Certificate of Identity

Certificate of Identity

APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY

Certificate of Identity (CI) is issued to Fiji Citizens living in South Korea whose passports have expired or are lost and need to travel to Fiji on emergency cases only.

It is the responsibility of all passport holders to renew or make an application for a new passport upon expiry of the passport, which they are holding. Emergencies happen at any time and persons with passports that have expired for over three months and not renewed should not expect to be issued a certificate of identity overnight or at short notice

Certificates of identity are valid for a year from the date of issue and are not renewable. Moreover, they are issued to an applicant once only. Holders of Certificates of Identity should make applications to the Director of Immigration in Fiji for issuance of new passports. In accordance with the provisions of the passport act, no persons may exit Fiji with Certificates of Identity.

Downloadable Certificate of Identity Form

Requirements For an Application for the Issue of a Certificate of Identity (Non-Deportation Cases)

  1. Completed application form (Incomplete or incorrect forms will be returned).
  2. Three (3) recent passport size photographs (only 1 of which must be witnessed by a Notary Public).
  3. Fees (US$67.00) in Money Order or Cashier’s Bank Check made payable to the EMBASSY OF FIJI.
    Personal or company checks WILL NOT be accepted.
  4. Passport and a notarized copy of US Green Card if alien resident. If applicant does not hold a Green
    Card, a short statement explaining visa status should be attached.
  5. Original Birth Certificate. A photocopy is NOT acceptable.
  6. Original Marriage Certificate (for married female applicants who wish to use a last name which differs
    from that shown in birth certificate).
  7. Police report if passport is stolen, newspaper advertisement regarding lost/stolen passport and statutory
    declaration (form enclosed) stating in detail when, where and how the passport was lost.
  8. Letter of explanation for application for a Certificate of Identity.
  9. A reply-paid self-addressed courier (recommended: FEDEX) envelope
  10. Mail to:

Consular Services Officer
Embassy of the Republic of Fiji
2F, 64 Hoenamu-ro, Yongsan-gu
Seoul 04346 Republic of Korea 

Allow 14 working days for processing and approval.

NOTE:
It is the responsibility of all Fiji passport holders to renew or make an application for a new passport upon expiry of the passport which they are holding. Emergencies happen at any time and persons with passports that have expired for over three months and not renewed should not expect to be issued with a Certificate of Identity overnight or at short notice. Certificates of Identity are valid for a year from the date of issue and are not renewable. Moreover, they are issued to an applicant once only. Holders of Certificates of Identities should make applications to the Director of Immigration in Fiji for issuance of new passports. In accordance with the provisions of the Fiji Passport Act, no persons may exit the Republic of Fiji with a Certificate of Identity.

NOTE: All requests must be accompanied by the remittance of the appropriate fee and inclusion of prepaid courier(FEDEX). Requests for C.O.D. WILL NOT be considered.

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