International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Canada to Brazil.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
42.24
Increased by-0.67
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
76.97%
Increased by0.37%
at 12/7/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Brazil by air. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Land and sea borders remain closed.

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Brazilian Government
Start Date
9/25/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test result. The RT-PCR test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Brazil. An antigen test must be taken a maximum of 24 hours before departure to Brazil. The test results must be in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2;
  • Travelers aged 2 years and older and under the age of 12, who are accompanied by an adult who has proof of a negative test;
  • Travelers who receive positive test results due to recovery from COVID-19 in the last 90 days must have 2 positive RT-PCR test results taken at least 14 days apart; the last test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. Additionally, they must present an antigen test taken after their last positive COVID-19 RT-PCR test and a medical certificate showing they are asymptomatic and have been cleared to travel.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
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Brazilian Government
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete the Traveler's Health Declaration form (DSV) online a maximum of 24 hours before boarding the plane.

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Brazilian Government
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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure.

Travelers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them.

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This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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Government of Canada
Start Date
Changed

On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival unless they present symptoms of COVID-19.

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Brazilian Government
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public in some cities

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in outdoor public spaces, public transport, and in businesses, including shops and gyms.

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Brazilian Government
Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Brazil.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
42.24
Increased by-0.67
at 12/7/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
76.97%
Increased by0.37%
at 12/7/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
164,711,745
Increased by785,248
at 12/7/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.96
Increased by0.00
at 12/4/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Guidance will vary greatly per region so you may experience more restrictive or relaxed guidelines. Proof of vaccination may be required to access some facilities and establishments in some cities including ão Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, and Brasília. We recommend keeping up-to-date with local guidelines throughout your trip.
Checked
12/7/2021

Use of mask

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

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

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

Bars

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

Nightclubs

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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We have been unable to verify guidelines relating to the status of nightclubs.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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.

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