for visitors to Fiji and
Fiji has two international airports - Nadi, the
principal gateway and Nausori, near Suva.
Customs at international
Fiji Customs operates a Dual Channel System -
the Red and Green Channels - for expeditious clearance
of air travellers.
- If you have any prohibited
or restricted goods, or dutiable goods exceeding
your duty/VAT free concessions, you should seek
Customs Clearance at the Red Channel.
- If you do not have any
prohibited, restricted or commercial goods,
or dutiable goods exceeding your Duty/VAT concessions,
you should proceed through the Green Channel.
Note: Your baggage
may be examined by Customs whether you take the
Red or Green Channels. If this occurs, you will
be required to open and repack your baggage.
Fiscal duty and VAT are levied on all goods in
excess of concessions. Fiscal duty rates vary
depending on the goods, whereas VAT is uniformly
applied at 10%. VAT is applied on a base which
includes the value of the goods plus any fiscal
Duty/VAT free concessions
A bona fide passenger finally disembarking in
Fiji is entitled to the following DUTY and VAT
- Dutiable goods accompanying
passengers (other than alcohol and tobacco products
) not exceeding $F400 in value
- The following goods which
are owned by passengers and are not intended
as gifts or for sale:
- Personal Effects
Household effects for returning residents (
must be used for 12 months prior to departure
) or intending residents.
- Articles taken out of Fiji
on departure on which duty and tax have been
The goods should not be for
sale and must be accompanied at the time of final
disembarkation by the passenger. Alternatively,
the passenger purchases the goods immediately
after final disembarkation in Fiji.
Each passenger of 17
years or more may also bring the following goods
into Fiji, duty and VAT free, provided they are
accompanied and are not for sale:
- Alcohol - 2 litres of alcohol
liquor, or 4 litres of wine, or 4 litres of
beer, or any combination that does not exceed
the prescribed limit for any one item.
- Tobacco products - 500
cigarettes, or any combination of tobacco products
up to 500 grams net weight.
A Baggage Declaration Form
is to be filled and signed by the bona fide passenger
in the case of unaccompanied luggage.
Visitors to Fiji are required to pay $20.00 departure
tax in Fijian currency following check-in. Children
under 12 are exempt.