Health Alert – COVID-19 and Absentee Voting

April 10, 2020

Location:  Brazil

Event:  Health Alert

Did you know that U.S. citizens living overseas can vote absentee in their state’s upcoming election, no matter where they are? The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential impact it may have on the election cycle.  For additional information on potential changes to your state’s primary election and how to vote absentee, visit

The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia encourages all U.S. citizens in Brazil to enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security and health updates.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not currently anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Brazil.

Actions to Take:

United States Embassy and Consulates in Brazil: 

U.S. Embassy Brasilia
SES – Av. das Nações, Quadra 801, Lote 03
Brasília, DF – 70403-900
Phone: (61) 3312-7000
After-Hours Emergencies: (61) 3312-7400

Embassy Branch Office in Belo Horizonte

Avenida do Contorno, 4520 / 2nd floor – Funcionários

Belo Horizonte, MG – 30110-028

Telephone: +55 (31) 3338-4000


U.S. Consulate General Recife
Rua Goncalves Maia, 163 Bairro Boa Vista

Recife, PE – 50.070-060
Phone: (81) 3416-3050
After-Hours Emergencies: (81) 99916-9470


U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro
Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 Castelo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ — 20030-020
Entrance at Rua Santa Luzia
Phone: (21) 3823-2000
After-Hours Emergencies: (21) 3823-2029

U.S. Consulate General São Paulo
Rua Henri Dunant, 500,
Chácara Santo Antonio,
São Paulo, SP — 04709-110
Phone: (11) 3250-5000
After-Hours Emergencies: (11) 3250-5373

U.S. Consulate General Porto Alegre

Avenida Assis Brasil, 1889 Passo d’Areia

Porto Alegre, RS – 91350-110

Phone: 51-3345-6000

After-Hours Emergencies: 51-3345-6000


For further information:

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