Brunei Entry Requirements

Brunei Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes no Yes
Germany Yes no Yes
Austria Yes no Yes
Switzerland Yes no Yes
Other EU countries Yes no Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the stay.

Visa information

Generally required, except for a tourist or business stay of up to 30 days (max. 90 days extension possible upon application to the Immigration Office in Bandar Seri Begwawan) (unless otherwise stated) including the citizens of the following listed in the table above Countries: (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries; (b) Switzerland and (c) Turkey (30 days).

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On request at the responsible diplomatic missions.

Visa types and costs

Tourist and Transit Visa.


If visa is required, stay 14 days from entry, extension to up to 3 months possible on site. Consulate or consular department of the embassy (see contact addresses).

Application required

(a) Application Form. (b) Passport photograph. (c) Passport valid for at least six months beyond the stay. (d) Cash only fee. (e) Confirmation from travel agent of paid return journey or copy of flight ticket. (f) Hotel Reservation Confirmation. (g) Residence permit for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. (h) Business Visa: Company letter in English stating the reason for travel with the sending company covering the costs and a letter of invitation from the business contact in Brunei. (i) Visits: Letter of invitation from Brunei in English. (j) A negative HIV test is required for work visits. More information from the consular representations (see contact addresses).

Processing time

Approx. 5 days plus post. If a permit from Brunei is required, up to 4 weeks.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

Travelers who are exempt from the visa requirement must present or prove their passport, return or onward flight ticket and sufficient funds upon entry.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport with photograph or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Entry restrictions

Israeli passport holders are denied both entry and transit.

Brunei Entry Requirements