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BRAZIL VISA FOR MINORS SF

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SPECIAL BRAZIL VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS
(children under 18)

 

San Francisco consulate of Brazil helps with visas for residents of the following states ONLY:  Oregon, Washington, Alaska and in within California, the counties of Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benedito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuma. Besides regular documents (e.g. Passport, Application, Travel Itinerary, Photo, etc.) required for Brazil Visa, parents must provide the following additional paperwork for their children who are under 18 years of age:

 

  • Brazil Visa Application/Protocol receipt: SIGNED by BOTH PARENTS/GUARDIANS. Please download a sample of completed and notarized Brazil Visa Application. Minors DO NOT sign their own visa application.
  • Copies of Parents Driver’s Licenses.
  • A Certificate of Vaccination against Polio is required for children between ages of three months and six years. A signed letter from the child's physician is required if the child cannot be inoculated.
  • Consent/Authorization for Issuance of Brazil Visa for a minor (download here) : NOTARIZED* and SIGNED by BOTH PARENTS/GUARDIANS. Visa will not be issued without consent from both parents except following cases:
    • One of the parents is deceased. In this case the death certificate (NOTARIZED* or ORIGINAL must be provided; or
    • One of the parent’s is not listed on the birth certificate; or
    • Divorce Decree or Court Order granting not only full custody, but exclusive parental rights to one of the parents or legal guardians. The NOTARIZED* or ORIGINAL complete document must be presented.
  • Child’s Birth Certificate: COPY is sufficient.
  • Special documents for children of Brazilian citizens: When one or both parents of a child are Brazilian citizen, Brazil visa will be granted for child only if she/he has not yet been issue a Brazilian birth certificate. Therefore, she/he is not eligible for a Brazilian passport. Only if this is the case, the Brazilian parent(s) can complete:
    • Declaration of Non-citizenship (download here). The NOTARIZED*complete document must be submitted. This declaration states that child has never been registered with any Brazil consulate or in Brazil and, therefore, does not have Brazilian citizenship. IT MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE BRAZILIAN PARENT.
    • Copy of Both Parents' Passports.
    • Please note if you acquire Brazilian citizenship for your child later, you have to cancel valid Brazil visa.

 

*- NOTARIZED: Notary has to be done within San Francisco consular jurisdiction Oregon, Washington, Alaska and in within California, the counties of Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benedito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuma and from the same state where child lives. For example, if a child resides in Oregon, notary has to be from Oregon, not from Alaska or any other state.



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