Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||no||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the stay.
Generally required, with the exception of citizens of the following countries listed in the table above, who must have an entry permit (visitor’s permit) for 4 months for tourist stays upon arrival (an extension by a further 2 months is generally possible) upon presentation of a return or onward flight ticket, valid travel documents (possibly visas for third countries), proof of accommodation and sufficient funds is issued: (a) EU countries; (b) Switzerland; and (c) Turkey. For business trips, entry permits are only granted for 14 days.
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Germany, Austria, Switzerland single visa: 45 €. Multiple visa: 80 €. The visa fees apply to nationals who require a visa and have a valid residence permit for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Fees are subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Visa types and costs
Single and multiple visa.
Visitor permit: 4 months. Extension by 2 months for stays of up to 6 months by applying to the Immigration Department (see residence permit).
Travelers who otherwise require a visa, who travel on within 3 hours, can show valid flight tickets and travel documents and do not leave the transit hall do not require a transit visa. In person or by post 1 to 3 months before departure at the Fiji Embassy in Brussels.
a) 1 completed application form. (b) 2 recent passport photos. (c) Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the stay. (d) Flight tickets booked for the return or onward journey or details of the purpose/duration of the journey. (e) Police Clearance Certificate in English. (f) Sufficient funds for the duration of the stay (bank statement). (g) Proof of Accommodation. (h) Proof of payment of the visa fee. All documents must be in English or with a translation into English. A registered, self-addressed envelope and an international money order for the fee should be included with the postal application.
Strict rules apply to residence permits (amongst other things, the applicant must be at least 60 years old and financially independent). Applications to the Immigration Department, Civic Towers, Victoria Parade, PO Box 2224, FJ-Suva (Tel: 31 26 22).
Approx. 2-4 weeks.
Proof of sufficient funds
All travelers must have sufficient financial resources for the duration of the stay.
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. Attention: Minors traveling alone must present a confirmation from the legal guardians stating that they agree to the child’s travel and that they are being cared for by an authorized representative in Fiji or close relatives. The confirmation translated into English must include the full name and address of that person and an assurance that sufficient funds will be provided for the child’s stay. 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 with pets
Dogs and cats from Germany, Austria and Switzerland may not be brought directly to Fiji. The Fiji High Commission provides information on the complex import regulations for pets to Fiji via Australia, New Zealand or Hawaii. Birds are not allowed to be brought in.