Fiji Immigration

Citizenship By Birth

The process of citizenship acquisition is guided by Fijian Citizenship Act 2009 that came into force on 10 April 2009. Fijian Citizenship maybe acquired by


Eligibility for New Applications

Every child born in Fiji on or after the commencement date becomes a citizen at the date of birth unless, at the date of birth:

  • A parent of the child has the diplomatic immunity accorded to envoys of sovereign foreign power accredited to Fiji; and
  • Neither parent is a citizen.
  • An infant found abandoned in Fiji is deemed to have been born in Fiji in the absence of proof to the contrary.