Unvaccinated people arriving in Brazil will have to comply with quarantine

The new standard takes effect from this Saturday

Published in 09/12/2021 - 09:56 By Agência Brasil* - Brasília

All people, Brazilian or foreign, who enter Brazil by air, from this Saturday (11), will have to present negative test documents for covid-19 and vaccination, otherwise they will have to go through a quarantine of five days in the destination city.

In the event of a flight with connections or stopovers in which the traveler remains in a restricted area of the airport, the aforementioned periods will be considered in relation to boarding the first leg of the trip.

Until then, travelers from another country had to show only the Traveler's Health Declaration (DSV) , a document filled out on the website of the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa), and a negative RT-PCR test performed up to 72 hours before the boarding.

The interministerial ordinance, which deals with the restrictions, measures and exceptional and temporary requirements for entry into the country, due to the risks of contamination and dissemination of the SARS-CoV-2 (covid-19) coronavirus, is published in the Official Gazette of this Thursday- fair (9).


For children under the age of 12 who are traveling accompanied. The ordinance says that they are exempt from presenting a document proving the performance of tests to screen for infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (covid-19), provided that all companions present documents with a negative or undetectable result, of the RT laboratory type -PCR, performed within 72 hours prior to boarding, or antigen test, performed within 24 hours prior to travel.

via land

The foreign traveler, when entering Brazil by road or any other land means, must also present to the immigration or health authority, proof, printed or electronically, of vaccination with immunization agents approved by Anvisa or by WHO or by the authorities of the country where he/she was vaccinated and whose application of the last dose or single dose occurred at least 14 days before the date of entry into the country; or test to screen for SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection (covid-19), with negative or undetectable result, of the antigen test type, performed within 24 hours prior to entry, or laboratory RT-PCR, performed within 72 hours before entering Brazilian territory.

Text translated using artificial intelligence.

Edition: Aécio Amado

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