Fiji visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Fijian Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 120 days

Entry Requirements

  • The government Fiji permits nationals of Zimbabwe to visit Fiji without a visa for up to 120 days.
  • Tourists who want to stay beyond the 120-day validity period can apply for a visa extension at the immigration department for a fee.
  • Intending visitors must have a passport valid for six months from the date of arrival in Fiji. It is recommended that this passport has at least two blank pages for entry and exit stamp. 
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Tourists to Fiji must present evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Fiji, which could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • A requisite fee of 98 Fijian Dollar will also be requested for during immigration clearance. This fee is not required if visitors are visiting for medical treatments or are yacht owners, because yacht owners or members of a crew of a carrier will have paid for the permit before arrival.
  • Zimbabweans under the age of 18 travelling without a parent or guardian must present a copy of their birth certificate and a parental consent form. This form must be duly completed and signed by the parent or guardian.
  • Fiji has listed a number of countries that cannot bring in pet and Zimbabwe is one of them.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Fiji can do so from any international airport in Zimbabwe. There are international airports in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Fiji Airways and Air Vanuatu are some of the carriers that fly from Zimbabwe to Fiji.
  • The estimated flight duration from Harare to Suva, Fiji is 1 day, 8 hours and from Bulawayo, it is 1 day, 9 hours.
  • The Fijian dollar is the official currency of Fiji. ATMs can easily be found in major parts of Fiji and credit/debit cards are accepted by many business outlets in Fiji. Visitors can change their foreign currency at banks and various exchange outlets.
  • Although others (Islam and Hinduism) exist, Christianity is the dominant religion in Fiji.
  • Fiji has a warm and tropical climate all year round. The best time to visit Fiji is from mid-October to mid-November when prices are fair, and the beaches and tourists sites are packed with fewer crowds. This is also when the weather conditions are dry, calm and enjoyably warm.
  • Fiji’s numerous natural beauties and endowments put it out as a great place for tourists and visitors looking to experience the richness of nature and to discover new cultures.
  • There are three official languages in Fiji, which are English, Fijian and Hindi.
  • Fiji uses the Fiji Standard Time (GMT+12), which puts Fiji ten hours ahead of Zimbabwe.
  • Popular Fiji dishes tourists can try while in the country are kokoda, rourou, lovo, etc.
  • Power sockets and plugs used in Fiji are of type I. The standard supply voltage is 240 V, with a standard frequency of 50 Hz.
  • A tourist in Fiji spends an average of FJD$360 per day.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the official currency of Fiji?

The Fijian dollar is the official currency of Fiji. Visitors can change their foreign currency at banks and various exchange outlets found in the country. Also, ATMs can easily be found in major parts of Fiji and credit/debit cards are accepted by many business outlets in Fiji.

When is the best time to visit Fiji?

Fiji weather falls into two categories: hot and humid (Nov-April) and dry and mild (May-Oct). Generally, mid-October to mid-November is the best time to visit Fiji as prices are reasonable and there are fewer crowds in fun locations. Weather conditions are also dry, settled and pleasantly warm.

How much cash should I take to Fiji?

Generally, a tourist can budget about FJD$360 (AUD$226)  per day in Fiji, especially if such tourist is on a budget, while for a midrange trip, you could budget FJD$360-800 (AUD$226-$501) and for a luxury-style trip, aim for at least FJD$800 (AUD$501) per day.

Can you go to Fiji with a criminal record?

Those intending to travel to Fiji with criminal conviction record are required to apply for clearance prior to travelling to Fiji. The application and fees should be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to departure.

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