Brunei offers a wide range of work permits and visas for various purposes:
- A business visa (BVV) is a short — term pass for doing business within the country. You can use BVV for a number of business events, such as meetings, contract negotiations, and the purchase and sale of goods.
- For long — term work and larger projects, individuals need a foreign employee license — Lesen Pekerja Asing (LPA) - and a work permit.
- If a person plans to hold a work pass for three months or more, they must also apply for a Green Identity Card.
- Members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) who have a Brunei-approved APEC business travel card (ABTC) can enter the country for business without a visa.
- If a non-citizen intends to work in the oil, construction, or IT industries for less than a year, they must apply for a special permit (SAWP) that is not subject to renewal.
Every foreigner who intends to work in Brunei Darussalam must have a valid work visa approved by the Department of Immigration and national registration, which is issued at the Embassy of Brunei. Malaysians and Singaporeans are exempt from a work visa.
Preliminary Admission Requirements:
- The employer must have a quota license from the Department of Labor;
- The confirmation letter from the work pass division of the Department of Immigration and National Registration;
- The employee must have a valid passport that is valid for more than 6 months prior to entering the country;
- The photo with the size of the passport;
- The confirmation from the employer about cooperation;
- Confirmation of purchase of air tickets.
Holders of issued passports from the following countries who have an APEC business travel card (ABTC) with the code "BRN" on the back of the card have visa-free entry to Brunei for business travel for up to 90 days.
ABTC is issued to citizens of: Australia, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
Brunei Work Permit for Togolese
The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.