Brazil: Updated COVID-19 Related Entrance Requirements

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Reduced entrance requirements for fully vaccinated travelers who can present proof of vaccination against COVID-19  


On 1 April 2022, the government of Brazil updated its COVID-19 related entrance restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers. Fully vaccinated travelers will be permitted to enter the country so long as they adhere to the following requirements: 

  • Provide proof of vaccination prior to boarding;
  • Proof of vaccination can be presented through a physical document or electronically and vaccination must have been completed at least 14 days prior to departure.  

The following unvaccinated travelers are permitted to enter Brazil:  

  • Brazilian nationals and foreign nationals who are residents of Brazil; 
  • Travelers who are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to medical circumstances so long as they can present a medical declaration form; or 
  • Arriving from countries with limited access to vaccines. 

These travelers will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 24 hours of departure.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Brazil updated its entry requirements for fully vaccinated travelers on 1 April 2022. These travelers will no longer be required to provide proof of a negative PCR test taken prior to arrival.  

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 6 April 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.