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Brunei
31 May 2023
Belgium citizenship
Visa
Visa Visa-free
Useful information
Car traffic
Car traffic Left-hand
Currency
Currency Brunei dollar
Language
Language Malay, English
Phone code
Phone code +673
Covid There are no COVID restrictions
Minimum passport validity
Minimum passport validity at least 6 months
Health Online passenger form
Insurance policy Insurance policy recommended

Rules of entry and stay

Before arriving in Brunei and departing, you need to fill out an online e-arrival card. Brunei continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask when in public places and follow government health guidelines when in healthcare facilities.


E-Arrival Card is a portal for electronic registration of foreign nationals arriving or departing to/from Brunei Darussalam to replace the previous physical paper-based form for completing the registration of arrival or departure to/from Brunei Darussalam, commonly known as Form 19.

You can register your e-arrival card by following the link on the page https://www.imm.gov.bn

Instructions for filling out the  electronic arrival card here.



The government of Brunei allows citizens of certain countries to travel to Brunei for tourism or business for up to 14/30/90 days without the need for a visa. All visitors must have a passport valid for 6 months.

 

A visa to Brunei can also be applied for online. This visa allows you to stay in the country for up to 30 days. But to get it, you need an invitation from the host country in Brunei. It will take from two weeks to a month to process. At the end of it, you should receive a confirmation letter. The visa itself will be delivered to you at the airport upon presentation of the letter.

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Citizens of the following 56 countries can visit Brunei without a visa.

  1. 14 days: Cambodia, Canada, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Peru, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam.
  2. 30 days: Laos, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE.
  3. 90 days: all citizens of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Important! Israeli citizens are not allowed to enter Brunei!


Citizens of the following 7 countries and territories can obtain a visa upon arrival at Brunei International Airport:

  1. Australia, Bahrain
  2. Kuwait (can get a single-entry visa valid for 30 days);
  3. China, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan


Documents required to obtain a Brunei visa upon arrival are as follows;

  • A passport that is valid for at least six months after your return date. And at least two free "visa pages";
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of your stay in Brunei;
  • Round-trip airfare.


Additional documents may be required. Documents are submitted upon arrival at Brunei International Airport.

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A tourist visa is issued to applicants who intend to visit Brunei for tourism and sightseeing. A tourist visa is valid for 90 days from the date of its issuance.


Required documents for obtaining a tourist visa: 

  • Application form, fully completed and signed.
  • Passport-size photo, recent headshot on a white background, 3.5×4.5 cm in size.
  • Passport and a copy of the main page, valid for at least six months after the date of your planned departure, with 2 blank pages.
  • A copy of the return ticket.
  • Proof of accommodation in Brunei. For example, hotel reservation or address where you will stay if you are staying with family/friends.
  • Proof that you can financially support yourself in Brunei.
  • Your contact information.
  • Payment of the visa fee.
  • If you are applying by mail: a pre-paid envelope with your own address to return your documents to the consular services.

For minors:

  • A copy of the birth certificate/adoption certificate/custody order in case of divorce/death certificate of the father;
  • A letter of consent from the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) if the minor is traveling unaccompanied.


Transit rules

Entry with pets

Customs regulations

Information for drivers

Entering Brunei as Belgian Citizen