BRAZILIAN CITIZENS VISITING FRANCE
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Brazilian citizen for short-stay period in France starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter France. All tourists entering French territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Austrian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted. All the French overseas territories (French Guiana, French West Indies and Reunion) follows the same visa regulations of the motherland.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Brazil who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Brazilian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
French custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into French territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
- Alcohol: Spirits (1L), wine (4L), beer (16L)
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering France with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
Minors up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.
List of Brazilian diplomatic offices in France
Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Bordeaux, France
Address: 8 place Quinconces, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone: (+33) 5 56.81.12.00
Fax: (+33) 5 56.01.14.30
Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Lyon, France
Address: 68 ter rue Chaziere, 69004 Lyon, France
Phone: (+33) 4 188.8.131.52
Fax: (+33) 4 184.108.40.206
Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Toulouse, France
Address: 6, allee Franoois Verdier, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone: (+33) 5 220.127.116.11
Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Pau, France
Address: 05, avenue de Tarbes, 64230 Lescar-Paul, France
Phone: (+33) 5 18.104.22.168
Fax: (+33) 5 22.214.171.124
Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Le Havre, France
Address: 35,rue du 129eme R.I., B.P. 525, 76058 Le Havre, Cedex, France
Phone: (+33) 2 126.96.36.199
Fax: (+33) 2 188.8.131.52, (+33) 184.108.40.206.91
List of French diplomatic offices in Brazil
Consulate General of France in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Address: Avenida Paulista 1842 - Torre Norte - 14 andar, 013109-923 Sao Paulo SP
Phone:  (11) 337 154 00
Fax:  (11) 337 154 01
Consulate General of France in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Consulate General of France in Recife, Brazil
Honorary Consulate of France in Brasilia, Brazil
Address: Avenida das Nacoes, Lote 04 - Quadra 801, CEP 70404-900 - Brasilia DF
Phone:  (61) 312 91 64
Fax:  (61) 312 91 64
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Area: 547,030 KM2
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