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Getting a brazil tourist visa...need suggestions
8 years ago, December 2nd 2010 No: 1 Msg: #124111  
I am in Chile right now and am planning on entering brazil in a few months and am working on getting my visa now. I am having problems with this because I am traveling by bus and do not have a ticket out of the country. I know that this is a common problem for all travelers so I am wondering what the solutions are. Is there a website where I can buy a onward bus ticket online? Also I am going to be in Argentina, Chile, and Uraguay and am wondering where is the easiest place to get a visa? Any suggestions will help. Reply to this

8 years ago, December 2nd 2010 No: 2 Msg: #124121  
B Posts: 137
Bus tickets are not usually sufficient. Buy a fully refundable air ticket out of Brazil and cancel later. There will be a small servicing charge. I believe you have to use the visa within a set period of time (90 days?). You should apply at an embassy in a city where you will be for enough time to wait for the visa. It should take a few days at most. You can always request that it go as quickly as possible, but it might depend on how many visas they are processing. Reply to this

8 years ago, December 23rd 2010 No: 3 Msg: #125166  
nonsense, there's no visa requirements for tourists up to 3 months of stay Reply to this

8 years ago, December 23rd 2010 No: 4 Msg: #125228  
B Posts: 137
US citizens require a visa for Brazil which must be obtained in advance. Requirements are not the same for every nationality, strawberry23. Perhaps you do not need a visa but others do. Reply to this

8 years ago, January 9th 2011 No: 5 Msg: #126264  
The process of getting a visa to Brazil can be extremely torturous, unfortunately! I had to go back a few times before I was able to get mine. Some of the most important info to show them will be your bank account records, a printed flight itinerary (to show you are coming back), your passport, properly sized photos of yourself, and possibly more depending on the consulate you go to. They may have a list of requirements on their site, if not, go to the embassy and ask for a list of requirements for a visa. It also cost $100... Long but definitely worth it. Reply to this

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