Holders of a Brunei Darussalam national passport that meet one of the following criteria do not require a visa to enter the United States of America for tourism or business travel of up to 90 days.
- Issued after October 26, 2006 and include an integrated computer chip;
- Issued between October 26, 2005 - October 25, 2006 which is machine readable and include a digital photograph; or
- Issued before October 26, 2005 and is machine readable.
Holders of a Brunei Darussalam regular passport which do not comply with the above criteria, diplomatic and official passport holders are required to apply for a visa to enter the United States.
For further information or clarification, contact Embassy of the United States in Brunei Darussalam.
Before you leave for your trip to the United States, it is important to know that the United States Customs prohibits or restricts several items/goods to enter the United States. Restricted items are those that require special licenses or permits from a federal agency in the U.S before the item is allowed to enter. Some examples are firearms and certain fruits, vegetables, pets and textiles.
If Brunei citizens encounter problems while traveling abroad, help can be sought from Brunei Darussalam's High Commissions or Embassies.
Many problems can be avoided by careful preparation prior to departure and by ensuring compliance with the laws of the countries visited.
The following are some advice to Brunei citizens travelling abroad.
Before leaving Brunei Darussalam :
Countries are required to apply for travel authorization through Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov to travel to US for business or pleasure for less than 90 days