Changes in the Immigration Law of Brazil
11 December, 2017duguech
On November 21 the Government of Brazil published an Official Decree announcing the enforcement of the new Immigration Law. The change updates the immigration law approved almost 30 years ago and the subsequent amendments. With this Official Decree, modifications and reforms are established in: visas, residence authorizations, Federal Police records, fines, sanctions and transitory provisions.
With regard to visas, those already issued, regardless of the type, will remain in effect until the expiration date. However, the issuance of new visas at the Consulates of Madrid and Barcelona, must comply with the new requirements and conditions applicable in the recently announced Immigration Law, before resuming the process.
In the specific case of Technical Assistance visas (NR100), considered for short-term work trips, It will be necessary to issue a residence authorization by the Ministry of Labor in Brazil, prior to the processing of the visa before the corresponding Brazilian Consulate.
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