Brazil recently extended its temporary restriction on the entry of foreign nationals, but have provided broader exceptions for many foreign travelers.
- The temporary restriction on the entry of foreign nationals has been extended from June 30 for another 30 days. The extended restriction applies to foreign nationals entering Brazil by air, land, or water.
- There are new exceptions to the restriction extension for:
Foreign nationals traveling by air who have a visit visa for a short stay and no intention to establish residence.
Foreign nationals traveling by air whose visit visa has been waived and who will be engaging in business, sporting or artistic activities.
- There is also a new exception for foreign nationals traveling by air who intends to establish residence for a specific period of time and who have a temporary visa granted for the following purposes: Research, teaching or an academic extension. Study. Work. Investing. A family reunion. Sports or artistic activities with a fixed-term contract.
- Foreign nationals traveling to Brazil by air who meet the above conditions must enter using one of the following international airports:
Sao Paulo International Airport, in the city of Guarulhos, in the state of Sao Paulo.
Tom Jobim International Airport, in Rio de Janeiro.
Viracopos International Airport, in Campinas, in the state of Sao Paulo.
Brasilia International Airport, Brasilia, Federal District.
- Foreign nationals must be prepared to show documentation regarding their reasons for traveling. Before boarding, they must also present a declaration from a health authority or doctor stating that they are not infected with COVID-19.
- Travelers should expect possible delays in travel because of new airport health protocols.