Candidates who meet the following criteria may participate in the National Access Examination:

a) to be a holder of a Bachelor's degree in Portuguese Language Studies, registered by the Ministry of Education;

b) to be an Elementary School Portuguese Teacher (1st to 9th grade), in a Brazilian Public Education School, regularly hired and belonging to the permanent staff; and

c) to be teaching Portuguese Language in any grade of Elementary School (1st to 9th grade).