(Republic of the Fiji Islands)
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History of Relations
relations were established on 7 November 1994. The South African High Commissioner
in Canberra is accredited to Fiji and is presently High Commissioner, HE ZT Magugu.
Fiji is an active member of the United Nations and is a regular contributor to
UN peacekeeping forces, as well as member of the Commonwealth, G77, International
Olympics Committee and LOME and a participant in the Cairns Group. Fiji land area
comprises more than 300 islands and cover some 18 272 sq kms with an estimated
population of around 775 077.
For further information on Fiji, go to Fiji
African Representation in Fiji
Mr A M Pindelo
South African High Commission
Fiji Representation in South Africa
H E Mr B Salacakau
Representation in South Africa
Visa Requirements for South Africans
Refer to the section “"Visa requirements for SA passport holders"” listed under the icon “Consular Information” on the main menu.
fever and cholera vaccinations are only required if coming from an infected area
as designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO). A yellow fever vaccination
certificate is required for travellers over one year of age coming from an infected
area. Fiji is free of malaria, yellow fever and major tropical diseases that are
endemic to most tropical countries.
For further information go to Travelers'
Fiji carefully guards against human, animal and vegetable pests
and diseases and is free of all the serious plant and animal diseases. Goods subject
to quarantine regulations (food of any kind, plants, earth, shells, biological
specimens etc.) must be declared to quarantine officers stationed at the international
airports Nadi and Nausori and the ports of entry for vessels upon arrival.
further information go to Travelers' Health.
Fiji enjoys an ideal South Sea tropical climate. It is perfect
for those trying to escape the severe Northern Hemisphere winters. Maximum summer
temperatures average 31 degrees Celsius and the mean minimum is 22 degrees Celsius.
The winter average maximum is 29 degrees Celsius and the mean minimum is 19 degrees
For up-to-date weather information click here.
Fiji Dollar (1F$ = R3.35) is used. There is no restriction on the
amount of currency which you may bring into Fiji but export restrictions do apply.
Visitors departing from Fiji are required to pay FJD$20.00 departure tax in Fijian
currency following check-in. Children under 12 are exempt.
For current exchange
rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact
the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Fiji, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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