Open with restrictions

Brazil Travel Restrictions

85.64% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 85.58% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Brazil.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Brazil without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Brazil for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Brazil entry details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination with any of the WHO-approved vaccines. The presentation of proof of vaccination will be waived for below travelers :

1. with a health condition that contraindicates vaccination, provided that it is certified by a medical report

2. not eligible for vaccination due to age

3. due to humanitarian issues

4. coming from countries with low vaccination coverage published by the Ministry of Health

5. Brazilians and foreigners residing in Brazilian territory who are not fully vaccinated

In lieu of a valid vaccination proof, travelers with the above exceptions must present a negative RT PCR result performed within 24 hours before departure.

See full details of the updated entry restrictions in Ordinance No. 670, of 04.01.2022.


Outgoing travel to BrazilTraveling from the United States to Brazil

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Brazil.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Negative covid-19 test results must be performed in a laboratory recognized by the health authority of the country of origin and must be presented in Portuguese, Spanish or English.
Children under the age of 12 who are accompanied would be exempted from this testing requirement, provided that the accompanying person presents a negative covid-19 RT-PCR test result of their own.
Travelers who recovered from covid-19 in the last 90 days, counted from the date of onset of symptoms, who are asymptomatic and persist with RT-PCR test or detectable antigen test, will be allowed upon presentation of the following documents : (1) two detectable RT-PCR results, with an interval of at least 14 days, the last being performed within 1 day prior to the time of boarding and (2) a medical certificate that must contain the signature of the responsible physician and declare that the individual is asymptomatic and able to travel, including the date of travel.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Brazil.

Details and exceptions
Travelers exempt from proof of vaccination, upon entering Brazilian territory, must quarantine for 14 days in the city of their final destination and at the address registered in the Traveler's Health Declaration - DSV.
Quarantine may be discontinued with a negative RT-PCR result or antigen test performed on a sample collected from the 5th day of the beginning of the quarantine, provided that the traveler is asymptomatic.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Brazil

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Brazil must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Brazil are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Brazil

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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