Bruneian passport

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Bruneian passport
Brunei biometric passport.jpg
The front cover of a contemporary Bruneian biometric passport.
Issued by  Brunei
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements Bruneian citizenship

Bruneian passports are issued to citizens of Brunei for the purpose of international travel.


The data page/information page is printed in Malay and English.


The Bruneian Passport is valid for a period of 5 years. To travel overseas, a passport must be valid for at least six months.

Biometric Passport[edit]

Since 5 May 2008, all Brunei Passport will issue will contain Biometric features. The biometric passport contains a chip which stores facial and fingerprint image permanently and uses laser printing machine to verify the rightful owner and the passport is genuine.[1]

Visa requirements[edit]

Countries and territories with visa-free entries or visas on arrival for holders of regular Bruneian passports

In 2016, Bruneian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 151 countries and territories, ranking the Bruneian passport 23rd in the world according to the Visa Restrictions Index.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Brunei Times, [1], accessed 2 Dec 2015.