Brazil

Living and
Working in Brazil

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Francois Bertrand

"What a thrilling city São Paulo is. With a great international expat community that keeps in touch on InterNations."

Elin Gustavson

"As I already met several expat women on InterNations online, it was great to meet offline and get to know each other in real life."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Brazil

Are you an expat working and living in Brazil? Or are you preparing to move soon to Brasilia, São Paulo or any other of the Brazilian international hotspots?

Expat life in Brazil has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the strongly urbanized south-east, learning how Brazilian people celebrate Our Lady Aparecida or Children's Day, up to tasting Brazil’s favorite dishes such as feijoada.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Brazil. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Ireland to living in Afghanistan.

Top Articles in the Brazil Expat Guide

  • Moving to Brazil

    Brazil’s importance on the global stage is increasing, and so is the number of expats in the country. Make sure to do your homework before you move to Brazil: we offer a country profile, as well as info on visa requirements and the job market! Are you interested? Then what are you waiting for?
  • Living in Brazil

    As an expat in Brazil, you need to take care of your health, your kids’ education, and your accommodation. After all, there is more to living in Brazil than the Carnival, the Copacabana, the country’s rainforests, and its pleasant climate. Read our guide to find out all you need to know.
  • Working in Brazil

    Don’t let working in Brazil remain an escapist dream! InterNations offers essential info on job opportunities, visa and language requirements, social security, and more. Numerous expats from around the world have made working in Brazil the reality of their professional lives. Why don’t you too?

Working and living in Brazil – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Brazil requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Brazilian expat life. Living abroad in Brazil raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Brazil?ʺ, ʺDoes my house need central heating for the winter months?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Brasilia should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Brazilian municipality in Rio de Janeiro?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Brazil is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Brazil aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Brazil. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from housing and household, to administration & finance or food and shopping, up to health-care. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺCan I travel from Rio to Sampa by coach?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Brazil? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Singapore or living in Ecuador!

Tips on living and working in Brazil – From social clubs for expats to serviced apartments

Moreover, our expat directory for Brazil includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. social clubs for expats or serviced apartments. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Brazil with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Oi from our expats living and working in Brazil.

Francois Bertrand

"What a thrilling city São Paulo is. With a great international expat community that keeps in touch on InterNations."

Elin Gustavson

"As I already met several expat women on InterNations online, it was great to meet offline and get to know each other in real life."

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