Leadership for Development and Sustainable Growth:
Facing the Challenges in Latin America
The Eisenhower Fellows of Brazil and Latin America invite you to join them for a regional conference on June 5-8, 2008 in the historic colonial town of
The conference will provide a unique opportunity for participants to share perspectives on shared challenges and opportunities and promote thought-leadership within the region; define and debate how a broad range of sectors can promote sustainable development while promoting economic growth; explore how political and economic changes in Latin America will affect the region’s relationships with the
Leading public and private sector leaders have been invited as panelists for the full program of interactive plenary sessions and concurrent workshops. The conference will also kick off Eisenhower Fellowships 2008 Latin America Regional Program, which will bring some 20 emerging leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay to the United States in September 2008 for an eight-week fellowship program.
Important Travel Information: Brazil Visa and Passport Requirements
A valid passport and tourist visa are required for most travelers to
There are no "airport visas" and immigration authorities will refuse entry to
Where can I obtain a visa? Brazilian visas must be obtained in advance from the Brazilian Embassy or consulate nearest to the traveler's place of residence. For current entry and customs requirements for
What type of visa should I get? We recommend a tourist visa, which covers participation at conferences and seminars. Following are the requirements for a tourist visa:
- US Passport (original, not a copy), must be valid for 6 months from the date of entry, and contain at least one blank visa page.
- Brazil Visa application form. Click here to download a visa form from the Brazilian Embassy website.
- A recent passport size photograph
- A US Postal Money Order, made payable to the “Brazilian Embassy.”
- A roundtrip airline ticket – OR – itinerary from a travel agent confirming that round-trip tickets have been purchased.
How long is a visa valid? All Brazilian visas, regardless of the length of validity, must initially be used within 90 days of the issuance date or will no longer be valid. Americans reentering