passport of Brazil

Brazil Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel40

Asset protection112

Quality of life60

"Plan B"91

About Brazil

The largest state in South America in terms of area and population. Brazil is the largest supplier of sugar and oranges in the world. But most of the country's income comes from the service sector.

About 6 million tourists visit Brazil every year. They come to relax on the beaches, see the rainforests and dunes. In addition, travelers are attracted by colorful carnivals in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia and Recife.

Population

207.4 million

Capital

Brasilia

Official language

Portuguese

GDP per capita

$10.672

Time zone

UTC-2…-5

Currency

Brazilian Real

Brazil passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Entry to 170 countries around the world

    A Brazilian passport provides visa-free access to the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, and other states. With a Brazilian passport, it is easier to get a B-1/B-2 nonimmigrant visa to the United States for 10 years.

  • 2

    Education and healthcare

    Citizens, along with residents with a residence permit and a permanent residence status in Brazil get free access to healthcare and public education, including higher education.

  • 3

    Work and international business

    A Brazilian passport allows you to establish a company aimed at international business. The process of registering a company takes up to 3 months and is subject to licensing.

  • 4

    Simplified pathway to Portuguese citizenship

    For Brazilian citizens, the period for obtaining a Portuguese passport by naturalisation is reduced to 3 years of residence in the country.

  • 5

    Life in a warm climate

    Brazil has warm weather all year round. In the colder months, from May to September, the temperature ranges from +16 to 18 °C. In the warmest months, from December to February, it ranges from +30 to 33 °C.

Grounds for obtaining a Brazil passport

Brazil allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 4 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Brazil passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get a Brazilian passport?

    Brazilian citizenship is obtained by right of blood or land, adoption, marriage, descent, work for the government of the country, naturalisation or by a passport of a Portuguese-speaking country.

    To obtain Brazilian citizenship by naturalisation, you must have lived in the country for at least 4 years, pass a language test, and have no criminal record.

    The naturalisation process is reduced to 1 year: for a Brazilian citizen’s spouse, the parent of a Brazilian child, or a citizen of a Portuguese-speaking country.

    No residence period is required in case of 10-year diplomatic mission service in Brazil, or of 5 years of marriage to a Brazilian diplomat.

  • Does Brazil recognise second citizenship?

    Yes, Brazilian citizens can have multiple nationalities, as long as it does not contradict the laws of other countries.

  • Who can get Brazilian citizenship by birthright?

    Brazilian citizenship can be obtained by right of blood if the child was born to citizens of the country. If the Brazilian parent is in another country, one will need to register with the Brazilian Embassy; or confirm one’s citizenship before a federal judge after returning to Brazil.

    Citizenship by right of land can be obtained by any child born on the territory of the country. There’s an exception if the child’s parents are employed by diplomatic missions or consulats.