The regulation, published by the Ministries of Health and Justice, the Ministry of Public Security, sets out the rules that Brazilian and foreign travelers must follow in order to enter Brazil. This was reported by RedeTV!, a partner of the TV BRICS network.
According to the document, a proof of vaccine immunization, approved by the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa), as well as a negative PCR test for COVID-19 carried out within 72 hours before departure, and a traveler's health declaration (VHR) must be submitted.
Also, according to the regulation, foreigners and Brazilians living in Brazil and leaving the country before December 14, 2021 will not need to provide any proof of vaccination or go through quarantine upon return.
Persons who do not need to present an immunization document:
- persons with a contraindication to vaccination for health reasons, provided that there is a medical report;
- persons under a certain age, in accordance with the criteria determined by the Ministry of Health;
- persons arriving from countries with a low level of vaccination, information about which is made public by the Ministry of Health and published on the website of the Ministry;
- Brazilians and foreigners residing in Brazil who have not been fully vaccinated.
According to the regulation, travelers exempted from presenting a document confirming vaccination must go through a 14-day quarantine immediately after arriving in Brazil.
The isolation can be done in the city of final destination and at the address registered in the traveler's health declaration.
The quarantine period can be shortened if the traveler is asymptomatic and has a negative PCR test performed on the fifth day of isolation.