REGISTRATION OF CITIZENS OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
It is advisable for Brunei Darussalam's citizens residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to register with the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is important to ensure of their well-being in the country at any time.
(Registration form attached
TRAVELLING TO BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
Foreign nationals who wish to enter Brunei Darussalam should have the following:
a. A valid visa (single entry or multiple entries);
b. A passport (or) travel document with validity not less than six (6) months;
c. Return (or) onward travel tickets;
d. Sufficient funds for the period of stay;
e. Hotel confirmation.
VISA FEES FOR BRUNEIAN ENTERING SAUDI ARABIA
Single Exit / Re-entry visa (for residents) two months validity
(SR100 for every extended month within the validity period of the residence permit)
(SR200 for every extended month within the validity period of the residence permit)
* The fee for Single-entry visa is waived for visitors who come for Hajj or Umrah for the first time.
**For further clarification please visit Saudi Arabia's Embassy in Brunei Darussalam.
Visa arrangements are categorized by countries depending on arrangement made by Brunei Darussalam and other countries based on reciprocity – the shortest is 2 weeks and the longest is 3 months. It also varied pending on types of passports (diplomatic, official and ordinary). Some are given on arrival and others need to apply it prior to their visit at the nearest Brunei Mission in foreign countries.
here - for more information on the current visa arrangements between Brunei Darussalam and other countries).
here - to download the Visa Application Form).
REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY VISA TO ENTER BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
The following documents are required for the visa application process at the Consulate General of Brunei Darussalam in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:
For purposes other than social visits, the following documents may also required:
Note: It is advisable to submit the application forms together with the required documents to the Consulate at least three (3) weeks before the scheduled travel to Brunei Darussalam. However, for countries that required to be referred to Brunei Darussalam, it is advised to submit the applications even earlier.
APPLICATIONS FOR A NEW PASSPORT OR RENEWAL
Brunei Darussalam's citizens abroad who wish to apply (or) renew their passports are advice to approach the nearest Brunei Mission at the country of residence for necessary arrangements.
Passport Application Form
It can also be obtained from the Consulate General, together with list of requirements for the process.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A NEW PASSPORT
The following documents are required from the applicants:
1. A letter addressed to the Consulate stating the request to apply for a new passport with reason;
2. Passport Application Form which has been duly completed;
3. Two (2) copies of Birth Certificate – both sides (and original for verification);
4. Two (2) copies of Identity Card – both sides (if applicable); (and original for verification);
5. Four (4) copies of recent Original Passport Size Photos (5.2cm x 4cm);
6. Two (2) copies of Marriage Certificate (if applicable); (and original for verification);
7. Copy of Certificate of Citizenship (Sijil Kerakyatan) (if applicable); (and original for verification);
REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWAL OF PASSPORTS
FEES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM'S PASSPORTS
EMERGENCY CERTIFICATE (C.E.) @ SIJIL DARURAT
This type of travel document is issued to Brunei Darussalam's citizens abroad who is facing the following situations:
Lost or damage of travel document while staying outside Brunei Darussalam and there is need to go home at the shortest period of time;
New born baby outside Brunei Darussalam, whose father is a legitimate citizens of Brunei Darussalam, and decided to bring back home the baby to Brunei Darussalam.
Validity: One way trip only to Brunei Darussalam within 6 months from the date of issue.
Fee : B$20.00 @ SR57.00
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Additional documents are required for the new born baby:
RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY (C.I.) AND RE-ENTRY PERMIT
This type of travel document is only issued to Brunei Darussalam's permanent resident with a 'stateless' status.
C.I. Validity: 5 years from the date of issue
Re-Entry Permit: 1 year
Fee: B$50.00 @ SR143.00
It is advisable for the applicants to submit their proposal at least three (3) months before expiry. The following documents are required from the applicants:
SURCHARGES FOR LOST TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
It is necessary for those who lost their travel documents to pay the surcharges in addition to the existing fees of the services mentioned above:
REGISTRATION OF BIRTH FOR NEW BORN BABY OUTSIDE BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
Every new born baby outside Brunei Darussalam, whose father / mother is a citizen of Brunei Darussalam need to be registered at the Consulate, followed by other arrangements; such as application for 'Certification of Citizenship' and travel document (Passport or C.E.).
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION OF 'CERTIFICATION OF CITIZENSHIP'
The following documents are required from the parents:
Documents required from the new born baby:
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION OF 'TRAVEL DOCUMENTS'
Please refer to Travel Documents page.
LAW AND REGULATIONS
PHYSICAL CURRENCY AND BEARER NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS (CBNI) DECLARATION
Beginning of 1st August 2011, Authority Monetary Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) is requiring all persons traveling in or out of Brunei Darussalam, carrying more than B$ 15,000.00 [Brunei Dollars: Fifteen Thousand] in physical currency or bearer negotiable instruments, such as checks, bonds, or bills of exchange, among others, to declare them upon entry or exit at all control posts.
The requirement is in accordance with Brunei Darussalam's Anti-Money Laundering Order 2000 and is in line with international standards that require countries to have measures in place to detect the physical cross-border movement of cash and bearer-negotiable instruments.
Failure to give a full and accurate report can result in a fine not exceeding B$ 40,000.00 [Brunei Dollars: Forty Thousand] or the equivalent of the amount of the customs duty payable, whichever is greater, imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or both.
The declaration should be made before either the Royal Customs and Excise Department upon arrival, or the Immigration and National Registration Department upon departure, using specific forms that will be made available.
POLICE CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT
Those requiring a 'Police Certificate of Good Conduct' from Brunei Darussalam should submit the following documents to the Embassy: