Visas are currently not required by holders of passports of the following countries: Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Morocco, Monaco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Malta, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, UK, Vatican and Venezuela.
A visa is currently required for U.S., Canadian and Australian citizens, and can be obtained through the nearest Brazilian Consulate. Visa requirements can be found on a country-by-country basis here. If you are a citizen of another country, please check for your visa requirements and consulate locations here. Please leave sufficient time for processing your visa.
Please note that the information above is subject to change. You should always check the visa situation with your local Brazilian Consulate before you travel. You should also ensure that you have at least 6 months of remaining validity on your passport prior to travel. If you are registered at the summer school and need a letter of invitation to apply for your Brazilian visa, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the World Cup this year in Brazil, Brazilian Consulates abroad are likely to be dealing with a workload bigger than usual. For this reason, we strongly advise conference participants to issue their visa requests as soon as possible.