Living in Brazil

This section contains information regading Brazilian documentation, housing and driving in Brazil

Last update in September/2017

Brazil has specific guidelines for foreigners who want to live in the country. In this guide you will find important information such as getting the Brazilian Foreigner ID Card, the propper driver's license or how to handle the process of renting a house.

Brazilian Documentation

Following your arrival in Brazil, with a valid temporary or permanent residence visa, you will be required to apply for various documents within 30 days of arrival.

Know more about Brazilian documentation


Property Tax, condominium wages, lease agreements, landlord's obligations and other aspects regarding having a home in Brazil.

Know more about Housing in Brazil.


Brazil has an extensive network of roads ranging from multi‑lane highways to small country roads. Driving is on the right side.

Know more about Driving in Brazil.

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