The United States Consulate in Porto Alegre opened in June. The new U.S. consulate is located at 1889 Assis Brasil Avenue – Passo d’Areia.

Appointments for visa interviews at the new consulate can be made on the U.S. Diplomatic Mission website: https://ais.usvisainfo.com/pt-br/niv or https://br.usembassy.gov/pt/vistos/.

The U.S. presence in Porto Alegre is designed to improve the relationship with Brazilians in the South of the country, as part of the efforts of the United States diplomatic mission to expand bilateral trade and investment, strengthen relations between the two countries, facilitate travel, foster educational and cultural exchange and promote economic development.