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Flying in Brazil as non citizen

Old 14th Jun 2017, 12:24
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Flying in Brazil as non citizen

Hello Everyone,

I would like to ask you if anyone has experience with flying in Brazil as non citizen.

I am European citizen married with a Brazilian, holding a permanent residency visa in Brazil, as well as unrestricted working permit and „carteira de trabalho“. I hold a EASA fATPL and I would have to convert it into a Brazilian one via ANAC. Portuguese is my native language.

Does anyone has experience in flying in Brazil without a Brazilian passport?

Avianca Brasil offers FO positions with as low as 500 hours, is that open only to Brazilian nationals?

Thank you very much for any input.

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It's been asked and answered many times, and the answer is the same as it always is, Brazilian citizens only in commercial aviation.

If you are Portuguese there is a fast track to citizenship that takes 2-3 years. If you are any other nationality expect to wait around five years from your current situation.

A search will give you plenty of threads about this, nothing has changed in recent years and even the proposed opening up to foreign owners won't change the pilot position.
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