Brunei destination information

All you need to know before visiting Brunei

Brunei summary

Brunei is a small country with around 412K Bruneian. Official language is Malay. Brunei uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Currency used in Brunei is Brunei Dollar (BND).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 172
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 48

ATMs in Brunei are Very common. Internet speed in Brunei is on average 4.1 Mbps. In Brunei you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Bandar Seri Begawan
🗣️ Malay
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 412K ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~263 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 6k km2 (2k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Brunei uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

Languages 🗣️

  • Malay


Currency 💱

1 BND = 0.74 USD

Brunei uses the Brunei dollar (symbol: $), code BND.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 sens. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 sens.

ATM 🏧🏦

Very common

Automatic teller machines are very common in Brunei. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Brunei uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Brunei upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Brunei, dial +, then 673 (the country code for Brunei), then the area code and the local number.


For local calls within Brunei, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

international: + 673 2 1234567
calling local: 2 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Brunei is on average 4.1 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Brunei is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 29.68 BND, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 1 telecoms: DSTCom.


Rules 🚗

In Brunei you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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