About Us

Brazil


Service locations

​The Department's office in Brasilia manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.  Temporary and some permanent visa applications for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay are lodged at the Australian Embassy in Argentina. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available.

Australian Embassy

Brasilia

Brasilia
Summary
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This office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.​

Street address

Embaixada da Austrália
SES 801, Conj. "K" Lote. 07
Av. Das Nações,
Brasília DF
70200-010

Postal address
As above
Counter hours

By appointment only.
Note: Appointments can be requested by calling the telephone contact details on this page.
Alternatively, visa applications can be left in the Visa Section drop box located at the Embassy Guard House, Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Telephone
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Americas service centre

+1 613 238 1040 (International call cost will apply)​

10am to 5pm EST Monday to Friday (Americas Region) ​​​​


Fax
55 61 3224 5777
Electronic contact
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Website
http://www.brazil.embassy.gov.au
Additional information

​​Payment information

We are unable to accept payment by cash or personal cheque.​

​​​​​​This includes applications sent by mail or placed in the visa application drop-box.

​Bank or Company Cheque​

Cheques must be made payable to 'Australian Embassy' or 'Embaixada da Australia' and include a contact telephone number on the reverse of the cheque. Clients seeking to obtain a bank cheque in Brazil will need the Embassy CNJP number – 03973950/0001-90.​​​​​​​​​

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​​

Credit card is the preferred payment option.

Citizenship​​​​​​​​​​​​

Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.​​​​

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​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.

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Special procedures

You are able to lodge permanent entry visa and Refugee and Humanitarian visa applications at any office. It is recommended that you lodged directly with Brasilia, as forwarding documents between our offices can take up to a month. Fees/charges may be paid at any office, and the receipt should be sent by the applicant with the application direct to Brasilia.​

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires
Summary

This visa office provides temporary and permanent immigration and visa services to clients in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.​​​

Street address
Villanueva 1400
BUENOS AIRES 1426
Argentina
Postal address
As above
Counter hours

By appointment only.

Appointments can be requested by calling the telephone contact details on this page.

Visa applications can be left at the visa office drop box Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

Telephone

+54 11 6632 2059 (available for residents of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay only)

Fax
+54 11 4779 3585
Electronic contact
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Website
http://www.argentina.embassy.gov.au
Additional information

​​Payment information

We are unable to accept payment by cash or cheque.

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card may be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. We strongly encourage you to contact your financial institution to authorise the credit amount before making your application. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​

Postal orders (GIRO)

Payment by Postal Order in Argentina should be made payable to: Embajada De Australia. We only accept payments in Postal Order in Argentine Pesos. No other currencies are accepted. Postal orders can only be used if you are applying from within Argentina.

Panel physician

Belo Horizonte

Rua dos Otoni
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

927/ 602 – Santa Efigênia
Belo Horizonte – MG
30150-270

Telephone

+55 31 3274 6768
+55 31 3292 3938

Electronic contact

Juliana.brz@hotmail.com
consultoriojcancado@yahoo.com.br

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Juliana Barbosa Cancado (female)

Brasilia

CDS Diagnostico por Imagem
Summary

Radiology examinations

Street address

SHLS 716 – Ed. Centro Clinico Sul Torre I – Sala 20
Brasilia – DF
70.390-907

Telephone

+55 61 3245 7494
+55 61 3034 8213
+55 61 3034 8432

Fax

+55 61 3245 7494

Electronic contact

atendimento@clinicacds.com.br

Consultorio Medico – RAOMD
Summary

Medical examinations

Street address

SGAS 915 (915 Sul), Edifício Advance 2, Sala S1.22,
Asa Sul, Brasilia, DF, Brazil, DF, 70390-150

Telephone

+55 61 3245 3133

Electronic contact

contato@raomd.com.br

Website
http://www.raomd.com.br/
Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Francisco Airton Oliveira (male)
Dr Rafael Almeida de Oliveira (male)

Please go to the website to schedule an appointment.

Curitiba

Instituto Forlanini de Pneumologia Ltda
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Rua Pedro Ivo, 318 1 Andar
80.010-020

Telephone

+55 41 3224 6422
+55 41 3322 1018

Fax

+55 41 3224 6422

Electronic contact

visto@institutoforlanini.com.br
visto.forlanini@gmail.com

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Benito Bernardino Gusso (male)

Florianopolis

CIEM - MD Roberto Tobaldini
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Rua Menino Deus 63 – Room 12 (CIEM) - 3rd Floor
Florianopolis Santa Catarina
88.020-210

Telephone

+55 48 3225 0163
+55 48 3225 0164

Fax

+55 48 3224 0606

Electronic contact

rtobaldini@ibest.com.br

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Roberto Tobaldini (male)

Fortaleza

Dr Dirk Schreen
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Rua Carlos Vasconcelos, 977
Aldeota
Fortaleza - Ceará
60.315-170

Counter hours

7am to 6pm

Telephone

​+55 85 3261 2926
+55 85 3264 7153
+55 85 3224 2421

Electronic contact

dirksch@uol.com.br

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Dirk Schreen (male)

Porto Alegre

Antonio Pozzer
Summary

Medical examinations

Street address

Rua Santo Antonio, 277/203
Independência
Porto Alegre - RS
90.220-011

Telephone

+55 51 3311 7757
+55 51 3311 7039

Fax

+55 51 3268 8780

Electronic contact

spserped@gmail.com

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Antonio Pozzer (male)
Dr Maristella Oliveira (female)

CROL Radiologia
Summary

Radiology examinations

Street address

Travessa Eng. Acilino de Carvalho, 10 – 5 Andar.
Centro Porto Alegre - RS 90.010-200

Counter hours

7.30 am to 6 pm

Telephone

+55 51 3026 1500

Fax

+55 51 3026 1500

Recife

Paulo Almeida
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Edif. Garag. Hospital Memorial São José
R. das Fronteiras, 175.
Sala 101. 1 Andar
Derby – Recife – PE
50.070-530

Telephone

+55 81 3423 1825

Fax

+55 81 3221 0104

Electronic contact

palmeida@elogica.com.br

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Paulo Almeida (male)

Rio de Janeiro

Clinica Galdino Campos
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Avenue Nossa Senhora de Copacabana
492 2 Andar / sala 201
Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro
22.020-001

Counter hours

7am to 8pm

Telephone

+55 21 2548 9966
+55 21 2255 9966

Fax

+55 21 2548 9966

Electronic contact

clinica@galdinocampos.com.br
ronaldo.galdino@galdinocampos.com
realclinic@galdinocampos.com.br

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Ronaldo Galdino Campos (male)

Dr A Buescu Medical Office
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Rua Barão de Lucena, 48
Sala 7 Botafogo
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
22.260-020

Telephone

+55 21 2527 3477
+55 21 9248 5207

Fax

+55 21 2527 3477

Electronic contact

buescu@globo.com

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Alexandru Buescu (male)

Salvador

Centro Medico Cardio Pulmonar
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

3rd Floor 157 Ponciano de Oliveira
Salvador Bahia
40.170-130

Telephone

+55 71 3203 2200

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Luiz Augusto Pereira Biscaia (male)

São Paulo

CEMOI Centro Medico Ltda
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Avenue Albert Einstein 627 – Bloco A 1 - 1° Andar Sala 114 A
Morumbi
Sao Paulo 05.652-000

Counter hours

8 am to 6 pm

Telephone

+55 11 2151 5114

Fax

+55 11 3771 4420

Electronic contact

dankwart@uol.com.br

Additional information

Doctors:
Dr Dankwart Schreen (male)
Dr Gerd Schreen (male)

Dr Joao Jorge Leite's Clinic
Summary

Medical Radiology examinations

Street address

Rua Sergipe 441 - Conj. 111 - 11° Andar
Consolacão – São Paulo - SP
01.243-001

Counter hours

8.30am to 5pm

Telephone

+55 11 3663 0404
+55 11 3661 9522

Fax

+55 11 3661 9522

Electronic contact

contato@examemedicovisto.com

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr João Jorge Leite (male)

IB Valdemar Andersen
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

R. Ant. de Macedo Soares, 1902
Campo Belo – São Paulo – SP
04.607-003

Telephone

+55 11 5543 5086
+55 11 5092 6458

Electronic contact

dr.ibandersen@gmail.com

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Ib Valdemar Andersen (male)

Paulo Ricardo Furbetta
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Centro Medico Pinheiros - CEMEP
Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima
1685 conjunto
2E Jardim Paulistano
Sao Paulo
01452-001

Telephone

+55 11 3032 3858
+55 11 3032 4649

Fax

+55 11 3031 1671

Electronic contact

visto_cemep@hotmail.com
centromedicopinheiros@hotmail.com

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Paulo Ricardo Furbetta (male)

Police check

Brazil

Brazil
Street address

BRAZIL

Additional information

You must provide police clearances from Brazil if you are:

  • a Brazilian national;
  • a current or former temporary or permanent resident of Brazil; or
  • a non-citizen currently residing or have resided in Brazil as a holder of a visitor (tourist) visa.

The table below shows the police clearances that you are required to provide depending on your resident status in Brazil.  (You might be required to provide more than one police clearance.)

Police Clearance Required
Resident status in BrazilJustice FederalState Justice DepartmentBrazilian Federal Police
Brazilian Citizens (including dual nationals)YESYES -
Non-citizens - current or former permanent residentsYESYES-
Non-citizens - current or former temporary residentsYESYES-
​Non-citizens - who reside or have resided in Brazil as holders of visitor (tourist) visas​-​-​YES

Obtaining police certificates

Police certificate issued by the Federal Justice (Justiça Federal)

Name of Certificate - 'Certidao Negativa'

  • This covers the civil and criminal court and is available online in most states at http://www.cjf.jus.br/cjf/certidao-negativa. (applicant must use Mozilla Firefox navigator when assessing site) This clearance also identifies crimes which are recorded on the Federal Police system. This clearance should be obtained for each state where you have resided for a cumulative period of 12 months or longer in the last 10 years since reaching the age of 16 years.
  • You can apply online for a Federal Justice clearance by providing your full name and your CPF number (Brazilian taxation number).  There is no fee payable for this service. The online process is quick and the certificate is issued instantly.
  • If you are unable to obtain the clearance online, you may need to apply in-person or via a third person by 'power of attorney' to the nearest office of the Justice Federal in your state. Processing time will vary depending on the state.

Police certificate issued by the State Justice Department (Justica Estadual, Secretaria de Seguranca Publica, Tribunal de Justica or the Departamento de Policia Civil, depending on the state)

Name of Certificate - 'Certidao de Antecedentes Criminais'

  • You can obtain a State Justice clearance online in most states by providing your Brazilian National Identity card number, known as (RG) or your Registro Nacional de Estrangeiros (RNE) - Foreigner ID card.  A fee might be payable in some states.  Certificates should be provided for each state in Brazil in which you have resided for a cumulative period of 12 months or longer in the last 10 years since reaching the age of 16 years.
  • If you are unable to obtain the State Justice clearance online, you might need to apply in person or give a Power of Attorney (Procuracao) to a family member or friend in Brazil to obtain the certificate on your behalf.  As processes for obtaining State Justice certificates vary by state, you should make contact with the relevant authorities in the state in question to seek clarification where required.

Police certificate issued by the Brazilian Federal Police

Name of Certificate - 'Certidao de Antecedentes Criminais'

You can only obtain the Brazilian Federal Police clearance if:

  • you are currently residing in Brazil a holder of a visitor (tourist) visa and have resided in Brazil for a cumulative period of 12 months or longer in the last 10 years since reaching the age of 16 years; or
  • you have resided in Brazil as a holder of visitor (tourist) visa for a cumulative period of 12 months or longer in the last 10 years since reaching the age of 16 years.

You can obtain this clearance online through the following website: http://www.pf.gov.br/servicos-pf/antecedentes-criminais.  There is no fee payable for this service. The online process is quick and the certificate is issued instantly.

Note: In all cases, police certificates must also be professionally translated into English by a certified translator.