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How to get a Brazilian investor visa

Brazil offers indefinite residence permits for foreigners who invest in Brazilian companies, or set up their own enterprise

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The most straightforward answer to the question of “how can I get a permanent residency visa in Brazil?” is invariably through marriage to a Brazilian citizen, or having a child in the country. The spouses or parents of Brazilian citizens are given near-automatic residency status, and even full citizenship is facilitated in these cases. But, of course, barring a prior relationship, marriage and/or having children is anything but straightforward.

While temporary work and study permits are available, there are relatively strict conditions to obtain permanent residence in Brazil, besides the so-called “family reunion” visas. Among the possible avenues are...

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