Fiji Immigration

Exemption Status for Members of Military Forces

Is granted to any serving member of the military forces of another country to enter, reside and work in the country for the period of an authorized military exercise, training or secondment.

  1. This application form must be completed by persons over 18 years of age.

  2. All documents must be submitted as per Exemption document requirements. The Department reserves all rights to acquire additional documents for further verification as and when required.

  3. Where a question in a particular section does not apply to you, please put NONE or N/A where applicable.

  4. Providing false information in this application can lead to imprisonment or a fine or both.

  5. No Fees are required for Exemption Application.

  6. The “Family Members of an Exempted Person” category is only applicable to the legally married spouse and children (below 18 years of age) of the principal applicant holding/applying for exemption as a Member of the Military Forces or as a Non-Fiji Citizen Civil Servant.

Documentary Requirements
  • Completed Exemption Application Form
  • Letter of Endorsement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Request letter from the Foreign Service Concerned
  • Support letter from the relevant local counterpart
  • Copy of the applicant’s passport bio-data page
  • Two [2] recent passport size photographs
How to apply
  • Complete this form in English using CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide your residential address where you intend to live while your application is being processed. Postal addresses will not be accepted as your residential address.
  • If your documents are not in English, arrange for translation by an accredited translator or your respective embassies.
  • Submit completed forms to the nearest Fijian Immigration Office, Fiji Consulate Office, Embassies, or online through the Fijian Immigration website at
  • Retain a copy of your application and all attachments for your own records.

Actual processing times may vary due to individual circumstances including:

  • Whether the applicant has lodged a complete application which includes all required documents;
  • Response to any requests for additional information
  • Time taken to perform required checks; and
  • Receiving additional information from external parties.

We will let you know when the decision is made on your application through email.

Further Enquires:

For further inquiries, please contact: [email protected]