Brazil - Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Designated Competent Authority(ies):

Pursuant to Article 6 of the Convention, the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil states that, according to the applicable Brazilian legislation, the Judiciary is responsible for supervising and regulating notarial activities in Brazil. Therefore, legal, notarial and registration authorities will have competence to issue certificates by the Brazilian Government.

Contact details:

Address:

Corregedoria Nacional de Justiça
SEPN 514, bloco B, lote 7, sala 11
Brasilia/DF, Brasil
CEP 70095-900

Telephone: +55 (61)3319-6244 / 3319-6109
Fax: -
E-mail: extrajudicial@cnj.jus.br
General website (see also "Practical Information") : http://www.cnj.jus.br/
(in Portuguese only)
Competent Authorities for issuing the Apostille (search by state/city): http://www.cnj.jus.br/poder-judiciario/relacoes-internacionais/convencao-da-apostila-da-haia/cartorios-autorizados

Practical Information:

Price: -
Useful links: http://www.cnj.jus.br/poder-judiciario/relacoes-internacionais/convencao-da-apostila-da-haia
(in Portuguese only)
To view the Brazilian Apostille:
http://www.cnj.jus.br/poder-judiciario/relacoes-internacionais/convencao-da-apostila-da-haia/carimbo
E-Register: The authenticity of the Brazilian apostilles can be verified by scanning a QR code or entering the alphanumeric code displayed on the Apostille on the webpage of the National Council of Justice. Please click here.

(This page has last been updated on 21 April 2017)

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