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Brazil Travel Restrictions

68,39% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 66,48% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Brazil.

Outgoing travel to BrazilTravelling from South Africa to Brazil

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Brazil.

Details and exceptions

Children under the age of 12 who are accompanied would be exempted from this testing requirement, provided that the accompanying person/s provide a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result of their own

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Brazil.

Documents
Travel Health Declaration

Travelers and airline crew must complete a Traveler's Health Declaration Form within 72 hours of boarding and present it upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Brazil

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Brazil must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions

traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Brazil are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Brazil

Masks:Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Brazil. Please check the official guidelines from Brazil for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Brazil.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Brazil.

  • Mask usage in Brazil is required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

  • Restaurants in Brazil are open with restrictions. Bars in Brazil are open with restrictions.

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