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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Brazil. Brazil is Open for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Brazil. Brazil is part of South America with main city at Brasilia. Its Developing country with a population of 206M people. The main currency is Brazilian Real. The languages spoken are Portuguese.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Brazil

Open

for travel

For entry into Brazil

International travel to Brazil is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
The certificate must be in English, Portuguese, or Spanish and can be printed or in digital form. Certificates exclusively in QR code format will not be accepted.
Authorized vaccines include those approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Full details can be found at https://www.gov.br/anvisa/pt-br/english/updates/guidance-for-travelers-new-rules-for-entering-brazil

Test/medical certificate required

Non-vaccinated travelers must provide proof of a negative RT-PCR or antigen test, taken within 1 day prior to departure.
The document must be in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.
For more details Government of Brazil

Government measures

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region visited. We recommend keeping up-to-date with local guidelines throughout your trip.

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation. Restrictions may vary depending on the region visited.

Public transport

Public transportation is operational with limits to capacity. Restrictions may vary depending on the region visited.

Restaurants

Restaurants may be open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restrictions may vary depending on the region visited.

Bars

Bars may be open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restrictions may vary depending on the region visited.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs may be open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restrictions may vary depending on the region visited.

Shops

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and reduced customer capacity. Non-essential shops and services may be closed depending on the region visited.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Certificates must be in English or in Chinese.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of vaccination, at least 14 days before departure, are also considered fully vaccinated.
There are exemptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
Full details can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, must be provided on departure.
Test certificates must be in English or Chinese.

Testing on arrival

A nucleic acid test will be administered upon arrival and apart from the transfer from the airport, proof of a negative test result is required to leave the place of residence.

Additional test requirements

Daily rapid antigen testing is required for the first 5 days after arrival. Additionally, travelers must undergo a PCR test on day 2.
Daily antigen results can be reported via the 'Electronic COVID-19 monitoring & surveillance system' (eCMSS). Instructions can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/eCMSSLogin.pdf

Travel restriction details for Brazil

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine may be required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Brazil

Restrictions vary from city to city.
The use of face masks in streets, public spaces such as parks, and on public transport including taxis is mandatory across the country.
There are additional local requirements to show proof of vaccination and/or for the compulsory use of masks in certain places, such as shops, cinemas and gyms. These are in force, in various cities including SΓ£o Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and BrasΓ­lia.
Social isolation measures have been lifted to an extent in some parts of the country, but localised lockdowns continue to varying degrees. You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them. Failing to comply with these rules may result in a fine.
The situation varies around Brazil, each state will determine local measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, and this includes regulation on the opening of non-essential services (shops, restaurants, bars, beaches and other leisure activities). You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them. It’s highly possible that public places likely to attract large crowds may be closed at short notice. For example, several cities have decided not to host the traditional street Carnival in 2022. These include Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Recife and Salvador, although controlled events are still expected to take place.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Brazil

Exercise a high degree of caution

We’ve lowered the travel advice level for Brazil. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to high crime rates.Β  We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Brazil due to high crime rates.
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