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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.

Custom Regulations
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)

Currency Restriction
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, FranceCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 5

Fax: (+33) 5

Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Lyon, France

Address: 68 ter rue Chaziere, 69004 Lyon, FranceCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 4

Fax: (+33) 4

Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Toulouse, France

Address: 6, allee Franoois Verdier, 31000 Toulouse, FranceCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 5

Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Pau, France

Address: 05, avenue de Tarbes, 64230 Lescar-Paul, FranceCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 5

Fax: (+33) 5

Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Le Havre, France

Address: 35,rue du 129eme R.I., B.P. 525, 76058 Le Havre, Cedex, FranceCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 2

Fax: (+33) 2, (+33)


Embassy of Brazil in Paris, France

Address: 34, cours Albert 1er, 75008 Paris, FranceCheck on map

Phone: (+33) 1

Fax: (+33) 1



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 SPCheck on map

Phone: [55] (11) 337 154 00

Fax: [55] (11) 337 154 01



Consulate General of France in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Address: Avenida Presidente Antonio Carlos 58, 20020-010 Rio de JaneiroCheck on map

Phone: [55] (21) 39 74 66 99

Fax: [55] (21) 39 74 68 64 / 39 74 68 61



Consulate General of France in Recife, Brazil

Address: Avenida Conselheiro Aguiar n' 2333, Edificio Joao Roma, 6 Andar, Boa Viagem - 51020-020 RecifeCheck on map

Phone: [55] (81) 34 65 32 90 - 34 65 18 89

Fax: [55] (81) 34 66 35 99



Honorary Consulate of France in Brasilia, Brazil

Address: Avenida das Nacoes, Lote 04 - Quadra 801, CEP 70404-900 - Brasilia DFCheck on map

Phone: [55] (61) 312 91 64

Fax: [55] (61) 312 91 64


Embassy of France in Brazil

Address: Avenida das Nacoes, Lote 04 - Quadra 801, CEP 70404-900 - Brasilia DFCheck on map

Phone: [55] (61) 32 22 39 99

Fax: [55] (61) 32 22 39 07



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Capital: Paris
Languages: French 100% (with regional dialects and sub-languages)
Area: 547,030 KM2
Population: 64,768,389
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +33

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