Understanding the Hague Apostille: A Simplified Guide

The Apostille is a certificate issued by a designated authority in a country that is a party to the Hague Convention. It verifies the authenticity of the origin of a public document, such as birth certificates, marriage licenses, and legal judgments.

Obtaining a CPF as a Foreigner: Your Essential First Step in Brazil

When planning an extended stay in Brazil, obtaining a CPF (Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas) is one of the most crucial steps you should take upon arrival. This individual taxpayer registry identification number, issued by the Brazilian government, is indispensable for both daily activities and more significant financial transactions. Here’s why having a CPF can greatly […]

Decoding the Migratory Year: Unraveling Brazil’s Visa Regulations

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In the realm of international travel, comprehending the nuances of the migratory year is indispensable for those eyeing an extended vacation or relocation to Brazil. This guide dives deep into the labyrinth of bureaucratic protocols set forth by Brazilian immigration authorities. Our aim is to illuminate the critical facets of the migratory year, demystifying its importance and […]

Family Reunion Visa in Brazil: How to Get It Done

Are you planning to reunite with your family in Brazil? If so, you may need to apply for a family reunion visa. This visa allows foreign nationals to join their Brazilian family members for an extended period. In this comprehensive guide, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about getting […]

How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Brazil: A Complete Guide

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You’re currently in Brazil and your tourist visa is about to expire? Fell in love with this magical country and would like to get yourself a visa extension? You may be wondering whether it’s possible to legally extend your stay. Well, my name is Ligia, I’m a Immigration Lawyer, expert in Brazilian visas, and in […]