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Fiji Prohibited Immigrant Status :

Organisation : Fiji Immigration Department
Facility Name : Prohibited Immigrant Status (PI Uplift)
Applicable For : Foreigners
Country : Fiji
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What is Fiji Prohibited Immigrant Status?

All foreigners in Fiji must ensure to maintain a valid permit at all times while in the country. Foreigners should also apply for extension of their permit within 30 days of expiry to avoid overstaying and being declared a Prohibited Immigrant (PI) as covered under Part 4, Section 13 (2) of the Immigration Act 2003. In the event a foreigner overstays his/her permit, he/she may apply for Uplift of PI Status. This section gives you an overview on how to apply for PI Uplift.

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Eligibility of Fiji Prohibited Immigrant Status

** Application must be made by persons over 18 years of age;
** All documents must be submitted as per PI Uplift Requirements

** The Department reserves all rights to acquire additional documents for further verification, as and when required;
** Providing false information in this application can lead to imprisonment or a fine or both;
** Applicant will be required to pay applicable application fee.

How To Apply For Fiji Prohibited Immigrant Status?

** Non- citizen currently working, residing or studying in Fiji may apply for PI Uplift should they overstay in Fiji.
** This is not applicable to those on exemption status under spouse or child of Fiji citizen.
** For applicant who had departed the country and are on valid/active PI Status, applicant must await the decision on his/her application before making any travel plans to return to Fiji.

** Lodge your application online.
** If applying from abroad, you may upload your application online through our website.
** Submit translated certified copies of all non-English documents in English (registered translator)

Application Fee – FJD$189.15

Processing :
Standard application processing period is 21 working days.

However, 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.

About Fiji Immigration:
We offer a range of visas to help those who can contribute to Fiji, visit, work, study, live or invest here. To provide an efficient and effective immigration services through the administration and enforcement of the relevant legislations in order to secure our borders and stimulate economic growth. Securing Migration and Economic Development through innovative transformation.


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