Open with restrictions

Brazil Travel Restrictions

73.07% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 72.16% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Brazil.

Outgoing travel to BrazilTravelling from New Zealand to Brazil

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Brazil.

Details and exceptions

Negative covid test results must be performed in a laboratory recognized by the health authority of the country of origin and must be presented in Portuguese, Spanish or English.

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

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Brazil.

Documents
Travel Health Declaration

Travelers need to present to the airline responsible for the flight (before boarding) the proof (printed or electronic) of filling out the Traveler's Health Declaration - DSV, within a maximum of 24hours prior to boarding to the Federative Republic of Brazil, with the agreement on the sanitary measures that must be complied with during the period in which they are in the country.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Brazil

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Brazil must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Brazil will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Brazil

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Brazil.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Brazil with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Brazil with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • 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.