Living in Brazil

Getting married in Brazil

If you are getting married in Brazil it is important that you contact the Brazilian authorities and check their marriage laws and requirements. You can check the requirements prior to leaving New Zealand through the Brazilian Embassy in Wellington(external link).

Brazil needs a Certificate of No Impediment issued by the Office of Birth, Deaths and Marriages. For further information on getting married overseas see the Department of Internal Affairs(external link) website.

Working in Brazil

Please note, the New Zealand Embassy in Brasilia is not responsible for giving information about or issuing work visas or permits for New Zealanders wishing to work in Brazil.

If living in New Zealand, please contact the Brazilian Embassy in Wellington for visa requirements.

Contacts details for the Brazilian Embassy in Wellington:

Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil in New Zealand:


Embassy of Brazil
Level 13, 10 Customhouse Quay (Maritime Tower)
Wellington 6011

Postal Address:
(For documents sent by regular mail)

Embassy of Brazil
PO Box 5432
Wellington 6140

Calls within New Zealand: (04) 473-3516
Calls outside New Zealand: +64 4 473 3516


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If living in Brazil, please access the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs(external link) and the Brazilian Federal Police(external link) websites.


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