Does the passport have to be signed when applying for a Brazil visa?
Yes. The applicants passport must be signed when applying for the Brazil visa. The signature on the application must match the signature on the passport.
How far in advance can I apply for a Brazil visa?
There is no limit as to how far in advance you can apply for a Brazil visa.
Is a Brazil visa valid in an expired passport?
Yes. A valid Brazil visa in an expired passport may still be used pending your name has not changed and you travel with both your new and expired passport.
When does the Brazil visa start?
The start date is based on when the consulate issues the visa, not the travel dates provided on the itinerary. Therefore, the visa is valid from the date of issue at the consulate.