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Registering a domestic employee as a foreigner in Brazil

Hello everyone, I have been living in Brazil now for ten years. I have a permanent visa granted on the grounds of marriage, although since divorced, and recently renewed my visa with indeterminate validity.

I have a domestic worker, and in accordance with recent changes in employment law, and her wishes, applied to register employment.

The process adds some cost to my employing her, but gives her important benefits as well as securing my legal obligations.

A problem has arisen in so far as the bureaucratic process seems to have omitted the option of a foreigner making this application, because it requires entry of a reference code from the Brazilian electoral list.

Has anyone come across this problem, or have any information that might assist?

Thank you for any information that you may provide.

alastairkinghorn :

Hello everyone, I have been living in Brazil now for ten years. I have a permanent visa granted on the grounds of marriage, although since divorced, and recently renewed my visa with indeterminate validity.

I have a domestic worker, and in accordance with recent changes in employment law, and her wishes, applied to register employment.

The process adds some cost to my employing her, but gives her important benefits as well as securing my legal obligations.

A problem has arisen in so far as the bureaucratic process seems to have omitted the option of a foreigner making this application, because it requires entry of a reference code from the Brazilian electoral list.

Has anyone come across this problem, or have any information that might assist?

Thank you for any information that you may provide.

Hi there
as far as iam aware, that no 'non' Brazilian's. Will never be able to vote, so they will 'never' be "added" to electoral  list

Thanks spanishpete! I need to clarify;   The computer system for the registration requires an applicant to provide their electoral role registration number. It does not allow for a foreign applicant, who, as you point out, will never have that registration code. The system has not been designed to cater for a foreign applicant.

Look im not one 100% on this all i know is the wife tried to get me a vote, and was told, i could not vote because im a non brazilian, i had aready told her this, but she beeing a brazil new better
                  Buy saying that, its a bit darft, not being able to employ someone with out making them legal. its not in the government interrest not to be able to let a non brazilian to employ,someone, legal, and not get the tax,,

You may need to go there in person to resolve this.

Jim

Yes, I am using an accountant and she is on to them, but is still having difficulty resolving the problem.

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