Travel Restrictions Entering Brazil from Colombia

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

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

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

PARTIALLY OPEN

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
797.50
Decreased by281.46
at 1/27/2022
Vaccinated
79.10%
Increased by0.71%
at 1/27/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Brazil by air. Please check the documentation, and testing requirements before traveling.

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Land and sea borders are open with restrictions. The Brazilian government has suspended the entry of all international cruise ships and prohibits most travelers from disembarking at any port or other maritime location in Brazil, regardless of nationality.

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Start Date
11/29/2021
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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Brazil by air following the listed procedures. Travelers must check entry requirements for their final destination to confirm they can enter after connecting through Brazil.

Travelers in transit are required to:

  • Stay in the international airport area;
  • Have a ticket for onward travel;
  • Have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result from a test taken a maximum of 72 hours before boarding the first leg, or a negative COVID-19 antigen test result, taken a maximum of 24 hours before boarding the first leg of the trip to Brazil.
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Start Date
11/29/2021
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Visas

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 laboratory RT-PCR test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before the first leg to Brazil. An antigen test must be taken a maximum of 24 hours before the first leg 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 between the ages of 2 and 12, when accompanied by an adult traveling with a valid negative test result;
  • Travelers transiting through other countries on their way to Brazil may be required to take an additional COVID-19 test if they leave the international transit zone of the airport.

Please see the source for more details.

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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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form before exiting Colombia

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All travelers are required to fill out a pre-registration form before they depart from Colombia. It must be filled at least 1 hour, up to 72 hours before departure.

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Travelers will be required to show confirmation of registration before boarding.

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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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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers must have a printed or electronic proof of vaccination, showing they received all vaccine doses required at least 14 days before travel.

The Brazilian government currently accepts vaccines approved by the WHO or Anvisa. Vaccines accepted by Anvisa are Comirnaty (Pfizer/Wyeth), Coronavac (Butantan), Janssen Vaccine (Janssen-Cilag), Oxford/Covishield (Fiocruz e Astrazeneca), and Sputnik.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Brazilians and foreigners residing in Brazilian territory who are not fully vaccinated.
  • Travelers with proof that they cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons;
  • Humanitarian reasons, or travelers coming from countries with low vaccination coverage;
  • Travelers with a health condition that contraindicates vaccination, certified by a doctor;
  • Those not eligible for vaccination due to age according to the latest publishing on the Ministry of Health website.

Most travelers exempt from showing proof of vaccination must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in the city of their final destination in Brazil and at the address registered in the Traveler's Health Declaration. They may take a COVID-19 test on day 5 of quarantine and end quarantine with negative test results.

For more details and exemptions, please see the source

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

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

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public in some cities

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

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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
797.50
Decreased by281.46
at 1/27/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
79.10%
Increased by0.71%
at 1/27/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
169,261,105
Increased by1,509,135
at 1/27/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.60
Increased by-0.22
at 1/25/2022

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.
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Use of mask

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

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

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

Bars

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

Nightclubs

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

Shops

Restrictions in place
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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