Latest Travel Alerts and Warnings for Visitors to Brazil

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What are the issues affecting travelers to Brazil? Read the latest travel warnings and alerts.


Salvador's historic center at dusk, Bahia, Brazil Photo © Getty Images/Peter Adams

Travel to Brazil

Foreign travelers are allowed to enter Brazil by air for up to 90 days under a number of temporary visas, including for purposes of research, studies including academic extension courses, work, investment, family reunions, or sporting or artistic activities.

Requirements to enter

  • Foreign nationals must present proof of valid health insurance that provides coverage during the period of their stay, unless they are students attending Brazilian institutions or Brazilian residents – from 2 October, this is no longer a requirement for entry
  • All non-Brazilian nationals/residents must present a medical declaration that confirms they do not have COVID-19.

Land and sea borders remain closed to foreign travelers until at least 12 November.

These travel alerts are general in nature. Contact your airline or travel provider for information on the availability of flights.

Travel within Brazil

Restrictions vary between states across Brazil, and you should check local government websites for the latest before you visit. The COVID-19 situation in Brazil has been unstable since the start of the pandemic, and before you travel, check your government's travel advice.

Everyone must continue to follow protocols including wearing face masks, frequent hand washing and social distancing.

We are updating this travel alert when official information becomes available. If you have seen an update not mentioned here, please tell us in the comments below.

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  • Andreia Silvestre said

    Hi, my name is Andreia, i Need to know How Brazilian are aloud to travel to Europe now?


  • Sachin said

    I need to know if I can travel to Brazil for tourism currently from India


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