“To be eligible for an investor visa a foreigner must invest R$150,000 in either an already existing Brazilian company or in a new Brazilian company. It is possible to get the visa with amounts less than this but there is more subjectivity involved in the decision.”
“So what exactly do you need to do to get this visa? The important thing to note here is that the investor or investors themselves are not the ones responsible for applying for the visa. The Brazilian company which they are investing into is supposed to carry out the application process.”
“The trick here is that you will need a Brazilian resident to act as an interim administrator of your company until your receive the visa. The reason for this is because a non-resident can not legally sign on behalf of a Brazilian company.”
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