Become a naturalized Brazil citizen
I) Has civilian capacity under Brazilian law
II) Resides in Brazil for an indefinite period of time for at least 04 (four) years;
III) Has the ability to communicate in Portuguese; and
IV) Has no criminal conviction or is rehabilitated, under the terms of the law.
The period demanded for naturalization purposes can be reduced in the following cases:
1) The indeterminate residency requirement for at least 04 (four) years will be reduced to 01 (one) year if the naturalized person fulfills one of the following requirements:
I - have a natural or naturalized Brazilian child, except for provisional naturalization; or
II - has a Brazilian spouse or partner and is not legally or in fact separated from him at the time of granting naturalization.
2) The indeterminate residency requirement for at least 04 (four) years will be reduced to 02 (two) years if the naturalized person fulfills one of the following requirements:
I - has provided or may provide relevant service to the Country; or
II - be recommended for his professional, scientific or artistic ability.
Attention: Subject to the provisions of art. 12, caput, item II, item “a”, of the Federal Constitution, for immigrants from Portuguese-speaking countries, only the following will be required:
I - residency for an indefinite period in the country for an uninterrupted year; and
II - moral suitability.