Visa is not necessary arriving personnel have a valid seaman´s book and board vessel as part of the crew, but if not boarding as crew members, they must have a business visa obtainable
at the Brazilian consulate.
Crew change can be performed at terminals and inner anchorage area
There are no any restriction for crew shore leave.
Following embassies/consulates are available in the port/city
Germany, Argentina, South Africa, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Chile,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, Spain, Ecuador, Finland,
Gabon, United Kingdom, Guatemala, Hungary, Honduras, Italy, Japan,
Libyan, Luxemburg, Mexico, Holland, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland,
Portugal, Dominican Republic, Romania, Sweden, Uruguay and Venezuela.