Applicant’s passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended exit date.
2 copies of the visa application form, thoroughly filled out and dated, bearing applicant’s signature.
1 original passport size, front view, white background and recently-taken photograph.
Certain business trips may be classified by this country as “Technical Support” (at the discretion of the consular authority) and are then issued a “Work V Visa”.
If the applicant resides in any of the following places: Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador or the City of Ottawa, he/she must provide proof of employment or income by ONE of the following:* Copy of recent bank statement showing full name of account holder.* Copy of recent pay stub.* Letter from employer indicating applicant’s salary.* Copy of last income tax.*Personal business card.
Children whose parents (one of the parents) hold a Brazilian passport or are Brazilian citizens, have to obtain a passport for that country as well. If not, then the visa will not be issued.
A copy of your itinerary or ticket and proof of travel payment and make sure it states your entry/exit dates.
You must submit a letter from the employer or sponsoring company on their letterhead stationery and signed by a senior manager – briefly introducing the applicant and clearly stating the precise nature of the business and activities to be conducted, (dates and places of the contacts in Brazil included). The letter should also state that the sending company takes all financial responsibility for the applicant while in Brazil. If the letter is signed by applicant himself (in case he is the company’s owner) it must be notarized. It is important that the letter makes it clear that no technical support or provision of services would be performed by the applicant in Brazil. The letter must be the original (with original signature), and must be addressed to the Consulate General of Brazil with the address.
Please mention on you application if you are requesting a 5 year multiple entry visa. Also mention this in a business support letter explaining why. It will be at the discretion of the embassy whether it will be accepted or not.
If you were born in Brazil and are applying for a Brazilian visa, you must renounce your Brazilian Citizenship with the legal paperwork, or obtain a new Brazilian passport in which case a Brazilian visa is not required.
You may extend your visa at your destination’s local police station, but you must show that you have accommodation, enough money and you may even have to prove that you will eventually be leaving the country. Local authorities have the right to approve/disapprove your visa extension. If your visa has expired, it will not be extended.
A valid Yellow Fever certificate is required on entry if arriving within 10 days of leaving or transiting: Africa: Angola, Benin (Rep.), Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep. Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan (south of 15 degrees North), Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia. America: Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela. It is also highly recommended that a certificate be obtained if visiting the rural areas of Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Distrito Federal, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso do Sol, Para, and Rondonia States, Roraima, and Tocatins.