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On your arrival in Brazil, you can immediately feel what you have been hearing about Brazilians and their love for soccer, but tourism in Brazil is much more than that. The most popular tourist areas in Brazil are natural areas which offer a combination of leisure and recreation. The Amazon Rainforest is the most visited natural wonder in the whole of Brazil. It holds more than half of the world’s remaining rainforest. The Rainforest houses about 2.5 million insect species, over 40,000 plant species, 2200 fish species and more than 2,000 types of birds and mammals. Other Atlantic Forest, Campos Gerais, Pantanal, and waterfalls. There is a plethora of beaches that tourists can visit to cool-off and a number of festivals to keep their feet and body moving all through their stay. Brazil is also known to be a popular destination to engage in business activities. The country has one of the 7 Wonders of the World, the Christ the Redeemer statue.
 
Brazil is the main destination in South America and second in Latin America. In 2015, the number of tourist visit exceeded 6 million and this contributed to about $5.8 billion to the economy, continuing a recovery trend from the 2008-2009 economic crisis. An all-time high of 5.4 million visitors and $6.8 billion were attained in 2011.
  
Citizens of Armenia, Austria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom can stay in the country for up to 90 days without a visa. Venezuelans can also visit the country for 60 days without a visa.

Basic Travel Requirements for Equatorial Guineans visiting Brazil

  • An original passport valid for at least 6 months and have at least 3 blank pages.
  • Completed and signed visa application form.
  • One (1) passport-size photograph taken with a white background.
  • Proof of financial means (bank statements of the last 3 months).
  • Official cover letter.
  • Proof of hotel or private accommodation in Brazil.
  • Copy of round-trip flight ticket.
  • Proof of payment of visa fee.

Types of Brazil Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Visitor Visa 7 business days 90 days
Business Visa 7 business days 90 days
Transit Visa 7 business days 90 days
Student Visa 7 business days Depends on course of study

Visas of Brazil Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Visitor Visa Not available
Business Visa Not available
Transit Visa Not available
Student Visa Not available

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.

4 Visas of Brazil found

Visitor Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Visitor Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Visitor Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil

Visitor Visa, Visas of Brazil, Visa

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The Brazilian visitors’ visa is issued to foreign nationals who intend to travel to Brazil for tourism, sightseeing, vacation or other recreational activities. This visa also allows its holder to visit friends or relatives residing in Brazil. The visitor visa application form must be completed online then printed and signed. Applicants must complete mandatory sections before they can print the application form. A passport-size photograph must be uploaded to the application page along with other supporting documents. The photo must be taken with a white background and meet all the Brazilian passport photo specifications. An official letter from your employer stating awareness of leave and when you are to resume back to work is required. If you are a student, you are to submit a letter from the school permitting you to be absent from school. As proof that you can cater to your financial needs for the entire duration of your stay in Brazil, you must submit copies of your bank statements of the last 3 months. You are also required to submit a copy of your hotel reservation in Brazil. If you will be staying in a private residence with friends or relatives, you are to submit an invitation letter from your host. The letter must show the contact details (address and phone number) of your host. To show that you plan to leave Brazil as soon as your visa expires, you are required to submit a copy of your round-trip flight reservation. You are still required to affix a passport-size photo with your printed visa fee payment receipt.

Business Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Business Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Business Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil

Visas of Brazil, Visa, Business visa

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The Brazilian business visa is issued to foreign nationals who intend to travel to Brazil for business purposes. The business visa application form must be completed online then printed and signed. It is important to complete mandatory sections before they can print the application form. You are to upload your passport-size photograph to the application page along with other supporting documents. The photo must be taken against a white background and meet all the Brazilian passport photo specifications. You must submit an official letter from your employer stating your name, your role in the company and the purpose of your travel to Brazil. The letter should also give a guarantee that your employer will be taking care of your business travel expenses. To show that you intend to leave Brazil once your visa expires, you are required to submit a copy of your round-trip flight reservation. As proof that you can cater to your financial needs for the entire duration of your stay in Brazil, you must present copies of your bank statements of the last 3 months. You must also submit a letter of invitation from the inviting Brazilian company stating the nature of the business to be carried out in Brazil. A copy of the business licence of your company must be submitted. You are required to submit a copy of your hotel reservation in Brazil. Proof of payment of the visa fee is required.

Transit Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Transit Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Transit Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil

Visas of Brazil, Visa, Transit visa

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The Brazilian transit visa is issued to foreign nationals who want to travel through Brazil to another country. If you do not intend to leave the designated transit area within the airport in Brazil and have a combined airline ticket to your final destination in a third country, you do not need a Brazilian visa. You do require a visa if you intend to go through immigration in Brazil and leave the designated transit area within the airport, or if you have purchased your airline tickets separately. The visitor visa application form must be completed online then printed and signed. You are required to upload a passport-size photograph to the application page along with other supporting documents. The photo must be taken against a white background and meet all the Brazilian passport photo specifications. You must also provide copies of your bank statements for the last 3 months or any other proof of financial means for international travel. You must present a copy of your flight ticket to your country of destination with transit in a Brazilian airport. You must also show proof that you meet the entry requirements for your destination country such as a visa for that country.

Student Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Student Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil
Student Visa from Equatorial Guinea to Brazil

Visas of Brazil, Visa, Student visa

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Foreign nationals who want to travel to Brazil to study, partake in an exchange or internship program must apply for a Brazilian student visa. You must have received an admission offer from a Brazilian school before you can apply for a student visa as you will be required to present the original copy of your acceptance letter. The acceptance letter must state your full name, the programme you have been enrolled to study and how long you are to study in Brazil. You are required to show proof of financial sustenance to cover the entire duration of your stay in Brazil, including paying your tuition fees. If you are going to be studying on a scholarship, you must provide a document to prove this. This document must state your full name and how much you are entitled to. For internship purposes, documentation detailing the term of commitment between the trainee, the granting part of the internship and the educational institution where you are enrolled in must be presented. You are also required to provide copies of your transcripts and previous results. Proof of payment of the visa fee is required. Applicants above the age of 18 are required to present a police report showing no criminal record. Once you arrive in Brazil, you are obliged to register for a temporary residence permit with the Brazilian Federal Police.