In Brazil, temporary permits last up to two years and can be reissued once. After four years, an employer can apply to transfer the permits to permanent status to allow employees to live and work in Brazil.

Available work visas and work permits to Brazil include:

  • Visitor visas (VIVIS): issued for non-remunerative business activities and meetings for a maximum duration of 90 days

  • Pre-approved Work Visa (VITEM V): issued for work involving technology assistance or transfer at Brazilian companies or through a cooperation agreement between companies, professional training, and internships

  • Family reunion/dependent visa (VITEM XI)

  • Cultural and academic visa (VITEM I)

  • Pre-approved professional artist and/or sports event visa (VITEM XII)

  • Missionary work visa (VITEM VII)

  • Diplomatic and official visas (VIDIP VISOF)

Meltzer Hellrung’s services include:

  • Full assessment of the applicant under existing visa laws and regulations

  • Assistance at each step of the process: visa application, work authorization, residence permit, extensions, renewals, etc.

  • 24/7 access to our case management system to track real-time status of applications and monitor upcoming expiration dates or other requirements

  • Document procurement for legalization, attestation, police clearance certification, proof of birth/marriage/citizenship, etc.

  • Accompaniment and assistance upon arrival in Brazil

Contact is to learn more about how we can help streamline the visa and immigration process.