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100,000 people await passport issuance in Brazil, says PF

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The queue for issuing passports currently totals 100,000 people, according to the Federal Police this Tuesday (20). The delay in issuing the document is due to lack of budgetary resources.

These 100,000 people have already completed all the procedures to obtain the document and are just waiting for it to be printed and delivered.

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In response to a request for information sent by the Sheetthe corporation stated that it is awaiting a decision from the Planalto Palace on the release of an additional credit in the amount of R$ 31.5 million so that passports can be manufactured again.

“There is no forecast for the resumption of issuance, but there is good expectation that it will be soon”, said the PF in the statement.

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Last Thursday (15), Congress approved a bill to make the extra money possible. It went on to be sanctioned by President Jair Bolsonaro (PL). Sought, the Planalto Palace did not manifest itself

Without issuing passports for delivery to the applicants, the PF reported, however, that the online scheduling of the document issuing service and service at the corporation’s posts continue to function normally.

The first suspension of issuing passports took place on November 19. At the time, the police informed that the measure was taken due to “the insufficiency of the budget destined to the activities of migratory control and issuance of travel documents”.

After the release of BRL 37.4 million by the Ministry of Economy, the service was resumed, but was interrupted again on the 1st.

“Considering the insufficiency of the values ​​released, after the aforementioned date, new productions will be suspended again, until the remaining values ​​are transferred”, informed the PF at the beginning of the month.

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