30 March 2020 – Closed border to international air passengers

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Border measures
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Government of Brazil closed its borders, beginning on 20 March 2020 for 30 days to individuals arriving by air who do not fall into one of the several categories. Exceptions apply for residents, citizens, family members and foreign nationals crossing to get to home country, diplomats or other government officials approved entry.

The restriction does not prevent individuals from departing on commercial flights.
Full details here: https://br.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/