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ITEMS NOT ALLOWED

Used cars and motorcycles are prohibited. Firearms must be declared on entry and released to the military for licensing.

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS – HOUSEHOLD GOODS

One air shipment and one sea shipment only may be brought into Brazil consisting of used furniture, articles for domestic use, machines, tools, instruments and other paraphernalia necessary for professional use. Immigrants with temporary or permanents visas and returning Brazilians who have been outside of Brazil for more than one year need to bring a detailed inventory showing any brand names and serial numbers and which includes estimated value of each item, any items not listed on the inventory are subject to extremely high import duties and taxes. Automobiles, motorcycles and power boats (and motor for power boats) are not included under these terms.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Shipment should originate and embark from country or countries of shipper’s residence
  • Shipment should arrive Brazil no later than 6 months after shipper’s arrival
  • All visa holders should register with the Brazilian Federal Police within 30 days of arrival.
  • Temporary visa holders, the entire shipment must be re-exported upon expiration of contract . Extensions may be granted

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Brazilian returning after at least 12 months abroad:

  • Notarized copy of all pages of Passport
  • Original OBL or AWB.
  • Detailed inventory in Portuguese, with estimated values in US$
  • Notarized copy of Brazilian identification card and CIC
  • Airline ticket (arrival in Brazil)
  • Legalized Power of Attorney for custom broker.
  • A declaration of residence abroad, issued by the Brazilian Consulate at origin

Entering Brazil with a permanent visa

  • Notarized copy of all pages of Passport with visa
  • Original OBL or AWB.
  • Detailed inventory in Portuguese, with estimated values in US$
  • Notarized copy of Brazilian identification card and CIC (Brazilian social security card)
  • Airline ticket (arrival in Brazil)
  • Legalized Power of Attorney for custom broker
  • Notarized copy of the “DiarioOficial”-> Government newspaper.

Entering Brazil with temporary visa

  • Notarized copy of all pages of Passport with visa
  • Original OBL or AWB.
  • Detailed inventory in Portuguese, with estimated values in US$
  • CPF Notarized copy of Brazilian identification card and CIC (Brazilian social security card)
  • Airline ticket (arrival in Brazil)
  • Legalized Power of Attorney for custom broker
  • Notarized copy of the “DiarioOficial”-> Government newspaper.
  • Notarized copy of work contract
  • Letter of Guarantee
  • Notarized copy of the “DiarioOficial”-> Government newspaper.

Notarized copy of the “DiarioOficial”-> Government newspaper.

  • Proof of residence ( utility bill, credit card statement etc ) or copy of rental contract is required for all visas
  • Vehicles and Water Craft
  • Upon request only

Pets

  • May be taken into Brazil provided that they are listed on the original inventory

Fumigation Certificate

  • Mandatory for any wooden packing arriving in Brazil

New goods:

A detailed list and purchase invoices are required. Import duties and VAT will be due.

Important:This information is intended for general guidance. Forward Van Lines Internationalcannot take responsibility for any errors or oversights or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. It is advisable to contact the nearest Brazilian customs office at http://miami.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/contact_us.xmlfor most updated information prior to yourshipping.

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