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5. Passport and visa

All visitors entering Brunei Darussalam must have a passport or other valid travel documents. Travellers holding the following passports can enter without visas as long as they have onward tickets.

Countries No. of Days Allowed Without Visa
Canada 14 days
Denmark 14 days
France 14 days
Italy 14 days
Japan 14 days
Republic of Korea 14 days
Malaysia 14 days
Mynamar (holder of Diplomatic/Official Passport can stay up to 15 days)
Netherlands 14 days
New Zealand 30 days
Norway 14 days
Philippines 14 days
Singapore 30 days
Spain 14 days
Sweden 14 days
United Kingdom 30 days
U.S.A 90 days
Viet Nam (holders of Diplomatic/Official Passport can stay up to 14 days)

Nationals of Australia, Cambodia, China, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong (China), Kiribati, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Macao (China), Northern Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam and Wallis and Futuna must obtain visas from the nearest Embassy of Brunei Darussalam. The list of visa requirements of countries and nearest Embassies of Brunei Darussalam is shown underAnnex 1.

Special arrangements can also be made with the Government of Brunei Darussalam to obtain visas on arrival at Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. Such requests must be sent to the Government of Brunei Darussalam at least one and a half months before arrival, with a photocopy of the passport of the applicant and two (2) passport-sized photos, to enable the Government to authorize the immigration counters in advance and to send the necessary authority to applicants which will be honoured by the airline at the port of embarkation. These special arrangements can be provided for representatives and other participants from all countries including those without diplomatic relations with Brunei Darussalam. (This is the current procedure for applying for a visa on arrival. Representatives and other participants will be informed if there are any changes to this procedure.)


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