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Brazil Travel Requirements for U.S Citizens

Brazil is a beautiful location with so many attractions that you might not be able to fit them all into one trip. The Amazon offers all one would want when it comes to ecotourism as there are species that only live in this diverse area. For those that want to get a tan, there are some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Brazil. The best thing that you can do is to get all of the paperwork together and make sure to do appropriate research on certain things like passport expiration dates. Certain countries including Brazil will not allow a person to visit if their passport expires within 6 months past the date of their first entry. Below are more travel requirements to visit the exotic and diverse country of Brazil.

Everyone Will Need A Passport

Entering Brasil is different than some other countries in the sense that everyone will need a passport. Applying for an infant passport will need to be done at least 6 weeks before the trip to make sure the passport arrives before departure. It is always wise to take a look at your passport if it has been years since you’ve renewed it as some countries have requirements for the passport to be 2 years from its expiration date. There are expedited passport services but this will incur a higher fee than waiting for the normal period.

E Visas Are Possible To Attain

In the past getting a visa could have you dealing with waiting in lines at the nearest consulate. The Brazil visa application is now easier than ever as it can now be handled online from the comfort of your home. You will need to provide information about your trip, upload a photo, and copy of your passport to apply. Then all you have to do is pay via credit card then wait for a little over a week to get your e visa. The visa allows a person to stay for 90 days per year for a period of two years. Of course, if your passport expires then this visa will also expire so keep this in mind.

Vaccinations Are Needed For Children

There is a growing trend in the US for people not to vaccinate their children due to a belief that reactions from these chemicals are causing permanent damage. Your child under 6 years of age will need to show proof they are vaccinated against polio. Other countries have vaccination requirements due to certain ailments and diseases being specific to that region.

Traveling to Brazil can be one of the most rewarding experiences for someone that enjoys exploring the most beautiful destinations the world has to offer. Make sure your trip goes without a hitch and make sure that you take a look at the travel requirements for you as well as your family.  


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