Citizenship: USA

Pre-Check Documents is available.  If you choose to not pre check your documents, and JIDS receives your documents with errors, you will be charged for a representative to assist you with corrections.
Concierge Service is available for this country
Please note these visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

Your checklist– Passport & Visa is required


Processing time varies upon proof of residency.  Ex.  New York Jurisdiction is averaging a couple of weeks from appointment date, and that date varies approximately 5 weeks for appointment from initial call to JIDS. TIMES VARY PLEASE CALL US with your details.

Longer periods may apply on a case by case basis.

Plan your visa application and appointment accordingly.

Call JIDS as soon as you print out your protocol ID #.


Note: If you are outside the NY Consulate jurisdiction mailing fees will apply.
Consulate General of Brazil in Atlanta, GA
Jurisdiction: Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Consulate General of Brazil in Boston, MA
Jurisdiction: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago, IL
Jurisdiction: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford, Residents
 This form must be notarized by a Connecticut notary only.
Jurisdiction: Connecticut and Rhode Island
Consulate General of Brazil in Houston, TX
Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles, CA
Jurisdiction: Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and the following counties in California: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Also the following American islands in the Pacific: Johnston, Midway, Wake, Howland, Jarvis and Baker, Palmira and Kingman.
Consulate General of Brazil in Miami, FL
Jurisdiction: Florida, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.
 Minors-Parents must notarize application and parental consent forms as well as parents passport copies.
Consulate General of Brazil in New York, NY
Jurisdiction: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Bermuda Islands.
Consulate General of Brazil in San Francisco, CA
Jurisdiction: Alaska, Oregon, Washington and, in California, all counties not included in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles.
Consulate General of Brazil in Washington, DC
Jurisdiction: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia, as well as American bases except Guam.


Valid Signed Passport

Applicant must submit their current signed passport. Applicant must also include a color copy of the information page of the passport.

Note: In order to obtain Brazil visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas.

Check passport validity to make sure it is valid for at least six months past the last day of stay from international destination.

JIDS can help you renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.

011_yes-128Visa Application

Applicant must submit one completed Brazil visa application. The application is completed online.TROUBLE SHOOTING APPLICATION : During application process online MUST UPLOAD photo,business support letter and any other invitations etc. After upload must still present all documents along with application. Print the confirmation ,which is a protocol sheet with a bar code on it. Applicant must sign inside rectangular box toward bottom of page. This is your application.

Note: The Brazilian governments online application is not fully compatible with Fire Fox/ or Macintosh. It is recommended applicant use Internet Explorer on a PC platform.>If you would like CONCIERGE HELP with application contact us.


  1. In the lower gray box, click the British flag to change the language to English.
  2. In the same gray box, select “VISA REQUEST” to begin the process.
  3. On the bottom of the instructions page, press the next button. Answer the questions and press “Next” button until completed. There will be several pages each with a few questions.
  4. Application must be dated within 30 days of the appointment JIDS makes for you.



Photo Requirement

Applicant must submit (1) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.The photos must be recent within 6 months, and generally not the same photo as in the passport.> See digital image requirements: Passport Photo Requirements


Proof of Travel

Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site.E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure for Brazil is acceptable with a valid record locator.


Proof of Residency

Must submit legible color copy of their driver’s license or state issued ID or current utility bill. Must match address on application.List of jurisdictions

011_yes-128NON US CITIZENS :

Additional requirements

Proof of US Residency Applicant must submit a legible color copy of valid Alien Registration Card (Green Card), U.S. visa, or other proof of legal status in the United States, with permission for re-entry.Please note: Holders of B1-B2 visa can only apply for tourist visa. Any non U.S. citizen must reside in the U.S. to apply for a visa for a third country. If residency is not in the U.S. they must apply in their home country. Please verify that a visa is required with JIDS before sending in all documents.

NEW for Indian Nationals -Even if business travel must submit last 3 months of bank statement with request.


Business Cover Letter from the U.S. Company

Note: Self-employed must also submit a copy of a recent bank statement.

Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.

For business letter please note the following:

  • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
  • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.
  • Letter ,must state “No technical assistance will be performed while in Brazil”
    must be an original signed document. See example below:

> Example of Business Letter

Technical Visa note: Engineers or any individuals conducting technical services must provide additional information for a technical visa.

For technical visa, an invitation from the host company in Brazil. Invitation for Technical visa must come directly from ministry in Brazil, two passport type photograph, two application forms and two business letters are required.
These visas are limited and we advise calling our office for further details. Any business letters written to the Brazilian consulate must include details of what the business meeting are about. CONFERENCE

011_yes-128Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.

Give yourself peace of mind !

Simply fill out this form STEP FORM

and let JIDS will do it for you $20.00

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency. Read more…..


Justin Document Service – ORDER FORM & copies

Mandatory order form, which must be included with your original documents to JIDS.

A) ORDER FORM then PRINT to include with documents.

B) COPIES of all documents included in your package to JIDS If copies are not included than a 10.00 copy fee will be applied.

Fees & Processing for a U.S. Citizen

Entries Validity Processing Time Embassy Feee
Multiple Up to 10 Years 27-30 Days from appointment date* VARIES CALL US $160.00

*appointment JIDS makes for you

Applicable fee paid in U.S. Post Office Money Order, only. If you wish to include your own money order DO NOT WRITE or STAMP any information on your money order. DO NOT DETACH the perforated receipt on the top of the money order. Money order must be given to us exactly as presented by the USPS. JIDS can obtain this money order for you. See our pricing sheet for fees associated with this.

Please NOTE: Embassy fees may change without notice. JIDS does not assume any responsibility for changes. The above fees DO NOT include JIDS service fees, or return mail fees.  The visa fee will not be refunded if your application is denied or returned for lack of proper documentation.

If JIDS is paying government fees (consular or passport agency fees) on your behalf a 5.7% processing fee will be added.

011_yes-128For Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee

please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.

011_yes-128Accompanying MINORS :

  • Application form signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).
  • FORM FOR PARENTAL CONSENT different by jurisdiction.

Notarized letter of consent signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).

New York                                                  Atlanta                                   Miami,FL

Washington                                             Houston ,TX                         Boston,MA

Chicago,IL                                                San Francisco                      Connecticut

Los Angeles

  • Original and copy of the minor’s birth certificate.

011_yes-128Health Requirements:

International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever is required ONLY if you’ve visited Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru or other infected areas in the past 6 months.

– Visitors who have recently visited Guinea, Liberia and
Sierra Leone are subject to screening and health checks on

visit the Center for disease control CDC.GOV for complete health requirements or

Consult your primary care physician. Keep in mind that the vaccine should be taken at least 10 days prior to departure.

Brazil does not require a yellow fever International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis for entering the country however yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers who plan to visit the following Brazilian states:

o    Acre
o    Amapá
o    Amazonas
o    Distrito Federal
o    Goiás
o    Maranhão
o    Mato Grosso
o    Mato Grosso do Sul
o    Minas Gerais
o    Pará
o    Rondonia
o    Roraima
o    Tocantins

In addition to these, it is also recommended for travelers going to the west and south of Bahia, the north of Espírito Santo, the west of Paraná, the south of Piauí, the northwest of São Paulo, as well as the west of the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.

Recommended: consult your primary care physician
– Vaccination against yellow fever for all passengers of 9 months of age and older visiting areas where transmission risk exists, including rural areas in: Acre, Amap, Amazonas, Distrito Federal (incl. the capital city of Brasilia), Gois, Maranho, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Par, Rondnia, Roraima, Tocantins, and to other state areas where transmission risk exists including all the states of Minas Gerais and specific areas of Bahia, Paran, Piaui, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and So Paulo states. Vaccination is also recommended for travelers visiting Iguazu Falls.

011_yes-128Return Shipping fees:

Federal Express starting at $29.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code.Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates).RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges.  Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.

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