Brunei is an easy and welcoming country for international travellers. The official language is Malay and English is widely spoken. As the nation enjoys a high standard of living, International goods and professional medical care are readily available
All visitors must be in possession of a valid passport. The visa you require will depend on your desired length of stay and the passport you hold.
For visits not exceeding 14 days, visas are not required for passport holders from: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Liechtenstein.
For visits not exceeding 30 days, visas are not required for passport holders from: Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom, with the right of abode in the United Kingdom New Zealand.
For visits not exceeding 30 days, visas will be issued on arrival for passport holders from: Australia
For visits not exceeding 3 months, visas are not required for passport holders from: United States. For more details, please contact your nearest Brunei Embassy or diplomatic representative.
Money (Local Currency)
Brunei dollars and cents
$1, $5, $10, $50, $100, $1000 and $10,000 notes.
1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents coins.
Online Currency Convertor
Baiduri Bank Berhad, Citibank N A, Islamic Development Bank of Brunei Bhd, HSBC, Islamic Bank of Brunei (IBB), Maybank, Overseas Union Bank (OUB), RHB Bank Berhad, Standard Chartered Bank
9am to 3pm on weekdays
9am to 11am on Saturdays
Most banks handle travelers' cheques and currency exchange. They are all government approved for such transactions.