Fiji visa, customs and quarantine information for importing/exporting items into the Fijian Islands. If you are planning to travel to Fiji, you must ensure you have a current passport and a visitor's visa to enter the Fijian Islands. Fiji customs control or restrict the importation or exportation of certain items into the islands. Items such as food and organics are prohibited or restricted.

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Fiji Visas, Customs & Restrictions

Travelers to the Fijian Islands must have a current passport and visitor's visa to enter the country.

It is advisable to contact the Embassy of Fiji for specific information regarding customs requirements. Importation of animals, fresh food, soil and other items into the Fijian Islands is strictly controlled.

Fiji Visa Information

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Currently travelers from certain countries are granted visitor visas which are valid for four months upon arrival into the Fiji Islands. These visas can be extended up to six months on the conditions that:

  • the holder has an outward ticket
  • sufficient funds to support themselves for the duration of stay
  • and a passport that is valid for at least three months after your planned departure from Fiji

For up-to-date information on immigration requirements and to check if travelers from your country do not need a visa, have a look at the Fiji Immigration Department Website. (

Fiji Restrictions/Quarantine and Prohibited Items

Fiji's customs authorities may enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into, or export from, Fiji of items such as alcohol or tobacco products.

The following goods are prohibited or restricted:

  • Animal and animal products
  • Birds
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Fresh flowers and dried leis
  • Seeds and plant cuttings
  • Root crops
  • Bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers
  • Coconuts
  • Live fish (including all marine products)
  • Meat – any kind (Fresh, chilled or canned)
  • Poultry (meat, egg, feathers or bones)
  • Honey
  • Mushrooms
  • Noodles
  • Rice and other grains
  • Nuts and kernels
  • Dairy products
  • Herbs, spices and pulses
  • Handicrafts and artifacts (including snail and sea shells)
  • Furs, feathers, bones and horns
  • Cultures, organisms, biological specimens
  • Insects, reptiles and embryos (live or dead)
  • Used machinery and equipment
  • Soil, sand and rocks
  • Any other quarantine related materials

Pets may be imported only from designated, rabies-free locales. Those wishing to bring pets to the Fiji Islands should contact the Ministry of Agriculture in Suva as much as six months in advance for particulars.

Please check for more information on quarantined items.

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