Date Updated

03/16/2022

  • COVID-19 Testing Requirements Individuals (including Brazilian nationals) arriving by air must show documentation issued by an accredited laboratory in English, Portuguese or Spanish indicating they have tested negative on a COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure, or from a COVID-19 antigen test taken within 24 hours prior to departure. The negative result must be presented to the airline representative in order to complete the flight check in. Children under the age of two, and children between the ages of two and 11 accompanied by an adult, are exempt from the testing requirement. Quarantine Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers Fully vaccinated travelers entering by air are exempt from quarantine requirements. They must show proof (digital or printed) that they have received a full regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to arrival. Non-vaccinated Travelers 14-day quarantine at the residential address indicated on the health declaration for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers and their children between the ages of six and 18. However, they can end their quarantine early if they choose to undergo a COVID-19 PCR or antigen test on or after the 5th day after arrival and receive a negative result.
  • The Ministry of Justice is accepting, processing and adjudicating residence permit applications. Federal Police offices are resuming operations and slowly beginning to schedule appointments for registrations, Mercosur applications, family reunion requests and other services. Delays can be expected for appointment availability due to closures over the past months. Federal revenue offices have resumed operations in a limited capacity (for exceptional requests only) with reduced staff. Foreign nationals can continue to request CPF documents (tax identification) by email through the federal revenue; such documents will be issued by email. State Traffic Department (DETRAN) offices are starting to resume services. Delays can be expected due to closures over the past months. Travel Restrictions Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter Brazil. They must show proof (digital or printed) that they have received a full regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine (approved by the World Health Organization, the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency, or the government of the country where the individual was vaccinated) at least 14 days prior to arrival. The following individuals must be fully vaccinated to enter Brazil: All travelers over the age of 18. Nationals and residents of Brazil over the age of five, except those who departed Brazil before January 13, 2022, and are returning. Travelers over the age of five who reside in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is available for children. The list currently includes Argentina, Bahrain, Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, China, Cuba, El Salvador, Ecuador, the European Union, Indonesia, Israel, Paraguay, Peru, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Cruise ships are allowed to travel exclusively on Brazilian waters, subject to specific rules imposed by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA). Non-vaccinated Travelers The following individuals must be fully vaccinated to enter Brazil: All travelers over the age of 18. Nationals and residents of Brazil over the age of five, except those who departed Brazil before January 13, 2022, and are returning. Travelers over the age of five who reside in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is available for children. The list currently includes Argentina, Bahrain, Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, China, Cuba, El Salvador, Ecuador, the European Union, Indonesia, Israel, Paraguay, Peru, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Exceptions apply for: travelers from countries with limited COVID-19 vaccine availability, according to the Ministry of Health’s criteria. These countries include Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Republic of), Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Iraq, Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), Kenya, Kiribati, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New, Guinea, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, and Zambia; travelers unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to accepted medical reasons (according to the government of Brazil). This must be attested by a medical certificate; and travelers entering due to exceptional humanitarian reasons. Entry ban by land, except: foreign nationals holding a Brazilian residence authorization; foreign nationals holding an RNM local identification document; the spouse, de facto partner, child, parent or guardian of a Brazilian; foreign nationals entering (with an entry visa where applicable) through land borders with Paraguay; and certain border city residents entering through land borders, among others . Additional exceptions may apply to the land entry ban for humanitarian or public interest reasons, for foreign nationals who obtain authorization from the Presidency, which must be requested at least five business days prior to traveling to Brazil. Cruise ships are allowed to travel exclusively on Brazilian waters, subject to specific rules imposed by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA).
  • Property visits are currently available.


  • • Serviced apartments accepting new bookings from self-quarantined guests.

    • Bookings being made virtually; apartments are available.

    • Some temporary accommodations providers are providing rate discounts for guests that are currently occupying the accommodations.
  • - Day-care is open


  • • No information to report at this time.


  • • Public transportation is available.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both / video recommended

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Normal service at present
    • Sea: Normal service at present

    Road Availability
    • Normal service at present


    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No

Entry Restrictions

Normal

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