Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Fortaleza

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife is pleased to invite you for a Town Hall on

Monday, October 2, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.

 at Hotel Luzeiros Fortaleza

Av. Beira Mar, 2600 – Meireles, Fortaleza – CE

The event will feature speakers from the Federal Police Department of Immigration and Arpen (the Brazilian Notary Association).  The U.S. Consulate General will also have representatives speak on Social Security benefits as well Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Visas. Finally, information tables will be available for our U.S. Citizens and their families to speak with representatives one-on-one to address their specific questions and concerns and to understand the services provided.

Individuals who wish to attend should RSVP via email to by Friday, September 22.  Please include the full names for each individual attending as written on a government issued identification (such as REG, Brazilian or U.S. passport).

We look forward to meeting you and your family!

As always, we strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to and/or residing in Brazil enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at  By enrolling in STEP, you will receive the latest security updates.  It also makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.


U.S. Citizen Services

U.S. Consulate General Recife
Rua Gonçalves Maia, 163
Boa Vista,
Recife, PE — 50070-060
Phone: (81) 3416-3050
After-Hours Emergencies: (81) 99916-9470

Regularly monitor the State Department’s website, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Brazil.  For additional information, refer to the “Traveler’s Checklist” on the State Department’s website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to have travel information at your fingertips.