Canadians can now travel to Brazil without visiting an embassy or queuing at the border on arrival. The new electronic visa has been launched allowing Canadian travelers to apply for the Brazil eVisa for Canadians online in just a few minutes.
The Brazil visa for Canadian citizens is valid for two consecutive years and allows visitors to travel to Brazil for tourist, business, and other purposes. There is no limit on the number of trips to Brazil but the amount of time spent in Brazil cannot exceed 90 days a year.
The information which is normally screened at the Brazilian border control can now be cross-checked in advance, saving time at the Brazilian border.
Brazil: a colorful and unique travel destination
Canadian tourists can apply for the Brazil eVisa to visit Brazil for a range of reasons including tourism, business, transit, journalism, sports, volunteering and short-term medical treatment.
Its vibrant culture, welcoming people, incredible biodiversity, and endless stretches of golden coastline make Brazil one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
It is the largest country in South America and contains over 2000 beaches which are popular places for locals and visitors alike. Famed for its carnival festivities, latin music scene, mouth-watering barbecues, and love of football, Brazil’s culture is exciting and unforgettable to experience in person.
For those Canadians who love a night out, Brazil is well-known for its all-night party scene.The home of samba and lambada, music and dance are central to Brazilian culture. Carnival, which is celebrated throughout the country, is the biggest celebration of the year.
Visitors can enjoy the booming eco-tourism sector and go to any of the 62 national parks throughout the Brazil. The Amazon and the Iguazu Falls are just two of the many beautiful locations where a megadiverse range of wildlife can be seen. Some of the animals you can see include armadillos, jaguars, otters, river dolphins, anteaters, and sloths.
Brazilian food has a growing international reputation and is a highlight of any trip there. The meat, in particular, is special and Brazilians take a lot of pride in its quality and preparation.
Tourism has been on the rise since the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The industry has experienced a boom which has lead to improved infrastructure aimed at meeting the needs of visitors.
The Brazil eVisa application process
It is unsurprising that Brazil is such a popular destination considering its diverse culture and range of activities to enjoy. The new visa for Brazil from Canada enables eligible citizens to visit the enticing country without the hassle of getting a conventional visa for an embassy.
The Brazil eVisa application is simple and quick to complete. It only takes a few minutes and is processed within five working days.
To complete the application form, eligible Canadians must enter some personal information (such as name, address, date of birth, and passport details) and answer some security and health-related questions.
Applicants also have to upload a passport-sized photo and an email address (to receive the electronic visa). After the Brazilian authorities have screened the application the traveler pays a fee using a credit or debit card to complete the process.
The applicant then receives an approved e-Visa for Brazil via email. Canadian travelers can then print a copy of the visa to show, along with their passport, to the Brazilian border authorities.
Brazilian visa requirements for Canadians citizens
There are a few basic requirements which Canadians need to meet to successfully obtain the Brazilian eVisa. It is necessary to have the following:
- A valid Canadian passport
- A credit or debit card to pay the fee
- An email address to receive the visa