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Brazil Travel/Tourist Visa Question

Postby Rocky Top » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:52 am

I'm about 4 - 4 1/2 hours away from ATL, which is the nearest Brazilian Embassy or Consulate to me and I will not be able to go down there anytime between now and the end of the year to do all of the visa application nonsense.

1. Is there a (reliable) way to do this without physically having to go to ATL? Travel agencies I can work thru? I have seen some stuff online, but I want to make sure I'm going to some place reputable.

2. Do I need to already have a trip bought & paid for before I apply?

Any suggestions on how to get a multi entry visa would be great.
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Postby ***JP*** » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:25 am

You might want to check on the Brazil embassy website to see if the offer a way to apply for the visa electronically although you might have to mail your passport. But best recommendation is to check their website.
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Postby Rocky Top » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:52 pm

Oh, I've been on their site several times and also been to other sites that offer fast visas. The Brazillian embassy site only seems to offer 1 year visas and you have to have a pre-paid trip already. But there are other places that offer 5-10 year multi entry visas.

There's just a lot of conflicting information out there.
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Postby pete98146 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:02 pm

When I used to go down to Rio, I always booked thru Brol.com. They did all the visa paperwork for me. Believe I had to fill out a form that was emailed to me and I faxed it back. It's been 10 years since I've been down there but they always provided excellent service.

Here's the link...

http://www.brol.com/
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Postby skateboardstephen » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:32 am

THIS ONE IS RIGHT UP MY ALLEY SINCE I JUST WENT TO NEW YORK TODAY AND GOT MY VISA! yeah you have to actually be there unfortunately.I know a lot of info on other things about Brazil like getting your RNE card in Brazil and registering a marriage there.just hit me up.
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Postby skateboardstephen » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:39 am

***JP*** wrote:You might want to check on the Brazil embassy website to see if the offer a way to apply for the visa electronically although you might have to mail your passport. But best recommendation is to check their website.


Negative.you can not mail a passport to the Brazilian consulate.What you can do is go to the embassy and fill out the paperwork and hand in your passport and have a third party pick it up for you($20 fee) and mail you the passport but they have to have the ticket that the embassy gives you after you make the request.And that you have to guard with your life so you are taking a huge risk sending that stuff through the mail.One is better off getting on the grey hound or the mega bus is really cheap, amtrack and go there yourself.
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Postby ***JP*** » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:30 am

skateboardstephen wrote:
***JP*** wrote:You might want to check on the Brazil embassy website to see if the offer a way to apply for the visa electronically although you might have to mail your passport. But best recommendation is to check their website.


Negative.you can not mail a passport to the Brazilian consulate.What you can do is go to the embassy and fill out the paperwork and hand in your passport and have a third party pick it up for you($20 fee) and mail you the passport but they have to have the ticket that the embassy gives you after you make the request.And that you have to guard with your life so you are taking a huge risk sending that stuff through the mail.One is better off getting on the grey hound or the mega bus is really cheap, amtrack and go there yourself.


Well some countries do require you to send your passport to their embassies especially if you don't live in a state where there's no consulates. Also some countries put the visa in a whole empty passport page I guess it differs from country to country on their visa procedures.
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Postby skateboardstephen » Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:16 pm

***JP*** wrote:
skateboardstephen wrote:
***JP*** wrote:You might want to check on the Brazil embassy website to see if the offer a way to apply for the visa electronically although you might have to mail your passport. But best recommendation is to check their website.


Negative.you can not mail a passport to the Brazilian consulate.What you can do is go to the embassy and fill out the paperwork and hand in your passport and have a third party pick it up for you($20 fee) and mail you the passport but they have to have the ticket that the embassy gives you after you make the request.And that you have to guard with your life so you are taking a huge risk sending that stuff through the mail.One is better off getting on the grey hound or the mega bus is really cheap, amtrack and go there yourself.


Well some countries do require you to send your passport to their embassies especially if you don't live in a state where there's no consulates. Also some countries put the visa in a whole empty passport page I guess it differs from country to country on their visa procedures.


What other countries do you need a visa for?Correct me if i am wrong but last i checked Americans only needed a visa to go to Brazil or Tunisia.The Brazilian consulate puts a visa in an empty passport page also you just have to be there in person and a third party can pick it up if you can't make it back for some reason and you know some who lives there.I am the primary one to ask about Brazilian bureaucracy since i seem to be the only one on the forum(correct me if i am wrong) going through it right now.But like dJ4money said this info probably wont go past this forum ha ha ha
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Postby ***JP*** » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:36 pm

skateboardstephen wrote:
***JP*** wrote:
skateboardstephen wrote:
***JP*** wrote:You might want to check on the Brazil embassy website to see if the offer a way to apply for the visa electronically although you might have to mail your passport. But best recommendation is to check their website.


Negative.you can not mail a passport to the Brazilian consulate.What you can do is go to the embassy and fill out the paperwork and hand in your passport and have a third party pick it up for you($20 fee) and mail you the passport but they have to have the ticket that the embassy gives you after you make the request.And that you have to guard with your life so you are taking a huge risk sending that stuff through the mail.One is better off getting on the grey hound or the mega bus is really cheap, amtrack and go there yourself.


Well some countries do require you to send your passport to their embassies especially if you don't live in a state where there's no consulates. Also some countries put the visa in a whole empty passport page I guess it differs from country to country on their visa procedures.


What other countries do you need a visa for?Correct me if i am wrong but last i checked Americans only needed a visa to go to Brazil or Tunisia.The Brazilian consulate puts a visa in an empty passport page also you just have to be there in person and a third party can pick it up if you can't make it back for some reason and you know some who lives there.I am the primary one to ask about Brazilian bureaucracy since i seem to be the only one on the forum(correct me if i am wrong) going through it right now.But like dJ4money said this info probably wont go past this forum ha ha ha



Here's a list of countries that require US citizens to get a visa to visit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_requi ... s_citizens



Not all countries let americans visit without a visa.
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Postby aozora13 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:20 pm

Australia too. I had to get one before I arrived. It was electronic though.
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Postby Rocky Top » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:52 pm

skateboardstephen wrote:THIS ONE IS RIGHT UP MY ALLEY SINCE I JUST WENT TO NEW YORK TODAY AND GOT MY VISA! yeah you have to actually be there unfortunately.I know a lot of info on other things about Brazil like getting your RNE card in Brazil and registering a marriage there.just hit me up.


Seems like each consulate in the US has slightly different rules. The consulates in Washington DC or NYC may be different than the ones in ATL or any where else. Just a bunch of confusion. I called the ATL consulate this week and previous times before to try to speak with someone, but all I've gotten is an automated message and no options to speak with an operator.
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Postby E_Irizarry » Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:50 pm

Rocky Top wrote:
skateboardstephen wrote:THIS ONE IS RIGHT UP MY ALLEY SINCE I JUST WENT TO NEW YORK TODAY AND GOT MY VISA! yeah you have to actually be there unfortunately.I know a lot of info on other things about Brazil like getting your RNE card in Brazil and registering a marriage there.just hit me up.


Seems like each consulate in the US has slightly different rules. The consulates in Washington DC or NYC may be different than the ones in ATL or any where else. Just a bunch of confusion. I called the ATL consulate this week and previous times before to try to speak with someone, but all I've gotten is an automated message and no options to speak with an operator.


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Postby skateboardstephen » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:38 am

Rocky Top wrote:
skateboardstephen wrote:THIS ONE IS RIGHT UP MY ALLEY SINCE I JUST WENT TO NEW YORK TODAY AND GOT MY VISA! yeah you have to actually be there unfortunately.I know a lot of info on other things about Brazil like getting your RNE card in Brazil and registering a marriage there.just hit me up.


Seems like each consulate in the US has slightly different rules. The consulates in Washington DC or NYC may be different than the ones in ATL or any where else. Just a bunch of confusion. I called the ATL consulate this week and previous times before to try to speak with someone, but all I've gotten is an automated message and no options to speak with an operator.


Yeah you are not going to get through to anyone.You have to gather your info,passport,and the $160 postal money order.Take that trip to the ATL you are not that far.Check out the website for the ATL consulate. Fill out the form for the visa request and get a passport style pic 2x2 stick that to the visa request form.You will more than likely only have a small time window to turn it in so get there early.
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