Visa requirements for Fijian citizens are the rules applicable for citizens of Fiji upon crossing a border with any foreign country.

International travels usually require some type of travel authorization document, whether it’s a regular Embassy visa, an electronic visa, a Visa on Arrival, or simply a valid passport for visa-free travel.

Each country decides on its own rules and regulations that may differ for citizens of different nationalities.

Currently, Fijian citizens need to apply for a visa at an Embassy when visiting 97 countries, which should be done at least a few weeks ahead of the planned trip.

eVisas are offered to citizens of Fiji by 25 destinations making visa handling as easy as possible.

The whole application process takes place online and consists of 3 simple steps that can be completed using any working device with an internet connection. Most eVisas are approved within 72 hours and delivered to each traveler via email in PDF form.

Fijian citizens can also get their visas on arrival upon visiting 32 countries, which means that they can omit the visa handling process until actually getting at the selected destination. However, Visa on Arrival application process leaves room for uncertainty and, unfortunately, waiting in long lines.

Lastly, visa-free travel is available for Fijian passport holders when visiting 45 countries. The only document that’s usually required for such travels is either a valid passport or a valid ID, depending on the selected destination.

Further information covering the available for Fijian citizens visa types, specific visa requirements of each country, and lists of destinations for each visa type is available below.

Electronic visa

Electronic visas or eVisas are the more accessible alternatives to regular Embassy visas. eVisas are obtainable entirely online by following a quick and intuitive application process. The approved eVisa can serve as a single, double, triple, and even multiple-entry travel authorization, usually issued for a short period of time.

List of countries offering eVisas for Fijian citizens

25 countries allow citizens of Fiji to apply for an electronic visa online prior to their visit to their territory.

To apply for an online visa, Fijian passport holders should complete the 3-step application process for an eVisa of the selected country to be visited using their phones, laptops, PCs, or tablets.

Once approved, an electronic visa comes in the form of a PDF file to each traveler via email. Issued eVisas enable its holders to stay abroad for a short period of time, usually 30, 45, 60, or 90 days.

Moreover, the issued electronic visa can be used for various reasons, including leisure, family visits, business, and transit.

Visa on Arrival

Visa on Arrival is a visa issued upon completing an application process on arrival at the selected destination. Travelers who do complete the process of applying for a VoA are then issued a short-term visa that can be used for tourism, business, and transit-related trips.

List of countries that offer a Visa on Arrival for Fijian citizens

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

32 countries offer a Visa on Arrival for citizens of Fiji, which means that upon visiting any of the above-listed destinations, no visa handling is needed prior to the planned trip.

Instead, Fijian citizens should complete the visa application process at the nearest border control checkpoint on arrival. This can be done by carefully filling the application form with the traveler’s personal data, as well as details of the planned trip.

Moreover, it’s crucial to check if any supporting documents are required to be submitted along with one’s application. The supporting documents can be required by some VoA destinations to help further validate one’s purpose of travel and ensure the country’s government about one’s intention.

It’s best to check the required documents prior to arrival and prepare them before departing to ensure that the needed visa will be issued after applying on arrival.

Once issued, approved Visa on Arrival allows its holders to stay abroad for leisure, business, or transit reasons, including going on vacation, making friends and family visits, going on a business trip, or simply taking a layover while transiting to another final destination.

Stays with VoAs are usually 30, 60, or 90-day long, while the exact length of the maximum stay may differ and depends on the selected country.

Embassy visa

An Embassy visa is a regular visa issued by an official institution, such as an Embassy or Consulate, upon completing an application process. Applying for an Embassy visa may take even a few weeks and usually requires submitting numerous supporting documents.

List of countries that require Fijian citizens to present a valid Embassy visa upon arrival

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • The Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • The Republic of the Congo
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • The Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Iraq
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • The Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Paraguay
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen

97 countries require citizens of Fiji to present a valid Embassy visa upon arrival. Visiting any of the above-listed destinations from Fiji requires completing a visa application process at the selected country’s Embassy or Consulate.

Fijian citizens must apply for an Embassy visa when visiting the listed destinations, and in order to do that, they must complete an application process at an official institution. First, travelers from Fiji should check which documents do they need to prepare in order for their application to get approved.

Next, once the required documents are prepared, Fiji citizens should fill the Embassy visa application form thoroughly, making sure there are no mistakes in the provided data. With the complete paperwork, Fijian passport holders should go to the nearest Embassy or Consulate and submit their application.

Once that’s done, the selected country’s authorities may require a few additional steps, such as visa issuing fee coverage or going through a visa interview. Later on, travelers should wait for approval.

Approved Embassy visa, depending on its type, may be issued as either short or long-term travel authorization that can be used for tourism, business, transit, and even work, education, or even joining a significant other abroad.

Visa-free countries

There are 45 countries that currently allow Fijian citizens to visit their territory without the need to apply for any type of visa.

Check the list of visa-free countries for Fijian citizens.

Traveling visa-free to any of these destinations is effortless. All that’s usually needed is a valid passport or a valid ID card. Fijian passport holders may need a few supporting documents to present to the customs officials upon arrival. However, this depends on the selected country.

The supporting documents validating one’s purpose of travel can include proof of having a booked hotel for the trip, proof of having sufficient funds for the stay, or a return ticket for going back to one’s home country.

Once in the country, Fijian citizens can enjoy a short-term stay for tourism, business, and transit reasons. This means that visa-free countries welcome citizens of Fiji who wish to go on vacation, meet their friends and family, take on a business trip, attend a conference or seminar, or simply transit while reaching another destination.

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