XIVth IWRA World Water Congress

DATE: September 25-29, 2011 - VENUE: Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco – Brazil





Brazil follows reciprocity protocols celebrated with other countries: hence, a passport and a valid visa are required for travelers that are citizens of countries that impose those same requirements upon visiting Brazilians.

As of July 2011, examples of visa requirements are as follows:

Brazilian Visa and Passport Requirement For Citizens of:
National Identification Card Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay.
Valid Passport UK, European Community*
Valid Passport and Tourist Visa* Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia< Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, North Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Palau, Palestinian Authority, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Santa Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

*Partial list.


A more complete and updated information can be found here.

As the requirements may vary in time, foreign participants are urged to contact the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate in their home country as soon as possible to determine their particular visa requirements and to initiate the application process well in advance of their departure date. If you need a personal letter of invitation to attend the Conference, do not hesitate and please contact us by e-mail info@worldwatercongress.com and a signed letter will then be mailed. This letter of invitation does not imply an invited lecture or the waiver of registration fees.

Click here to get a full list of Brazilian Embassies and Consulates around the World.


An Immunization Record against Polio is necessary for children between the ages of three months and six years.

A Yellow Fever International Immunization Certificate (vaccination should occur at least 10 days before travel) is always required if the traveler has been to any of the following countries within the last 90 days of his/her Brazil’s entrance: Angola, Benin, Bissau Guinea, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Camerun, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guiana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenia, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda or Venezuela.

While your local medical center or personal physician should be contacted in case of specific questions, the Brazilian Embassy in your country can provide an updated list of vaccination requirements.

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