Monday, August 17, 2020

Brazil reopens borders and airports for international travelers

(Brazil) - Brazil officially reopened its borders for international tourism on July 29, 2020. All countries are allowed to visit but must meet entry requirements.

Copacabana Beach Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Requirements to enter Brazil during Coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

  • A valid Visa. (If your country requires a Visa to visit Brazil)
  • Proof of travel insurance. You must have proof of travel health insurance that covers covid for the duration of your trip. You will need to show proof of this before departing at the airport, and again upon arrival.
  • Arrivals should expect temperature checks, as Brazil has recently been testing new temperature screening systems since May.

“The foreign passenger on a visit to the country for a short stay, of up to ninety days, must present to the transport company, before boarding, proof of purchase of health insurance valid in Brazil and with coverage for the entire period of the trip, under penalty of being prevented from entering the national territory by the migratory authority due to provocation by the health authority “

Sao Paulo Airport GRU
Sao Paulo International Airport (GRU)

Are there testing and/or quarantine requirements to enter Brazil?

No. At this time the government has not announced any mandatory testing or quarantines for any tourists visiting Brazil.

Which Airports in Brazil are open to international flights?