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More Than 11,900 Foreigners Receive Authorization To Work In Brazil

Workforce

Southeast was the region that received the most professionals in the last six months

Brazil is also a country of opportunity for foreigners. Between January and June of this year, the Ministry of Labor issued 11,998 authorizations for temporary or permanent work to professionals from various parts of the world. 

Foreigners can only work in Brazil through this document. The majority of beneficiaries are American: 2,170 authorizations were issued to these citizens. Soon afterwards comes the Filipinos, with 1,224 authorizations; and the Chinese, with 799. 

The greatest demand for this workforce is concentrated in the Southeast. The state of Rio de Janeiro received 5,300 foreign workers, followed by São Paulo, with 4,6 thousand, and Espírito Santo, with 279. Most of the contractors are in the area of ​​sciences, arts, as well as technicians and managers of organizations.