A new Working Holiday Program (WHP) agreement was signed between France and Brazil on December 12, 2013. It is expected to enter into force in 2014 (no official date has been communicated to date). We will of course inform you as soon as the visa procedure starts. The eligibility criteria will be the same as for the other Working Holiday Visas (WHV).
You will find below the information currently available for this program.
Length: 12 months (non-renewable)
Cost of visa: free of charge (to be confirmed)
Processing time: not communicated
Be between the ages of 18 and 30 inclusive,
Not be accompanied by dependents,
Hold a valid French passport (validity must exceed stay in Brazil by at least one day),
Hold a return plane ticket or at least the necessary funds to buy one and provide evidence of sufficient resources to cover your expenses in Brazil for the first months of your stay,
Not have a criminal record,
Provide a medical certificate attesting to your good health condition,
Be a first time applicant to a WHP in Brazil,
Have a valid international healthcare insurance plan for the duration of the stay.
Healthcare insurance for stays abroad of up to 12 months (personal project, Working Holiday Visa (WHV), internships, studies, etc.).
How to obtain a Working Holiday Visa for Brazil:
The steps to be followed and documents to be provided have not been communicated yet.
This section will be updated as soon as we receive further information about this new agreement.
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