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BRAZIL VISIT VISA for Australian Citizen (effective June 17, 2019)

 

From 17 June 2019, Australian, Canadian, Japanese and American passport holders travelling to Brazil on Tourism, Business, Transit, Sport or Artistic Activities will be exempt from a Visit Visa for stays of up to 90 days. If you are travelling for any other purposes, you will still need a visa to enter Brazil.

See below a brief description of the purposes that qualify a visitor for a Visit Visa waive:

  • Tourism:

Tourism visitor is a person who wishes to carry out activities of a tourist, informative or recreational nature, as well as visiting family members.

  • Business:

Business visitor is a person who will participate in conferences, seminars, congresses or meetings, characterized as specific events, as well as attend trade fairs and business events, prospect commercial opportunities, sign contracts, audit or consult. The exercise of paid activity in Brazil is forbidden and the stay cannot exceed 90 days.

  • Transit:

Transit visitor is a person who, in order to reach the country of destination, must enter in Brazilian national territory. It is not necessary to grant a visa to a person on a continuous voyage, who has to make stopovers or connections in Brazil, provided that: i) he / she stays in the international transit area of the Brazilian port or airport, without the need to pass Brazilian immigration control, and ii) is the holder of a single air ticket, even if issued by two or more airlines that have a cooperation agreement between them.

  • Journalism:

Journalism visitor is a person who acts as a journalist and who stay does not exceed 90 days.

  • Sport Activities:

This type of visitor is a person who has the purpose of carrying out sports activities for a short stay, with no intention of establishing residence, intending to perform sports activities and participate in sports competitions, even if he/she will receive prizes, including cash.

  • Artistic Activities:

This type of visitor is a person who comes to Brazil for a short stay, without intention to establish residence, for the purpose of performing artistic activities and for participation in artistic competitions, even if he/she will receive prizes, including cash.

  • Cultural Program:

This type of visitor is a person who wishes to carry out cultural activities.

  • Scientific Program:

This type of visitor is a person who wishes to carry out scientific research and scientific cooperation activities, provided that the stay does not exceed 90 days.

  • Research Activities:

This type of visitor is a person who wishes to carry out academic extension activities, provided that the stay does not exceed 90 days.

  • Studies:

This type of visitor is a person who wishes to carry out teaching and learning activities, in addition to supervised internships, provided that the stay does not exceed 90 days.

  • Crewmember:

This type of visitor is a person who will act as an aircraft or vessel crew member, except for cases when the visitor presents an international seafarer card issued under the terms of the Convention of the International Organization of Labour – ILO.

  • Voluntary activities:

This type of visitor is a person who wishes to act as a volunteer, provided their stay does not exceed 90 days.

  • Short Term Medical Treatment:

This type of visitor is a person who is granted short medical or therapeutic treatment, provided that the stay does not exceed 90 days and that he has sufficient means of subsistence to pay for his treatment and maintenance during the period in which the treatment is carried out, by own resource, health insurance valid in the national territory or certificate of provision of health service provided in an international agreement.

ATTENTION:
1. Please be aware that the exercise of paid activity in Brazil is forbidden to the bearers of the Visit Visa.
2. If you are a Brazilian national, you are required to enter and leave Brazil on your Brazilian passport.

 

GENERAL VISA CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

Source: http://camberra.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/visit_visa.xml

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