Novo passaporte comum eletrônico brasileiro. O documento passou a ser emitido desde a última segunda -feira (6) pela Polícia Federal e Casa da Moeda, e terá prazo de validade de 10 anos (Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil)

The Federal Police of Brazil, agency responsible for the emission of Brazil’s passports, has stopped executing this task due to a lack of funds. The measure came into effect 10 PM Brasilia time on the 27th of June. For the unforeseen future, only Brazilians who requested passports before this time will receive them.
According to the agency, there are insufficient funds allocated in the budget for migration control and for the emission of travel documents. The agency is said to have met their spending limits according to Brazilian budgetary law.
Brazil’s Federal Police has informed that Brazilians will still be able to request their passports online however their is no prediction as to when passports will be delivered.
According to the Brazilian newspaper Folha, the government earns more money emitting passports than it spends on this service: a total of R$ 578 million in 2016. Only approximately a fourth of the funds collected …
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