Published on March 18, 2019 in the Official Gazette of the Federal Executive, the Decree 9,731/2019 unilaterally dismisses the necessity of having a visit visa for Japanese, American, Australian and Canadian citizens. According the new legislation, the citizens of those countries may enter and stay in Brazilian territory for as long as 180 days for purposes of tourism, business, transit, artistic or sports activities, or in accordance with national interests.