gain entry into Indonesia, foreign nationals need to
have in their possession passports with at least six
months of validity and appropriate visas.
Visa application is carried out at the Indonesian Embassies
or Consulates overseas nearest to the applicants' domicile.
The application is made by filling out appropriate application
forms - available from the Embassies or Consulates -
and by enclosing 2 color passport-size photographs and
a valid passport, along with supporting documents depending
on the types of visa to be applied.
note that the passport submitted has to have at least
six (6) months of validity at the proposed date of entry
fee is payable in local currencies for the visa application,
depending on the type of visa and the duration of stay.
Please note that the fee should only be paid in cash
or by postal order and is non-refundable. Queries regarding
the amount of the visa fee should be referred to the
Embassy/Consulate where the visa application is filed.
Decisions on many of the types of visa applications
are normally made within 24 hours. Certain applications,
such as those to work, study or live in Indonesia and
other applications that need a special permit from the
Immigration Office in Indonesia, need to be referred
to Jakarta for approval. This process can take up to
two months before a decision is made and the visa granted.
that has been issued is valid for 90 days. If an applicant
fails to enter Indonesia within the 90 days period after
the visa is issued, the visa will be declared invalid.
Please note that possession of a visa does not guarantee
entry into Indonesia. Permission to enter Indonesia
is the authorization of the Immigration Officer at the
point of entry.
Please find below a list of the countries which are
granted Visa on Arrival, as well as Visa-Free Short
Visits (BVKS). Those countries listed under BVKS do
not require a visa to enter Indonesia up to 30 days.
Please find also a list of prices for these documents.
However, we recommend you contact the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate
in your country well before the conference in order
to check if you require any immigration documents necessary
to visit Indonesia.
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