Documents for buying property in Brazil

According to Brazilian law, any foreign citizen can buy urban property in Brazil without restrictions, regardless of nationality, legal or natural person, or residing in Brazil or overseas. The CPF (Natural Persons Tax Registration Number) is mandatory for Brazilians and foreigners with goods subject to public registration and records in Brazil, including properties, cars, sea… Read More Documents for buying property in Brazil

Brazilian Visas

The types of visas issued for Brazil are: transit: for tourists in transit who wish to leave the airport between one flight and another, basically. tourist: for recreational stays and visitations, not work. These visas allow stays of up to 90 days after which they can be extended (prorrogação) once at the nearest department of… Read More Brazilian Visas

Amnesty for illegal aliens in Brazil

Published 2 July, 2009 – 15h40 Agencia Brazil – Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC) Gilberto Costa Reporter of Agência Brasil Brasília – This afternoon President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva approved the Bill 1.664-D, of 2007, the so-called Bill of Migration Amnesty, which authorizes provisional permanence of foreign citizens in an illegal situation in Brazil.… Read More Amnesty for illegal aliens in Brazil

CPF Hell

Ex-pats and people considering living in Brazil have probably heard about the dreaded CPF. It´s a government invention to prevent tax evasion which ended up being the largest monster in red-tape horror. The good/bad thing about being a foreigner in Brazil is that you can sometimes register a comment or open an e-mail account without… Read More CPF Hell