Brazil Work Visa Application & Travel Information

Brazil Work Visa Application & Travel Information

Travelling To: Brazil
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Visa / Service Type
Visa Fee
Service Charge
Total To Pay
Temporary work Brazil visa 1 year (Vitem V/RN100)
£242
£80
£322

Brazil visas take 5-15 business days to process.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NATIONALS OF THE U.S.A HAVE TO APPLY AT THE EMBASSY IN PERSON.
Your documents must be uploaded when submitting your online application as per the online instructions. Any application received without the documents uploaded will be rejected.

How To Make An Application

Download The Visa Form

Download the visa application form from this web page. You can then save it to your computer and print off.

Fill In The Form

Print out and begin filling in the form with a black pen. If you have any questions regarding the form, please call us for advice free of charge. We are more than happy to help you.

Send Us The Form

Send the application along with any additional documents mentioned on the form. It is best to post it using a secure service such as Royal Mail Special Delivery or another courier company.

What To Include In Your Application

Work Visa Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
Online Application Form

Visa application fully completed at https://formulario-mre.serpro.gov.br
Note that you must upload all required documents with your application or the embassy will not accept it.
Print the application, sign it and send with hard copies of all required documents.

Passport

It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.

Passport Photo

The photo should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.

Police Certificate

Obtained from https://www.acro.police.uk/police_certificates.aspx
Must be valid for 3 months after issuance.
If the applicant has lived in multiple countries within the last 12 months, a police check from each country must be provided. Certificates produced from outside of the UK must also be duly legalised by the respective Brazilian
consular authority with jurisdiction over these countries, and translated by a sworn translator, if necessary.

CNPJ Receipt

Copy of Brazil company CNPJ receipt with visa number.

Visa Application Form

Download, Print and Fill in the form

The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.

Further Information
Transit Visa Application

Brazil transit visas are required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey within 24 hours to a third country by the same or first connecting flight without leaving the airport transit area, provided such flight is indicated on their ticket

Health Notice

(Compulsory vaccinations:) Proof of polio immunisation is required for children between the ages of 3 months & 6 years. Yellow fever certificate if arriving within 3 months from or in transit through the following countries: Angola, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Colombia, Congo Dem Rep, Ecuador, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Venezuela & Zaire. It is also recommended that travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups & backpackers staying more than 1 month have the following up to date immunisations: Diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, TB, tetanus, typhoid & yellow fever for travellers to western and Amazonian areas.

Malaria exists all year in the Amazon regions. Minimal risk in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Weather Information

Brazil lies within the tropics which means that it is generally hot & humid.

The Amazon Basin in the north & centre of Brazil has no real dry season, although there is a wetter period between Dec to Apr. Temperatures are tropical throughout the year making this a high humidity region.

The Brazilian plateau, to the south & east of the Basin, including Brasilia, has a more distinct wet & dry season where temperatures vary accordingly. Rainfall occurs mainly between Oct to Apr & the rest of the year is almost dry.

The narrow Atlantic coastal plain & southern states have a more temperate climate with a distinct cooler season (May-Sep), when frost can occur. Rainfall in the north of the coastal plain, including Recife has its wettest period between Apr-Aug, however Rio de Janeiro in the south is wet throughout the year but with a slightly wetter period between Nov-Apr. Southern states have some rain throughout

Additional Information

Location of Brazil: South America
Local Time in Brazil: Eastern Para & NE Coast: GMT-3; Western Para, Amazonas & NW States: GMT-4; Fernando de Noronha: GMT-2; South & Central: GMT-3; Tabatinga: GMT -5; Espirito Santo, Federal District, Goias, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina & Sao Paulo: -3
Capital City of Brazil: Brasilia
Population of Brazil: 186 million
Language(s) spoken in Brazil: Portuguese
Dialling Code in Brazil: 55
Driving in Brazil: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Brazil: 220V AC 60Hz (Brasilia), 110V AC the rest of the country
Currency in Brazil: Brazilian Real (BRL 1 = 100 Centavos)
Notes: BRL: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100
Coins: BRL: 1. Centavos: 1, 5, 10, 25, 50
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Most international credit cards and travellers cheques are accepted
Opening Hours in Brazil:
Bank: 1000-1600 Mon-Fri
Office: 0900-1800 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0900-1900 Mon-Fri, 0900-1300 Sat, shopping centres 1000-2200 Mon-Sat, 1500-2200 Sun