Tourists from those selected countries will not oblige to apply abroad for a visa but can purchase a visa on arrival at 15 gates of Indonesia’s international airports and seaports.
Visa on Arrival
In accordance with the Regulation of Minister of Law and Human Right of the Republic of Indonesia Number: M.HH-01.GR.01.06, on January 12, 2010, citizen from 63 countries and 1 region are eligible for obtaining Visa on Arrival (VOA). 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 general requirements for Visa On Arrival are:
- Expiration date of the applicant’s passport must be at least 6 (six) months at the date of entry.
- Round-trip airplane ticket
- 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.
Those 64 countries and 1 region are as follow:
9. Czech Republic
40. New Zealand
50. Saudi Arabia
51. Slovak Republic
54. South Africa
55. South Korea
59. Taiwan PRC
60. Timor Leste
63. Uni Arab Emirates
64. United Kingdom (British)
65. United States of America
11 countries and territories are eligible for a “Visa Free” facility. Those holding valid passports from the following countries will be granted a non-extendable 30-day Visa-Free Short Visit Permit upon arrival at an Indonesian international gateway without charge:
- Brunei Darussalam
- Hong Kong SAR
- Macau SAR
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.