Visa to Indonesia

Entrance to Indonesia: Your Visa Handbook

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Planning a trip to Indonesia?

If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful tropical destination, it’s important to understand the different visa options to ensure you have a smooth journey.

The visa requirements can sometimes be confusing, as they depend on factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your visit, and the duration of your stay.

Once you have a clear understanding of these factors, it will be easier to determine the type of visa that you need.

Visa Exemption Arrangement (VEA)

For travelers seeking short vacations, Indonesia offers the Visa Exemption Arrangement (VEA). Under this arrangement, nationals of certain countries can enjoy a stay of up to 30 days without the need for a visa. It’s a perfect choice for those looking to explore the country for a brief period.

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Visa on Arrival (VOA)

If your nationality doesn’t fall under the VEA list, the Visa on Arrival (VOA) might be the right option for you. This visa allows an initial stay of 30 days and can be extended for an additional 30 days, providing a total of 60 days to soak in the wonders of Indonesia.

Visa on Arrival Info

Electronic Visa on Arrival (e-VOA)

To simplify the Visa on Arrival process and skip long queues upon arrival, consider the Electronic Visa on Arrival (e-VOA). With this convenient option, you can apply for the Indonesian Visa on Arrival online before your departure, ensuring a smoother entry into the country.

Electronic Visa on Arrival Info

Tourist Visa

For tourists who want to stay longer or travelers with other purposes beyond tourism, the Tourist Visa is a suitable choice. This visa allows a stay of 60 days initially, and it can be extended twice, granting an additional 60 days each time. In total, this visa provides the opportunity to explore Indonesia for up to 180 days.

Tourist Visa Info

Tourism Multiple Entry Visa

This visa is perfect for leisure travelers wanting to soak in the diverse Indonesian culture and landscapes. With the convenience of multiple entries and up to 60 days per visit, select the duration that aligns with your exploration desires and experience Indonesia’s enchanting beauty over and over.

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Visa On Arrival & e-Visa On Arrival country list

Passport holders of the following countries are eligible for an Indonesian Visa On Arrival.

  • If your nationality is ON the list, and you wish to stay for more than 60 days, you must apply for a Tourist Visa
  • On the other hand, if your nationality is NOT on the list or Visa Exemption Arrangement, apply for a Tourist Visa
  1. Albania
  2. Andorra
  3. Argentina
  4. Armedia
  5. Australia
  6. Austria
  7. Bahrain
  8. Belarus
  9. Belgium
  10. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  11. Brazil
  12. Brunei Darussalam
  13. Bulgaria
  14. Cambodia
  15. Canada
  16. Chile
  17. Colombia
  18. Croatia
  19. Cyprus
  20. Czech
  21. Denmark
  22. Ecuador
  23. Egypt
  24. Estonia
  25. Finland
  26. France
  27. Germany
  28. Greece
  29. Guatemala
  30. Hong Kong
  31. Hungary
  32. Iceland
  33. India
  34. Ireland
  35. Italy
  36. Japan
  37. Jordan
  38. Kazakhstan
  39. Kenya
  40. Kuwait
  41. Laos
  42. Latvia
  43. Liechtenstein
  44. Lithuania
  45. Luxembourg
  46. Macau
  47. Malaysia
  48. Maldives
  49. Malta
  50. Mexico
  51. Monaco
  52. Morocco
  53. Mozambique
  54. Myanmar
  55. New Zealand
  56. Norway
  57. Oman
  58. Palestine
  59. Panama
  60. Papua New Guinea
  61. People’s Republic of China
  62. Peru
  63. Poland
  64. Portugal
  65. Qatar
  66. Romania
  67. Russia
  68. Rwanda
  69. San Marino
  70. Saudi Arabia
  71. Serbia
  72. Singapore
  73. Slovakia
  74. Slovenia
  75. South Africa
  76. South Korea
  77. Spain
  78. Suriname
  79. Sweden
  80. Switzerland
  81. Taiwan
  82. Tanzania
  83. Thailand
  84. The Netherlands
  85. The Philippines
  86. The Seychelles
  87. The United Arab Emirates
  88. The United Kingdom
  89. The United States of America
  90. Timor Leste
  91. Tunisia
  92. Türkiye
  93. Ukraine
  94. Uzbekistan
  95. Vatican
  96. Venezuela
  97. Vietnam

Type of Tourist Visas

01. Visa Exemption Arrangement (VEA) - type A

If you are a passport holder from one of the ten (10) countries with a Visa Exemption Arrangement, you don’t need a Visa to enter Indonesia. However, it’s important to note that this visa is only valid for 30 days, and unlike the VOA or Visit Visa, it cannot be extended and is for tourism purposes only.

  • If your nationality is NOT on the list, please check the Visa on Arrival country list and see if you are eligible for Visa on Arrival.
  • If your nationality is ON the list and you intend to stay more than 30 days, you should apply for a Tourist Visa.
  1. Brunei Darussalam
  2. Cambodia
  3. Laos
  4. Malaysia
  5. Myanmar
  6. Philippines
  7. Singapore
  8. Thailand
  9. Timor Leste
  10. Vietnam

02a. Visa on Arrival (VOA) - type B

If you’re from one of the eligible countries, you can obtain a Visa on Arrival upon landing at any major Indonesian airport. This option allows you to stay in Indonesia for up to 30 days.

  • Stay for 30 days.
  • Option to extend it once, giving a total of 60 days.
  • Single entry.
  • Fee IDR 500,000, around USD 35.

02b. Electronic Visa on Arrival (e-VOA) - type B

Why wait in lines at the airport when you can apply for an Electronic Visa on Arrival online? The e-VOA service simplifies the process and grants you a 30-day stay in Indonesia. Just complete the online application, and you’ll be ready to explore Indonesia in no time.

  • Stay for 30 days.
  • Option to extend it once, giving a total of 60 days.
  • Single entry.
  • Fee IDR 500,000, around USD 35.
  • Apply online from the official Indonesian immigration website
It is advisable to have a backup of your e-VOA visa in digital format (on a tablet PC, smartphone, etc.), and or as a physical hard copy in case of any system failure.

03a. Tourist Visa - type C

Single Entry Visitor Visa - 60 days

If you’re planning a trip to Bali or exploring other stunning locales across Indonesia, the Tourist Visa is tailored for tourism and transit purposes. This option provides the flexibility to extend your stay, ensuring you can fully immerse yourself in the experience without worrying about the duration of your visit.

Whether you’re headed to Bali or any other beautiful destination in Indonesia, the Tourist Visa is tailored for tourism and transit purposes. You have the option to include visa extensions when applying or request them later, giving you the flexibility to make the most of your visit.

  • Stay for 60 days.
  • Option to extend it twice, giving a total of 180 days.
  • Single entry.
  • Fee IDR 1,500,000, around USD 100.
  • Apply online from the official Indonesian immigration website

03b. Tourism Multiple Entry Visa - type D

Multiple Entry Visitor Visa - 60 days

Discover the beauty of Indonesia with ease and flexibility thanks to the “Tourism Multiple Entry Visa”. This visa is specifically designed for those who are looking for recreational adventures and allows multiple entries into Indonesia over a period of 1, 2, or 5 years, with each stay lasting up to 60 days.

It is perfect for travelers who wish to immerse themselves in Indonesia’s rich culture and stunning landscapes multiple times, without any hassle.

  • Stay for 60 days per entry.
  • The validity of the visa depends on the type of visa you have, which could be up to 5 years.
  • Multiple entries.
  • 1 year – fee IDR 3,000,000, around USD 200.
    3 years – fee IDR 6,000,000, around USD 400.
    5 years – fee IDR 15,000,000, around USD 1000.
  • Apply online from the official Indonesian immigration website

Other type of Visas

For different visa needs, such as Business, Investment, Employment, Film, Sport, Study, and more, please check the official Indonesian immigration website or Indonesian embassies/consulates in your country.


Electronic Custom Declaration

Looking to make your travel experience more hassle-free? You might want to try out the easy electronic customs declaration (E-CD) process.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I enter to Indonesia without a Visa?

    Yes, most visitors to Indonesia require a visa to enter the country. However, there are certain exemptions and visa-free policies based on your nationality. 

    If you’re from one of the following ten (10) countries, you can visit Indonesia without a visa for up to 30 days, but only for tourism. The applicable countries are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.

  • How much is Visa on Arrival

    The cost of the Indonesian Visa on Arrival varies depending on your nationality. As of September 2021, the fee for most countries is IDR 500.000, approx USD 35. However, verifying the updated visa fee beforehand is crucial, as it might change.

  • How do I pay my Visa on Arrival?

    VOA stands for Visa on Arrival. It is a type of visa that allows eligible travelers to obtain a visa upon their arrival at Indonesian airports or seaports. VOA is generally valid for 30 days and can be extended.

  • Can I get Visa on Arrival in airport?

    Yes, Visa on Arrival can be obtained at major international airports and seaports in Indonesia. Ensure you have the necessary documents and the visa fee in cash for a smooth process.

  • What are the document requirements for obtaining a Visa on Arrival?

    To secure a Visa on Arrival, please ensure you have:

    • A valid passport with at least six months of validity.
    • Proof of a return or onward ticket.
    • Cash payment for the visa fee (IDR 500,000, approximately USD 35).
  • Do I have to show proof of my return flight when entering Indonesia?

    Yes, as part of the Visa on Arrival requirements, you must provide proof of onward or return flight tickets. Make sure you have the necessary documentation before your trip.

  • How to get a Visa Extension in Indonesia

    If you wish to extend your stay in Indonesia, you can apply for a visa extension at the local immigration office. It’s advisable to begin the extension process well before your current visa expires to avoid any penalties or issues.

  • How much cash can I bring to Indonesia?

    Visitors to Indonesia are allowed to bring up to IDR 100.000.000 (100 million) Indonesian Rupiah or other currency in an equivalent amount.

  • Do I need Medical Travel Insurance?

    While medical travel insurance is not mandatory for entering Indonesia, it is highly recommended. Having comprehensive travel insurance ensures you are financially protected in any unforeseen medical emergencies or travel-related incidents.

Indonesia Entry Requirements

  • Passport

    • Ensure that your passport is valid for at least six (6) months beyond your intended stay in Indonesia.
    • It should also have a few blank pages for visa stamps.
    • Temporary travel documents and emergency passports are not accepted.
  • Return or Onward flight ticket

    • Keep a printed or electronic copy of your return or onward ticket readily available during your travel to Indonesia. This will enable you to present it promptly if requested by immigration authorities.
    • Airlines may also request this proof before allowing passengers to board flights bound for Indonesia.
  • Visa

    • If you opt for the Electronic Visa on Arrival, having a digital or printed copy of your e-VOA with you is recommended in case of a system glitch.
    • Ensure that your visa remains valid upon entering Indonesia.
  • Custom Declaration

    • When entering Indonesia, travelers must fill out a customs declaration form either upon arrival at the airport or before departure through an online form.
    • Electronic Custom Declaration (E-CD)
    • Be aware of restricted and prohibited items, including drugs, weapons, wildlife, and cultural artifacts.
  • Vaccination Certificates

    Travelers do NOT need to show proof of vaccination anymore. However, the Indonesian government “suggests” visitors to be fully vaccinated.

Please note that these requirements are subject to change, and it’s essential to double-check with the Indonesian embassy or consulate in your country or the official Indonesian immigration website for the most up-to-date information before your travel.

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