Only those arriving for medical treatment or yacht owners/members of a crew of a carrier will need to apply for their permits before arriving in the country. Others will be given visitor permits on Immigration Clearance. This visitor permit will allow a visitor up to 4 months of stay. The stay can further be extended to 2 months if applying for extension and the fee is paid.
Visitors transiting Fiji for another destination within 72 hours after entry into Fiji will need to apply for a transit visa before arriving in Fiji. Proof of approved visa and onward ticket for the next country of destination after Fiji is needed. Please refer to advice by the Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority regarding arriving in Fiji and departing Fiji. The Visit Fiji FAQs is available here.