Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Rio Verde, Goias on August 28, 2018

  United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Rio Verde, Goias on August 28, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia are traveling to Rio Verde, Goias on August 28, 2018.  A Consular Officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens

Message for U.S. Citizens – Sao Paulo, August 9, 2018 Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens – August 16th, 2:30 pm br.usembassy.gov Attention U.S. citizens living in the São Paulo consular district!  The U.S. Consulate in São Paulo will hold its first ever virtual town hall with the American Citizen Services office.  For more information regarding ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on August 24, 2018

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on August 24, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Consular representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia will be in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais on Friday August 24, 2018.  A consular officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reorganization of Consular Districts in Brazil

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Reorganization of Consular Districts in Brazil https://br.usembassy.gov/ Effective immediately, the United States Mission in Brazil is modifying the administration of consular districts in Brazil. The state of Minas Gerais is joining Brasilia’s consular district and the state of Santa Catarina is joining that of Porto Alegre. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on July 6, 2018

 United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on July 6, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Consular representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia will be in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais on Friday July 6, 2018.  A consular officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, and provide notarial services on that ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belem, Para, on June 13, 2018

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belem, Para, on June 13, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia will be in Belem, Para, on June 13, 2018.  A consular officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, and provide notarial services on that date from 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  For ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Independence Day Celebration at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Independence Day Celebration at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia June 30, 2018  U.S. Citizens and their immediate family members are invited to an Independence Day celebration on June 30.The event will include food for purchase at a special price from food trucks, a bike parade, games, entertainment, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Closure of Fortaleza Consular Agency

  United States Consulate General Recife, Brazil Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Closure of Fortaleza Consular Agency   The U.S. Consular Agency in Fortaleza will be temporarily closed from May 16 through June 10, 2018.   Normal business hours will resume on Monday, June 11, 2018. For emergencies involving U.S. citizens, you may contact the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Phone Outage at U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro April 21, 2018

There will be a phone outage at U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro on Saturday April 21, 2018, from approximately 06:00 to 24:00 the same day. If you have an emergency involving a U.S. citizen and you need to inform the Consulate, during the date and hours listed above, you may call the following temporary ...
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Town Hall in Recife

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife, Brazil is pleased to invite you to this year’s Town Hall Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:00to 9:00PM at the Courtyard Marriott Recife Av. Eng. Domingos Ferreira, 4661|Boa Viagem|Recife|PE SPACE IS LIMITED  R.S.V.P. at recifeacs@state.gov by Monday, April 16 Please provide the full name and CPF or government-issued photo identification number ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase Effective April 2, 201

Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase Effective April 2, 2018 United States Mission to Brazil- March 15, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Important notice: Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants ...
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 Demonstration Alert: SUSPENSION OF REGULAR SERVICES TO U.S. CITIZENS AND CANCELLATION OF VISA APPOINTMENTS on  MARCH 5, 2018

Demonstration Alert: Suspension of regular services to U.S. Citizens and Cancellation of Visa Appointments  on  March 5, 2018 U.S. Consulate Sao Paulo March 4, 2018  Demonstration Alert U. S. Consulate Sao Paulo   Location: U.S. Consulate Sao Paulo — Sao Paulo, Brazil.   Event: The Consulate has been notified of a demonstration that will take place, at the ...
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Rescheduling of Voter Information Session

   U.S. Consulate São Paulo https://br.usembassy.gov Phone +55 (11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brazil February 20, 2018 Message for U.S. Citizens Rescheduling of Voter Information Session The information sessionon voting for U.S. citizens, originally scheduled for February 27,has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 2 p.m.  As previously advised, the session will be held at the ...
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Consular Services in Belo Horizonte on March 2, 2018

United States Consulate General Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Services in Belo Horizonte on March 2, 2018 Representatives from U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro, American Citizen Services Unit, will visit Belo Horizonte on Friday March 2, 2018. Consular officials will provide U.S. passport and notarial services, by appointment only.  You can schedule ...
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Reminder to exercise precautions in yellow fever-affected areas

As advised in our message of January 24, there has been a resurgence in human cases of yellow fever in various regions of Brazil, including the Sao Paulo city and state.  At this time, we are joining authorities in monitoring the situation in the Santo Amaro neighborhood of Sao Paulo, where the U.S. Consulate is ...
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Consulate Sao Paulo to Hold Voting Info Session

U.S. Consulate São Paulo https://br.usembassy.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil   February 6, 2017 The U.S. Consulate in São Paulo is pleased to announce an information session on voting for American citizens, scheduled for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2 p.m.  The information session will be held at the U.S. Consulate General in São ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Mission to Brazil (February 2, 2018)

Health Alert – U. S. Mission to Brazil (February 2, 2018)   Location: Wenceslau Guimarães in Bahia State Event:  Brazilian public health officials have reported an outbreak of locally-transmitted malaria in the town of Wenceslau Guimarães in Bahia State. Accordingly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a Level 2 alert for ...
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Health Alert: U. S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil (January 24, 2018)

Following a resurgence in human cases of yellow fever, the Government of Brazil recently extended the areas where vaccination is recommended and has initiated intensive vaccination campaigns in major cities in the states of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Bahia. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization ...
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Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Improvements to Safety and Security Information

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 3, 2018   On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security and Personal Security Best Practices

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security and Personal Security Best Practices As the holiday season approaches, we would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone about effective personal security practices and pass along helpful tips.  This is also a good time to get familiarized with the State Department’s recently updated and redesigned travel website  and review ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Agency Fortaleza Closed December 22, 2017 – January 2, 2018

CONSULAR AGENCY FORTALEZA CLOSED DECEMBER 22, 2017 – JANUARY 2, 2018 Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) from December 22, 2017 – January 2, 2018. For any urgent matter please contact the U.S. Consulate in Recife via e-mail at ...
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Thanksgiving Message from Ambassador P. Michael McKinley

On behalf of the entire U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Brazil, my wife Fatima and I would like to extend our warmest wishes to all Americans celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday in Brazil. As we gather with friends and family, around dinner tables in the United States or abroad, we carry on with a tradition dating back ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice Regarding Social Security Services

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice Regarding Social Security Services  The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States.  Effective October 1, 2017, individuals residing in Brazil who require ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia 

  United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia September 29, 2017   The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia is pleased to announce a Town Hall for United States citizens and Social Security beneficiaries on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 p.m..  In addition to an opening address ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Fortaleza

The U.S. Consulate General is pleased to invite you for a Town Hall in Fortaleza Monday, October 2, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  Hotel Luzeiros 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 ...
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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. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting on Social Security

 Consulate General of the United States of America www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br saopaulossa@state.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil  September 5, 2017 The U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for American citizens and Social Security beneficiaries, scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2 p.m.  The town hall will be held at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Porto Alegre

SAVE THE DATE! The U.S. Consulate in Porto Alegre, Brazil is pleased to invite you to our introductory Town Hall Meeting  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre Av. Assis Brasil, 1889 | Passo D’Areia | Porto Alegre | RS R.S.V.P at PortoAlegreACS@state.gov by Friday, Sept. 15 Please provide the ...
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Alabama Special Primary Runoff Election Scheduled for September 26

Alabama Special Primary Runoff Election Scheduled for September 26   The State of Alabama will conduct a special primary runoff election on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions. A special primary election was held on August 15, 2017. With no candidate receiving more than 50% of the ...
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Increased Criminal Activity in Parts of Sao Paulo

    Consulate General of the United States of America www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br saopauloacs@state.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil August 17, 2017   Increased Criminal Activity in Parts of Sao Paulo There have been several recent criminal incidents in the Sao Paulo neighborhood of Santo Amaro, particularly on Rua Belterra between the hours of midnight and 5:00 ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Porto Alegre June 30, 2017

United States Consulate Porto Alegre, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Porto Alegre June 30, 2017 U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre June 30, 2017   The U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre alerts U.S. citizens that Porto Alegre and other cities in the State of Rio Grande do Sul will be affected by a planned general strike on June ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Brasilia June 30, 2017

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Brasilia June 30, 2017 br.usembassy.gov< http://brazil.usembassy.gov/ > June 29, 2017   The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens that Brasilia will be affected by a planned general strike on June 30, 2017.  Various labor unions and other groups have organized a general ...
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General Strike Planned for Friday, June 30, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro riodejaneiro.usconsulate.gov<http://brazil.usembassy.gov/>   This message is to alert U.S. citizens of a general strike planned for Friday, June 30, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro.  In the event of a citywide strike, significant disruptions to public transportation and other services may occur. Additionally, the Consulate has ...
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Consular Agency Fortaleza Closed June 5 to June 11. 2017

  U.S. Consulate in Recife, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens 22 May 2017  CONSULAR AGENCY FORTALEZA CLOSED JUNE 5 TO JUNE 11, 2017 Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) on June 5 to June 11, 2017.  For any urgent ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Recife

  The U.S. Consulate General in Recife, Brazil is pleased to invite you to this year’s Town Hall   Monday, April 24, 2017 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Courtyard Marriott Recife Av. Eng. Domingos Ferreira, 4661|Boa Viagem|Recife|PE Light refreshments will be served SPACE IS LIMITED R.S.V.P. at recifeacs@state.gov by Monday, April 17 Please provide the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote for Local Elections

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote for Local Elections U.S. Embassy Brasilia February 1, 2017 Just voted in November? Still traveling or living overseas?  You should register and request your absentee ballot to vote again in 2017 to ensure your election office knows where to send your ballot for any upcoming special ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air U.S. Embassy Brasilia February 3, 2017   This message is to inform U.S. citizens that U.S. Consulate General Curaçao has temporarily prohibited U.S. Consulate Curacao personnel from flying on Insel Air.  The Consulate adopted this policy following an internal review of safety-related considerations.   You are receiving this message ...
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Consular Agency Fortaleza closed Feb 3 to Feb 20, 2017 and Feb 24 to March 1, 2017

CONSULAR AGENCY FORTALEZA CLOSED FEB 3 TO FEB 20, 2017 AND FEB 24 TO MARCH 1, 2017. Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) from Feb 3 to the 20th due to staff training and from Feb 24 to March ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yellow Fever in Brazil

Public health officials in Brazil suspect that a yellow fever outbreak centered in Minas Gerais has resulted in 550 suspected and 72 confirmed cases, and 40 confirmed deaths. Three of the deaths have been reported in neighboring Sao Paulo state, but were reportedly contracted in the endemic area.
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U.S. Consular Agency in Porto Alegre to close on December 12

Sao Paulo, December 1, 2016 – The United States Consulate General in Sao Paulo informs that the Consular Agency in Porto Alegre will close effective on December 12, 2016.  This closure is in anticipation of the opening of the U.S. Consulate in Porto Alegre in early 2017.   Should routine and emergency services be required between ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Occurring in Brasilia

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Occurring in Brasilia November 29, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens that several unforeseen demonstrations are occurring on the Esplanada in Brasilia today, November 29, 2016.  According to reports from the Military Police, approximately 4,000 people have already gathered, and the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Don’t wait – return your voted ballot right away! Remember:  U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 8.  U.S. citizens who want to participate ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Temporary Change in Consular Agency Hours of Operation

The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro would like to inform citizens that the U.S. Consular Agency in Salvador, Bahia will be closed from October 13 through October 21.  Should emergency services be required during these dates, citizens should contact the Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro: U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro Av. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Airport Conditions on August 22

The U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro informs U.S. citizens that local airport authorities advise passengers departing on Monday, August 22, 2016 from the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (airport code GIG), also known as Galeão, to arrive six hours before international flights and two hours before domestic flights. With the end of the Summer ...
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Olympics-Paralympics Information

The Olympic Games will take place in Brazil from August 5 to August 21 and the Paralympic Games will take place from September 7 to September 18, 2016.  The majority of events will take place in the city of Rio de Janeiro; soccer matches will take place in five other Brazilian cities in addition to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Palmas, Tocantins

June 29, 2016 Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia are traveling to Palmas, Tocantins from July 6 – 8, 2016.  A Consular Officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, and provide notarial and federal benefits services.  For a full list of services, please consult the U.S. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Internal Revenue Service webinar

“Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers” June 17, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia is pleased to announce an informational webinar to be hosted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) entitled “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers,” on June 29, 2016, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. To register and attend this webinar, utilize the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Resources for the Olympics/Paralympics 2016

With just two months until the start of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the U.S. Mission to Brazil is helping U.S. citizens prepare for a safe and successful stay in Rio de Janeiro and throughout Brazil.  We invite you to explore and share the following resources containing essential travel information for visitors and residents: ...
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Consular Agency Fortaleza Closed May 12 to May 31, 2016

U.S. Consulate in Recife, Brazil Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) on May 12 to May 31 2016.  For any urgent matter please contact the U.S. Consulate in Recife via e-mail at RecifeACS@state.gov or call (81) 3416-3080. Consular Agency Fortaleza ...
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Meeting for U.S.Citizens and Social Security Beneficiaries in Porto Alegre

The U.S consulate in São Paulo is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for American Citizens and Social Security beneficiaries, scheduled for Monday, March 14, 2016 at 2p.m. The town hall will be held in the auditorium of the Binational Center (Instituto Cultural Brasileiro Norte-Americano) at Rua Riachuelo 1257 in downtown Porto Alegre. The ...
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Meeting for U.S.Citizens and Social Security Beneficiaries in Sao Paulo

U.S. Consulate General São Paulo The U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for American citizens and Social Security beneficiaries, scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. The town hall will be held at Santander headquarters in Vila Olimpia in Sao Paulo at Av. Juscelino Kubitschek 2235, Auditório ...
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CDC encourages following guidance to prevent sexual transmission of Zika virus

CDC has committed to sharing the latest information on Zika virus as it becomes available. On February 5, 2016, CDC published interim recommendations for protecting people against sexual transmission of Zika virus. This guidance was issued after lab confirmation of Zika virus infection in a U.S. non-traveler, which was linked to sexual contact with an infected partner. CDC and ...
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Voting Season 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil reminds U.S. citizens that voting season is approaching. Below you’ll find each state’s presidential primary election dates. Please note that not every state has announced their primary election dates, and therefore, those dates are not listed in the table below. State Presidential Primary Alabama March 1 Alaska August 16 ...
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Zika Virus (December 31, 2015)

The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil informs U.S. citizens of a public health concern regarding the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus.   As with dengue and chikungunya, the main transmitter of the Zika virus is the Aedes egypti, an urban mosquito that prefers to breed in and around homes.  Large urban centers with surrounding poorer slums are ideal ...
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Thanksgiving Day Message from Ambassador Liliana Ayalde

Dear Fellow Americans, On behalf of myself, my family and the U.S. Mission to Brazil, I would like to extend our warmest wishes to all Americans celebrating Thanksgiving in Brazil this year. As we commemorate this special day surrounded by loved ones and enjoying our favorite Thanksgiving dishes, we are thankful for the important things ...
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Phase-Out of Additional Visa Pages

Announcing Phase-Out of Additional Visa Pages for U.S. Passports   For cost and security reasons, the U.S. Department of State has begun phasing out the option of additional visa pages for U.S. passports. Since October 1, 2014, all embassies and consulates worldwide have been issuing only 52-page passport books for full-validity passports.  Requests for additional ...
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Event in Fortaleza 01/07/2015

Event in Fortaleza U.S. Consulate General in Recife, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens December 24, 2014  Dear U.S. Citizens in Fortaleza, We would like to invite you to a meet-and-greet on Wednesday, January 7 with Mr. Thomas Lloyd, the new country-wide director of all consular operations in Brazil. The meet-and-greet will take place at the Fortaleza Consular Agency ...
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Olympics 2016

The 2016 Olympics kicks off in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016. The event will draw tens of thousands of Olympic fans to Brazil for the competition. The games will be played mainly in Rio de Janeiro but also in a few other Brazilian cities around the country. If you are one of the U.S. citizens traveling to ...
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