Are Americans Visa Exempt in Brazil?

Brazil VisaThe United States is not on the list of 80 countries visa-exempt when citizens visit Brazil and must therefore get there visa from an agency. Getting a visa does not have to be drawn-out and painstaking if a traveler contacts an experienced issuing agency. They must, however, meet the requisite criteria for eligibility to visit Brazil.

Those Eligible Include:

• Tourists visiting relatives or friends
• Unpaid participation in athletic or artistic event or competition (invitation letter from the sponsoring organization required).
• Unpaid participation in a scientific/academic seminar or conference sponsored by a research or academic institution (invitation letter from sponsor required).
Conditions Include:
• Tourist visa holders can’t in business, work, or academic activities.
• Initial arrival must take place within 90 days from the date the visa was issued.
• This visa is good for multiple entries within the visa’s duration. Even when the validity of the visa exceeds 90 days, authorized stays are for a maximum of a 90 day period per visit.
• An extension may be submitted to the Federal Police in Brazil, if requested prior to the expiration of the authorized stay.
• Tourist visa holders are allowed to stay in the Brazilian territory a maximum of 180 days over a 12-month period.