BRAZIL – New Immigration Law Takes Effect

On 21 November 2017, Decree 9.199/2017 was published and the new Brazilian immigration law (13.445/2017) took effect.

It is important to note that the normative resolutions which provide guidelines for visa processing have not yet been published, and until they are published applications under the new law will not be available.

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Law Takes Effect

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BRAZIL – Electronic Visas Soon Available for Australian Nationals

From 21 November 2017, Australian nationals will be able to apply for an electronic visa for Brazil, valid for tourism or business and issued within 72 hours, through a new online system.

The electronic visas will then be made available to Canadian nationals from 8 January 2018, to US nationals from 15 January 2018 and to Japanese nationals from 22 January 2018.

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BRAZIL – Electronic Visas Soon Available for Australian Nationals

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Law Published

Effective November 2017, a new Brazilian immigration law (Lei 13445/2017, published 25 May 2017) will replace the Foreigner Statute law (Law No. 6815/1980).

The new law has a humanitarian approach and aims to reduce the bureaucracy and fight the criminalisation of immigration non-compliance. Note that implementing regulations will have to be published before the impact of the new law is fully understood. Below is a summary of the main changes.

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Law Published

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PERU – New Law to Reorganise Immigration Categories

A new immigration law (legislative decree No.1350), effective 1 March 2017, will reorganise Peru’s immigration categories into temporary and resident categories, and allow family members of foreign national residents to work with dependent status, among other changes.

This follows changes to certain documentary requirements for resident worker and designated worker visas effective 23 December 2016.

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PERU – New Law to Reorganise Immigration Categories

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