Living in Brazil

This guide sets out information for British nationals residing in Brazil.


Living in Brazil

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British nationals are allowed to visit Brazil without a visa for up to 90 days. Being entitled to apply for an extention on their visa for up to 90 days more, the extention applications are dealt by the Federal Police.

For visits of any other puporses, you must contact the Brazilian Consulate prior to your trip – or the Federal Police, if you are already in Brazil – to check what type of visa is required upon arrival in the country. Your passport must be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry into Brazil.

This guide sets out information for British nationals residing in Brazil, including some useful reference points on how to drive in Brazil, how to obtain a foreigner identity card and other local procedures.

Published 1 November 2013