India visa requirements for Brazilians

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Brazilians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Brazil passport holders can travel to India for a duration of 90 days by applying and obtaining an e-visa (electronic visa). The e-visa costs US$80.
  • Tourists are advised to apply for the e-visa at least four days before departure.
  • Intending visitors are to show a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of arrival into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Brazilians with firearms will need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Visitors from Brazil must show evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • Minors travelling alone to India are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Also, Citizens of Brazil need to show proof that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Travellers with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Brazil.
  • Tourists from Brazil do not need to present a yellow fever vaccination certificate. They are advised nevertheless to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Brazil. There are international airports in Sao Paulo and Brasília.
  • Turkish Airlines, Air France, KLM, Alitalia and United are some of the airlines that fly from Brazil to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Sao Paulo to New Delhi, India is 20 hours, 40 minutes and from Brasília, it is 1 day, 2 hours.
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 8 hours 30 minutes ahead of Brazil.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get around in India?

The transportation in India majorly comprises of buses, cycle-rickshaws, taxis, boats, tongas, metros and trains.

Where is the official residence of the president of India?

The Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of the President of India located in the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India.

How should I dress while in India?

India is a conservative tourist destination, so tourists are advised to wear clothing that covers most parts of their body. Although the temperature in India may be warm, you don't want to draw too much attention while walking on the streets.

What are the dishes to enjoy in India?

Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas. Visitors are to note that sometimes they might have to eat with their bare hands while in India.