Brazil Missionary Visa





You must submit your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:


  • Have at least six months of validity left beyond your intended stay in the visiting countries.
  • Have at least two blank visa pages’ side by side (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
  • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way.




Submit two professional color passport photo. Snapshot, photocopy or computer picture will not be accepted. Photo requirements:

  • Photo size should measure 2″ x 2″. Leave the photo loose.
  • Photo should be taken within six months to reflect your current appearance.
  • Photo must include clear frontal view of full face, both ears, neck and upper shoulders.
  • Photo should be printed in color on either matte or glossy photo paper and has not been altered in any way.
  • Photo must be clear. Blurry, underexposed, overexposed and low quality photos are not accepted.
  • Background of photo must be white, with no shadows over the face or the background.
  • Facial expression must be neutral with eyes open and all the facial features should be clearly visible.
  • Do not smile in photo.
  • Do not wear eyeglasses in photo.
  • Hats or head covering are only allowed if worn for religious reasons and if they do not obscure any facial features.
  • Please see below photo measurements:



Proof of Residency:


You must provide proof of your current address of residency.


  • The document must be either a notarized copy of your driver’s license or a notarized utility bill
  • Your notarized copy must display your home address as it appears on your visa application form
  • The driver’s license must be notarized in the state it was issued and display the notary’s commission number and expiration date
  • The driver’s license cannot be expired
  • If you are submitting a utility bill, only electric, gas, or a water bill will be accepted, phone and cable bills are not accepted


Proof of Travel Arrangements:


You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:


  • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round-trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
  • Show the traveler’s full name (as printed in his or her passport)



Curriculum Vitae:

  • You must provide a notarized copy of your most recent Curriculum Vitae


Additional Documents:

You must provide notarized copies of the following documents:

  • Two signed copies of a “Statement of Commitment” that the applicant will not engage in any activity in Indian areas without the proper authorization
  • by FUNAI – National Indian Foundation
  • A copy of applicant’s ordination certificate or diploma and school transcripts for theological studies
  • A copy of the Brazilian organization’s registration in the National Registry of Legal Entities (“Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Jurídicas”)
  • An empowerment certificate issued to the Brazilian religious or missionary organization’s head officer
  • A copy of the charter and/or bylaws of the Brazilian religious or missionary organization.


Invitation Letter:


You must obtain an original letter of invitation from your host. The person you will be visiting is responsible for obtaining the invitation. The letter of invitation must:


  • Be signed by organization’s head officer or by an individual qualified to legally represent the organization
  • Must invite the applicant to go serve in Brazil and list the applicant’s name as it appears in their passport
  • Declare who will take financial responsibility for the expenses that will be incurred while in Brazil
  • List the specific travel dates
  • Guarantee that the applicant will not engage in any activity in Indian areas without the proper authorization by FUNAI – National Indian Foundation
  • List the local Brazilian address and name of the Brazilian contact person



FBI Clearance:


All visa applicants who have lived in the United States within the last 12 months must provide an FBI Clearance. The clearance must:


  • Be issued within the last three months
  • List the applicant’s full name, address, and the last four digits of their social security number
  • Certify absence of criminal record
  • Be legalized by the Consulate of Brazil
  • Be issued by FBI headquarters in West Virginia or be obtained via FBI-Approved Channelers


Birth Certificate:


You must provide your birth certificate showing both of your parents’ names. The certificate must:

  • Be original or a notarized photocopy
  • Be translated unless the original document is in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish


Brazil Application Form


Non-Us Passport Holder:


Please provide a notarized copy of your U.S Immigration Status.








Consular Fees:


In addition to Orbit visa’s service fees, consular fees are the cost of your visa application.



Consular fee for US citizens is $260.00

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES $125.00 $100.00



$70.00 $100.00



$225.00 $100.00

Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice. All fees are non-refundable.




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Processing Time:


  • 4 Business days processing time.
  • Processing time commences from the day the application has been submitted to the consulate. Weekends, consulate scheduled holidays, and mailing do not count as a processing day.





Please send the required documents via a traceable service such as FedEx or UPS to:


Orbit Visas

Attn: Visa and passport processing

5959 Westheimer Road, Suite 216

Houston, Texas 77057

Phone: (713) 750-9716