Visa Information

PASSPORTS AND VISAS

All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.

 

Free Tourist Visa

By Presidential Decree of 104 of 2015, Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 75 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia.  

 

And, including the 15 countries and Special Regions who already have reciprocal Visa Free Agreements with Indonesia, this brings the total to 90 countries whose nationals may be extended Visa Free Entry. 

 

Tourist Visa Free Facilities are valid for 30 days, are non-extendable and cannot be transferred into any other type of visa.  

 

The Visa Free facility can be used for the following purposes: government duties, education, social-cultural purposes, tourism, business, family visits and on transit.  

 

The following are the Countries extended Visa Free Facilities according to Presidential Decree No. 104 of 2015:

  1. Afrika Selatan - (South Africa)
  2. Aljazair – (Algeria)
  3. Amerika Serikat – (United States of America)
  4. Angola
  5. Argentina
  6. Austria
  7. Azerbaijan
  8. Bahrain, - (Bahrein)
  9. Belanda – (The Netherlands)
  10. Belarusia – (Belarus)
  11. Belgia – (Belgium)
  12. Bulgaria
  13. Ceko – (Czechoslovakia)
  14. Denmark
  15. Dominika – (Dominican Republic)
  16. Estonia
  17. Fiji
  18. Finlandia - (Finland
  19. Ghana
  20. Hongaria – (Hungary)
  21. India
  22. Inggris - (The United Kingdom – UK)
  23. Irlandia – (Ireland)
  24. Islandia - (Iceland)
  25. Italia – (Italy)
  26. Jepang – (Japan)
  27. Jerman – (Germany)
  28. Kanada – (Canada)
  29. Kazakhstan
  30. Kirgiztan
  31. Kroasia – (Croatia)
  32. Korea Selatan – (South Korea)
  33. Kuwait – (Kuweit)
  34. Latvia
  35. Lebanon
  36. Liechtenstein
  37. Lithuania
  38. Luxemburg
  39. Maladewa – (The Maldives)
  40. Malta
  41. Meksiko – (Mexico)
  42. Mesir – (Egypt)
  43. Monako – (Monaco)
  44. Norwegia – (Norway)
  45. Oman
  46. Panama
  47. Papua New Guinea
  48. Perancis – (France)
  49. Polandia – (Poland)
  50. Portugal
  51. Qatar
  52. Republik Rakyat Tiongkok - (China)
  53. Rumania -
  54. Rusia – (Russia)
  55. San Marino
  56. Saudi Arabia
  57. Selandia Baru –( New Zealand)
  58. Seychelles
  59. Siprus – (Cyprus)
  60. Slovakia
  61. Slovenia
  62. Spanyol – (Spain)
  63. Suriname
  64. Swedia – (Sweden)
  65. Swiss – (Switzerland)
  66. Taiwan
  67. Tanzania
  68. Timor Leste
  69. Tunisia
  70. Turki – (Turkey)
  71. Uni Emirat Arab - (United Arab Emirates)
  72. Vatikan – (The Vatican)
  73. Venezuela
  74. Yordania – (Jordania)
  75. Yunani – (Greece)

 

While the 15 countries and Special Administrative Regions with whom Indonesia has reciprocal agreements, and have already earlier been extended the facility are :

  1. Thailand
  2. Malaysia
  3. Singapura – (Singapore)
  4. Brunei Darussalam
  5. Filipina – (The Philippines)
  6. Kamboja – (Cambodia)
  7. Laos
  8. Myanmar
  9. Vietnam
  10. Hong Kong SAR (Special Administrative Region)
  11. Macau SAR (Special Administrative Region)
  12. Chili – (Chile)
  13. Maroko – (Morocco)
  14. Peru
  15. Ekuador – (Equador)

 

Nationals of the 75 countries wishing to visit Indonesia for tourist purposes should, however, please  note:

 

That Entry can be made only through 14 Immigration Checkpoints (TPI) in 5 designated Airports and 9 designated Seaports as follows:

International Airports:

  1. Soekarno-Hatta, Jakarta
  2. Juanda, Surabaya
  3. Ngurah Rai, Bali
  4. Kuala Namu, Medan
  5. Hang Nadim, Batam

Seaports:

  1. Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang
  2. Sekupang, Batam
  3. Batam Center, Batam
  4. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Batam
  5. Marina Teluk Senimba, Batam
  6. Citra Tri Tunas (Harbour Bay), Batam
  7. Bandar Bintan Telani Lagoi, Tanjung Uban, Bintan
  8. Bandar Sri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban, Bintan
  9. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Tanjung Uban, Bintan

 

Exit can be made only through 50 Immigration Checkpoints in 19 International Airports, 29 Seaports, and 2 Land borders as follows:

Interational Airports:

  1. Soekarno-Hatta, Jakarta
  2. Juanda, Surabaya
  3. Ngurah Rai, Bali
  4. Kuala Namu, Medan
  5. Hang Nadim, Batam
  6. Husein Sastranegara, Bandung
  7. Sepinggan, Balikpapan
  8. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Aceh
  9. Adisucipto, Yogyakarta
  10. Eltari, Kupang
  11. Sam Ratulangi, Manado
  12. Minangkabau, Padang
  13. Sultan Syarif Kasim II, Pekanbaru
  14. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin, Palembang
  15. Adisumarmo, Surakarta
  16. Ahmad Yani, Semarang
  17. Halim Perdana Kusuma, Jakarta
  18. Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar
  19. Polonia, Medan

Seaports:

  1. Sekupang, Batam
  2. Batam Center, Batam
  3. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Batam
  4. Marina Teluk Senimba, Batam
  5. Citra Tri Tunas (Harbour Bay), Batam
  6. Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang, Bintan
  7. Bandar Bintan Telani Lagoi, Tanjung Uban, Bintan
  8. Bandar Sri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban, Bintan
  9. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Tanjung Uban, Bintan
  10. Pulau Baai, Bengkulu
  11. Dumai, Riau
  12. Yos Sudarso, Cirebon
  13. Teluk Nibung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
  14. Bandar Sri Setia Raya, Bengkalis
  15. Belawan, Belawan, North Sumatra
  16. Benoa, Bali
  17. Kuala Langsa, Langsa, Aceh
  18. Jayapura, Papua
  19. Soekarno-Hatta, Makassar
  20. Tunonanta, Nunukan, North Kalimantan
  21. Malundung, Tarakan, North Kalimantan
  22. Padang Bai, Bali
  23. Sibolga, Sibolga, North Sumatra
  24. Siak Sri Indrapura, Siak, Riau
  25. Teluk Bayur, Padang, West Sumatra
  26. Tanjung Lontar, Tenau, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara
  27. Tanjung Mas, Semarang
  28. Tanjung Priok, Jakarta
  29. Pelabuhan Samudra Bitung, Bitung, North Sumatra

Land Borders:

  1. Mota’ain, Attambua, East Nusa Tenggara
  2. Entikong, Entikong, West Kalimantan

For details and enquiries please contact the Indonesian Embassy in your home country.

 

Visa-on-Arrival:

 

The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 61 countries which can be obtained at designated entry airports and sea ports. Visa-on-Arrival are valid for 30 days and are extendable with another 30 days to be applied at Immigration offices in Indonesia. Visas cost US$35

 

Please note that starting 26 January 2010, the 7-day Visa-on-Arrival has been discontinued.

 

Exception to this is the Special Economic Zone in the Riau Islands province, where the 7-day Visa on Arrival (VoA) can still be obtained at the seaports on the islands of Batam, Bintan - including Tanjung Pinang and Bandar Bentan Telani -  and Karimun. The 7-Day VoA Visa fee is US$ 15.

 

Countries extended Visa-on-Arrival facility are:
1. Algiers, 2. Australia, 3.Argentina, 4. Austria, 5. Bahrain, 6. Belgium, 7. Brazil, 8. Bulgaria, 19. Canada, 10. Cyprus, 11. Denmark, 12. Egypt, 13. Estonia, 14.Fiji, 15. Finland, 16.France, 17. Germany, 18.Greece 19.Hungary, 20.Iceland, 21.India, 22.Iran, 23. Ireland, 24.Italy, 25. Japan, 26.Kuwait, 27. Laos PDR, 28.Latvia, 29.Libya, 30. Lithuania, 31.Liechtenstein, 32. Luxemburg, 33. Malta, 34. Maldives, 35.Monaco, 36. Mexico, 37. New Zealand, 38. the Netherlands, 39. Norway, 40. Oman, 41. Panama, 42. The People’s Republic of China, 43.Poland, 44. Portugal, 45.Qatar, 46.Rumania, 47.Russia, 48.South Africa, 49.South Korea, 50.Switzerland, 51.Saudi Arabia, 52.Spain, 53.Suriname, 54.Sweden, 55.Slovakia, 56.Slovenia, 57.Taiwan, 58. Tunisia. 59..the United Arab Emirates, 60. the United Kingdom, 61. The United States of America.

 

Entry Ports Where Visa-on-Arrival are Issued are:

International Airports:

 

Authorized Seaports are:

 

At Batam: Sekupang, Batuampar, Nongsa, Marina, and Teluk Senimba; on Bintan island : Sri Bintan Pura in Tanjung Pinang, Bandar Bintan Telani Lagoi;  Tanjung Balai Karimun, and Bandar Sri Udana Labon in the Riau archipelago;  Belawan port and Sibolga in North Sumatra, Yos Sudarso Tanjung Perak in Surabaya; Teluk Bayur in Padang; Tanjung Priok harbor at Jakarta; Padang Bai and Benoa ports in Bali; the port of Jayapura; Bitung; Tanjung Mas in Semarang, Central Java; Tenua and Maumere in East Nusa Tenggara, Pare-Pare and Soekarno Hatta port in South Sulawesi. 

 

VISA Application at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates

 

Visitors from other countries must apply for visa at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates in their home country. In addition,  visas cannot be replaced with any other immigration letters. The visa shall then be administered by  the Visa Officer in the presence of the applicant concerned.

 

You may find information on Indonesia embassies and consulates contact details at the Ministry of Foreign Affair website on the following direct link: http://www.kemlu.go.id/ 

For further information on applying for visa to Indonesia, you may browse our FAQs.

 

Free entry visa is also provided to delegates registered in a conference that is officially convened. In addition, tourist visa can be obtained from every Indonesian Embassy or Consulate. You can visit Indonesia through certain means and gates, by air via Jakarta, Bali, Medan, Manado, Biak, Ambon, Surabaya and Batam; by sea via Semarang, Jakarta, Bali, Pontianak, Balikpapan, Tanjung Pinang and Kupang. Maximum stay in Indonesia is two months.

 

Airport Tax

An airport tax of Rp150,000 is levied by airports on departing passengers on international flights and Rp.40,000 for those on domestic routes. Most airlines today incorporate airport tax into their total tickets cost on purchase. Do make sure that this is already included.   

 

Tipping

Most hotels add a 10% service charge to the bill on top of the 10% tax. In restaurants where service charge is not added, a tip of 5 to 10% on the bill will be appropriate depending on the service and type of establishment.

 

Customs

Maximum items allowed by customs when you visit Indonesia:

  • 1 liter of alcoholic beverages
  • 200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 100 grams of tobacco
  • Reasonable amount of perfume per adult, meaning if you arrive drenched in perfume the customs probably will not mind you carrying loads of bottles.
  • Cameras, video cameras, portable radios, cassette recorders, binoculars and sport equipments are admitted provided they are taken out on departure. They must be declared to Customs.
  • You are prohibited to carry:
  • Firearms
  • Narcotics drugs
  • Pornography materials
  • Chinese printing and medicines
  • Transceivers and cordless telephone
  • Films, pre-recorded video tapes, laser discs, VCDs, DVDs must be screened by Censor Board.
  • Import or export of foreign currencies and travelers’ checks are allowed. However, the import and export of Indonesia currency, exceeding 100 million Rupiah is prohibited.

Further information on customs and taxes in Indonesia, log into www.beacukai.go.id



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