Note: This information applies to travelers that DO NOT live in the following States: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, and WI. If you live in one of these States, go back to the previous Brazil page.

Visas for Brazil

Out of Chicago Jurisdiction

Use this information if you reside in a State outside the Chicago Jurisdiction. You will find the Requirements, Processing Times and Fees below. Once you have gathered the necessary documents, ship them to us in Chicago (address at the top of the Order Form below) and we will process the visa. Please note that most out-of-jurisidiction visas take longer to process and cost more.

If you have questions at any point in the process, click the  and you will be directed to a pop-up page with more information; close that once your question is answered and proceed. 


  • Signed Passport with at least six months validity and blank visa pages

  • Two passport-type photos

  • Completed and signed online application. Click HERE to begin the process. Click the British flag under "VISTOS - VISA - VISADO - VISUM" for English, then "Visa Request" to begin.  Applicants must sign IN THE BOX on the page that is printed, not under the box. 

  • Original Business Letter from company in the U.S. (for Business Visas) This letter must be notarized. Because specifications differ between jurisdictions, you must call us for current business letter requirements for your jurisdiction. 

  • Copy of flight and/or cruise itinerary on Travel Agency letterhead or copy of tickets
    Please call AVS for specific information regarding Itineraries for Brazil visas not processed in Chicago. If you are not staying in a Hotel in Brazil, click HERE for additional info

  • Copy of Driver's License or other State-Issued ID  This must be notarized.

  • (for Non-US Passport holders) Copy of front and back of Alien Registration Card
    ("Green Card") or copy of U.S. visa in Passport This must be notarized.

  • Minors traveling to Brazil click HERE for additional infomation

  • If you work in the Medical field, Real Estate, or Farming click HERE for additional forms


Processing Times and Fees:

 Regular Processing: 18 or more Business days - Service Fee: $150 (US Passport)
                                                                                           $175 (non-US Passport)

 Rush Processing: 10 - 17  Business days - Service Fee: $250 (US Passport)
                                                                                $275 (non-US Passport)

Brazil charges: $160 for Multiple-entry visas

Out-of-Jurisdiction Brazil applications will incur an additional $70 in Shipping


Place order:

Due to variables in prices we do not offer an online order for out-of-jurisdiction visas; please use our VISA/PASSPORT ORDER FORM. Complete all information and ship it with all your documents to the address at the top of the form. Your credit card will be charged once the work is complete and we will include a receipt with your returned passport.


American Visa Service - 53 West Jackson - Suite 1226 - Chicago, IL 60604  (312) 922-8860 fax (312)922-7578


Note: Visa documents not in our office by 9:30 a.m. (CST) may be submitted the following business day and/or may be charged additional rush fees to meet a date of departure. We suggest you ship documents by UPS Early AM with signature waived as all other options generally arrive too late for submission. All passport documents will be submitted the day after they are received. AVS is not responsible for deliveries to our office. American Visa Service, Inc. is not responsible for passports lost, delayed or damaged by any government office, Consulate or delivery service. American Visa is not responsible for the websites of other offices nor for problems with those sites. Fees and/or requirements may change with little or no advance notice. All cancelled orders will incur a 10% credit card fee to cover the fees AVS is charged by Visa/MC/Amex to process charges and refunds.