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Visas

All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.


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PASSPORTS AND VISAS

All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.

 

Free Tourist Visa

By Presidential Decree of 21of 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.  

 

Tourist Visa Free 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.

 

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

  1. Albania
  2. Algiers
  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. Chili
  33. China
  34. Comoro
  35. Costa Rika
  36. Croatia
  37. Cuba
  38. Cyprus
  39. Czech Republic
  40. Denmark
  41. Dominica (Commonwealth)
  42. Ecuador
  43. Egypt
  44. El Salvador
  45. Estonia
  46. Fiji
  47. Finland
  48. France
  49. Gabon
  50. Gambia
  51. Georgia
  52. Germany
  53. Ghana
  54. Greece
  55. Grenada
  56. Guatemala
  57. Guyana
  58. Haiti
  59. Honduras
  60. Hong Kong (SAR)
  61. Hungary
  62. Iceland
  63. India
  64. Ireland
  65. Italy
  66. Ivory Coast
  67. Jamaica
  68. Japan
  69. Jordan
  70. Kazakhstan
  71. Kenya
  72. Kiribati
  73. Kuwait
  74. Kyrgyzstan
  75. Laos
  76. Latvia
  77. Lebanon
  78. Lesotho
  79. Liechtenstein
  80. Lithuania
  81. Luxemburg
  82. Macao (SAR)
  83. Macedonia
  84. Madagascar
  85. Malawi
  86. Malaysia
  87. Maldives
  88. Mali
  89. Malta
  90. Marshall Islands
  91. Mauritania
  92. Mauritius
  93. Mexico
  94. Moldova
  95. Monaco
  96. Mongolia
  97. Morocco
  98. Mozambique
  99. Myanmar
  100. Namibia
  101. Nauru
  102. Nepal
  103. Netherland
  104. New Zealand
  105. Nicaragua
  106. Norway
  107. Oman
  108. Palau
  109. Palestine
  110. Panama
  111. Papua New Guinea
  112. Paraguay
  113. Peru
  114. Philippines
  115. Poland
  116. Portugal
  117. Puerto Rico
  118. Qatar
  119. Republic Dominica
  120. Romania
  121. Russia
  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. Swiss
  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 Kingdoms
  161. United States of America
  162. Uruguay
  163. Uzbekistan
  164. Vanuatu
  165. Vatican
  166. Venezuela
  167. Vietnam
  168. Zambia
  169. Zimbabwe

 

Nationals of the 169 countries can enter and exit Indonesian Territory through 124 Immigration Checkpoints in airports, seaports and land borders as follows:

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
  12.     I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali
  13.     Juanda, Surabaya
  14.     Kuala Namu, Medan
  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

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

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

 

For details and enquiries please contact the Indonesian Embassy in your home country.

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:

The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals 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

 

Please note that starting 26 January 2010, the 7-day Visa-on-Arrival has been discontinued.

 

Exception to this is the Special Economic Zone in the Riau Islands province, where the 7-day Visa on Arrival (VoA) can still be obtained at the seaports on the islands of Batam, Bintan - including Tanjung Pinang and Bandar Bentan Telani -  and Karimun. The 7-Day VoA Visa fee is US$ 15.

 

More Information on imigration available at: http://www.imigrasi.go.id 

 

VISA Application at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates

 

Visitors from other countries must apply for visa at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates in their home country. In addition,  visas cannot be replaced with any other immigration letters. The visa shall then be administered by  the Visa Officer in the presence of the applicant concerned.

 

You may find information on Indonesia embassies and consulates contact details at the Ministry of Foreign Affair website on the following direct link: http://www.kemlu.go.id/ 

For further information on applying for visa to Indonesia, you may browse our FAQs.

 

Free entry visa is also provided to delegates registered in a conference that is officially convened. In addition, tourist visa can be obtained from every Indonesian Embassy or Consulate. You can visit Indonesia through certain means and gates, by air via Jakarta, Bali, Medan, Manado, Biak, Ambon, Surabaya and Batam; by sea via Semarang, Jakarta, Bali, Pontianak, Balikpapan, Tanjung Pinang and Kupang. Maximum stay in Indonesia is two months.

 

Airport Tax

An airport tax of Rp150,000 is levied by airports on departing passengers on international flights and Rp.40,000 for those on domestic routes. Most airlines today incorporate airport tax into their total tickets cost on purchase. Do make sure that this is already included.   

 

Tipping

Most hotels add a 10% service charge to the bill on top of the 10% tax. In restaurants where service charge is not added, a tip of 5 to 10% on the bill will be appropriate depending on the service and type of establishment.

 

Customs

Maximum items allowed by customs when you visit Indonesia:

  • 1 liter of alcoholic beverages
  • 200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 100 grams of tobacco
  • Reasonable amount of perfume per adult, meaning if you arrive drenched in perfume the customs probably will not mind you carrying loads of bottles.
  • Cameras, video cameras, portable radios, cassette recorders, binoculars and sport equipments are admitted provided they are taken out on departure. They must be declared to Customs.
  • You are prohibited to carry:
  • Firearms
  • Narcotics drugs
  • Pornography materials
  • Chinese printing and medicines
  • Transceivers and cordless telephone
  • Films, pre-recorded video tapes, laser discs, VCDs, DVDs must be screened by Censor Board.
  • Import or export of foreign currencies and travelers’ checks are allowed. However, the import and export of Indonesia currency, exceeding 100 million Rupiah is prohibited.
 

A PRESIDENTIAL REGULATION ON FOREIGN YACHT VISITS TO INDONESIA

 

 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 1

 
       

 

 

 In this Presidential Regulation:

   

 

 

1.

Tourism is a wide range of tour activities supported by various facilities and services provided by local people, businessman, governments, as well as  local governments

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

Ship is a vessel with particular shape and type which is driven by wind, mechanical power and other energy, towed or tendered, including vessels equipped  with dynamic power, sub-marine vessel and floating equipment and immovable floating structures

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

3.

A foreign yacht is a water transportation bearing foreign flag which is used by tourists only for tourism or racing on the water driven by wind and/or mechanical power and is only for non-commercial activities

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

4.

A port is a place that consists of land and/or water within certain limits for governments and business activities which is used for ship docking, passenger arrival and departure terminal, and/or cargo unloading, consisting of terminal or port equipped with secured shipping facilities and port-supporting activities as well as for intra and inter transportation movement.

 

 
       

 

 

5.

An entry port or exit port is a port or a marina established as the entry and exit place for foreign yachts.

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

6.

The Central Government is the President of the Republic of Indonesia who has the authority to govern the Republic of Indonesia, assisted by the Vice President and Ministers as stated in the 1945 Constitution of the Republic Indonesia.

 

 
       

 

 

7.

The Local Government is the head of local government as an official element who leads the implementation of government affairs under the authority of the autonomy regions.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 
       

 

 

Article 2

 
       

 

 

1.

A foreign yacht and its crews and/or passengers including luggage and/or vehicles that will enter the territorial waters of Indonesia for tourism purposes will be provided with the ease of customs, immigration, quarantine, and port formalities

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The ease referred to in section (1) is provided at the entry and exit ports as specified in this Presidential Regulation

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

3.

The ease referred to in section (1) is granted for a certain period of time in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 3

 
       

 

 

1.

Foreign yacht with the purpose of tourism to Indonesia will be provided the ease for entry and exit referred to in Article 2 section (1) though the following ports:

 

 
 

 

 
 

a.   Port of Sabang, Sabang, Aceh;

   

 

 
 

b.   Port of Belawan, Medan, North Sumatera;

 

 

 
 

c.   Port of Teluk Bayur, Padang, West Sumatera;

 

 
 

d.   Nongsa Point Marina, Batan, Riau Islands;

 

 

 
 

e.   Bandar Bintan Telani, Bintan, Riau Islands;

 

 

 
 

f.   Port of Tanjung Pandan, Belitung, Bagka Belitung;

 

 
 

g.  Port of Sunda Kelapa and Ancol Marina, Jakarta;

 

 
 

h.  Port of Benoa, Badung, Bali;

   

 

 
 

i.   Port of Tenau, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara;

 

 

 
 

j.   Port of Kumai, West Kotawaringin, Central Kalimantan;  

 

 
 

k.  Port of Tarakan, Tarakan , North Kalimantan;

 

 

 
 

l.   Port of Nunukan, Bulungan, East Kalimantan;

 

 

 
 

m. Port of Bitung, Bitung, North Sulawesi;

 

 

 
 

n.  Port of Ambon, Ambon, Moluccas.

   

 

 
 

o.  Port of Saumlaki, West Maluku Tenggara, Moluccas;

 

 
 

p.  Port of Tual, Maluku Tenggara, Moluccas;

 

 

 
 

q.  Port of Sorong, Sorong, West Papua; and

 

 

 
 

r.   Port of Biak, Biak, Papua.

   

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The entry and exit ports referred to in section (1) are subject to change by considering:

 

 
 

a.   The development of foreign yacht visits;

 

 

 
 

b.   The readiness of facilities and supporting infrastructure to provide services; and

 

 
 

c.   The development of the region.

   

 

 
       

 

 
       

 

 

Article 4

 
       

 

 

1.

The change of the entry and exit ports referred to in section (2) will be stipulated in the Regulation of the Minister for Transport after coordinating with relevant institutions.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The stay permit referred to in section (1) must be:

 

 

 
 

a.   A visit visa issued by the Missions of the Republic of Indonesia overseas;

 

 
 

b.   A Visa on Arrival issued in the territory of the Republic of Indonesia; and/or

 

 
 

c.  Visa Free (for nationals who are included in the visa free policy).

 

 
 

 

   

 

 

3.

The stay permit referred to in section (2) points a and b can be extended in accordance with the provision of laws and regulations.

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

4.

An extension for the stay permit referred to in section (3) can be processed at the nearest Immigration Office to where the foreign yacht is moored.

 

 
       

 

 

Article 5

 
       

 

 

1.

A foreign yacht and its crews including their luggage that will visit Indonesia are required to undergo a quarantine inspection.

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The quarantine inspection referred to in section (1) must be conducted in accordance with the provisions of law and regulations.

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 6

 
       

 

 

Inspections of port formalities, customs, immigration, and quarantine as well as a cruising permit document are integrated and conducted at the entry and exit port

 

 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 7

 
       

 

 

A foreign yacht and its crews including their luggage and/or vehicles that will leave Indonesian territorial waters must settle all of their obligations in the areas of customs, immigration, quarantine, and port formalities.

 

 

 

 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 8

 
       

 

 

Foreign yacht with the purpose of tourism to Indonesian Territory is prohibited from engaging in commercial and/or rentals transaction with other parties.

 

 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 9

 
       

 

 

1.

For the safety of foreign yachts, the central government develops a ship monitoring system.

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The development of the ship monitoring system referred to in section (1) must be conducted in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

Article 10

 
       

 

 

1.

In order to increase yacht visits, the Central Government and/or Local Government may provide supporting facilities for foreign yachts.

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The supporting facilities referred to in section (1) include:

 

 
 

a.   The preparation of foreign yacht lanes;

   

 

 
 

b.   The ease for the construction of marinas or special terminals for foreign yachts;

 

 
 

c.   The construction of docks/piers;

   

 

 
 

d.   The installation of marine navigation equipment;

 

 

 
 

e.   The ease for yacht maintenance and repair facilities;

 

 
 

f.    The construction of yacht docks/mooring/base points ; and

 

 
 

g.   Other necessary facilities and conveniences as needed.

 

 
       

 

 

3.

The provision of supporting facilities referred to in section (1) and section (2) must be conducted in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 
       

 

 

Article 11

 
       

 

 

1.

In order to ensure an effective implementation of this Presidential Regulation, a coordination may be established with other relevant institutions

 

 
 

 

 
       

 

 

2.

The coordination referred to in section (1) involves:

 

 

 
 

a.   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

   

 

 
 

b.   The Ministry of Defense;

   

 

 
 

c.   The Ministry of Law and Human Rights;

 

 

 
 

d.   The Ministry of Finance;

   

 

 
 

e.   The Ministry of Transportation;

   

 

 
 

f.    The Ministry of Health;

   

 

 
 

g.   The Ministry of Agriculture;

   

 

 
 

h.   The Ministry of Marine and Fisheries;

   

 

 
 

i.    The Ministry of Tourism;

   

 

 
 

j.   The Headquarter of The Indonesia National Armed Forces

 

 
 

k.   The Headquarter of the Indonesia National Police; and

 

 
 

l.    The Indonesia Marine Security Board (BAKAMLA).

 

 
       

 

 
       

 

 

Article 12

 
       

 

 

The procedure for foreign yacht entry will be stipulated in the Regulation of the Ministry of Transportation.

 

 

 

 
       

 

 
 

 

 

 

   

 

 

Article 13

 
       

 

 

With the issuance of  this Presidential Regulation, the Presidential Regulation Number 79 /2011 on Foreign Yacht Visits to Indonesia as amended by Presidential Regulation No. 80/2014 on the Amendment to President Regulation Number 79 year 2011 on Foreign Yacht Visits to Indonesia (State Gazette of the Republic of Indonesia year 2014 Number 384) is cancelled and declared ineffective.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
       

 

 
       

 

 

Article 14

 
       

 

 
       

 

 

This Presidential Regulation comes into force on the date of its promulgation