Brazil is a tropical paradise for its 6.5 million yearly visitors and well known for having the longest beach in the world. From its exciting culture, idyllic beach vacations and exotic jungle explorations, the country has something for every traveler.
Here are the latest COVID-19 entry requirements for travelers and everything you need to know before your trip to Brazil.
Countries That Are Permitted Enter Brazil
Travelers from ALL countries are permitted to enter Brazil under regular visa requirements.
All COVID-19 country restrictions have ended as of July 29, 2020.
Quarantine Entry Requirements
Travelers are NOT required to quarantine for 14 days when arriving in Brazil.
COVID-19 Testing Entry Requirements
Travelers are NOT required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
Update December 17: As of December 30, ALL arrivals into Brazil will need to show proof of a negative PCR test, taken no longer than 72 hours before departing on the inbound flight.
Permitted Airports and Borders
All land borders are closed for entry with the exception of Brazilian nationals.
Arriving By Air
Passengers are permitted to enter Brazil by air.
The following airports are closed to international arrivals:
- Rio Grande do Sul
- Mato Grosso do Sul
COVID-19 Health Requirements While in Brazil
All visitors must abide by the following COVID-19 health requirements while in Brazil:
- Wearing a mask is mandatory in all commercial establishments, offices, schools and places of worship
- Follow all social distancing markers and guidelines
- Follow all hand washing/sanitizing signs and guidelines
Transiting Through Brazil
Passengers are allowed to freely transit through Brazil as long as they do not leave the international airport area and have a ticket for onward travel.
COVID-19 Vaccine Entry Requirements
Brazil has not made any announcements if proof of vaccination record will be required for entry in the future.
Visa Entry Requirements For Brazil During COVID-19
All travelers arriving in Brazil must follow all regular visa requirements.
The countries listed below DO NOT need a visa for stays up to 90 days.
All other countries must apply for a visa at the Brazilian embassy/consulate in their home countries.
Brazil Covid-19 Entry Requirements:
- Get travel insurance that covers COVID-19 for the duration of your trip to Brazil
- Check if you need a visa to enter Brazil
- Follow all COVID-19 health protocols in Brazil
Disclaimer: Current Brazil travel rules are changing without notice and being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling. Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories
Originally published on August 22, 2020 with updates