Efficient Brazilian Driving License Renewal Service Guide

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What is it?

The Brazilian Driving License Renewal service is designed to assist drivers in updating their driving licenses efficiently, whether they are in Brazil or abroad. This ensures that their driving credentials remain valid and up-to-date, allowing them to continue driving legally.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for Brazilian drivers who need to renew their driving licenses, including those currently residing abroad. It’s especially beneficial for individuals whose licenses are nearing expiration or are already expired, ensuring they remain compliant with Brazilian road laws.


  1. Schedule a medical and psychological evaluation with a certified professional in Brazil.
  2. Complete a driving course if your license has been expired for more than 5 years.
  3. Provide proof of residency, which may include a utility bill or rental agreement.
  4. Submit your current driving license and required documents to the corresponding DETRAN office.
  5. Pay the renewal fee, which varies by state and service provider.
  6. Wait for your new driving license to be processed and mailed to your registered address.

Required documents

  • Current Brazilian driving license - Obtain a copy if you cannot find it.
  • Proof of residency in Brazil - Utility bills or rental agreements work.
  • Passport (if applying from abroad) - Ensure it is valid and not expired.
  • Medical and psychological evaluation certificate - Schedule with certified professionals.
  • Proof of payment for the renewal fee - Keep the receipt for verification.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Some states allow online renewal; check with your local DETRAN.
  • If you are abroad, contact the nearest Brazilian consulate for further assistance.
  • Should schedule your renewal well in advance to avoid any legal inconveniences.


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