Working Holiday Programme

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


A working holiday visa is a residence permit allowing you to undertake employment and holiday (and sometimes study) in Brazil. For many young people, holding a working holiday visa enables you to experience living in Brazil without undergoing the usual costly expenses of finding work sponsorship in advance or going on expensive university exchange programmes.

You need to:

  • have enough money to pay for a return ticket, and

  • be coming mainly to holiday, with work being a secondary intention.

Age: Available to 18-30 years old

Family: You can not bring your children or family members.



12 months


Processing time

1 - 2 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Working Holiday Programme ?

8 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must hold a valid passport.
  • Applicant must intend to stay in Brazil mainly for tourism purposes.
  • Applicant must be aged between 18 and 30 on the day of application.
  • Applicant must hold a return ticket or sufficient funds to purchase one.
  • Applicant must have sufficient funds to cover expenses at the beginning of stay in Brazil.
  • Applicant must be of good character.
  • Applicant must be in good health.
  • Applicant must have medical insurance for the duration of the stay in Brazil.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Working Holiday Programme ?

7 Document Required

  • Copies of valid passport or travel document.
  • Passport picture (according ICAO regulations).
  • Proof of sufficient means of subsistence (eg. bank statements).
  • Copies of flight ticket reservation (or proof of sufficient funds to purchase one).
  • Copies of travel health insurance document.
  • Copies of police clearance certificate.
  • Copies of medical certificate of good health.

Talent Migration data for Brazil

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

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