VISA INFORMATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Either a tourist or student visa may
be required, depending on the nature and duration of the study program,
as well as the nationality of the applicant.
Generally, a tourist visa is sufficient for study periods of up
to 90 days.
However, citizens of the following countries may be exempted from tourist
visa requirements for stays of up to 90 days:
Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Chile,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Finland, Germany, Greece,
Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands,
Namibia, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia,
South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago,
United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican, Venezuela
What documents will be required?
All visa applications may require the following:
- International immunization certificate, if required
- Health certificate, if required
- Certificate of good behaviour, or equivalent documents
- Proof of means of support
Time required to issue visa:
Processing time varies according to nationality.
Allow at least 3 working days.
What is the cost of a visa?
Varies; depending on nationality.
How long is the visa valid for?
Tourist visas: up to 90 days
Student visas: up to 1 year
Any person with a temporary visa (I, IV, V, VI or VII ) must register
with the Department of Federal Police in Campinas within 30 days of arrival
in Brazilian territory. After this registration, the student will receive
a temporary foreign identity card.
To register with the authorities the following documents are to be presented:
- Certified copy of the passportStudent's request
for an entry visa
- Three recent 3x4 cm photographs, with a white background
- Proof of payment of registration fees. The fees
are R$ 35 (thirty five reais) and can be paid at anybank. Prior to
paying this fee, it is necessary to purchase a form called GAR/FUNAPOL,
available in any bookstore, and fill it out
Important: A change of visa status after entering Brazil is difficult/impossible
Notice: Please Note that these regulations are changed
on a regular basis by the different governments, Southtravels.com
can not be liable for any information that could have been changed since
we checked it. It is the responsibility of each passenger to check the
different conditions of entry to the desired country.
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