IEEE Global Communications Conference
4–8 December 2022 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Accelerating the Digital Transformation through Smart Communications

Visa

Visa Information

  • Visas to enter Brazil are granted by the Brazilian consulates abroad. Citizens of countries that are members of the Mercosul do not require visas, only a valid passport or valid identity document are required.
  • To learn more about the documentation and procedures for granting visas, see the Brazilian embassy/consulate in your country of origin. 
  • Check here for further information on Brazilian Visa.
  • Or click here to apply for a Brazilian Visa.
  • If you require a Visa Letter of Invitation from IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), please see the Visa Letter Request page.

As a result of a recent Brazilian executive order that entered into force on June 17, 2019, the visa exemption for citizens of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and Japan who wish to travel to Brazil was enacted on March 18, 2019. This will enable visitors from these four countries to enter Brazil without a visa.

The measure benefits holders of a valid passport traveling for tourism, business, artistic or sports activities or in exceptional situations of national interest. The initiative also covers travelers transiting through Brazil. Visitors will be granted a stay of up to 90 days, which can be extended once for the same period, as long as they do not exceed 180 days within a 12-month period, counted from the date of the first entry. If the regular stay is exceeded, the visitor will be considered an illegal alien subject to the applicable measures by the Brazilian government.

PLEASE NOTE:

As this is a new rule for Brazilian VISA, please make sure with the local Brazilian Consulate that the new rule applies to your travel and check the necessary procedures to travel to Brazil. Do not travel without checking first if you really do not need a VISA!

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