UNHCR Brazil - Information for asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons

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🇦🇫 If you are Afghan and want information about refuge in Brazil, click here

🇺🇦 If you are Ukrainian and want information about refuge in Brazil, click here

❗ Refugees and migrants in São Paulo: as of January 27th, the Federal Police of São Paulo will begin the 5th phase of Operation Horizon, focusing on document regularization. Click here and learn more.


Welcome to UNHCR’s HELP Platform. The protection of refugees and populations displaced by war, conflict and persecution is the main mission of UNHCR, which seeks adequate and durable solutions for these populations.

We have created this site to support refugee applicants, refugees, their families and organizations involved in this context. Information can be accessed in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Farsi, Pashto, Ukrainian and Russian.

On this website, you can find information about:

🇦🇫 Informatives for the Afghan population;
🇺🇦 Informatives for the Ukrainian population;
🆘 Where to find help;
🔎 Asylum claim, residence and naturalization;
📃 Documents;
🏘️ Housing;
💼 Work and Income;
📚 Education;
🏥 Health;
‼️ Rights and duties;
🌏 Statelessness;
➡️ UNHCR Complaints Mechanisms;
🗞️ Informative materials;
✉️ Contact us.

This website will be constantly updated.