Brazilian Cultural Visa

Cultural Visa

Requirements for US Citizens

  1. US valid/signed passport in good condition with at least two blank visa pages (Note: pages 22, 23, 24 are NOT visa pages) Need Rush Passport Services? Click Here
  2. Two visa applications form signed, completely filled out informing purpose of the trip
  3. Two recent 2in X 2in passport type photos
  4. Proof of enrollment at the Brazilian education organization or Letter from the organization in Brazil sponsoring the applicant’s trip on letterhead paper. Must include financial responsibility while in Brazil, name and address of organization as well as name and title of person who will be contacted (Fax is accepted)
  5. Good conduct records (for over 90 days of stay)
  6. Proof of financial ability to pay for one’s stay in Brazil
  7. Consulate fee $200.00 US Postal money order only (You can obtain at the Post Office) payable to the Consulate of Brazil
  8. Master Visa Service fee $59.00 payable by Money order to Master Visa Service
  9. Either a self addressed stamped envelope to return the visa to you or $20 for FedEx return of visa.

Applications and other forms

Click here to download the visa application form
Simply right click on the link and click on “save as” to save to your computer.

Click here to download the Master Visa Service order form
This file is a Word file that can be opened with Microsoft Word. A PDF File is also available.

Mailing address

Send your documents to:
Master Visa Service
230 South Clark St. Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60604

Credit Card Payments

Credit Card payment is accepted with a 3% charge of your total order.

Visa Hints

  • We suggest that you send all your documents using UPS, FedEx, US Post Office Express Mail or US Post Office Priority mail with Delivery Confirmation. Please DO NOT use US Post Office Certified Mail since it will take 10-15 days to deliver.
  • If you have chosen to use US Post Office Regular mail or Priority Mail without Confirmation to send OR return your passport, we are not responsible for delays, lost mail and lost Passports.
  • Please note that all fees are non-refundable once we have successfully submitted your documents
  • The Consulate determines the validity of all visas and length of stay allowed
  • Consulate processing time is at least 15 business days. Please allow extra time for us to process in our office and for shipping.