Student Visa Extension

APPLICATION FOR STUDENT VISA EXTENSION 

The application must be done at the Federal Police.

Address:

Polícia Federal

Av. Irineu Bornhausen, 4744, Agronômica, Florianópolis.

(Av. Beira Mar Norte – between the Governor’s House and the OAB Building)

Office Hours for foreigners: from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm (upon appointment scheduled online).

Find the Information Desk.

Telephone: +55 48 3281-6500 / 3281-6660

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Online application form available hereAfter completing and printing the form, check if there is a schedule available and select the date and time for appointment;
  2. Two recent color photos, size: 3 cm × 4 cm, with white background;
  3. Simple copy of valid passport or equivalent travel document (complete and with good definition);
  4. Original Migrant Registration Card (“Carteira de Registro Nacional Migratório”) or confirmation of request, together with a certified copy;
  5. Proof of registration in an Educational Institution (except in case of degree completion, when the foreign student is requesting extension to receive the diploma);
  6. Statement of the Educational Institution, including the expected duration of the studies (except in case of degree completion, when the foreign student is requesting extension to receive the diploma);
  7. Original proof of payment of the following fee (GRU): 140120 – “Emissão de Carteira de Registro Nacional Migratório” – R$204,77)

The documents in items 5 and 6 must be collected at SINTER.

Access this link and follow these steps to generate the GRU:

  • In the field “UNIDADE ARRECADADORA”, select: “SC – Superintendência Regional no Estado de Santa Catarina”;
  • In the field “CÓDIGO DA RECEITA”, select the code 140120 – “Emissão de Carteira de Registro Nacional Migratório”.

Go to the Federal Police Office on your scheduled date, with all the required documents, including the proof of GRU payment, the filled-in application form, and the proof of scheduled appointment.

 ATTENTION! Every day, at noon, the Federal Police releases new schedule times. Fill out the form in advance and access the website from Monday to Friday, at noon, to schedule your visit. Do not miss your appointment time!