BEFORE YOU TRAVEL IN INDONESIA
169 COUNTRIES FREE VISA - 67 COUNTRIES VISA ON ARRIVAL / VoA - 25 AIRPORT OF ENTRY (AOE) LIST
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There are different rules for different foreign visitors to Indonesia. Most countries get a free 30 day visa while other countries need to apply for a visa before travelling. 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 day you enter Indonesia.
A passport that has at least one complete blank page.
Proof of a return flight or onward flight out of Indonesia.
If the immigration officer has a suspicion that you may abuse the free visa you might also be asked for proof of sufficient funds to stay in Indonesia for the duration of your visa. The Indonesia Visa is counted per day, not per night. Your first day and last day are included in the 30 day calculation. Even if you enter Indonesia at 23:55h (11:55pm), the last 5 minutes before midnight will still be considered a full day. The same for your departure.
Nationals of 167 countries and 2 special regions can get a free 30-day non extendable visa.
This 30 day free Indonesia visa is valid for the purpose of;
Leisure and tourism.
Art and Cultural.
Giving a lecture or attend a seminar.
Attend a meeting held by Head office or Representative office in Indonesia.
While in transit on the way to another country.
There are 67 countries who can get a 30 day visa on arrival at USD 35 per person.
The Indonesia visa on arrival is valid for 30 days. The VOA can be extended by another 30 days while travelling in Indonesia.
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.
EXTEND YOUR INDONESIA VISA
There are some options to extend your 30 day tourist visa although it depends what country you are from. 67 Visa on arrival country can extend their visa once. The extension costs USD 35 so in total you are paying USD 70 for a 60 day stay. After 60 days you will need to leave the country. Alternatively any of the above countries can do a "visa run" to extend their visa. A visa run is usually done in one day. You leave the country on a budget flight to the nearest overseas airport. You can leave on a morning flight and return on an afternoon flight.
PLEASE TAKE A NOTE
If your country is not listed above then you will need to apply for a visa at the nearest Indonesian Embassy before travelling to Indonesia.