Contact The Brazilian Consulate In Washington, DC

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How to Contact the Brazillian Consulate in Washington DC

The Brazillian Consulate in Washington, DC serves the following states and all military bases except Guam. 

  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina
  • Delaware
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Ohio
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • All U.S. military bases

If you do not reside in these regions, the Brazillian Embassy has other available locations.

What Can the Brazillian Consulate Do for U.S. Citizens?

Typically, U.S. and Brazillian citizens alike reach out to the Brazillian Consulate to inquire and obtain:

  • Brazilian Birth Certificates
  • Brazilian Marriage Certificates
  • Brazillian Nationality (proof)
  • Consular Registration Cards
    • A document created to assist Brazilians living in the United States
    • Includes personal information, can be a piece of ID but does not replace a license, passport, or proof of immigration status
  • CPF: Registering, regularizing, modifying, or canceling CPF (benefits) for residents abroad
  • Death Certificates
  • Divorces
  • Electoral Services
  • FGTS: A workers’ compensation program that the Brazillian government authorizes
  • Residence Certificates
  • Legalization and Authentication Documents
  • Life Certificates
  • Military Draft Registration
  • Passports
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Retirement
  • Traveling with Pets
  • Visas
  • Waiver J-1 (No Objection Statement)

How to Obtain an Apostille Certification?

The “Apostille Convention” facilitates the use of public documents abroad, abolishing the traditional requirements of legalization. Public documents issued by a U.S. state court must have an Apostille seal issued by the same state, in order to be used in Brazillian government affairs. Typically, Apostilles can be used in these scenarios:

  • Divorce: If there is a Brazillian marriage certificate but a divorce decree is issued by a U.S. state, an Apostille must be issued for the divorce to be valid in Brazil.
  • Death: In order to transport the body or remains of a Brazillian citizen from the U.S. to Brazil, certain documents (death certificate, cremation certificate, transit permit) must have an Apostille certification.
  • School Transcripts or Records: To use U.S. school or university documents in Brazil, the documents must have an Apostille certification.
  • Registration with the Brazillian Federal Police: For non-Brazilians residing in Brazil for more than 90 days on a temporary visa, an original birth certificate with Apostille certification must be presented.

Visa Applications

Due to COVID-19, Visa applications are currently suspended. Brazil only offers one type of visa — a general visa that all who enter Brazil (that are not visa-exempt) must obtain.

Obtain a General Visa

  • Visas are limited to 90-day entries in Brazil, for a maximum period of 180 days altogether
  • Americans, Canadians, Australians, and Japanese citizens are VISA EXEMPT
  • All other citizens need to obtain a visitor’s visa
  • Visa turnover time is approximately 5 business days

How to Contact the Brazillian Consulate in Washington DC?

Address

Consulate General of Brazil

1030 15th Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C.

20005

EmailBrazillian Assistance Sector

assist.cgwashington@itamaraty.gov.br

Notary Acts Sector (Power of Attorney, Certificates, Declarations)

atos.cgwashington@itamaraty.gov.br

Passports and Consular Registration Services

pass.cgwashington@itamaraty.gov.br

Records Sector (Birth, Marriage, Death)

registr.cgwashington@itamaraty.gov.br

Visa Sector

visa.cgwashington@itamaraty.gov.br

General Information

cons.cgwashington@itamaraty.gov.br

Phone(202)-461-3000
Fax+1 (202)-461-3001
Office Hours9:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.

Where is the Brazillian Consulate in Washington, DC Located?

Directions from Washington’s Union Station

  1. Walk 4 minutes
  2. Ride the Red “M” Bus towards Shady Grove
  3. Disembark at Farragut North
  4. Walk 6 minutes
  5. Enter the Consulate General of Brazil

COVID-19 Travel Regulations

    • Children under the age of twelve who are traveling with a companion are exempt from presenting a document proving the accomplishment of a laboratory test RT-PCR
    • All companions must present documents proving that a laboratory test has been carried out as a result of the negative or non-reactive RT-PCR for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (covid-19), carried out in the seventy-two hours prior to the moment of embarkation
    • Aircraft crew members are still exempt from presenting a document proving the realization of RT-PCR laboratory test, as long as they comply with the requirements described in item "h)" of item I of paragraph 1 of article 7 of the said Ordinance.
    • The new Ordinance maintains the obligation, for all travelers - Brazilians and foreigners - to:
      •  Present to the airline, before boarding, a document proving laboratory testing (RT-PCR), for screening for SARS-CoV-2 infection, with a negative / non-reactive result, performed within 72 hours prior to boarding; and
      • Complete the Traveler's Health Declaration (DSV)
  • The foreign traveler is authorized to travel to Brazil on a temporary basis, coming from or passing through the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of South Africa in the last fourteen days
  • The Brazilian traveler with origin or history of passing through the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of South Africa in the 14 days prior to the trip must remain in quarantine for 14 days when entering Brazilian territory

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