Recognition Process Brazil
Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents Netherlands October 5, 1961
Decree 8.660 / 2016 and regulated by the Resolution of the National Council of Justice (CNJ) no. 228, of 222016. And by Resolution CNE/CES in lo. 1/2002 of the National Education Council (CNE).
Institutional actors and operational instances
Ministry of Education, National Education Council
Documentation required in order to initiate the recognition process
1. In order to request the recognition of the diploma or certificate, the interested party must first identify the public university, authorized by the CNE, offering a course similar or related to the course to be revalidated.
2. The process is opened directly at the institution chosen by the applicant, who must submit a copy of the diploma issued and an official document from the foreign educational institution where the studies were taken, specifying information on the course load, the course curriculum, the programs and syllabus of the disciplines taken and the applicant’s academic record. All documents must be authenticated.
3. The processes are analyzed one by one, and the final decision is made by a commission of specialists in the area, appointed by the institution.
4. The university may register the diploma only after completing this process.
General Coordination of International Affairs in Higher Education
Coordinator: Adi Balbinot Junior
Telephone: (61) 2022-8014
Chief of Staff: Cristiane Cavalcante Souto Teixeira
Telephone: (61) 2022-8125 / 8012 / 8108 / 8118
To support ratification in Brazil, write to:
President of the Senate: Sen. Davi Alcolumbre
President of the Chamber of Deputies: Dep. Arthur César Lira