Every foreigner who intends to work in Brunei Darussalam must have a valid Employment Visa authorised by the Department of Immigration and National Registration and is issued at the Brunei Embassy.

Malaysian and Singaporean are exempted from employment visa

Prerequisite Entry Requirement

  • The employer must have a quota license from the Labour Department
  • Approval letter from the work pass section of the Immigration and National Registration Department
  • The worker should have a valid passport/travel document recognised by the Brunei Director of Immigration and National Registration.
  • The passport must have a validity of more than 6 months before entering the country.
  • Payment fee of BND20. (Paid in Japanese yen according to the Embassy exchange rate);

Processing takes around 5 working days

To apply this visa, the employer is required to lodge the visa application personally directly to the work pass section of the department

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