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UVC Step by Step Brazilian Official/Diplomatic Visa Help Guide
Easy to Follow Comprehensive Instructions
Detailed Application Requirements
Current Entry Information
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STEP 1: BRAZIL OFFICIAL/DIPLOMATIC VISA
Carefully Review the Following Information & Gather Together the Required Documents
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR BRAZILIAN OFFICIAL, DIPLOMATIC & COURTESY VISAS?
Official, Diplomatic & Courtesy Visas for Brazil are applicable in the following cases:
- government staff;
- employees of International Organizations with diplomatic status;
- official mission to Brazil with diplomatic status.
- official mission to Brazil without diplomatic status;
- Family members of diplomatic and official visa holders other than spouse, partner or children under the age of 21,
- Authorities on non-official visits;
- Artist or Sportsperson (cultural courtesy visa);
The Applicants Actual, Currently Valid & Signed Passport must be submitted with your Brazil Official/Diplomatic Visa Application.
The passport needs to have a minimum two blank side by side visa pages and must not be expiring 6 months or less from the date you return into the United States.
U.S citizens should note that the last six pages of your U.S. Passport cannot be for entry/exit stamps or visa issuance. These are amendment pages specifically designated for U.S. State Department use only.
If your passport does not meet current Brazilian Official/Diplomatic Visa Requirements, UVC can process your Brazil Visa Application and your application to Renew Your U.S. Passport, to add Additional Passport Pages, or to Get a New U.S. Passport back to back and in time for your trip.
Two Passport Photographs are required for your Brazil Official/Diplomatic Visa Application submission.
The photo's should be:
- in color & not blurry;
- 2×2 in size;
- front view with body completely facing forward;
- on a plain white background;
- with no glasses or head wear;
- not older than 90 days;
- taken at a reputable facility such as Walgreen’s, CVS or Fed Ex.
ID/Proof of Residence
Proof of Residential Address in the United States must be presented when applying for an Official or Diplomatic Visa to Brazil.
This should be a clear color copy of the applicant drivers license or state issued photo ID.
A Diplomatic Letter/Note From the U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Mission or International Organization stating the specific nature and duration of the visit.
The letter/note include the following information:
- Applicants full name;
- Applicants passport information;
- Official Job/Position Title;
- Government Department/Agency/Organization;
- U.S. point of contact for questions regarding this visit;
- Departure/Return dates from the U.S.;
- Dates of intended arrival into & departure from Brazil;
- Cities/Places applicant intends to visit;
- Specifically state the purpose of the trip;
- Name, address & phone of Brazilian contact.
More Important Instructions & Helpful Information
Issuance of This Type of Visa requires approval by the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
For Stays Over 90 Days, holders of this type of visa must register with the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs within 30 days of entryi n the country.
Diplomatic Visas Cannot be Issued on Passports From the following nations: Kosovo, Sahrawi, Arab Democratic Republic and Taiwan. Brazil does not currently maintain diplomatic relations with these countries.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificates are Required if the applicant has traveled to any of the following countries within the last 90 days:
Angola, Benin, Bissau Guinea, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guiana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela.
Yellow Fever Vaccinations are Advisable if the applicant intends to visit any of the following areas of Brazil:
Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para, Rondonia, Roraima, Tocantins and the Federal District of Brazil.
The Designated Consular Jurisdictions of the U.S. based Embassy of Brazil & Brazilian Consulates are:
Consulate of Brazil in Atlanta, Georgia
Consular Jurisdiction: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee
Consulate of Brazil Boston, Massachusetts
Consular Jurisdiction: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Consulate of Brazil in Chicago, Illinois
Consular Jurisdiction: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin
Consulate of Brazil in Houston, Texas
Consular Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Consulate of Brazil in Los Angeles, California
Consular Jurisdiction: Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah e Wyoming. The following counties in California: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura
Brazil Consulate Miami, Florida
Consular Jurisdiction: Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Island
Brazil Consulate New York, New York
Consular Jurisdiction: Bermuda Islands, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
Consulate of Brazil in San Francisco, California
Consular Jurisdiction: Alaska, Oregon and Washington. The following counties in California: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Ladera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benidito, San Francisco, San Joaquim, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo and Yuba
Embassy of Brazil in Washington, DC
Consular Jurisdiction: District of Columbia, North Carolina, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and all Military Bases except Guam
STEP 2: BRAZIL OFFICIAL DIPLOMATIC VISA
Carefully Complete the Following Required Forms
Brazil Official/Diplomatic Visa Application Form
Complete, print, and sign two copies of the online Brazil Official Diplomatic Visa Application Form.
- When you access the Online Application you may get a message stating this is an "untrusted connection". This is due to the security certificate for the application web page being issued by the Brazilian Government and is not recognized by most web browsers in the United States.
- To convert the application from Portuguese to English, click the British Flag in the top right corner.
- Where the applications asks for "alternate ID" put your drivers license information.
- On the final page of the application, it will ask you to upload your documents. If you wish, you may instead upload this image where it asks for a passport photo then submit and print the application. UVC will upload all your actual documents for you.
- The printed application will be a single page with a signature box and two bar codes. Simply sign inside the signature box.
- The Brazilian visa application must be submitted within 30 days of completion or it will expire.
STEP 3: BRAZIL OFFICIAL DIPLOMATIC VISA
Select Your Preferred Shipping Method
Please send all required documents, completed forms and a printed copy of your order confirmation to:
US Visa Connection
Address: 510 Earls Court Drive, Katy TX 77450
Phone: 877-VISADOC (847-2362)
Once your order has been completed, your passport with visa will be returned to you with the shipping option you choose. It is highly recommended all documents be shipped using FedEx.
|FedEx Return Shipping|
|Continental USA Only||Price|
|Overnight - Next Business Day||$38.00|
|2 Day - 2nd Business Day||$28.00|
|Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI||Price|
|Next Day / 2 Day (No Saturday Delivery)||$48.00|
|Call UVC for Prices (Varies by Location)||Varies|
If you are sending a pre-paid return label or will be using a FedEx or UPS account, you can supply that information when placing your order.
STEP 4: BRAZIL OFFICIAL DIPLOMATIC VISA
Place Your order
Brazil Official/Diplomatic Visa Fees
The Brazilian Government Fee for Brazilian Official & Diplomatic Visas are:
- U.S. citizens: 0.00
- Citizens of all other countries: 0.00
The US Visa Connection Fee for Brazilian Official & Diplomatic Visas are:
- Regular Processing (3-5 business days): 99.00
Place Your Order
Complete & Submit the
Brazilian Visa Online Order Form
Have Questions? Need Assistance?
Call the Doc! 877-VISADOC (847-2362)
8-10 Business Days
5-7 Business Days
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5-7 Business Days
UVC Fee: $125.00
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