Information concerning vaccinations when travelling to Brazil

An international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory for travelers who, within three months prior to their arrival in Brazil, have visited or been in transit through the following countries:

Africa:
Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda.

South America:
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela.

Central America:
Panana, Trinidad and Tobago

Additionally, vaccination against yellow fever is recommended for all travelers when visiting the following states of Brazil:

Acre, Amazonas, Amapá, Macapá, Roraima, Rondônia, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Maranhão, Tocantins, Piauí, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Goiás e Distrito Federal.

Please note that yellow fever vaccinations take 10 days to become effective.

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