UPDATES ON VISITOR VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR US CITIZENS
The new effective date for this change is January 10th, 2024. This means that US citizens will need to obtain a visa before traveling to Brazil for tourism or business from that date onward.
If you are a US citizen traveling to Brazil for tourism or business before that date, you do not need a visa.
Please view details:
Gather all of the items and contact our office during business hours from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday for an appointment.
- Passport with at least six months validity and two side-by-side available visa pages.
- Choose the UK flag in upper right-hand corner for English
- Click the “VISA” button on the right-hand side of page
- On the bottom of the next page choose “START NEW REQUEST”
- Fill out your information and hit “NEXT” for each page
- Page 1– Leave “Data on Legal Representative” blank
- Page 2– Under EXHIBITION OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTS choose “Third Party” and then enter Austin Passport Express (please note Houston does not accept mail-ins)
- Page 3– Under “Other Document” please enter Driver’s License or State ID under description and then the number on the document.
- In order to access and print your application cover sheet, you will need to upload a digitally sized photo.We will take your digital photo and size it for you once you are in our office. Please CLICK HERE for a stock photo, save it to your desktop, and upload the photo. ONCE YOU ARE IN OUR OFFICE, WE WILL REPLACE IT WITH YOUR PHOTO. (If you are an out-of-town applicant please contact us for photo instructions)
- Print your receipt and bring this to our office.
Copy of Driver’s License
NOTE: The address on application form needs to match the address on your driver’s license.
Green Card or Visa
Angola US$ 180
Australia US$ 120
China US$ 115
All other countries US$ 80
$215 Approximately 10-15 business days
$295 Approximately 7-9 business days
(Call for availability)
* A $5 money order fee will also be added to invoice
**The Brazil consulate currently only intakes applications and releases visas on Tuesdays**
Fees include photos, required notarization, uploading of your photos and documents and shipping charges and is payable by cash, check, or credit card.
Items 1-8 above plus:
Notarized Business Letter
U.S. based company, links to sample letter are below.
Letter MUST contain exact language outlined by the Brazil Consulate. Please follow instructions on page 1 and 2 thoroughly.
Click here for Brazil Business Sample Letter (Word)
Click here for Brazil Business Sample Letter (PDF)
Minors (Under 18)
Items 1-8 above plus:
Parents’ drivers license
– If you wish to pay with a credit card and are unable to bring the card to our office, please fill out the Credit Card Authorization Form.
– If you would like your visa to be shipped to you directly, please provide us with a return air bill or fill out the Return Shipping Form.
PLEASE NOTE: PROCESSING TIMES, REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, AND FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
We greatly appreciate your business, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to e-mail or call us at:
Phone: (512) 479-0805