Brazilian Consulates

This information is to be used by anyone applying to a school in Brazil and trying to decide through which consulate to apply for your student visa.

This is VERY IMPORTANT--all consulates are different, but you may only apply to the consulate with jurisdiction over your permanent address or, in some cases, with jurisdiction over your school address. Think about where you will be when you will be applying (at school, at home, interning in DC...) and think about which consulate of the two possible options offers greater ease and flexibility. Consider whether or not the consulate requires a personal appearance, a local police record versus an FBI background check (which takes 16-18 weeks to get) apostilles on the documents, etc. If we haven't already discussed this, now is the time, so please don't hesitate to call or stop by and we can figure it out together. If you incorrectly list the consulate through which you will apply, the information from the university will go to the wrong consulate and you will not be able to apply for a visa--it is very important that you get this right the first time. You may begin your research with the following list:


Brazilian Consulate General in Boston
The Stattler Building
20 Park Plaza, suite 810
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 542-4000
Fax: (617) 542-4318
Jurisdiction: States of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont

Brazilian Consulate General in Chicago
401 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3050
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 464-0244/464-0245
Fax: (312) 464-0299
Jurisdiction: States of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

Brazilian Consulate in Hartford
One Constitution Plaza - Ground Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel.: (860) 760-3100
Fax: (312) 464-0299
Jurisdiction: Connecticut and Rhode Island

Brazilian Consulate General in Houston
Park Tower North
1233 West Loop South, Suite 1150
Houston, TX 77027
Phones: (713) 961-3063/961-3064/961-3065
Fax: (713) 961-3070
Jurisdiction: States of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Brazilian Consulate General in Los Angeles
8484 Wilshire Blvd., suites 711/730
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (323) 651-2664
Fax: (323) 651-1274
Jurisdiction: States of Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and in the State of California, the counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura

Brazilian Consulate General in Miami
80 SW 8th St., 26th Floor
Miami, FL 33133-3004
Phone: (305) 285-6200
Fax: (305) 285-6229
Fax on demand for information and forms: (305) 285-6259
Jurisdiction: States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas


Brazilian Consulate General in New York
1185 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), 21st Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (917) 777-7777
Fax: (212) 827-0225
Jurisdiction: States of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the Bermuda Islands

Brazilian Consulate General in San Francisco
300 Montgomery Street, suite 900
San Francisco, CA, 94104
Phone: (415) 981-8170
Fax: (415) 981-3628 <>
Jurisdiction: States of Oregon, Washington, Alaska and in the State of California, the counties of Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Ladera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benedito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislau, Sutter,Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolunme, Yolo,and Yuma

Brazilian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Consular Service
3009 Whitehaven St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Fax: (202) 238-2818
Jurisdiction: District of Columbia, States of Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia