FAQs about Visas of Brazil
How long is a Brazilian visa valid for ?
The Brazilian visa valid for one (1) year and allows multiple entries into Brazil. Each stay, however, must not exceed 90 days.
Is the tap water in Brazil good for drinking ?
The tap water in Brazil is generally regarded as treated and safe to drink. However, even Brazilians do not care for tap water and mostly go for bottled or filtered water which is available at most hotels, lodges, and restaurants. Public areas such as airports usually have water fountains providing filtered water.
What language is spoken in Brazil ?
The official language of Brazil is Portuguese and it is spoken by practically the entire population. English is not widely spoken in Brazil except in some tourist areas. Spanish, although having some similarities with Portuguese is not a very popular language in the country. Some Brazilian would not reply when spoken to in Spanish even if they understand what is been said to them but it is generally appreciated when visitors make an attempt to speak in Portuguese.
Do I need immunizations for visiting Brazil ?
Travellers to Brazil may need to be immunised before their trip (even though it is not mandatory). Travellers visiting the Pantal and Amazon are advised to get yellow fever vaccinations and good antimalarial drugs.