Requirements for US Citizens
- 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
- Two original visa application forms signed, completely filled out informing purpose of the trip
- Two recent 2in X 2in passport type photos
- Proof of financial ability to pay for one’s stay in Brazil
- Good conduct record from local police department (for over 90 days of stay)
- A copy of the school registration or confirmation of acceptance from the Brazilian educational institution
- A copy of a driver’s license
- Minors (under 18 yeas of age) Notarized parent’s authorization letter for their child to travel to and from Brazil, addresses/names of responsible parties in Brazil
- Consulate fee $180.00 US Postal money order only (You can obtain at the Post Office) payable to the Consulate of Brazil
- Master Visa Service fee $59.00 payable by Money order to Master Visa Service
- 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.
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.
- 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.