Retirement Residence Visa

Fiji Retirement Residence Visa

Fiji allows applicants who are over 45 years old and meet certain conditions to apply for retirement residence. The applicant need to make a deposit in local bank before apporval . In the first year, it is required to deposit 100,000 Fijian dollars. Once the funds are verified, applicant can be withdrawn for personal use. It’s important to note that retirees under this visa are not allowed to work. To engage in business or open a company, one must apply to the Investment Bureau for conversion to an investment immigrant visa. Spouses and unmarried children under 21 years old can be included in the application.

Time to citizenship

5 years

Visa-free travel

90 countries and regions

Passport rank

61st in the world

Residency requirement

No naturalization: No residency requirement

Naturalization: 5 years of residence within 10 years


Tax on income accruing in Fiji for Non-residents 

Established time


Application Requirements

  • The main applicant must be over 45 years old.
  • A fixed deposit of 100,000  Fijian dollars is required.
  • Provide a clean criminal record.
  • Provide a medical examination report.
  • Customers need to provide a deposit certificate of 50,000 USD.

Program Benefits

1. Eligibility for naturalization

After living in Fiji for 5 years, applicants can choose to naturalize, which is a shorter requirement compared to 10 years in the Philippines.

2. Springboard for Australian and New Zealand identities

Fijian nationality provides the opportunity to participate in the Australia-New Zealand immigration lottery.

3. Educational advantages for children

– The education system in Fiji offers Commonwealth courses.

– Directly apply to universities in Australia and New Zealand.

4. Retirement at the age of 45

If the applicant is under 50 and seeks a retirement settlement project with a low net cost, Fiji is the best choice.

5. Withdrawable deposit

The deposit in Fiji can be withdrawn, providing a significant advantage. Additionally, purchasing real estate may eliminate the deposit requirement.