South American VISA Requirements for Australians

This post covers the VISA and Entry Fee requirements for Australians visiting South America (Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Paraguay, and Uruguay).

Country FlagCountry NameVISA RequirementValid Length Of Stay
ArgentinaVISA Not Required
But required to pay VISA reciprocity fee of US$100 (payable here)

For up to 90 days
BrazilVISA RequiredFor up to 30 days, free extensions are available

The Brazilian Government has special VISA arrangements in place for Australians who hold tickets to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Information is available on the Embassy of Brazil's website.
ChileIt Depends
(though no VISA is required)

-Entry via the Santiago International Airport require electronic clearance and a payment of US$56.

-Entry elsewhere in the country requires no electronic clearance and costs nothing.
For up to 90 days
ColombiaTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 180 days
EcuadorTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 90 days
French GuianaTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 3 months
GuyanaTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 3 months
ParaguayVISA on arrival

 
For up to 90 days
PeruTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 183 days
SurinameVISA required

 
UruguayTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 3 months
VenezuelaTurn up and enter
(No VISA required)

 
For up to 90 days

Or to keep it simple (click here to enlarge image):

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Map Source: Otkdna via Wikipedia

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