VISA Policy of Indonesia

General Requirement

Regardless what country you are from and what visa you will be getting there are a few things every foreign visitor needs before travelling to Indonesia.

  • A passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Indonesia.
  • A passport that has at least one complete blank page.
  • Proof of a return flight or onward flight out of Indonesia.

The immigration officer at the port of entry may ask the passenger to produce any necessary documents (such as hotel reservation and proof of finance).


Visa Free Short Visit for Multiple Purposes:

Brunei

Laos

Peru

Cambodia

Macau SAR

Philippines

Chile

Malaysia

Singapore

Ecuador

Morocco

Thailand

Hong Kong SAR

Myanmar

Vietnam

These 15 countries and special regions can get a free 30-day non extendable visa through any airport or harbor for the purpose of tourism, business, education, government related tasks, socio – culture, journalism or transit.


Visa Free Short Visit for Tourism Purpose Only:

Algeria

Hungary

Poland

Angola

Iceland

Portugal

Argentina

India

Qatar

Austria

Ireland

Romania

Azerbaijan

Italy

Russia

Bahrain

Japan

San Marino

Belarus

Jordan

Saudi Arabia

Belgium

Kazakhstan

Seychelles

Bulgaria

Kuwait

Slovakia

Canada

Kyrgyzstan

Slovenia

China

Latvia

South Africa

Commonwealth of Dominica

Lebanon

South Korea

Croatia

Liechtenstein

Spain

Cyprus

Lithuania

Suriname

Czech Republic

Luxembourg

Sweden

Denmark

Maldives

Switzerland

Egypt

Malta

Taiwan

England

Mexico

Tanzania

Estonia

Monaco

Timor-Leste

Fiji

Netherlands

Tunisia

Finland

New Zealand

Turkey

France

Norway

United Arab Emirates

Germany

Oman

USA

Ghana

Panama

Vatican City

Greece

Papua New Guinea

Venezuela

These 75 countries and special regions can get a free 30-day non extendable visa for the purpose of tourism only, and can only enter and exit Indonesia through certain airports and seaports (see below). For a reason other than tourism purpose, or entering other than defined airports and harbors, they can choose to pay the USD 35 visa on arrival (e.g. business, education, government related tasks, socio – culture, journalism or transit).

Five airports:

  • Bali; Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS).
  • Jakarta; Soekarno Hatta International Airport (CGK).
  • Medan; Kualanamu International Airport (KNO).
  • Surabaya; Juanda International Airport (SUB).
  • Batam; Hang Nadim International Airport (BTH).
Nine harbours:
  • Batam, Batam Center Harbour.
  • Batam, Citra Tri Tunas Harbour.
  • Batam, Marina Teluk Senimba Harbour.
  • Batam, Nongsa Terminal Bahari.
  • Batam, Sekupang Harbour.
  • Bintan, Sri Bintan Harbour.
  • Bintan, Tanjung Uban, Bentan Telani/Lagoi Harbour.
  • Riau, Karimun, Tanjung Balai Karimun.
  • Riau, Tanjung Uban, Sri Udana Lobam Harbour.


Visa on Arrival (VOA):

These are another 4 countries which can get a 30 day visa on arrival at USD 35 per person.

Andorra

Australia

Brazil

Libya

This rate is the same for any passenger of any age. Infants need to pay this visa fee as well. The Indonesia visa on arrival can be extended once by another 30 days. The Indonesia visa fee can be paid in cash or credit card. If you pay with cash you can use US Dollars or any other major currency. You will find a piece of paper at the VOA payment counter with the current price in your currency.
Nationals from all countries except Angola, Azerbaijan, Dominica, Ghana, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Papua New Guinea, Seychelles, Tanzania, Vatican City and Venezuela that are eligible for visa free entry for tourism purposes are still able to obtain a visa on arrival when entering via a port of entry with visa on arrival facilities other than 5 airports and 9 seaports specified for the visa free entry facility or intending to depart via a port of entry other than 25 airports and 9 seaports specified as exit points.


Visa Before Arrival:

Nationals who are not eligible for visa free or VOA need to apply the visa at an Indonesian embassy or consulate.

Afghanistan

Niger

Cameroon

Nigeria

Guinea

North Korea

Israel

Pakistan

Liberia

Somalia

These 10 countries require an approval from Immigration Office in Indonesia before travelling for Business, Tourist and Social Visits purposes (this policy is called Indonesian Calling Visa).


Special Note:

The recent new law approving of another additional 79 countries for visa free has been officially signed by President Joko Widowo (Jokowi) on 2 March 2016. The new law was then made public by the ministry of justice on 10 March 2016, and may start be applied by end of March. However, we couldn't receive the list of those 79 countries at the moment. Therefore for those countries that are currently not listed for Visa free, please kindly check and confirm the recent visa requirement status to Indonesian embassy or consulate nearby.