Shit Bureaucracy THESE countries allow Brazilians to stay without a

The Brazilians have the 17th strongest pass; Argentina ranks 16th Brazil Competition Announcement

O Brazilian passport It is the 17th most powerful in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index 2024, an annual ranking released last Thursday (11). The document guarantees citizens visafree access to 173 countries worldwide. Compared to the past, Brazil has moved up two places.

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France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Spain led the way, with visafree entry permitted in 194 countries.

The list continues with Finland, South Korea and Sweden in second place. Austria, Denmark, Ireland and the Netherlands share third place; while Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal and the United Kingdom take fourth place in the ranking.

Greece, Malta and Switzerland are in fifth place. The sixth most powerful passports in the world are Australia, the Czech Republic, New Zealand and Poland.

Canada, Hungary and the United States rank seventh. In eighth place are the documents from Estonia and Lithuania. Latvia, Slovakia and Slovenia are in ninth place. Iceland completes the top 10.

This puts Brazil just behind neighboring countries such as Chile and Argentina, which occupy 15th and 16th place respectively.

At the bottom of the 104 in the ranking is Afghanistan, a country whose passport only allows visafree entry to 28 countries. The United Arab Emirates passport rose from 55th to 11th in just ten years and today guarantees access to 106 nations.

The Henley Passport Index global ranking has been running for 18 years and includes 199 passports and 227 countries. The list is based on data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Visa for tourists from the USA, Australia and Canada

The federal government has postponed the deadline for the start of visa requirements for tourists from the USA, Australia and Canada to April 10th. This was the second postponement of the date originally planned for October 1, 2023.

“The extension aims to complete the process of introducing the electronic visa system, making the issuance of visas more practical and faster. Based on the principle of reciprocity, visas are issued for a period of up to 10 years and with multiple entry,” the government said in a statement.

Brazil has decided to adopt the principle of reciprocity and only allow the entry of citizens from countries where Brazilians enter even without a visa.