Brazilian evisa

This item appears on page 4 of the January 2018 issue.

US and Canadian citizens can apply for a tourist visa to Brazil online starting Jan. 15, 2018. The processing time is anticipated to be no more than 72 hours. (The process of applying for a tourist visa at a Brazilian consulate can take more than six weeks.) The Web address for the application and the cost had not been announced as of press time, but it was believed the visa cost of $160 per US citizen would remain the same. 

For more information, contact the Consulate General of Brazil in Washington, DC (202/461-3000,