Required Documents and Procedure -With effect from 27th Jan 2015,
the visa section at the Embassy of Brazil will only accept applications for
which documents have already been scanned into the system at the time of
filling in the visa application form online. The basic documents that need to
be scanned are:-
detailing the purpose of travel and tentative outcome of the trip.
Invitation letter if
Passport (bio-data page
and the page containing parents name and address).
Any other document as deemed
necessary by the applicant.
Any visa application not
complying with the above will be returned at the counter itself.
Please note that the Embassy
does not give information on visa status. You can check the status of your visa
Short-term work visa (up to 90
days):- Work visa applications regarding
foreign nationals who intend to enter Brazil, for a maximum period of ninety
(90) days, to provide technical assistance services, according to a contract or
agreement signed between a foreign and a Brazilian company,will from now on be
processed directly by Brazilian Consular offices, without the need for prior
authorization from the Brazilian Ministry of Labour and Employment. This new
procedure was established by the Brazilian National Immigration Council, by
means of Normative Resolution 100/2013, of 24 April 2013. It is intended to
facilitate the entry of skilled labour in Brazil and enters into force
How can I apply for Type-V
Visa, under RN 100/2013?
The applicant must fill
in the online application form available at https://scedv.serpro.gov.br/frscedv/index.jspand submit it.
On submission of the
online form the applicant has to Print the Online Confirmation Page (RER).
On the Online
Confirmation Page (RER) the applicant must glue a self photograph (not older
than 6 months with a clear white background, size 3x4 cms), sign in the space
provided and submit it to the Visa section at the Embassy of Brazil New Delhi
along with other documents listed.
Where do I submit the Online
Confirmation Page (RER)?
The online confirmation
page must be submitted to the visa section of the Embassy of Brazil (8
Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi - 110011). Once you submit your Online Confirmation
Page(RER), then you cannot change the location.
What are the timings of the
Visa section for submission and collection of documents/passports etc.?
The documents must be
submitted to the Visa section between 9.30 am to 11.00 am, Monday to Friday
Is the printing of the online
Confirmation Page (RER) enough to register my request for the visa?
No. The process will
start only after the Online Confirmation Page(RER), Documents and Visa Fees are
submitted either personally or through a third party at the Visa section of the
Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi.
What documents must accompany the
Online Confirmation Page (RER)?
Online Confirmation Page
Invitation Letter from
the Brazilian Company mentioning the details of the trip/technical assistance
The CNPJ Number of the
Passport valid for at
least 6 months.
Coloured photo with
white background. Dimensions (3x4 cm).
Visa Fees Rs. 8,000/- if
documents are submitted personally. (Indian Nationals).
Please submit the Bank
Draft alongside with your application form.
What should the Invitation
Letter from Brazil contain?
Proof that the Brazilian
Details of technical
assistance/activities to be carried out in Brazil;
Complete name of the
applicant, nationality and passport number;
Duration of stay in
Details of the
applicants Professional Qualifications;
regarding contract for technical assistance between the Brazilian company and
the Foreign company, Name of the company, CNPJ Number, address, telephone and
Who can sign the invitation
The invitation letter
should be signed by the Brazilian Manager or Director of the Company with
powers to recruit or dismiss the staff.
Is it necessary to legalize the
invitation letter by a Brazilian Notary Public?
It is not a must. But it
is recommended. In case of doubt and to certify the authenticity of the
invitation letter, the Brazilian authority can demand for the legalization of
the invitation letter by the Brazilian Notary Public.
Can the invitation-letter be
sent by email?
Yes. However, the
applicant should have with him the original invitation letter.
are advised to obtain the international vaccination certificates that are
required when returning to their country of origin, such as yellow fever.
Yellow fever certificate is mandatory for travelling and not for visa
processing. A Yellow fever vaccination certificate is valid for 10 years,
beginning 10 days after vaccination. Vaccination shot to be taken accordingly.
How to prove the CNPJ Number?
Is it sufficient to have the CNPJ Number on the letter?
Yes. It is recommended
that the company proves its CNPJ Number by submitting the print out taken from
the website 'Receita Federal do Brasil'.
Can other documents be
Yes. The Brazilian
Consular authority can request for additional documents to analyse the case.
How long does it take to
process the Type V visa under RN 100/2013?
Around seven working
The visa can be granted only
once in 180 days. What does this mean?
It means that there is a
restriction regarding concession of the second visa. The applicant can apply
for the second visa only after 180 days, counted from the date of issue of the
And if the visa is not used?
Can I request for Type V visa (RN100/2013) before 180 days?
If the first Type V visa
has not been used, then you can apply for a fresh Type V visa. But the previous
visa will be cancelled.
How many days does the
applicant have to enter Brazil after issue of visa?
How is the period of stay
From the date the
applicant enters in Brazil. The counting doesn't stop when the applicant leaves
If the applicant received Type
V visa, valid for 90, under RN61/2004, does he have to wait for 180 days to
apply for Type V visa under RN 100/2013?
There are no
restrictions. The only restriction is that the second visa under RN 100/2013
can be issued only after 180 days.