Brazil: Updated COVID-19 Entry Measures for Select Travelers

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The government of Brazil introduced new COVID-19 related entry measures for travelers holding proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result  


The government of Brazil introduced new COVID-19 related eligibility requirements for travelers entering the country. Under this update, all travelers who can present proof of having received a completed COVID-19 vaccination regimen within 14 days of travel or those who can present proof of a negative rapid antigen test or PCR test no later than 24 hours prior to departure will be permitted entry into the country. 

Travelers who tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 90 days will also be permitted to enter the country so long as they can provide proof of the following: 

  • Two negative PCR test results taken 14 days or less, the last being performed up to one day prior to departure; and 
  • Proof of a medical certificate that contains the signature of a responsible physician, declaring that the traveler is asymptomatic and able to travel.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Brazil introduced new eligibility entry requirements for travelers. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization prior to arrival, where applicable. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Brazil’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 20 September 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.