Processing of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs)

In compliance with Environment Management Act 2005 and the EIA Regulations 2007, all development proposals with the potential for environmental impacts are to be submitted to the Department of Environment for review and approval. 

Service Availability

0800 - 1630H [Mon - Thurs]

0800 - 1600H [Fri]

Excluding weekends & public holidays

Service Turnaround Time

- 14 working days: EIA Screening Application and Determination
- 30 days: Scoping exercise and preparation of Terms of Reference
- 28 days: EIA Review upon submission of EIA report
- 7 working days: EIA decision
- 7 working days: Notification of EIA Decision to Customer

Required Forms


- EIA Processing Application Checklist
- EIA Screening Application Checklist

Supporting Documents

- Locality plan

- Lease/title

- Foreign investment certificate (if applicable)

- Concept Development Plan

Service Fee

Fees schedule is outlined in Schedule 2 of the Environment Management (EIA Process) Regulations 2007

Contact Person

Environment Impact Assessment Unit

Tel: +679 3311699

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Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport

Level 2 and 3, Civic Tower, Victoria Parade, Suva

Tel: +679-3305411

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