Travel information for ‘Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’ travelling from ‘USA’ on the 21st of October 2021

Access: RESTRICTED
Travel to Brazil is partially allowed from United States. Measures in place: open with conditions, test/medical certificate required and additional documents required.International travel to Brazil is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Brazil. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.)
Last updated: July 28, 2021, 12:48 pm, Information source: U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Brazil

Other restrictions

Open with conditions - There are conditions in place to travel to this destination
Travelers who have visited or transited through India, South Africa, or the United Kingdom within 14 days prior to arrival will not be permitted to enter Brazil. This does not apply to residents or nationals of Brazil, but quarantine will be required for 14 days on arrival.

Test/medical certificate

Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. Alternatively, those who have recently recovered from COVID-19may instead provide two positive PCR test results, at least 14 days apart and the last PCR test must be taken at least 72 hours prior to boarding. Additionally, travelers are also required to provide a negative antigen test taken after the second PCR test. A medical certificate confirming that the traveler is asymptomatic is also required. This certificate must state the specific date of travel. The documents must be in Portuguese, Spanish, or English.

Additional documentation

Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
A declaration of traveler's health must be presented prior to boarding and may be requested on arrival.

Todays Local Summary for "Brazil"

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport. Restrictions may vary depending on the region visited.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operational with limits to capacity and there may be some variances to the regular schedule.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants may be open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Further restrictions may apply in high-risk areas.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars may open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Further restrictions may apply in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
We have been unable to verify guidelines relating to the status of nightclubs.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and reduced customer capacity. Non-essential shops and services may be closed in high-risk areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Travel to Brazil is partially allowed from United States. Measures in place: open with conditions, test/medical certificate required and additional documents required.

What is the COVID risk level in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

COVID-19 transmission is medium in Brazil. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.

Is public transport running in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Public transportation is operational with limits to capacity and there may be some variances to the regular schedule.

Do I have to wear a mask in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Face masks are required.

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