IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 19 Nov 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

 On 19 November 2012, the Brazilian government has announced facilitated immigration rules for foreigners working for the soccer World Cup 2014 and the Olympic Games 2016. The main changes include:

  • 5 day priority processing (in contrast to standard processing times of 4 to 6 weeks)
  • Requirements for proof of education and professional experience were lifted

Visa applicants need to provide a proof of connection with the aforementioned events in order to be eligible for these benefits. 

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