Brazil Tourist Visa issued foreigners who enter Brazil temporarily for:
Tourism, sightseeing, visit family/friend; Participation in athletic or artistic events or competition (no monetary prize or paid admission is involved); Participation in a scientific/academic seminar or conference sponsored by a research or academic institution (no monetary prize or paid admission is involved).
Brazil Business Visa (also known as VITEM -II) issued to foreigners who are invited to Brazil for:
Business visit; Possess signed business contracts or visit companies or make commercial contacts;
Participant/exhibitor in a trade/industrial show; Media coverage or film making; child adoption.
Brazil Work Visa (also known as VITEM V) Issued to who foreigners who enter Brazil for:
Under a contract or an international agreement to provide services to a Brazilian government agency or organization;
Work for a corporation or other legal entity based in Brazil under a Brazilian ruled employment contract;
Technical assistance services arising from a contract, cooperation agreement, services agreement, or similar instrument signed with a foreign corporation or other legal entity; Internship immediately following the conclusion of graduate or post-graduate studies; Foreign instructors or professors teaching English or another foreign language; Crew members and other oil/gas specialists provide services or operate in waters under Brazilian jurisdiction; Volunteering activities or community services.
Brazil Temporary Visa I (also known as VITEM-I) Issued to foreigners who enter Brazil for:
Pursue scientific, technologic, or volunteer activities under the umbrella of an international cooperation program; Exchange students under an approved exchange student program; Scientists, professors, researchers studies, research or teaching and/or pursue scientific or technologic activities at an university in Brazil; Work as an unpaid intern bearers of scholarships receiving professional practice in Brazil.