Visas for Brazil

Tourist and Business Visa Requirements

Current Processing Times (Business Days) - Embassy of Brazil

Check your jurisdiction

Atlanta 20-30 days
Chicago 15-20 days
Houston 10-14 days
Los Angeles Varies. Applications accepted by appointment only.
Miami 30 days
New York Varies. Applications accepted by appointment only.
San Francisco Varies. Applications by appointment only.
Washington DC 7-10 days

Processing times are in Business Days.
Processing times are subject to change without notice.
The Embassy does not make exceptions to the above processing time and may vary without notification.
Due to the recent Consulate strike by the employees, additional delays may occcur.

Please send the following:

  1. Valid and signed U.S. Passport. Your passport must have a minimum of 6 months validity from expiration date.
  2. One (1) visa application form. Application must be completed on line 
  3. Two (2) passport quality photos. Must be 2" x 2" and in color.
  4. Copy of recent bank statement in your name that indicates sufficient funds for travel. (not for Houston Jurisdiction)
  5. Copy of your airline ticket, travel agent itinerary or e-ticket confirmation.
  6. Clear Photocopy of your Driver's License. (Notarized for Houston Jurisdiction only)
  7. For business visa applicants (visa type "Temp II"), in addition to items 1 to 6 above, you must include a business letter on your letterhead, signed by an officer of your company, stating the following information:

         Name of traveler (The name in the passport)

         Exact dates of travel

         Contact name, address and phone number of the inviting individual/organization in Brazil

         Purpose of business visit to Brazil - letter must state "for meetings and discussions only and no technical work involved."

         Financial guarantee of traveler's expenses to and from Brazil

         Letter must be NOTARIZED ( for Houston Jurisdiction only)

8. For Business visa applicants - a letter on invitation from your host/sponsor in Brazil written in Portugese. (for other jurisdiction except Houston)

9. For Minors traveling with a guardian or 1 parent, please provide the following:

      Birth Certificate (Must be certified copy OR a Notarized copy)

​​      Copy of each parent’s passport vital page (If they have a passport)

​      Copy of each parent’s ID (i.e. Driver’s license or State issued ID)

​      Signed and notarized authorization letter (2)

      Rush processing is not available for minors



Please Note:

*Important: Processing times may vary with your consulate's jurisdiction.
*Important:Processing times are in business days.
*The visa officer reserves the right to grant visas between 90 days to10 years. The consulate has a jurisdictional policy with issuance of any visa. Please call us prior to sending your documents if you are unsure of your consular jurisdiction.
*Non-U.S. passport must send a copy of green card or valid U.S. Visa. (Notarized for Houston Jurisdiction only)
*Fees and processing times for non-U.S. passport holders may vary from the published fees above.
*Please include a DallasP&VE order form to ensure proper handling of your visa request.
*Consular fees are subject to change without notice.
*Rush service is subject to availability. Additional consul and service fees of up to $200.00 will apply. Please call first.

Embassy visa processing fees::

Money orders must be from US postal office.
Angola - $50
Australia - $55
Canada - $85
Japan - $45
Nigeria - $85
North Korea - $50
Laissez - Passer - Applicants must apply in person
USA - $160
All other countries - $40


Contact us for Dallas Passports & Visas service fee.


If you have any questions, please emailor call us at 214-600-1242

Please mail all documents and order forms using any overnight service (e.g. Fedex, UPS, DHL, etc.) to: DO NOT sent First AM

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