Visa policy of Brunei

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The Government of Brunei Darussalam allows citizens of specific countries/territories to travel to Brunei for tourism or business for up to 90, 30 or 14 days without having to obtain a visa.[1][2]

All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Brunei

Visa-exempt nationalities[edit]

Nationals of the following 54 countries and territories can visit Brunei without obtaining a visa for a maximum stated stay of 90, 30 or 14 days:[1][2]

90 days

1 - for British nationals, only British citizens and British subjects
with right of abode in the UK enjoy visa-free entry.

30 days
14 days

Visa on arrival[edit]

Nationals of the following countries and territories may obtain a visa on arrival at Brunei International Airport:

1 — a single entry visa for B$20 or a multiple entry visa for B$30 valid for 30 days:[1]
2 — a single entry visa for B$20 valid for 30 days
3 — a single entry visa for B$20 valid for 14 days
4 — a single entry visa for B$25 valid for 14 days

Transit visa[edit]

Passengers transiting through Brunei International Airport for less than 24 hours do not require a visa.[1]

Those traveling to a third country can obtain a transit visa on arrival, for a maximum stay of 72 hours, if having a sponsor such as an airline or travel agent.[1]

Non-ordinary passports[edit]

Holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of China, India, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia and Tajikistan do not require a visa to visit Brunei.[1]

APEC Business Travel Card[edit]

Holders of passports issued by the following countries who possess an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) containing the code "BRN" on the back of the card can enter Brunei visa-free for business trips for up to 90 days.[1]

ABTCs are issued to nationals of:[41]

Entry refusal[edit]

Entry and transit is refused to Israeli citizens.

Visa overstaying[edit]

Immigration offenses, such as visa overstaying, are punishable by jail, fines and caning.[42]

Statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Brunei on short term basis in 2011 were from the following countries of nationality:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Visa Information
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  12. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№3) Order, 2005 (PDF), 29 October 2005, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  13. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№4) Order, 2005 (PDF), 6 December 2005, retrieved 15 April 2017 
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  21. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 2012 (PDF), 27 February 2012, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  22. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№3) Order, 2016 (PDF), 11 October 2016, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  23. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 2016 (PDF), 16 April 2016, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  24. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№2) Order, 2016 (PDF), 16 April 2016, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  25. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 1998 (PDF), 19 February 1998, retrieved 15 April 2017 
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  34. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№2) Order, 2010 (PDF), 1 June 2010, retrieved 15 April 2017 
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  36. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 2014 (PDF), 11 March 2014, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  37. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 2015 (PDF), 7 September 2015, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  38. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 2016 (PDF), 16 April 2016, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  39. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№3) Order, 2016 (PDF), 20 June 2016, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  40. ^ Passport (Visa) (Exemption) (Amendment) (№2) Order, 2016 (PDF), 16 April 2016, retrieved 15 April 2017 
  41. ^ "ABTC Summary - APEC Business Travel Card". travel.apec.org. Retrieved 2016-10-26. 
  42. ^ "Brunei Country Specific Information – Entry/Exit Requirements for U.S. Citizens". Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  43. ^ Brunei Darussalam Tourism Report 2011

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