Current travel advisories for Brazil

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to Brazil.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.2 / 5

Brazil is a country in South America (South America) with around 192 million citizens and a land mass of 8,511,965 km². We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.2 / 5

Brazil shares land borders with 10 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.2 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Venezuela (4.4), Bolivia (2.4), Guyana (2.3), Peru (2.2), French Guiana (2.0), Colombia (2.0), Paraguay (2.0), Suriname (2.0), Argentina with (1.3) and Uruguay with (1.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/brazil/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/brazil-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Brazil due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Any areas within 150 km of Brazil’s land borders with Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Paraguay due to crime. (Note: This does not apply to the Foz do Iguacu National Park or Pantanal National Park.) Do not use public buses in and around Recife due to crime (see additional information below). Informal housing developments (commonly referred to in Brazil as favelas, vilas, communidades, and/or conglomerados), at any time of day due to crime (see additional information below). Brasilia’s administrative regions (commonly known as “satellite cities”) of Ceilandia, Santa Maria, Sao Sebastiao, and Paranoa during non-daylight hours due to crime (see additional information below). Recife’s Pina Beach from Dona Benvinda de Farias Street to the Brasilia Teimosa neighborhood after dark due to crime (see additional information below). Violent crime, such as murder, armed robbery, and carjacking, is common in urban areas, day and night. Gang activity and organized crime is widespread. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/brazil

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Brazil due to violent crime. 

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Brazil to exercise caution. The general elections that took place in October brought an increased risk of political and social unrest, following the result, and tensions are particularly high in the border region with Venezuela, due to immigration-related disputes. Recent demonstrations that occurred in Pacaraima have turned violent. Protests take place regularly in Sao Paulo. Roads and public transport are frequently disrupted, and there can be delays along the main road to Guarulhos International Airport. travellers should avoid gatherings and protests, follow local media reports, and follow the advice of local authorities. If encountering a gathering, it is important to leave the area immediately.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/brazil

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Cypriot government

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Caution

Danger level: 3

Caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 192 million
Covering landmass
8,511,965 km²
Electricity
110/220V - 60Hz
Currency
Real (BRL)
ISO 2-Letter Code
BR
Phone prefix
+55
Top Level Domain
.br
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.