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New rule changes regarding foreign seamen

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On 14th October, 2020, Resolution No. 42/2020 of the National Immigration Council (CNIg) was published. This rule changes Normative Resolution No. 6/2017, regarding residence permits for seafarers and other professionals who work on board vessels and...

C185 - Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention

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ILO Convention 185 came into force in Brazil in December 2015, gained momentum in November 2019, when consolidated by Decree 10.088 and is now being put in practice by the Federal Police (immigration) as a consequence of article 11 of Resolution 42 issued by...

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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Action to be expected of the Port Health Authority (ANVISA) With the outbreak of the coronavirus, recently declared by the WHO as a global health emergency, Brazil has been adopting control measures for possible assistance in cases of suspected...