Brazil visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Brazilian Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • The government of Brazil provides that nationals of Tunisia can visit the country for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for 6 months beyond their departure date from Brazil. The passport should have two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket and confirmation of accommodation which could be in the form of a hotel reservation.
  • Tourist will also be required to provide evidence that they have enough funds to sustain themselves while in Brazil.
  • Visitors below the age of 18 planning to enter the country must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Nationals of Tunisia must provide a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering Brazil.
  • On entry and exit, tourists with amounts more than 10,000 BR must be declared to Customs.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Brazil from any international airport in Tunisia. These airports can be found in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Tunisair, Air Europa, Tap Air Portugal and Air France are some of the carriers that fly from Tunisia to Brazil.
  • The estimated flight duration from Tunis to Brasilia, Brazil is 17 hours, 15 minutes and from Sfax, it is 18 hours, 50 minutes.
  • Brazil has a humid tropical and subtropical climate except for a drier area in the Northeast. The country has two major seasons, summer which is from December to March, and winter from June to September.
  • Christianity is the most prominent religion in Brazil, with Catholics being the largest denomination. Other religions are Spiritism, Candomblé and Umbanda.
  • The Brazilian Real is the official currency of Brazil. Visitors can also exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Portuguese is the official and the most spoken language in Brazil.
  • Brazil has four timezones, which are, Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (GMT-2), Brasilia Standard Time (GMT-3), Amazon Standard Time (GMT-4) and Acre Standard Time (GMT-5).
  • The power and socket plug used in Brazil are of Type C and N. The standard voltage is 127/220V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Transportation in Brazil is made possible with buses, taxis and car rentals.
  • Tourists travelling to Brazil should budget about $55 on daily expenses.
  • Amazon Theatre, Cathedral of Brasília, Iguazu Falls, Niterói Contemporary Art Museum and Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses are some of the tourist centres tourists can visit while in Brazil.
  • Brigadeiro, açaí, coxinhas, pastels and farofaare some of the delicacies in Brazil.
  • Tourists are advised to be aware of their surroundings, especially when travelling to tourist locations and in crowded public venues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Brazil safe for tourists?

Brazil Is usually safe for tourists, although violence and crimes do occur. Tourists should nevertheless take necessary precautions while in the country.

Is Hunting allowed in Brazil?

Hunting in Brazil is illegal, except in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. Traps are illegal and hunting must not be commercial in nature. However, Brazilian law does allow for animals to be killed in self-defence, if they are dangerous or as an essential source of food for self or family.

Are there good hospitals in Brazil for tourists?

Yes. The government-funded hospitals and clinics have good medical service, but they are usually crowded and have long waiting times. About 70% of the population uses the public healthcare system.

Is the tap water in Brazil safe to drink?

Yes,  the tap water in Brazil is increasingly safe to drink,  however, as a result of the treatment process it still doesn't taste great. Tourists can purchase bottled water at major stores in the country.