Brazil passport requirements
A Brazilian passport lasts for ten years (issued in 2015 onwards) and once it expires, you will be forced to apply for a new Brazilian passport as a first time applicant. However, having had a Brazilian passport before, the process should not be far from memory and so you will certainly feel slightly more comfortable with the procedure. Let us look at what is involved in applying for a Brazilian passport.
Applying for a Brazilian Passport OnlineApplying for a Brazilian passport is rather convenient because you can fill out a form online and then mail it to the Brazilian embassy or one of its consulates. The best thing to do in this case is to visit the consulate website for the Brazilian consulate nearest you. There are Brazilian consulates in:
- Los Angeles
- New York
- San Francisco
Completing the Online Application FormAfter printing the Brazilian passport application form which you completed online, you will notice that there is a field for which you must paste one passport photograph into. Do not forget to sign in the other required field too.
Photo RequirementsYou absolutely must paste in a photo that meets strict requirements. If your photo fails these conditions, your entire passport application will be rejected. See the below requirements for your passport photo:
- Photo must be recent to show your likeliness (six months old at most)
- Photo must be 2 inches squared in size
- Photo background must be white without shadows
- Applicant must face forward directly with open eyes and closed mouth. No smiling.
What to Send with Your Application FormThere are a few supporting documents that you will need to submit along with your Brazilian passport application to your nearest Brazilian consulate. These include:
- Your current Brazilian passport
- Money order on behalf of the specific consulate in the amount of $120 (adults)/ $80 (children 4-17 years old)/ $40 (children below 4 years old)
- A return express mail envelope for delivery of your new passport
- Notarized copy of Brazilian birth certificate
- Notarized copy of proof of discharge from election obligation
- Notarized copy of Brazilian identity card
- Notarized copy of military document (men aged 18-45)
Brazilian Passports for Foreign ResidentsLet us perform a quick re-cap of what is required to successfully apply for a Brazilian passport from the U.S
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I live in Brazil and I work for a US company remotely. How can I move to the USA? - Quora
You will need to work for the company for at least a year, and complete your bachelors degree.
With that, your company will sponsor you for an L1 visa.