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BRAZIL – Resumption of Visitor Visas (UPDATE 2)

August 16, 2023

Brazil has again updated its recent e-visa plan, pushing back the date when visitors from Australia, the UK and US will need visas.

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MEXICO – Bilateral Visa Agreement with Brazil

July 28, 2023

The governments of Mexico and Brazil are working towards implementation of an electronic visa system between the two countries.

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MEXICO: Elimination of Electronic Visa for Brazilian Nationals

August 4, 2022

On August 3, 2022, an official Agreement was published which states that from August 18, 2022, Brazilian nationals who enter Mexico as Visitors without Permit to Perform Remunerated Activities (tourism / business), will no longer be able to process an electronic visa.

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UNITED STATES: Brazil Fully Added to Global Entry Program

February 14, 2022

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently announced that Brazil has been fully added to the U.S. Global Entry program. Designed to provide expedited entry clearance for “pre-approved, low-risk travelers” upon arrival in the United States, the Global Entry program allows pre-screen travelers to skip long processing lines and paperwork at most major international airports.

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BRAZIL: Change to Residence Terms for Investors

October 7, 2019

There is a change to residence terms for investors in Brazil.

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BRAZIL: Digital Work Card System Introduced

September 30, 2019

The Brazilian government has published Ordinance 1065, regulating the issuance of the digital work card. The new system should make it easier to hire foreign national workers.

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BRAZIL: Ministry Restructuring May Affect Immigration Processing

January 8, 2019

On 1 January 2019, the new administration published Provisional Measure 870, reorganising government Ministries and public agencies in Brazil.

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BRAZIL: Residence Permit for Property Investment

November 22, 2018

The National Immigration Council in Brazil has published Normative Resolution 36/2018, which regulates the issuance of a residence permit on the basis of real estate investment in Brazil.

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BRAZIL: New Visa for Receiving Technical Training

November 5, 2018

On 26 October 2018, the government published Normative Resolution 35/2018, regulating the issuance of a temporary visa and residence authorisation for receiving training related to the operation or maintenance of equipment or other goods produced in Brazil.

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BRAZIL: Expedited Processing for Residence Authorisation for Technical Assistance Now Limited to “Urgent” and “Emergency” Cases

October 19, 2018

On 16 October 2018, the National Immigration Council published Normative Resolution (NR) 34/2018, amending NR 03/2017, which is applicable to foreign nationals who enter Brazil for up to one year to provide technical assistance services while remaining on home contract.

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