Brazilian Voter Registration Transfer - Update Your Info Easily

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What is it?

The Voter Registration Transfer Service in Brazil allows citizens to relocate their voting registration from one municipality to another. This process ensures that voters are eligible to vote in their new municipality and that their voter information is up-to-date. The service is crucial for maintaining accurate voter rolls and ensuring fair voting opportunities for all citizens.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for Brazilian citizens who have moved to a new municipality and need to update their voter registration to reflect their new address. This includes individuals who have moved for work, education, or personal reasons. Additionally, it is essential for those who are planning to vote in upcoming elections and want to ensure they are registered in the correct location.


  1. Check your current voter registration status on the official website of the Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (TSE) at .
  2. Gather the required documents listed below.
  3. Visit the nearest Electoral Court office (Cartório Eleitoral) in your new municipality.
  4. Submit your documents and fill out the voter registration transfer form.
  5. Wait for confirmation from the Electoral Court regarding the approval of your transfer.
  6. Once approved, you will receive a new voter ID card reflecting your updated registration information.

Required documents

  • Valid photo ID (e.g., RG, CNH, or passport).
  • Proof of residence in the new municipality (e.g., utility bill, rental agreement).
  • Original and copy of your current voter ID card.
  • Obtain proof of residence documents through local utility providers or rental agencies.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Those who have moved abroad and need to update their voter registration should visit the nearest Brazilian consulate for assistance.
  • You can check the status of your voter registration transfer application online at the TSE website.
  • It is recommended to update your voter registration well in advance of any upcoming elections to ensure there are no issues on election day.


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