University of São Paulo - Brazil

Communication to foreigners about the Migratory National Registry (RNM)

We have been recently informed by the Federal Police that the appointments made by the Academic Reception Office of AUCANI will be retaken in the current month. However, there is no information on the VISA or RNM deadlines, which are still suspended.

Therefore, our Office will retake the appointments at the Federal Police, adopting the same procedures performed before the shutdown of activities in March 2020, which we highlight here:


1. Foreigners check the necessary documents on the Federal Police website ( ) and forward them to the School’s Local International Office;
2. The Local International Offices verifiy these documents and forward them to the Academic Reception Office of AUCANI, by e-mail to;
3. Our Office makes the appointments and communicates them to Local International Offices to forward to interested parties;
4. The foreigner comes to the Federal Police on the scheduled date and sends the RNM protocol to the Academic Reception Office, through the School’s Local International Office.


As the number of places available to USP is limited, we classify requests from foreigners prioritizing the groups below:

1. Professors;
2. Post-doctors;
3. Graduate students;
4. Undergraduate students.

We consider the date of arrival in Brazil as a parameter for classifying foreigners within each group. Foreigners who fail to make an appointment in the same week will be automatically transferred to the following week. We emphasize that foreigners who need CRNM to receive scholarships or grants will be considered a priority.


Appointments in the Federal Police are made weekly, according to the chronogram below:
– Request for appointment by the Local International Office: we will receive these requests weekly. For an attempt to schedule in the same week, the deadline for submission is every Wednesday at 12pm. Only completed requests will be considered;
– Scheduling at PF by the Academic Reception Office: every Wednesday at 3 pm;
– Confirmation of appointments: every Thursday, until 3 pm (only for foreigners who got a place in the same week).

At the moment, all communication with the Office of Academic Reception is made only by e-mail to