Government Bans Foreigners from Entering Brazil by Plane for Another 30 Days

Foreigners who fail to comply with the order will be "held liable in a civil, administrative and criminal charge; repatriated or immediately deported". Permanent residents are exempt.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Government has extended the ban on foreigners of any nationality from entering Brazil by international flights for a further 30 days.

The ordinance with the measure was published in an extra edition of the Federal Gazette on Tuesday, April 28th.

The restriction began on March 30th and was enacted due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, following the National Health Surveillance Agency's (ANVISA) advice.

According to the text, there are a number of exceptions to the restriction. These are the exceptions:

  • Brazilian naturalized citizens;
  • Immigrants with permanent residence . . .

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