Latest News: Fiji extends flight cancellations as it braces for case surge in second outbreak (StuffNZ, 05.05.2021).
*Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19): The Fiji government has announced changes to International travel due to COVID-19. The Fiji border remains closed to British tourists. Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji. Ahead of travel, returning residents and non-Fiji citizens must request approval from the Office of the Prime Minister for entry (by air or sea) into Fiji. Contact the Office of the Prime Minister by email: email@example.com. Further information can be found on the Fiji government website. All foreign nationals who are currently stranded in Fiji have been advised to contact Fiji Immigration Office so that they could be properly guided to maintain their legal status. This applies to all categories of permit holders. These restrictions supersede the regular entry requirements set out below which refer to Fiji’s requirements that existed before the border was closed. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Fiji: Travel restrictions have been in place in Fiji since 26 April following identification of a number of COVID-19 cases outside quarantine. International and domestic passenger flights have been suspended and restrictions have been put in place for public places and services. The Fijian Government has put in place six containment zones in the main island, Viti Levu. Boat services to and from Viti Levu remain suspended.
Only persons travelling for medical purposes will be allowed through checkpoints between zones, while all non-essential businesses must remain closed. Public transportation within the zones will be available but limited to 50 percent seating capacity. The Fijian government is encouraging people to work from home, and to leave their houses only if essential.
A nationwide curfew is in effect from 6pm to 4am each night. More information on the latest restrictions are available on the Fiji government website.
*Accommodation: Some hotels and rental accommodation are open with COVID-19 protocols including social distancing measures in place.
*Public places and services: Most public places in Viti Levu are closed, other than essential businesses including supermarkets and pharmacies. Nightclubs remain closed and you must abide by the nationwide curfew which need you to remain in your home or accommodation between 6pm and 4am.