6 articles Tag moving to Brazil

Want to live and work in Brazil?

Want to live and work in Brazil?

Live near the beach in one of the fastest growing economies in world. Find the information you need to find a job and setup in Brazil, avoiding the famous Brazilian bureaucracy.

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5 first steps to decide whether to start a business in Brazil

I am commonly asked what is the best way to get started in Brazil.  Sometimes I wish there was a more sophisticated answer than the one I am about to give but I don’t think there is.  So, if you are trying to find work in Brazil or thinking about starting a company here and you have never lived here, here are the first steps: 1) Network. Speak to anyone you know who is Brazilian …

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The pros and cons of living in Brazil

Brazil is attracting world-class talent with promise of opportunity and lifestyle.  I came to Brazil in 2008 to create a web startup and I can tell you these promises exist.  I have had a great time and I recommend it as a great life experience.  That said, living in Brazil is not a walk in the park.  Like everything else, life in Brazil has its pros and cons. To give you a better idea of …

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How to find a job in Brazil

Jobs in Brazil have garnered a lot of media attention recently.  The economist published an article in January of 2011 with data from both Dasein Executive Search and Association of Executive Search showing that Brazil has the highest executive salaries in the world. The March 2012 edition of Brazil’s Istoe magazine ran a cover story on the number of foreign professionals coming to Brazil to take advantage of the favorable salaries, publishing Michael Page salary data …

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How to get a visa to work in Brazil

How to get a visa to work in Brazil

There are various visas you can get to work in Brazil. Here is a summary the most relevant information. If you work for a company: 1) If they lend services to a Brazilian company that require technical skills you can get a Business Visa which allows you to work in Brazil being paid in your country of origin. 2) If your company wants a presence in Brazil, you can be a director of this company, …

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How do get a CPF in Brazil

It is possible for foreigners not residing in Brazil to obtain CPFs so you have no excuse for not having one.  CPFs are very useful; from getting discounts in the Zona Sul supermarket or registering on some Brazilian websites. You will need a copy of one of the following documents translated by a sworn translator and consulorized at your local Brazilian consulate. Valid ID from your country RNE/CIE (Foreigner’s registration… I’m guessing you don’t have …

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