Brazil Business and Tourist Visas

PLEASE NOTE: You will be required to submit your passport to the consulate. You will NOT have access to your passport until the visa process is finished by the consulate. Please plan accordingly. The consulate will not release your passport until the visa process is finished.

ATTENTION: Foreign consulates do not accept demands from travelers. They do not work around a traveler’s time-frame, and may request additional documents not listed in the general instructions at any given time and circumstance without notice.

Processing Time


STEP 1

Fill out your ONLINE forms and gather your required documents outlined below.

GATHER DOCUMENTS

Follow the instructions below. Pay close attention to the important notices!

STEP 2

Come to our office so we can review, sort, prepare your documents and take your photo.

COME IN TO OUR OFFICE

If you already have your own passport-type photos, bring them with you. Otherwise we will take your photos.

STEP 3

Your visa application will be submitted to the foreign consulate the next business day.

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Should any additional requirements or demands from the consulate arise, we will communicate it to you immediately after we leave the consulate lobby.

STEP 4

We will collect your passport and visa from the consulate on the day scheduled by the consulate.

RECEIVE DOCUMENTS

Your visa & any other original documents will be at our office available for  pick up on the same day they are released by the consulate or shipped if requested.

Follow These Instructions to Obtain a Chinese Visa

FORMS must be typed-in and signed by hand, but they CANNOT be hand-written

DO NOT ship your documents to Arista Offices without first communicating with us.

DO NOT ship your materials for 8AM delivery unless instructed to do so.

Visa Requirements

  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Brazil.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The consulate staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • CLICK HERE for Forms
    • Forms CANNOT be hand-written offline.
    • Click on VISA REQUEST  (lower left).
    • You MUST answer your questions ONLINE and then print the final bar-coded ONE-PAGE form when finished.
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form.
    • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT: DD/mm/YYYY
    • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected.
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form.
  • Professional passport-type photographs: 2

A copy of the traveler’s driver’s license, or utility bill, containing name and address within the Brazilian Consulate – Los Angeles’ area of jurisdiction:

  • Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and the following counties in California: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Also the following American islands in the Pacific: Johnston, Midway, Wake, Howland, Jarvis and Baker, Palmira and Kingman.
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.

Parent or guardians MUST:

  • Sign the printed-out application page in the appropriate signature box.
  • For adopted children: present original copy of adoption papers/court order.
  • Present an original birth certificate.
  • Present a notarized visa consent letter for minor children, signed by both parents: CLICK HERE for the LOS ANGELES form. For other jurisdiction processing, please contact us.

According to the Brazilian Constitution, children of Brazilian citizens (either mother, or father, or both parents) born in the US are also considered Brazilians and should be registered at the Brazilian Consulate in order to receive their Brazilian passport. If you do not wish to register your children at the moment you can request a VISA. In this case, you must sign and notarize the Visa Declaration for Brazilian Parents: CLICK HERE for the form.

  • If you are a Brazilian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Brazil on your VALID Brazilian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Brazilian passport, please contact us.
  • US citizens who were born in Brazil MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Brazil (even if expired), or
  • Brazilians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Brazilian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Brazilian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Brazilian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Brazil using BOTH their US and Brazilian valid passports.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Multiple entry up to 1825 days 12-30 business days $160 $85
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications.
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the consulate visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank).
  • If you would like to pay for your consulate fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the consulate fee amount.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles does not offer rush or expedited processing.
  • Processing times are based on the Brazilian consulate business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Brazilian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the consulate visa release date.

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the consulate

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    1. Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    2. Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Brazil.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The consulate staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • CLICK HERE for Forms
    • Forms CANNOT be hand-written offline.
    • Click on VISA REQUEST  (lower left).
    • You MUST answer your questions ONLINE and then print the final bar-coded ONE-PAGE form when finished.
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form.
    • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT: DD/mm/YYYY
    • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected.
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form.
  • Professional passport-type photographs: 2

A copy of the traveler’s driver’s license, or utility bill, containing name and address within the Brazilian Consulate – Los Angeles’ area of jurisdiction:

  • Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and the following counties in California: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Also the following American islands in the Pacific: Johnston, Midway, Wake, Howland, Jarvis and Baker, Palmira and Kingman.
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.

Additional requirements for those who are traveling for business purposes:

Employer Business Letter:

A business letter from the US employer. The letter must be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Brazil, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above) and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:

  • Personal information of the applicant: name and job title.
  • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Brazil.
  • Specify the type of activities in Brazil (ie. meetings, contract discussions, trade-shows, etc.).
  • State who will bear the costs of the applicant’s accommodations in Brazil.
  • Please click here for a sample of a Business Letter

Parent or guardians MUST:

  • Sign the printed-out application page in the appropriate signature box.
  • For adopted children: present original copy of adoption papers/court order.
  • Present an original birth certificate.
  • Present a notarized visa consent letter for minor children, signed by both parents: CLICK HERE for the LOS ANGELES form. For other jurisdiction processing, please contact us.

According to the Brazilian Constitution, children of Brazilian citizens (either mother, or father, or both parents) born in the US are also considered Brazilians and should be registered at the Brazilian Consulate in order to receive their Brazilian passport. If you do not wish to register your children at the moment you can request a VISA. In this case, you must sign and notarize the Visa Declaration for Brazilian Parents: CLICK HERE for the form.

  • If you are a Brazilian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Brazil on your VALID Brazilian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Brazilian passport, please contact us.
  • US citizens who were born in Brazil MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Brazil (even if expired), or
  • Brazilians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Brazilian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Brazilian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Brazilian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Brazil using BOTH their US and Brazilian valid passports.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Multiple entry up to 1825 days 12-30 business days $160 $85
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications.
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the consulate visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank).
  • If you would like to pay for your consulate fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the consulate fee amount.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles does not offer rush or expedited processing.
  • Processing times are based on the Brazilian consulate business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Brazilian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the consulate visa release date.

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the consulate

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    1. Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    2. Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Brazil.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The consulate staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • If you have been issued a visa to China in the past, you MUST submit your original passport (even if expired or cancelled) showing your last or most recent previous visa to China. The Chinese consulate may disregard this requirement at their discretion, but it is a requirement and you must have it available for submission.
  • CLICK HERE for Forms
    • FORMS MUST BE TYPED-IN, PRINTED AND SIGNED.
    • Forms must be typed-in and signed by hand, but they CANNOT be hand-written.
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • You MUST insert the FULL hotel address information, including the local ZIP code.
    • Applicants who were born in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan MUST write their names in Chinese characters as requested on the form.
    • Make sure to input your full occupation description information.
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form.
  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • You MUST present a copy of your government issued ID: driver’s license, state ID card – to prove that you reside within the consulate’s jurisdiction.
  • Make sure to enter a home address on the application form that reflects the traveler’s home address as being in: Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico and American Pacific islands.
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Multiple entry up to 1825 days 12-30 business days $160 $85
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications.
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the consulate visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank).
  • If you would like to pay for your consulate fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the consulate fee amount.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles does not offer rush or expedited processing.
  • Processing times are based on the Brazilian consulate business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Brazilian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the consulate visa release date.

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the consulate

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    1. Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    2. Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.

  • To check if you need a visa for Brazil, please CLICK HERE.
  • Go to page 2.
  • Look for your citizenship alphabetically.
  • If number 1 is assigned, then a visa is required (follow the instructions below).
  • If number 8 is assigned, then a visa is NOT required.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Brazil.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.
  • CLICK HERE for Forms
    • Forms CANNOT be hand-written offline.
    • Click on VISA REQUEST (lower left).
    • You MUST answer your questions ONLINE and then print the final bar-coded ONE-PAGE form when finished.
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form.
    • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT: DD/mm/YYYY
    • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected.
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form.
  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, I-20, or advance parole originals.

A copy of the traveler’s driver’s license, or utility bill, containing name and address within the Brazilian Consulate – Los Angeles’ area of jurisdiction:

  • Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and the following counties in California: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Also the following American islands in the Pacific: Johnston, Midway, Wake, Howland, Jarvis and Baker, Palmira and Kingman.
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.

Parent or guardians MUST:

  • Sign the printed-out application page in the appropriate signature box.
  • For adopted children: present original copy of adoption papers/court order.
  • Present an original birth certificate.
  • Present a notarized visa consent letter for minor children, signed by both parents: CLICK HERE for the LOS ANGELES form. For other jurisdiction processing, please contact us.

According to the Brazilian Constitution, children of Brazilian citizens (either mother, or father, or both parents) born in the US are also considered Brazilians and should be registered at the Brazilian Consulate in order to receive their Brazilian passport. If you do not wish to register your children at the moment you can request a VISA. In this case, you must sign and notarize the Visa Declaration for Brazilian Parents: CLICK HERE for the form.

  • If you are a Brazilian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Brazil on your VALID Brazilian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Brazilian passport, please contact us.
  • US citizens who were born in Brazil MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Brazil (even if expired), or
  • Brazilians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Brazilian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Brazilian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Brazilian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Brazil using BOTH their US and Brazilian valid passports.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Multiple entry up to 1825 days 12-30 business days Please Contact Us $85
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications.
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the consulate visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank).
  • If you would like to pay for your consulate fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the consulate fee amount.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles does not offer rush or expedited processing.
  • Processing times are based on the Brazilian consulate business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Brazilian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days.
  • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the consulate visa release date.

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  • Make TWO individual payments:
  • Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
  • Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • To check if you need a visa for Brazil, please CLICK HERE.
  • Go to page 2.
  • Look for your citizenship alphabetically.
  • If number 1 is assigned, then a visa is required (follow the instructions below).
  • If number 8 is assigned, then a visa is NOT required.
    • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Brazil.
    • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
    • Your passport MUST be signed.
    • CLICK HERE for Forms
      • Forms CANNOT be hand-written offline.
      • Click on VISA REQUEST (lower left).
      • You MUST answer your questions ONLINE and then print the final bar-coded ONE-PAGE form when finished.
    • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
      • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form.
      • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT: DD/mm/YYYY
      • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected.
      • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form.
    • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
    • Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, I-20, or advance parole originals.

A copy of the traveler’s driver’s license, or utility bill, containing name and address within the Brazilian Consulate – Los Angeles’ area of jurisdiction:

    • Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and the following counties in California: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Also the following American islands in the Pacific: Johnston, Midway, Wake, Howland, Jarvis and Baker, Palmira and Kingman.
    • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
    • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.

Additional requirements for those who are traveling for business purposes:

Employer Business Letter:

A business letter from the US employer. The letter must be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Brazil, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above) and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:

    • Personal information of the applicant: name and job title.
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Brazil.
    • Specify the type of activities in Brazil (ie. meetings, contract discussions, trade-shows, etc.).
    • State who will bear the costs of the applicant’s accommodations in Brazil.
    • Please click here for a sample of a Business Letter

Parent or guardians MUST:

    • Sign the printed-out application page in the appropriate signature box.
    • For adopted children: present original copy of adoption papers/court order.
    • Present an original birth certificate.
    • Present a notarized visa consent letter for minor children, signed by both parents: CLICK HERE for the LOS ANGELES form. For other jurisdiction processing, please contact us.

According to the Brazilian Constitution, children of Brazilian citizens (either mother, or father, or both parents) born in the US are also considered Brazilians and should be registered at the Brazilian Consulate in order to receive their Brazilian passport. If you do not wish to register your children at the moment you can request a VISA. In this case, you must sign and notarize the Visa Declaration for Brazilian Parents: CLICK HERE for the form.

    • If you are a Brazilian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Brazil on your VALID Brazilian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Brazilian passport, please contact us.
    • US citizens who were born in Brazil MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Brazil (even if expired), or
    • Brazilians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Brazilian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Brazilian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Brazilian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Brazil using BOTH their US and Brazilian valid passports.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Multiple entry up to 1825 days 12-30 business days Please Contact Us $85
    • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
    • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications.
    • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the consulate visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank).
    • If you would like to pay for your consulate fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the consulate fee amount.
    • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles does not offer rush or expedited processing.
    • Processing times are based on the Brazilian consulate business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Brazilian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days.
    • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the consulate visa release date.

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

    • 1 set of visa photos
    • Tracking the visa status
    • Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
    • Make TWO individual payments:
      1. Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
      2. Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave China.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.
  • If you have been issued a visa to China in the past, you MUST submit your original passport (even if expired or cancelled) showing your last or most recent previous visa to China. The Chinese consulate may disregard this requirement at their discretion, but it is a requirement and you must have it available for submission.
  • Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, I-20, or advance parole originals.
  • CLICK HERE for Forms
    • FORMS MUST BE TYPED-IN, PRINTED AND SIGNED.
    • Forms must be typed-in and signed by hand, but they CANNOT be hand-written.
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • You MUST insert the FULL hotel address information, including the local ZIP code.
    • Applicants who were born in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan MUST write their names in Chinese characters as requested on the form.
    • Make sure to input your full occupation description information.
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form.
  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • You MUST present a copy of your government issued ID: driver’s license, state ID card – to prove that you reside within the consulate’s jurisdiction.
  • Make sure to enter a home address on the application form that reflects the traveler’s home address as being in: Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico and American Pacific islands.
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Multiple entry up to 1825 days 12-30 business days Please Contact Us $85
    • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
    • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications.
    • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the consulate visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank).
    • If you would like to pay for your consulate fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the consulate fee amount.
    • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles does not offer rush or expedited processing.
    • Processing times are based on the Brazilian consulate business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Brazilian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days.
    • The Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the consulate visa release date.

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Credit card payments
  • Consulate money orders
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the consulate

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    1. Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    2. Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.


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Contact Information

(818) 665-2051 | info@aristavisa.com
2217 W. Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91506

Business Hours

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM PST
Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM PST
Sun: Closed