Visa & Passport

Visa & Passport

Visa restrictions: Entry will be refused to citizens of Israel. Those with other passports that contain stamps and/or visas from Israel will be allowed to enter.

Foreign citizens of the following countries / territories can enter Brunei without a visa provided they present a valid passport for at least 6 months:

Up to 90 days: all member states of the European Union (except Croatia), United States

Up to 30 days: Iceland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates

Up to 14 days: Cambodia, Canada, China (including Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR), Japan, Indonesia, Laos, Liechtenstein, Maldives, Peru, Philippines, Switzerland, Thailand and Vietnam

Citizens of Israel can not enter Brunei, although other passports containing Israeli stamps and visas are not a problem for entry.

Citizens of Australia and Kuwait can obtain a visa upon arrival for 30 days. Citizens of Bahrain, Qatar and Taiwan can obtain a visa upon arrival for 14 days. These citizens can obtain a visa upon arrival for $ 20 or a 3-day transit visa for $ 5. Immigration officials at the Sungai Tujoh checkpoint between Miri and Kuala Belait will not accept payment of a visa upon arrival. that is not in Brunei or Singapore dollars: there is no ATM and checks are not accepted.

A proof of travel back or later is required to invoice your flight to Brunei. If you plan to leave by ferry, you must buy a cheap flight from Brunei before you get there. Alternatively, you can book an expensive flight (but fully refundable) and cancel it later.

Note that from Kuala Lumpur, Air Asia is not applying this rule; therefore, you probably will not need proof of return if you fly from KL.

Those who need a visa must apply in advance at a Brunei embassy, ​​where processing can take up to 3 days and costs $ 20 for a single entry visa. Check the Brunei Immigration Department for the latest details.

If you need a visa to enter Brunei, you can apply for it at a British embassy, ​​commission or consulate in the country where you reside legally if there is no foreign mission in Brunei. For example, the British embassies in Addis Ababa and Belgrade accept Brunei visa applications (this list is not exhaustive). British diplomatic posts charge £ 50 to process a Bruneian visa application and an extra £ 70 if authorities in Brunei require that the visa application be forwarded to them. Brunei authorities can also decide to charge an additional fee if they contact you directly.

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