By Presidential Decree of 21 of 2016 dated on 2 March 2016 on Visa Free, replacing Presidential Regulation Number 104/2015 on Amendments to Presidential Regulation Number 69/2015 on Visa Free, Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia.

 

 

Free Visa

 

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

The following are the Countries granted Visa Free Facilities according to Presidential Decree No. 21 of 2016:

  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
  1. Guyana
  2. Haiti
  3. Honduras
  4. Hong Kong
  5. Hungary
  6. Iceland
  7. India
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Ivory Coast
  11. Jamaica
  12. Japan
  13. Jordan
  14. Kazakhstan
  15. Kenya
  16. Kiribati
  17. Kuwait
  18. Kyrgyzstan
  19. Lao, People’s Democratic
  20. Latvia
  21. Lebanon
  22. Lesotho
  23. Liechtenstein
  24. Lithuania
  25. Luxemburg
  26. Macao
  27. Macedonia
  28. Madagascar
  29. Malawi
  30. Malaysia
  31. Maldives
  32. Mali
  33. Malta
  34. Marshall Islands
  35. Mauritania
  36. Mauritius
  37. Mexico
  38. Moldova
  39. Monaco
  40. Mongolia
  41. Morocco
  42. Mozambique
  43. Myanmar
  44. Namibia
  45. Nauru
  46. Nepal
  47. Netherlands
  48. New Zealand
  49. Nicaragua
  50. Norway
  51. Oman
  52. Palau
  53. Palestine
  54. Panama
  55. Papua New Guinea
  56. Paraguay
  57. Peru
  1. Philippines
  2. Poland
  3. Portugal
  4. Puerto Rico
  5. Qatar
  6. Romania
  7. Russian Federation
  8. Rwanda
  9. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  10. Saint Lucia
  11. Saint Vincent and Grenadines
  12. Samoa
  13. San Marino
  14. Sao Tome and Principe
  15. Saudi Arabia
  16. Senegal
  17. Serbia
  18. Seychelles
  19. Singapore
  20. Slovakia
  21. Slovenia
  22. Solomon Islands
  23. South Africa
  24. South Korea
  25. Spain
  26. Sri Lanka
  27. Suriname
  28. Swaziland
  29. Sweden
  30. Switzerland
  31. Taiwan
  32. Tajikistan
  33. Tanzania
  34. Thailand
  35. Timor Leste
  36. Togo
  37. Tonga
  38. Trinidad and Tobago
  39. Tunisia
  40. Turkey
  41. Turkmenistan
  42. Tuvalu
  43. Uganda
  44. Ukraine
  45. United Arab Emirates
  46. United Kingdom
  47. United States
  48. Uruguay
  49. Uzbekistan
  50. Vanuatu
  51. Vatican City State
  52. Venezuela
  53. Vietnam
  54. Zambia
  55. Zimbabwe

More information about Free Visa, please visit: http://www.imigrasi.go.id/ index.php/en/layanan-publik/ bebas-visa#free-visa-countries-list

If the 30 days of Visit Visa Exemption facility feels insufficient, visitor still can apply for Visa on Arrival (given for 30 days and extendable for another 30 days) or Visit Visa.

Visa on Arrival

In accordance with the Regulation of Minister of Law and Human Right of the Republic of Indonesia Number: 21, on August 26, 2015, citizen from 65 countries and 1 region are eligible for obtaining Visa on Arrival (VOA). The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 65 countries and 1 region 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.

This visa can be obtained directly when you are landed at the certain airports and seaport in Indonesia regardless of the purpose of your visits (Business, Tourist, Social). The Visa on Arrival is not a work visa nor a visitation visa. Therefore, it can not be converted to obtain other immigration permits. The maximum stays permitted for the visa on arrival is 30 days. If you plan to stay longer than 30 days, you need to mention your intention to stay longer. Visa on Arrival can be extended for another 30 days.

The official entry requirements for the issuance of a 30 or 7 days day visa-on arrival:

  1. Passport must be from one of the countries listed below.
  2. Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 (six) months from the date of entry into Indonesia.
  3. Payment,depending on the length of visa required.
  4. Onward or return tickets are compulsory.
  5. Visitors must enter and exit through one of the 15 airports or 21 seaports officially approved as an international gateway by the Indonesian Immigration department.

Indonesia Government had granted visa on arrival favor to 65 countries and 1 region to be able to purchase the visa on arrival facility upon their arrival in Indonesia’s designed International Gateway at 20 airports and 23 seaports. Those 65 countries and 1 region are as follow:

  1. Argentina
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Algeria
  5. Bahrain
  6. Belgium
  7. Brazil
  8. Bulgaria
  9. Czech Republic
  10. Cambodia
  11. Canada
  12. Cyprus
  13. China
  14. Denmark
  15. Estonia
  16. Egypt
  17. Fiji
  18. Finland
  19. France
  20. Germany
  21. Greece
  22. Hungary
  1. India
  2. Iceland
  3. Iran
  4. Ireland
  5. Italy
  6. Japan
  7. Kuwait
  8. Laos
  9. Latvia
  10. Libya
  11. Lithuania
  12. Liechtenstein
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Maldives
  15. Malta
  16. Mexico
  17. Monaco
  18. New Zealand
  19. Netherlands
  20. Norway
  21. Oman
  22. Panama
  1. Poland
  2. Portugal
  3. Qatar
  4. Romania
  5. Russia
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. Seychelles
  8. Slovak Republic
  9. Slovenia
  10. Spain
  11. South Africa
  12. South Korea
  13. Suriname
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. Taiwan PRC
  17. Timor Leste
  18. Tunisia
  19. Turkey
  20. Uni Arab Emirates
  21. United Kingdom (British)
  22. United States of America

More information about Visa on Arrival, please visit: http://www.imigrasi.go.id/ index.php/en/ public-services/ visit-visa#general-info

“Free Visa” or “Visa on Arrival” recommended gates for the ICELTICs 2017 international participants, as follow:

  1. Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport in Banda Aceh, Aceh (International arrival at Banda Aceh – Direct Flight).
  2. Kualanamu International Airport in Medan, Sumatera Utara (International arrival at Medan and continue with domestic flight to Banda Aceh).
  3. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta (International arrival at Jakarta and continue with domestic flight to Banda Aceh).

Others nationals that not granted with either visa on arrival favor nor visa free favor from Indonesia government may apply for tourist visa at Indonesia embassy abroad.