Brazil authorizes foreigners' entry through airports
Brasilia, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Brazil authorized the arrivals of foreigners in the national territory by plane, but it kept the ban on land and water arrivals, it was confirmed.
The decision, published in Diario Oficial da União, revoked a previous measure that restricted international flights in six (Goias, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins) of the country's 27 states.
Signed by Ministers Eduardo Pazuello (Health) and Andre Mendonça (Justice), and Braga Netto, from the Civil House, the order establishes that foreigners will be allowed to visit Brazil as long as they comply with 'the migration requirements according to their condition, including an entry visa, when Brazil's legislations demands it.'
In addition to a visa for a short stay (up to 90 days), foreigners should also present, before departing, a proof of their medical insurance.
The document must be valid in Brazil and last for the entire stay in the country; otherwise, authorities may ban the foreigner's entrance in the country.
The restrictions came into force in March, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and are renovated on a monthly basis as a strategy to find the new coronavirus.
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