Brunei Darussalam in detail

Entry & Exit Formalities

For most travellers, entering Brunei is straightforward.

Customs Regulations

Tobacco may not be imported into Brunei. Non-Muslims can import two bottles of wine or spirits and 12 cans of beer, which must be declared at customs, to consume in private. Keep the customs slip in case of inspection.


Israeli passport holders are not permitted to enter Brunei.


Travellers from the US, UK, European Union, Switzerland and Norway are granted a 90-day visa-free stay. Travellers from New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Malaysia, among others, receive 30 days. Japanese and Canadians get 14 free days. Chinese can apply for a 14-day single-entry visa (B$20). Australians can apply for the following visas upon arrival: 72-hour transit (B$5), 30-day single entry (B$20) or multiple entry (B$30).