- Passengers who have been in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe in the past 14 days are not permitted to enter Brazil.
- This does not apply to:
- Nationals and residents of Brazil;
- Passengers who hold proof they are working for an international organization;
- Foreign officials accredited to the Brazilian Government;
- Passengers who are the spouse, partner, child, parent or guardian of a Brazilian national;
- Passengers who travel for humanitarian reasons, provided their entry is authorized by the Brazilian Government; or
- Holders of a National Migration Registry. Nationals of Brazil whose travel documents expire during the public health emergency are permitted to use their document until the end of the emergency situation.
- Expired travel documents and visas issued by Brazil are extended until 16 September 2021 provided the passenger has not been outside Brazil for a total of 30 days.
Testing and vaccination requirements
- Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not hold a document confirming a negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure, or a negative antigenic test result issued within 24 hours prior to departure. The document must be issued by a laboratory recognized by the health authority of their country of residence and must be in Portuguese, English or Spanish. In the event of transit where the passengers must leave the international transit area of the airport and exceeds the 72 hours since the RT-PCR test or 24 hours since the antigenic test, a new test must be taken before departing for Brazil.
- The test requirement does not apply to the following passengers:
- Passengers aged 1 year and younger,
- Passengers aged 11 and younger, provided accompanied by someone with the negative RT-PCR or antigenic test result,
- Passengers in transit through Brazil, provided they do not leave the international transit area of the airport,
- Air crew members.
- Long-term positive passengers who had Covid-19 within the past 90 days are also exempt from holding a negative RT-PCR test result, provided they are holding all of the following:
- Two detectable RT-PCR test results, with an interval of at least 14 days, and the last test being performed within 72 hours before boarding;
- An antigen test with negative or undetectable result, after the last detectable RT-PCR result; and
- A medical certificate stating the date of travel and that the passenger is asymptomatic and able to travel. The certificate must be in English, Portuguese or Spanish, and must contain the identification and signature of the responsible physician.
- Passengers must hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 with a vaccine approved by the Brazilian Health Agency or by the World Health Organization or by the authorities of the country where the passengers was vaccinated, at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. The proof must include the passenger’s name, number of doses received and the date when they were received. Proof of vaccination must include a QR code.
- This does not apply to:
- Passengers aged 11 years and younger;
- Nationals or residents of Brazil who left Brazil on or before 14th December 2021;
- Nationals or residents of Brazil who left Brazil after 14th December 2021. However these passengers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival;
- Passengers holding a medical certificate proving that they cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons;
- Passengers traveling from countries with low vaccination coverage; or
- Air crew members arriving at Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Fortaleza Pinto Martins International Airport (FOR), provided they remain in the hotel room during their stay.
- Passengers will be refused entry if they do not hold proof that they have completed the Traveller’s Health Declaration (Declaração de Saúde do Viajante) within 24 hours prior to departure, in print or electronic format.
- Passengers who have been in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe in the past 14 days must quarantine for 14 days on arrival.
- Passengers who have been in India or the United Kingdom in the past 14 days must quarantine for 14 days in their final destination in Brazil.
- Passengers who have been in India or the United Kingdom in the past 14 days will be subject to health inspection on arrival in Sao Paulo (SP) Guarulhos International Airport (GRU).
- Unvaccinated passengers: Nationals and residents of Brazil must quarantine for 5 days on arrival for passengers who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Passengers must submit a negative antigen or RT-PCR test on day 5 to end quarantine.
- Vaccinated passengers: Quarantine is not required for passengers who hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and the last dose of a vaccine was received at least 14 days prior to departure.