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Work – Missionary and Religious activity (VITEM VII)

Overview

  • Foreign citizens travelling to Brazil as ministers or members of a religious order must have this visa, which in certain cases requires specific authorization from the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Within 90 days of entry in Brazil, holders of this type of visa must register at the Federal Police (click here) and submit a copy of the visa application form provided by this Consulate.

 Length of stay in Brazil

Up to 2 years.

Visa Fees

  • USD 100.00 to be paid cash at Brazil Visa application Center office when the application is submitted.
  • USA passport holder: $ 250.00
  • United Kingdom passport Holder (for more than 180 days): $ 215.00

Other services:

Document Fees (USD)
Marriage Certificate 20.00
Legalization of school documents 5.00
Legalization of school documents (more than 3 documents referring to the same person and school, excluding diplomas) 15.00
Legalization of documents in general (one document/ one signature) 20.00
Certification of signature of Brazilian citizen 20.00

BLS International Service charge: Any applicant applying at the Brazil visa application Centre shall be levied a service charge of USD 14 (inclusive of tax) payable in cash.

Please note that, all visa fees and services are non-refundable.

Documents Required

Sr. No Documentation Comments

1

Visa application form

a) Completion instructions:
The form must be filled in online. Enter complete information – please note that some fields are mandatory.

  • Parents' names must be entered in full (name and surname), exactly as displayed in the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Upload the digital copies of all documents listed below (items 2 to 8).
  • Click on the "Complete Application" button to generate the Visa Request Form Receipt (RER).

b) After the form is concluded:

  • Print and sign the RER; affix your photo on the indicated field. If the applicant is under 18 years old, the RER must be signed by both parents.
  • Gather all original documents listed below. They must be presented during your visit to Brazil visa application center, in addition to the RER.

2

Valid passport

Must have at least two blank pages.
Please note that pages reserved for amendments cannot be used for visa purposes.

3

One passport photo

The photo must be recent, against white background, in the local standard specifications (3.5 x 4.5 cm).

4

Criminal record

Extract of Lebanese criminal record (dated less than three months), translated into English, French or Portuguese (for applicants aged 18 years or above). The criminal record can be obtained through the Internal Security Forces (ISF);
Please note: If the applicant has lived in multiple Countryes within the last 12 months, a police check from each country must be provided. They must also be duly legalized by the respective Brazilian consular authority with jurisdiction over these Countryes, and translated by a sworn translator, if necessary.

5

Curriculum vitae

Self-explanatory

6

Original declaration of ordination (or other documents to that effect) or academic records

To certify the applicant’s religious education, being previously certified by THE Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

7

Declaration signed by the applicant stating  that no activities will be conducted in native indigenous territory

Unless authorized by the Brazilian National Indian Foundation (FundaçãoNacional do Índio - FUNAI).

8

Certified copy of the Brazilian religious institution's latest articles of incorporation

In Portuguese, “Ata de Constituição”.

9

Certified copy of document recognizing the legal authority of the religious order’s Principal to act on behalf of the order

In Portuguese, “comprovante de poderes de representação legal de seu dirigente”.

10

Notarized term of commitment

Document by which the Brazilian order takes full financial responsibility for the applicant and dependents’ maintenance and departure from Brazil.
In Portuguese, “compromisso da entidade no Brasil de manutenção e saída do religioso chamado do território nacional”.

* Applicants willing to travel accompanied by their spouse / partner / children, please click here to check their eligibility. If eligible, you must submit, in addition to the above-mentioned items (1, 2 and 3), the original marriage certificate (or equivalent) and/or the full birth certificate of each child. If issued in another country, the certificate(s) will have to be duly legalised by the Brazilian diplomatic representation in that country.

Bring copies of all documents to be presented.

All documents in Arabic must be translated, by a sworn translator, into Portuguese and stamped at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Additional documents could be requested by the Consular Authority.

Process Time

- The application processing time is About 20 working days. The applicant will receive notification SMS when his passport is ready for collection from Brazil Visa Application center.

Please note that the Brazil Visa application Center in Beirut does not process same day visas (no rush fee).

Photo Specifications

Please provide one recent photograph (not more than 6 months old) of yourself, which should not have been used previously in the passport. The photograph should be in color and:

  • Taken against white background so that features are distinguishable and contrast against the background.
  • Clear share quality and with the face in focus.
  • Printed on normal photographic paper (camera print).
  • Full face, non-smiling [without sunglasses, a hat/cap or other head covering, unless the applicant wears such items because of their religious belief or ethnic background]
  • Please stick the Photograph on the RER printed Form.

Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete. A photo booth meeting these requirements is available at the Brazil Visa Application Center.

Note: We regret we cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements

Online Application Form

Please visit below link

https://formulario-mre.serpro.gov.br/sci/pages/web/pacomPasesWebInicial.jsf

  • The form must be filled in online.
  • Enter complete information – please note that some fields are mandatory.
  • Parents' names must be entered in full (name and surname), exactly as displayed in the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Upload the digital copies of all documents listed below (items 2 to 8).
  • Click on the "Complete Application" button to generate the Visa Request Form Receipt (RER).

After the form is concluded:

  • Print and sign the RER; affix your photo on the indicated field. If the applicant is under 18 years old, the RER must be signed by both parents.
  • Gather all original documents listed below. They must be presented during your visit to the Brazil Visa application Center, in addition to the RER.

Remark

  • The requirements for Academic research, scientific cooperation, academic extension programs, and visiting professors visa are the same for all nationalities.
  • The visa application should be submitted by:
    1. The applicant in person at Brazil Visa application Center office;
    2. Family member properly identified and dully authorized; or
    3. Third person with written authorization. Nevertheless, the bearer of the passport has to be in Lebanon when the visa will be granted, even if the application was presented through a third party. Travel agencies cannot apply for visas.
  • Applications, which are filled and submitted online, may not be sent by e-mail.

Please note that the application form completed (to be filled out on-line) is valid for one month only; if you come to Brazil Visa application Center office to submit your application after that period it will be necessary to complete (fill out) another form.

Minors under 18 years traveling to Brazil must have the application signed by both parents in front of the Consular Authority. If one of the parents is out of Lebanon, he/she must provide the original of a written authorization, notarized by the Lebanese Consulate of the country he/she is in.

Non-residents in Lebanon can apply for a tourist visa, provided they fulfill the above mentioned requirements.

It is recommended that Brazilian citizen, even if he/she has another nationality, presents his/her Brazilian passport when entering or leaving Brazil.

  • Please note that issuing or denying a visa is a sovereign act of Governments. The kind of visa, its granting and its validity are also a sovereign decision of the Embassy. No discussion on this matter will be accepted and the Brazil Visa application Center does not have to justify why a visa is not granted. It is advised to be sure that the visa was approved before buying a ticket. The Brazil Visa application Center in Beirut is not responsible for any cancellation fee incurred, in case a visa is denied.

The entry visa, in any case, is an expectation of right. The entrance of foreign citizens and permanence in Brazil may be prohibited by decision of the Ministry of Justice and enforced by the Federal Police.

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Last Updated at: 19/11/2019
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