Embratur reports strong increase in visas issued following implementation of eVisa

    Embratur reported (08-Aug-2018) Brazil reached the milestone of 100,000 electronic visas issued. Electronic visas include 70,793 to US citizens, 13,975 to Australia, 9315 to Canada and 7233 to Japan. Embratur is working on expanding eVisas to tourists from China and India. The number of visas issued in Canada increased by 52% year-on-year in Jul-2018, 48.6% in the US, 25.5% in Australia and 21.5% in Japan. Australia, Canada, Japan and the US represent approximately 60% of tourism and business visas issued in recent years. [more – original PR – Portuguese]