Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil

Location: Brazil

Event: Emergency passport Renewals

The U.S. Embassy and Consulates General in Brazil continue to offer only emergency services for U.S. citizens in Brazil. Routine services not related to safety, such as passport renewals without imminent travel and notarial services, are not considered emergencies and will not be scheduled at this time. We will resume routine operations in phases as local conditions evolve. Monitor our social media and website for information.

Commercial flights between the United States and Brazil continue to run on a regular basis.  As flights are subject to change, please contact airlines directly for the most current schedule information. Travelers to the United States from Brazil may encounter unexpected delays during the check in and boarding process and are advised to arrive at the airport earlier than normally recommended. We continue to encourage U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States to make commercial flight 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 from Brazil.

Actions to Take: If you have questions, visit the U.S. Embassy website on COVID-19 or contact the U.S. Embassy or Consulate General closest to you. Follow us on Instagram. Facebook, and Twitter Contact your airline with flight questions: United Airlines, LATAM, and Azul. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and Messages from the U.S. Embassy.