Brazil visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Brazil

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Brazilian Visa.


  • An original Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel.
  • Passport-size photographs of 35 x 44 mm dimension with 80% of the face size and taken on a white background.
  • Online visa application forms of the applicant.
  • A letter which states the details of travel such as dates and the number of people traveling.
  • Air tickets along with the E-ticket number.
  • A day-to-day itinerary in Brazil of the applicant.
  • A letter of leave from the concerned school/college or organization at which the applicant is employed.
  • A document stating registration of the company.
  • The visa candidate’s income tax returns from the past 3 years.
  • The visa candidate’s bank statements from the previous 6 months with a substantial amount of money in the account, a seal of the concerned bank and its signature.
  • Salary slip of the candidate from the past three months from the most recent organization he or she has worked for.

Brazil Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Brazil


On your arrival in Brazil, you can immediately feel what you have been hearing about Brazilians and their love for soccer, but tourism in Brazil is much more than that. The most popular tourist areas in Brazil are natural areas which offer a combination of leisure and recreation. The Amazon Rainforest is the most visited natural wonder in the whole of Brazil. It holds more than half of the world’s remaining rainforest. The Rainforest houses about 2.5 million insect species, over 40,000 plant species, 2200 fish species and more than 2,000 types of birds and mammals. Other Atlantic Forest, Campos Gerais, Pantanal, and waterfalls. There is a plethora of beaches that tourists can visit to cool-off and a number of festivals to keep their feet and body moving all through their stay. Brazil is also known to be a popular destination to engage in business activities. The country has one of the 7 Wonders of the World, the Christ the Redeemer statue.
 
Brazil is the main destination in South America and second in Latin America. In 2015, the number of tourist visit exceeded 6 million and this contributed to about $5.8 billion to the economy, continuing a recovery trend from the 2008-2009 economic crisis. An all-time high of 5.4 million visitors and $6.8 billion were attained in 2011.
  
Citizens of Armenia, Austria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom can stay in the country for up to 90 days without a visa. Venezuelans can also visit the country for 60 days without a visa.

Types of Brazil Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 - 20 days 90 days
Business visa 15 - 20 days 90 days
Work visa 15 - 20 days As stated in the contract

General Requirements for Brazil Visa


  • An original Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel.
  • Passport-size photographs of 35 x 44 mm dimension with 80% of the face size and taken on a white background.
  • Online visa application forms of the applicant.
  • A letter which states the details of travel such as dates and the number of people traveling.
  • Air tickets along with the E-ticket number.
  • A day-to-day itinerary in Brazil of the applicant.
  • A letter of leave from the concerned school/college or organization at which the applicant is employed.
  • A document stating registration of the company.
  • The visa candidate’s income tax returns from the past 3 years.
  • The visa candidate’s bank statements from the previous 6 months with a substantial amount of money in the account, a seal of the concerned bank and its signature.
  • Salary slip of the candidate from the past three months from the most recent organization he or she has worked for.

Brazil Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

20.00 (USD)

Business visa

20.00 (USD)

Work visa

20.00 (USD)

Brazil Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: 324 Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, Garki, Abuja - Nigeria

Website: abuja.itamaraty.gov.br

Email: brasemb.abuja@itamaraty.gov.br

Tel: (+234) 803 535 0118 - (+234) 9 461 8688

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Brazil dangerous for tourists?
Brazil is considerably safe for tourists. The country is ranked 81th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous world countries.

What is the best time of the year to travel to Brazil?
There is no best time to visit Brazil – it is a year-round destination made up of several climatic extremes, none of which are severe enough to deter travel to any of the major cities.

Is Brazil a poor country?
According to an IMF report of 2017, Brazil is the 65th country in the world in the ranking of GDP per capita, with a value of US$10,019 per inhabitant.

What language is mostly spoken in Brazil?
Despite the fact that Portuguese is the official language of Brazil and the vast majority of Brazilians speak only Portuguese, there are several other languages spoken in the country.

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