Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies debates creating a national health passport

The Chamber of Deputies Tourism Committee is promoting a public hearing this Friday, May 14, on the proposed bill 1158/21, which establishes the Covid-19 Health Passport in Brazil. If passed in Congress, the document must be presented upon departure or arrival by air or land, and during lodging.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chamber of Deputies Tourism Committee is promoting a public hearing this Friday, May 14, on the proposed bill 1158/21, which establishes the Covid-19 Health Passport in Brazil.

According to the bill, the health passport will be issued by the Ministry of Health and will be mandatory nationwide. The document will be suspended once the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the end of the pandemic.

The document must be presented upon departure or arrival by air or land, and during lodging. However, when traveling abroad, the destination country will decide whether or not to . . .

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