What is the change? A technical problem with Brazil’s MigranteWeb online system has halted processing of in-country visa and permit applications

What does the change mean? Authorities will not be able to process in-country visa and permit applications until the problem is resolved.

  • Implementation timeframe: Immediate and ongoing.
  • Visas/permits affected: All visas and permits processed via the MigranteWeb system.
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals applying for Brazilian visas and permits in-country.
  • Impact on processing times: The technical problem will delay processing times, especially if it is not resolved soon.
  • Business impact: Businesses may need to adjust timelines if they have employees who are affected by the delays.

BAL Analysis: Little information is available at this point about the nature of the technical problem or how long it might take to resolve. Those in need of visa services should expect delays with in-country processing. Applications filed at foreign embassies or consulates abroad have not been saffected.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group in Brazil. For additional information, please contact

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