Fiji

Visa-Exempt, stay 4 months
For 110 passports
Posted: 2017-09-08 - Last updated 2020-10-09
Source:
Department of Immigration
Fiji map

Region: Melanesia

Pandemic Travel Alert

PARTIALLY OPEN: only accepting leisure travel from or to designated areas

Updated: 2020-09-30

Entry

General Policy
  1. Fiji has completely closed borders to flights, prohibiting all departures and arrivals, with the exception of limited evacuation and cargo flights. Fiji Airways has suspended flights up until the end of October 2020.
  2. On 25 June 2020, the government announced its approval of the landing of a private jet that will bring 30 high-net-worth individuals to spend three months on an island resort.
  3. On 21 June 2020, the government announced a pilot project, "Blue Lane", that opened a single port to yachts and pleasure craft. Cruise ships are strictly banned.
Sources:
  1. Fiji Airways
  2. "30 High Net Worth Individuals To Arrive On Sunday"
  3. "Fiji to explore Blue Lane"

Entry Requirements

(Source: The Official Travel Site of the Fiji Islands )

Testing
  1. Upon arrival, all travellers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test from within 72 hours of departure. Lab test results must be shown on a laboratory letterhead.
  2. Upon arrival, a second PCR test will be conducted by the Fiji Ministry of Health, cost of test to be borne by the vessel. Test results are received within 48hrs.
Data Collection
  1. Submit completed entry application to your appointed yacht agent and an itinerary.
  2. Download and activate the careFiji contact tracing app.
  3. Activate vessel's AIS so that the Fijian Navy can confirm uninterrupted sailing.
Quarantine
  1. If the travel time to Fiji was more than 14 days uninterrupted sea travel, then if the post-arrival PCR test result is negative, no quarantine is required, and the vessel will be allowed to visit other ports throughout Fiji freely.
  2. If the travel time to Fiji was less than 14 days, the remaining days until 14 days elapses must be spent in quarantine in Fiji at traveller's expense.

Exit

No info

Other

No info

Pre-pandemic visa rules

Requirements

Passport Validity
6 months
Other Documents
Must present return ticket to country of residence or citizenship, confirmed address in Fiji, and proof of sufficient funds
Transit
- Holders of confirmed onward tickets are permitted transit without visa in international transit area for up to 3 hours.
- Source cautions: "Visitors transiting Fiji for another destination within 72 hours after entry into Fiji will need to apply for a transit visa before arriving in Fiji. Proof of approved visa and onward ticket for the next country of destination after Fiji is needed."
Dual Nationality
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Maximum stay is six months. Four months initially is given on arrival upon meeting all entry requirements. Two months can be issued through applying for extension.
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