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According to Constitutional Amendment No. 54/2007, the birth registration, in a consular post, of the child of a Brazilian father or Brazilian mother is sufficient to guarantee his Brazilian nationality.

In other words, it is enough to register the birth of your child at the Consulate General for him to have the rights and duties of all Brazilian citizens.

Those who go to Brazil without being registered at the Consulate General must apply for registration with the Brazilian courts, in a much more complex and time-consuming procedure.

So be sure to register your child's birth at the Consulate General. For more information on this service, see the item Birth Registration

Brazil is experiencing a new migratory scenario. The number of immigrants registered by the Federal Police has been increasing every year. Because of this phenomenon, the right to acquire Brazilian nationality has gained a high degree of interest.

In Brazil, unlike most European countries, the rules for granting nationality are not provided for by law or decree. The right to Brazilian nationality is listed in the Federal Constitution itself.

Thus, you can acquire the original nationality, being considered Brazilian born. As well as the derived nationality, considered naturalized Brazilian.


Out of the entirety of the nations that offer citizenship by birth, Brazil is – by a long shot – the most ideal choice.

Most nations in the Americas offer citizenship by birth. Be that as it may, a few nations, specifically the US, accompany uncalled-for charge and administrative weights, and others, like Costa Rica, are not as agreeable to conceive an offspring in.

Brazilian citizenship, then again, doesn't accompany the stuff of a US identification, and gratitude to its abundance of best-in-class clinical offices, it's a truly agreeable spot for you or your accomplice to conceive an offspring.

Brazil is a mainstream objective for clinical the travel industry on account of the nation's minimal effort, excellent medical care, so conceiving an offspring there can be helpful for westerners hoping to stay away from the significant expenses of conceiving an offspring in their nation of origin.

Notwithstanding, as well as being financially savvy, conceiving an offspring in Brazil additionally gives your youngster the entirety of the advantages of Brazilian citizenship, like the chance to live in a different society.

Obtaining citizenship or naturalization of a particular nation helps to a great extent stay in the country in question, in addition to several other favors that we will address in the course of this text. Naturalization is the name given to the process in which a person acquires a nationality different from that of origin. Citizenship is basically the set of rights and duties of a person within a given territory. Although they seem to be the same thing, and when it comes to Brazilian citizenship, we will often see the term “nationality” being mentioned, there are differences between the two methods. Each country has its own legislation regarding the citizenship process. For example, the presentation of a certain document may be necessary to obtain Italian citizenship, but it is not necessary to obtain Spanish citizenship. It is necessary to know the legislation of the country in question to detail what must be done to obtain the respective citizenship in Brazil, however, unlike most European countries, the rules for granting nationality are not provided for by law or decree. The right to Brazilian nationality is regulated in the Federal Constitution itself. Here, we will detail the processes for Brazilian citizenship to be carried out, showing the necessary documents and the procedures so that everything is done correctly. Brazil has been experiencing a new migratory scenario in recent years. The number of immigrants registered by the PF (Federal Police) has increased with each passing year. Because of this increase, the acquisition of Brazilian citizenship has been increasingly requested.


Mr. Alessandro Jacob speaking about Brazilian Law on "International Bar Association" conference

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