Highly Skilled Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


VIPER can be granted to foreigners who come to the country voluntarily, to assume the position of director, manager or administrator of a religious entity, a social services or non-governmental organization, not employed by a legal entity based in Brazil.



Lifelong Month(s)



48 Month(s)



250 max.



2 Month(s)




Eligibility Requirements for the Highly Skilled Visa

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need a Proof of enrollment in the Social Welfare Council.
  • You need professional experience and qualifications compatible with the activities to be performed.
  • You should be of good charactar.
  • You should be in good health.

Document Requirements for the Highly Skilled Visa

18 Document Required

  • Original and photocopy of passport.
  • Original Police Clearance Certificate.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Original or Certified copy of Marriage Certificate (if applicable).
  • Evidence of Residential Address.
  • Bank Statement.
  • 2 passport-size photos.
  • Original or Certified copy of Birth Certificate (if applicable).
  • Medical Certificate.
  • Articles of incorporation or bylaws of the organization duly registered with the competent body.
  • Act of nomination, appointment or election of current directors.
  • Proof of enrolment in the Social Welfare Council, when appropriate, or certificate of qualification as civil society and public interest organization, issued by the Ministry of Justice (where applicable).
  • Document describing the volunteer service location and the activities to be performed by the foreigner.
  • Term of responsibility from the organization assuming support to the foreigner during his/her stay in Brazil and for his/her return to his/her country of origin.
  • Term of responsibility from the sponsoring organization assuming any financial responsibility for medical expenses, for the foreigner and any dependants, if applicable, during the entire stay.
  • Document attesting to professional experience and qualifications compatible with the activities to be performed.
  • Proof that the entity is in full and regular operation.
  • Document appointing the foreigner for the position, properly registered with the competent body.

Talent Migration data for Brazil

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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