Travel with a Fijian passport

Fijian passport ranks 63rd in the global passport ranking providing access to many countries and obtaining a medium mobility score.

Currenly, there are 45 Fiji passport visa-free countries. It is also possible for Fijian citizens to get a visa on arrival in 34 countries. 20 countries issue electronic visas to Fijians to make application process easier.

A person can apply for a Fijian passport after obtaining Fijian citizenship, which can be granted by birth, marriage, or naturalization.

Opportunities for Fijian passport holders with visa-free travel

Visa-free access provides Fijian travelers with amazing new opportunities to see the world and meet new people.

Without the need to apply for a visa for every destination, they can visit many visa-free countries whenever they want, without planning in advance or setting a particular number of days.

This will undoubtedly broaden the geography of their travel. Whether they travel on tours with a guide or by themselves, they are able to meet many people.

On tour, they can explore the countries alongside their tour mates, and while going alone, they will be closer to locals. Anyway, this is a way to make friends and have unforgettable memories.

How to acquire Fijian citizenship

A person can become a Fijian citizen by:

  • birth if at the time of birth, at least one parent was a citizen;
  • marriage if they provide proof of good character and have been lawfully present in Fiji for a total of three of the five years immediately before the application;
  • naturalization if they have been lawfully present in Fiji for a total of five out of the ten years immediately before filling the application.

It is possible to apply and be granted Fiji citizenship after acquiring citizenship of one or more countries. After getting citizenship, a person can apply for a Fiji passport by filling out the form and covering the passport fee.

The benefits of visa-free travel that Fijians can enjoy  

Visa-free traveling is very popular, as it has considerable benefits:

  • it can save a lot of time and help to avoid any hassle, as you don't need to attend an embassy and submit any visa application;
  • you save money, as you don't cover visa fees, and this advantage is especially noticeable if you are going to travel to multiple countries;
  • it allows you to spontaneously change your plans if you find a fantastic last-minute deal or decide to extend your trip;
  • when you don't have to worry about visas, you can focus on enjoying your trip and making the most of your time at each destination.

45 countries where Fijian passport holders don't need a visa

Fiji passport visa-free countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Gambia
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Also, there are 34 countries where Fijian passport holders can get a visa on arrival, and 25 countries issuing electronic visas.

Visa on arrival countries

  • Armenia
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Egypt
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Laos
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu

Electronic visa countries

  • Armenia
  • Benin
  • Cambodia
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • India
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Madagascar
  • Myanmar
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Turkey
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam

Individuals who also have citizenship of a country member of a visa waiver program can travel to the US without a visa if they have a valid ETA.


How to find out if your destination is a visa-free country?

In order to find out if your destination requires a visa, you should check the list of visa requirements.

What to do if your destination is not a visa-free country?

If your destination is a non-visa-free country, you will need to get the required visa type (a traditional visa, electronic visa, or visa on arrival).

Things to know before traveling to non-visa-free countries

Before traveling to non-visa-free countries, there are a few things you need to keep in mind:

  • first and foremost, you will need to obtain a visa before traveling. This can usually be done by submitting an online application or through your local consulate. Note that if you are from an eligible country, it's better to choose the online application process;
  • be sure to allow plenty of time for processing, as in some cases, it can take several weeks to obtain a visa;
  • once you have your visa, make sure to keep it safe and make copies in case you lose it or if officials have issues with electronic visas;
  • when packing for your trip, include all essential documents, such as your valid passport and a visa, as well as other required documents - for example, onward tickers, recommendation letter, etc.

Is it important to check the visa requirements of your destination country before traveling?

It is extremely important to research visa requirements information to ensure you enter the country smoothly and won't experience any issues.

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