Date Updated

03/16/2021



  • • All 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 and must complete a health declaration certifying they will comply with all health regulations in Brazil during their stay; the negative result and the health declaration 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

    • 14-day home quarantine for all individuals exempt from the entry ban who have been in South Africa or the United Kingdom within 14 days prior to their arrival in Brazil


  • • 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

    • All flights originating from or transiting in South Africa or the United Kingdom are suspended until further notice

    • Entry ban until further notice for all foreign nationals who have been in South Africa or the United Kingdom (including in transit) within 14 days of their arrival in Brazil

    • Entry ban until further notice for all foreign nationals entering by land or sea

    • The following exceptions apply to the entry bans:
    - foreign nationals holding a Brazilian residence authorization;
    - foreign nationals holding an RNM local identification document (this does not apply to travelers entering from Venezuela);
    - the spouse, de facto partner, child, parent or guardian of a Brazilian (this does not apply to travelers entering from Venezuela);
    - maritime crew holding an offshore visa or valid Seaman’s Book;
    - foreign nationals entering (with an entry visa where applicable) through land borders with Paraguay; and
    - certain border city residents entering through land borders (this does not apply to travelers entering from Venezuela), among others


  • • 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


  • • Schools are closed until further notice; administrative staff are working to attend to some parents' and potential parents' requests for information

    • Schools are working with virtual classes and direct communications with each family
  • No information to report at this time


  • • Yes
  • 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

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Entry Restrictions

Partially Restricted

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