the vaccination calendar of the child establishes that the MMR vaccine (against measles, rubella and mumps) must be applied at 12 (twelve) months of age and the tetraviral (against measles, rubella, mumps and chickenpox) at 15 (fifteen) months.Adults up to the age of 49 (forty-nine) also need to check if the vaccination is up-to-date. If not, they should take a dose of the MMR vaccine (measles, rubella and mumps) or of the double viral (against measles and rubella).Brazil recommends vaccination before traveling to areas of risk.

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