Visa Applications to Brazil Skyrocket 42 Percent with E-Visa

Visa Applications to Brazil Skyrocket 42 Percent with E-Visa

Chamber Articles Category: Tourism Post Date: 08/09/18 Source: The Rio Times By: Nelson Belen
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to the latest figures from Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism, visa applications to visit Brazil saw a significant surge from February to July this year, up 42 percent from the same period last year. Analysts estimate the increase in visitors amounts to an injection of approximately US$41.2 million into the flailing Brazilian economy.

The latest data corresponds to the launch of the electronic visa (e-visa) program, which is largely credited for the increase in applications. Under the program, visitors from the United States, Japan, Australia, and Canada, can now apply for visas to Brazil online and receive the visa in as little as 72 hours after submitting the required documents. Read Full Article