January 5, 2024
Brazil postpones visa requirement for nationals of Australia, Canada and the US until April 2024
On 4 January 2024, Brazil confirmed that the visa requirement for nationals of Australia, Canada and the US who travel to Brazil for business or tourism purposes has been postponed until 10 April 2024. Travelers who enter Brazil for business or tourism purposes prior to 10 April 2024 will not be required to obtain a visa, irrespective of when they depart from Brazil. From 10 April 2024, impacted nationals of Australia, Canada and the US must obtain an electronic visa prior to travel and will not be able to apply for one at a consulate or embassy. These electronic visas will be issued exclusively for tourism or business purposes and not for residence.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY's People Advisory Services group, and attached below, provides additional details.
Full text of Tax Alert