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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Jerónimo, Patrícia

Published: February 2016

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Limongi, Fernando

Published: June 2016

Country expert(s)

Jerónimo, Patrícia

Limongi, Fernando

Current citizenship law

Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil (text as last amended by Constitutional Amendment No. 64 of 4 February 2010) LANGUAGE: uk


Constituição da República Federativa do Brasil (Texto consolidado até a Emenda Constitucional no 90 de 15 de setembro de 2015) LANGUAGE: Portugal

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Brazil domestic case law
International case law Brazil International case law
Citizenship News N/A