BRAZIL TECHNICAL VISAS
(VITEM V)


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BRAZIL TECHNICAL VISAS
(VITEM V)


Brazilian Technical Assistance or Technology Transfer
Visas Expedited as Fast as 5-10 Business Days!

Service fees starting at only $149

Easy Online Application
Fast Processing
No Hidden Fees
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Brazil Technical Visas are issued for the following travel types:

Technical Assistance| Technology Transfer


Performing Technical work or offering technical assistance in Brazil?
Let UVC expedite your visa!
How do you apply, how long does it take and what documents will you need to to provide? Using UVC’s step-by-step Brazil technical visa instructions to help guide you makes the entire application process quick and easy. Give yourself security and peace of mind knowing that UVC has been obtaining work visas for employment in Brazil through the Brazilian Embassies and Consulates since 1989. Put our 30+ years of experience in the visa expediting industry to work for you. 


The Type V (VITEM V) temporary visa is issued to U.S. citizens who need to travel to Brazil to perform activities for which a work visa is required. For a full list of applicable cases, see the “more info” toggle found under “Step 1: Requirements” below for details.

The acquire a Type V (VITEM V) temporary visa requires that, beforehand, the company that is offering to hire you in Brazil file a petition for temporary residency at the Brazilian Ministry of Labor (Ministério do Trabalho). Prior authorization by the Ministry of Labor may possibly be waived in the event of an emergency situation requiring the immediate presence of visa applicant in Brazil.

All type V Brazil work visa holders must register their visa with the local police within 30 days of entering Brazil.

Step 1:
Gather Documents

Step 2:
Complete Forms

Step 3:
Ship Documents

Step 4:
Place Order

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BRAZIL TECHNICAL VISA


 

STEP 1: REQUIREMENTS

Things you will need to get a visa for technical work in Brazil.
Gather together the following:

| PASSPORT

Your actual, currently valid & signed passport which must:

  • have a minimum two blank side by side visa pages;
  • not be expiring 6 months or less from the date you leave Brazil.

Please note that the last six pages of your passport cannot be used for entry/exit stamps or visa issuance. These are amendment pages specifically designated for State Department use only.

If your passport does not meet these requirements, UVC can Renew Your U.S. Passport or get you a New U.S. Passport as quickly as one business day, then process your Brazil technical visa.

| PHOTO'S

Two passport photographs which should be:

  • in color & not blurry;
  • 2×2 in size;
  • front view with body completely facing forward;
  • on a plain white background;
  • with no glasses or head wear;
  • not older than 90 days;
  • taken at a reputable facility such as Walgreen’s, CVS or Fed Ex.

| ID

A clear color copy of the front and back of the applicant’s driver’s license or state issued ID.

| ITINERARY

A copy of round trip tickets or emailed flight itinerary confirmation which should include applicants name and show entry into and exit from Brazil.

| BIRTH CERTIFICATE

A clear color copy of the applicant’s birth certificate.

| BUSINESS LETTER

An original and notarized business cover letter which must:

  • introduce the applicant;
  • state applicants position & employment status;
  • be on company letterhead;
  • be notarized in the state where the company/organization is located;
  • signed by a senior manager, equivalent to Vice President or higher;
  • be addressed to the attention of the Consulate General of Brazil Consular Section in Houston, TX;
  • list the precise nature of the business to be performed while in Brazil, in exact detail;
  • guarantee financial support for the applicant while in Brazil as well as return transportation.

| FBI CLEARANCE

All Brazil work visa applicants over 18 years of age must submit an FBI Clearance which must:

  • be an original document issued within the past 60 days;
  • be on standard letterhead with contact information of the issuing authority;
  • Reflect where the applicant has lived in the past 12 months;
  • Have sufficient information about the applicant to determine it is not a homonym (name, address, date of birth, passport Information, driver’s license or state ID, social security number).

Clearances acquired directly from FBI Headquarters or from FBI Approved Channelers are equally accepted. For a list of FBI approved channelers, please refer to the FBI Website.

| INVITATION

An original and notarized invitation letter in Portuguese from the sponsoring company in Brazil supporting your work visa request.

| WORK CONTRACT

Copy of a work contract between the applicant and the Brazilian company. This contract must be authenticated and stamped by the Brazilian Ministry of Labor.

| CNPJ REGISTRATION

A copy of the Brazilian company’s registration with the CNPJ (Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Juri­dicas) in Brazil.

| MINISTRY APPROVAL

Notice of visa approval from the Ministry of Labor in Brazil is required before processing can begin. Please note that the approval from the Ministry of Labor will be sent directly to the Brazilian Consulate.
Please ensure visa approval is addressed to the attention of the Consulate General of Brazil in Houston TX.

| MORE INFO

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A BRAZILIAN WORK VISA?

A VITEM V visa is applicable in the case of:

  • work governed by an employment contract in Brazil, duly approved by the Ministry of Labor;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to provide technical assistance stipulated in a contract between companies, or due to a cooperation agreement between private companies or between a company and a governmental entity, signed by a Brazilian legal entity and a foreign one;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to provide the transfer of technology know-how due to a contract, or due to cooperation agreement between private companies or between a company and a governmental entity, signed between a Brazilian legal entity and a foreign one;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to provide services aboard a sea cruising vessel along the Brazilian coast, for a period greater than 90 days;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to function as a seaman, in a continuous way, aboard a foreign flag vessel or platform that may or is already operating in Brazilian territorial waters, for a period greater than 90 days;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to provide services or technical assistance to the Brazilian government;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to provide services required under the terms of a technical cooperation international agreement;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to represent a financial institution or similar entity headquartered abroad;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to represent a nonprofit private legal entity;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to occupy a position, a function or to perform an assignment, for an indeterminate period of time, due to a specific requirement to maintain residence in Brazil;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, to receive professional training at a Brazilian branch, subsidiary or headquarters within the same economic group;
  • work as a professional athlete in Brazil, under the terms of an employment contract with a professional sports club or similar organization;
  • work without an employment contract in Brazil, aboard a foreign flag fishing vessel soon to operate or already operating in Brazilian territorial waters, as required by a leasing contract signed with a legal entity in Brazil, for a period greater than 90 days;
  • work with or without an employment contract in Brazil, as a professional trainee at a Brazilian employer, under a program of professional exchange.

All applications for work/employment visas require that the company that is offering to hire you in Brazil file a petition for temporary residency at the Brazilian Ministry of Labor (Ministério do Trabalho).

Prior authorization by the Ministry of Labor may possibly be waived in an emergency situation requiring the immediate presence of visa applicant in Brazil. The applicant, however, cannot apply for another emergency visa within a 6-month period following.

All type V Brazil work visa holders must register their visa with the local police within 30 days of entering Brazil.

All required documentation for the Brazil work visa must be notarized/certified originals. Photocopies of any required documentation will not be accepted by the Brazilian consulate.

Brazil will not issue visas to applicants who have currently valid Brazil visas in other passports including cancelled or lost passports. If you have a previously issued Brazil visa in your passport that has not yet expired, please contact UVC for instructions.

STEP 2: FORMS

Forms required to get a visa for technical work in Brazil.
Complete, print & sign the following required documents:

| BRAZIL VISA APPLICATION FORM

Complete, print, and sign two copies of the Brazil work/employment visa application form.

  • Brazil Work/Employment Visa Application

    Important Notes: 
  • When you access the Online Application you may get a message stating this is an “untrusted connection”. This is due to the security certificate for the application web page being issued by the Brazilian Government and is not recognized by most web browsers in the United States.
  • To convert the application from Portuguese to English, click the British Flag in the top right corner.
  • Where the applications asks for “alternate ID” put your drivers license information.
  • On the final page of the application, it will ask you to upload your documents. If you wish, you may instead upload this image where it asks for a passport photo then submit and print the application. UVC will upload all your actual documents for you.
  • The printed application will be a single page with a signature box and two bar codes. Simply sign inside the signature box.
  • The Brazilian visa application must be submitted within 30 days of completion or it will expire.

STEP 3: ORDER

What is the cost to obtain a visa for technical work in Brazil.
Choose the processing option that best meets your travel needs.

| FEE'S

UVC SERVICE FEES

Regular 5-10 business days: $149.00
Emergency Rush (at consulate discretion): $199.00

BRAZIL GOVERNMENT FEES

Single or Multiple Entry / up to 90 days
All processing times: $295.00

Please Note: Consular fees shown above include a $5 check writing fee.

| ORDER FORM

Complete, print & sign the UVC Brazil work/employment visa order form and include it in your package to UVC along with all other required documents.

​STEP 4: SHIP

Where to ship your Brazil technical visa documents?
UVC address and return shipping options.

| SHIPPING FEE'S

Choose from the following return shipping options:

  • Overnight / Next Business Day: $38.00
  • 2 Day / 2nd Business Day: $28.00
  • Saturday Delivery: $48.00

Please Note: If you are sending a pre-paid return label or will be using a FedEx or UPS account, ensure to supply that information on the UVC order form.

For Alaska/Puerto Rico/Hawaii/USVI:

  • Next Day / 2 Day (No Saturday Delivery): $48.00

For International Shipping:

  • Call UVC for Prices (Varies by Location)

 

| SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

Send all required items listed in steps 1 thru 3 to:


US Visa Connection

Address: 510 Earls Court Drive, Katy TX 77450
Phone: 877-VISADOC (847-2362)

This office processes applications from all Brazil consulate jurisdictions.
Once your order has been completed, your passport with newly issued visa will be returned to you with the return shipping option you choose.

 
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