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Short Term Work Permit

A Short Term Work Permit is granted to a person whose expertise is urgently needed in the country to work in Fiji for a period of one year or less. Authority is under Section 9(2)(c) of the Immigration Act, 2003.


1 Request letter from the employer
Company profile/ background
Position Description
Roles of the position
Special requirements for the position
Detailed justification for the need of the position
2 Police Report for the applicant 
3 Certified copy of applicant’s passport (Bio data page)
4 Return ticket/ Travel itinerary
5 Curriculum Vitae [CV]
Certified copies of academic qualifications
Certified copies of references for proof of work experience
6 Company Registration
Certified copy of Foreign Investment Certificate [FIC]
Certified copy of Investment Fiji approval
Certified copy of Business Registration
FIRCA Tax Compliance Certificate
7 Contract of Employment – Employee Contract with Employer
Contractual Agreement of Employer with Relevant  local authorities
8 Endorsement from relevant Authorities
Reserve Bank
Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji [MSAF]
Investment Fiji
Legal Practitioners Unit
Ministry of Education
Fiji Hotel & Tourism Association
Fiji Medical & Dental Association
Ministry of Lands & Mineral Resources
Ministry of Agriculture
9 Application fees – $452.00