Fiji Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import (for persons of 18 years and over):
- 250 cigarettes or 250 grams of cigars or 250 grams of tobacco or a combination of tobacco products not exceeding 250 grams net weight;
- 2.25 liters of liquor or 4.5 liters of wine or 4.5 liters of beer, or any combination that does not exceed the prescribed limit for any one item;
- personal effects;
- other dutiable goods (other than alcohol & tobacco products) not exceeding the value of FJD 1,000.- per passenger, irrespective of age.
- meat and dairy products from Tasmania.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import permit from the Fiji Police Dept. is required for firearms and ammunition.

Additional Information on regulations:

Vegetable matter, seeds and any animal products require an import permit from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests.


All animals are PROHIBITED ENTRY by air into Fiji except dogs and cats imported from New Zealand and certain Australian States, namely New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia if: the animals are shipped in a "nose and paw proof" container; an import permit has been obtained from the Director of Animal Health and Production in Suva prior to departure and the health requirements specified therein are complied with. The pets must be transported by air from Nandi to Suva to be quarantined at Vatuwaqa (length depends on country of origin) Dogs and cats MAY TRANSIT by air if: - by same or first connecting aircraft; - shipped in a nose and paw proof container; - they remain in the container during transit time; - a transit permit has been obtained from the Dept. of Agriculture in Suva.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Fiji.

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Fiji, if the onward flight is within 3 hours and the baggage is labeled to the final destination.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Fiji Dollar-FJD) and foreign currencies: no restrictions if amounts over FJD 10,000.- in cash or Bearer Negotiable Instruments (BNI) are declared.

Currency Export regulations:

Total amount of currency up to an max. of FJD 5,000.- (or equivalent), of which local currency (Fiji Dollar-FJD) up to a max. of FJD 500.-. Amounts above FJD 10,000.- (or equivalent in foreign currency) in cash or Bearer Negotiable Instruments (BNI) must be declared.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

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