Indonesia visa policy that you need to follow




The information on Indonesia Visa Policy below is sourced from the official Indonesian government websites and offices therefore it is relatively valid.

All international travelers who visit Indonesia is obligated to hold a 6 months (at least) visa and return ticket, unless you are from one of the visa exempt countries.

However the 3 months valid visa in some cases can also be accepted (for business travel for instance).

For the further information on Indonesia visa policy please visit Indonesian immigration official website http://www.imigrasi.go.id

Indonesia visa policy

Visa exemption

The visa exemption facility can be used for tourism, family visit, social visit, art and cultural, government duty, to deliver a speech or attend a seminar, international exhibition, meetings with head office or representative office in Indonesia, or transit through Indonesia.

In accordance with the Indonesia Presidential Decree of 21 of 2016 on 2 March 2016 on Visa free, the visitors who hold the visa from 169 countries below can use the visa free to enter Indonesia. The visa free is valid for for 30 days at most and can not be extended. And can visit Indonesia through one of the 124 designated border crossings, including 29 airports, 88 seaports and 7 land border checkpoints.

1. Albania
2. Algeria
3. Andorra
4. Angola
5. Antigua and Barbuda
6. Argentina
7. Armenia
8. Australia
9. Austria
10. Azerbaijan
11. Bahamas
12. Bahrain
13. Bangladesh
14. Barbados
15. Belarus
16. Belgium
17. Belize
18. Benin
19. Bhutan
20. Bolivia
21. Bosnia & Herzegovina
22. Botswana
23. Brazil
24. Brunei Darussalam
25. Bulgaria
26. Burkina Faso
27. Burundi
28. Cambodia
29. Canada
30. Cape Verde
31. Chad
32. Chile
33. China
34. Comoros
35. Costa Rica
36. Croatia
37. Cuba
38. Cyprus
39. Czech Republic
40. Denmark
41. Dominica (Commonwealth)
42. Dominican Republic
43. Ecuador
44. Egypt
45. El Salvador
46. Estonia
47. Fiji
48. Finland
49. France
50. Gabon
51. Gambia
52. Georgia
53. Germany
54. Ghana
55. Greece
56. Grenada
57. Guatemala
58. Guyana
59. Haiti
60. Honduras
61. Hong Kong
62. Hungary
63. Iceland
64. India
65. Ireland
66. Italy
67. Ivory Coast
68. Jamaica
69. Japan
70. Jordan
71. Kazakhstan
72. Kenya
73. Kiribati
74. Kuwait
75. Kyrgyzstan
76. Lao, People’s Democratic Republic
77. Latvia
78. Lebanon
79. Lesotho
80. Liechtenstein
81. Lithuania
82. Luxemburg
83. Macao
84. Macedonia
85. Madagascar
86. Malawi
87. Malaysia
88. Maldives
89. Mali
90. Malta
91. Marshall Islands
92. Mauritania
93. Mauritius
94. Mexico
95. Moldova
96. Monaco
97. Mongolia
98. Morocco
99. Mozambique
100. Myanmar
101. Namibia
102. Nauru
103. Nepal
104. Netherlands
105. New Zealand
106. Nicaragua
107. Norway
108. Oman
109. Palau
110. Palestine
111. Panama
112. Papua New Guinea
113. Paraguay
114. Peru
115. Philippines
116. Poland
117. Portugal
118. Puerto Rico
119. Qatar
120. Romania
121. Russian Federation
122. Rwanda
123. Saint Kitts and Nevis
124. Saint Lucia
125. Saint Vincent and Grenadines
126. Samoa
127. San Marino
128. Sao Tome and Principe
129. Saudi Arabia
130. Senegal
131. Serbia
132. Seychelles
133. Singapore
134. Slovakia
135. Slovenia
136. Solomon Islands
137. South Africa
138. South Korea
139. Spain
140. Sri Lanka
141. Suriname
142. Swaziland
143. Sweden
144. Switzerland
145. Taiwan
146. Tajikistan
147. Tanzania
148. Thailand
149. Timor Leste
150. Togo
151. Tonga
152. Trinidad and Tobago
153. Tunisia
154. Turkey
155. Turkmenistan
156. Tuvalu
157. Uganda
158. Ukraine
159. United Arab Emirates
160. United Kingdom
161. United States
162. Uruguay
163. Uzbekistan
164. Vanuatu
165. Vatican City State
166. Venezuela
167. Vietnam
168. Zambia
169. Zimbabwe




Can enter Indonesia through the following airports
1. Adi Soemarmo, Surakarta
2. Adi Sucipto, Yogyakarta
3. Ahmad Yani, Semarang
4. Bandara International Lombok, Mataram
5. Belitung, Tanjung Pandan
6. Binaka, Sibolga
7. El Tari, Kupang
8. Frans Kaisiepo, Biak
9. Halim Perdana Kusuma, DKI Jakarta
10. Hang Nadim, Batam
11. Husein Sastranegara, Bandung, West Java
12. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali
13. Juanda, Surabaya
14. Kuala Namu, Medan, Sumatra Utara
15. Maimun Saleh, Sabang

16. Minangkabau, Padang
17. Mopah, Merauke
18. Mozes Kilangi, Tembaga Pura
19. Pattimura, Ambon
20. Polonia, medan
21. Sam ratulangi, manado
22. Sepinggan, balikpapan
23. Soekarno Hatta, Banten
24. Sultan Hassanudin, Makassar
25. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Banda Aceh
26. Sultan Mahmud Badarudin II, Palembang
27. Sultan Syarif Kasim II, Pekanbaru
28. Supadio, Pontianak
29. Tarakan, Tarakan

and through the following seaports:

1. Achmad Yani, Ternate
2. Amamapare, Tembaga Pura
3. Anggrek, Gorontalo
4. Bagan Siapi-api, Bagan Siapi-api
5. Badar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Tanjung Uban
6. Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban
7. Bandar Seri Setia Raja, Bengkalis
8. Batam Center, Batam
9. Batu Ampar, Batam
10. Belakang Padang, Belakang Padang
11. Belawan, Belawan
12. Benete, Sumbawa Besar
13. Biak, Biak
14. Boom Baru, Palembang
15. Celukan Bawang, Singaraja
16. Citra Tri Tunas, Batam
17. Ciwandan, Cilegon
18. Dumai, Dumai
19. Dwi Kora, Pontianak
20. Gunung Sitoli, Sibolga
21. Jambi, Jambi
22. Jayapura, Jayapura
23. Kabil, Batam
24. Kendari, Kendari
25. Kota Baru, Kota Baru
26. Kuala Enok, Tembilahan
27. Kuala Langsa, Aceh
28. Kuala Tanjung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
29. Kuala Tungkal, Jambi
30. Lauren Say, Maumere
31. Lembar, Mataram
32. Lhokseumawe, Lhokseumawe
33. Malahayati, Aceh
34. Malundung, Tarakan
35. Manado, Manado
36. Marina Teluk Senimba, Batam
37. Marore, Tahuna
38. Merauke, Merauke
39. Miangas, Tahuna
40. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Batam
41. Nusantara, Pare-pare
42. Nusantara, tahuna
43. Padang Bai, Singaraja
44. Panarukan, Panarukan

45. Pangkal Balam, Pangkal Pinang
46. Panjang, Bandar Lampung
47. Pantoloan, Palu
48. Pasuruan, Pasuruan
49. Pemangkat, Sambas
50. Probolinggo, Probolinggo
51. Pulau Baai, Bengkulu
52. Sabang, Aceh
53. Samarinda, samarinda
54. Sampit, Sampit
55. Samudera, Bitung
56. Sekupang, batam
57. Selat lampa, Ranai
58. Semayang, Balikpapan
59. Siak Sri Indrapura, Siak
60. Sibolga, Sibolga
61. Sintete, Sambas
62. Soekarno Hatta, Makassar
63. Sorong-Sorong
64. Sri Bayintan, Tanjung Pinang
65. Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang
66. Sungai Guntung, Tembilahan
67. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Tanjung Balai Karimun
68. Tanjung Benoa, Denpasar
69. Tanjung Emas, Semarang
70. Tanjung Gudang, Pangkal Pinang
71. Tanjung Harapan, Selat Panjang
72. Tanjung Intan, Cilacap
73. Tanjung Kelian, Pangkal Pinang
74. Tanjung Lontar, Kupang
75. Tanjung Pandan, Bangka Belitung
76. Tanjung Perak, Surabaya
77. Tanjung Priok, DKI Jakarta
78. Tanjung Uban, Tanjung Uban
79. Tanjung Wangi, Jember
80. Tarempa, Tarempa
81. Teluk Bayur, Padang
82. Teluk Nibung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
83. Tembilaha, Tembilahan
84. Tri Sakti, Banjarmasin
85. Tual, Tual
86. Tunon Taka, Nunukan
87. Yos Sudarso, Ambon
88. Yos Sudarso, Cirebon

And these land borders:

1. Aruk, Sambas
2. Entikong, entikong
3. Metamauk, Atambua
4. Mota’ain, Atambua
5. Nanga Badaum Sanggau
6. Napan, Atambua
7. Skouw, Jayapura

Please contact the Indonesian Embassy in your home country for more detailed information and enquiries.

However, if the 30 days exemption visa facility is insufficient for you, you can also apply for the Visa-on-Arrival (VoA). The on arrival visa is for 30 days visit and is extendable for another 30 days.

Indonesia Visa-on-Arrival (VoA):

The visitors from 61 countries can apply for VoA and it is valid for 30 days with another 30 days extension if needed, the extension shall be applied at Immigration offices in Indonesia, it costs you about US$35.

Please note that starting 26 January 2010, the 7-day Visa-on-Arrival is no longer applied. However, for the Special Economic Zone in the Riau Islands province, the 7-day Visa on Arrival (VoA) is still applicable and can be obtained at the seaports on the islands of Batam, Bintan -including Tanjung Pinang and Bandar Bentan Telani – and Karimun, and the Visa fee is US$ 15.

The nationals from the following countries may visit Indonesia using the extended Visa-on-Arrival:

1. Algeria

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. Lao 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.

VISA Application at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates

The international travelers must apply for the visa at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates in their home country. And you could also ask the offices for more information on Indonesia visa policy.

The contact details on Indonesia embassies and consulates can be found at the Ministry of Foreign Affair website http://www.kemlu.go.id/

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