Inquiry Result: Jose Luis Ramirez Bohorque
The visa Type recommended is the Vitem-I: http://www.portalconsular.mre.
gov.br/regioes/europa/ portugal/faro/vistos/visto– temporario-i-vitem-i
Vitem-I Description: Brazil Consulate.chicago.site:
Temporary Visa I ( VITEM-I ):
Scientists, professors, researchers, participants in cultural, technological or scientific missions (services provided must not be paid for by a corporation or other legal entity based in Brazil, except for wages for services rendered, with the submission of a receipt);
Scientists, technicians, researchers or volunteers under the umbrella of an international cooperation program;
Exchange students (Rotary, AIESEC, AFS etc);
Technicians receiving training in the operation and maintenance of machinery or equipment produced in Brazil;
Amateur athletes, under 21 year old, participating in training programs in Brazil;
Provision of services to a religious or social assistance entity, without employment relationship with a corporation or other legal entity based in Brazil.
Scientists, professors, researchers or any other professionals taking part in seminars or conferences, being paid by a Brazilian institution. In this case, you must present the invitation letter attesting you are going to be financially rewarded for your participation (if you are an unpaid speaker, please check Vitur).
Temporary Visa I holders are not allowed to engage in any paid activity in Brazil.
- The last sentence in the description is confusing as the CTI program does pay.