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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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BRAZIL: Delays Due to Internal Systems Upgrade

September 20, 2018

The federal Police in Brazil are currently implementing a new internal IT system (SISMIGRA) to replace the previous one (SINCRE).

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BRAZIL: New Immigration Rules for Residence Renewal Published [UPDATED]

September 5, 2018

On 25 July 2018, the Brazil National Immigration Council published Normative Resolution 30/2018 regulating procedures for the renewal of residence authorisation for foreign professionals, effective immediately.

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Going Global: Expand Your Business to Brazil

June 21, 2018

A look at the business climate and corporate immigration system of Brazil and evaluation of the opportunities for companies expanding internationally. The third edition in Newland Chase's 'Going Global' series.

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BRAZIL: Clarification of Procedure for Change of Status from Temporary to Permanent Residence Permit

April 17, 2018

The Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Justice have issued a joint statement clarifying that applications for conversion of temporary residence into permanent residence permits must be submitted to the Ministry of Labour for processing, rather than the Ministry of Justice.

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