How to Get a Brazil Tourist Visa at the Houston Consulate

Brazil Tourist Visa Houston Consulate

Brazil Tourist Visa Houston Consulate

The Brazilian visa system is complicated.  Each consulate serves a particular region. Make sure you’re going to the right one before you begin, because they’re all different!  The Houston Consulate serves people residing in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Brazil also has strict limits on the amount of time you can stay in the country.  All Brazil Tourist Visa holders may only stay in Brazil for up to 90 days, regardless of nationality or the length of time that the Visa is given for.  You can extend the 90 days by going to the Federal Police in Brazil.  They can give you an additional 90 days on your visa (180 day per year maximum).

Go to my Brazil tourist visa page for information on how to get a tourist visa for Brazil at other consulates or embassies.

Get the Required Documents
Click on the Houston Consulate link here to confirm the “Standard Requirements for all Tourist Visas.”
Visa Fee
  • Check to see that you have gotten a USPS (United States Postal Service) money order in the correct amount by going to the latest fee schedule located here.
Submit Your Materials
Minors (under 18 years of age)
  • The link here has detailed instructions if you are applying as a minor.
Wait for the Consulate to Process Your Visa
  • The Brazilian Consulate will give to you your brand new Brazilian Tourist Visa. Congratulations!
Vaccination Requirements
  • Don’t get sick! Check vaccination requirements here at the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
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