Travel & Visa Information

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.

Visa-on-Arrival:

The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 169 countries 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.

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

Countries extended Visa-on-Arrival facilities are:

Entry Ports Where Visa-on-Arrival May Be Issued are:

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  • South Africa
  • Albania
  • Aljazair/ Algeria
  • United States
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Uni Emirate Arab
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahama
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Netherland
  • Belarusia
  • Belgia
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Butan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Ceko
  • Chad
  • Chili
  • Denmark
  • Dominika
  • Ekuador
  • El Savador
  • Estonia
  • Fiji
  • Filipina
  • Finlandia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hongaria
  • Hongkong
  • India
  • Inggris
  • Irlandia
  • Islandia
  • Italia
  • Jamaika
  • Jepang
  • Jerman
  • Kamboja
  • Kanada
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kepulauan Marshall
  • Kepulauan Solomon
  • Kiribati
  • Komoro
  • Korea Selatan
  • Kosta Rika
  • Kroasia
  • Kuba
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liechstentein
  • Lithuania
  • Luksemburg
  • Macao
  • Madagaskar
  • Makedoonia
  • Maladewa
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Maroko
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritiius
  • Meksiko
  • Mesir
  • Moldova
  • Monako
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambik
  • Myanmar
  • Nambia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Nikaragua
  • Norwegia
  • Oman
  • Palau
  • Palestina
  • Panama
  • Pantai Gading
  • Papua nugini
  • Paraguay
  • Perancis
  • Peru
  • Polandia
  • Portugal
  • Puerto rico
  • Qatar
  • Republik Dominika
  • Romania
  • Rusia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kits & Navis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent & Grenadis
  • Samoa
  • San marino
  • Sao TOme dan PRincipe
  • Selandia Baru
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapura
  • Siprus
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spanyol
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Swedia
  • SWiss
  • Tahta Suci Vatikan
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanjung VErde
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor Leste
  • Tiongkok
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turki
  • Turmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraina
  • Uni Emirat Arab
  • URuguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • VEnezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yordania
  • Yunani
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Airports:

Soekarno-Hatta in Jakarta
Ngurah Rai in Bali
Sultan Syarif Hasim in Pekanbaru
Minangkabau in Padang
Juanda in Surabaya and
Sam Ratulangi in Manado
Polonia in Medan
Hang Nadim in Batam
Halim Perdana Kusuma in Jakarta
Adi Sucipto in Jogjakarta
Adi Sumarmo in Surakarta
Husein Sastranegara in Bandung
Ahmad Yani in Semarang
Selaparang in Mataram
Ei-Tari in Kupang
Hasanuddin in Makassar
Sam Ratulangi in Manado
Sepinggan in Balikpapan
Supadio in Pontianak
Authorized seaports are at Batam: Sekupang, Batuampar, Nongsa, Marina, and Teluk Senimba, Bandar Bintan, Talani Lagoi, Tanjung Balai Karimun, and Bandar Sri Udana Labon in the Riau archipelago, Sri Bintan Pura in Tanjung Pinang; Belawan port and Sibolga in North Sumatra, Yos Sudarso Tanjung Perak in Surabaya; Teluk Bayur of Padang; Tanjung Priok harbor at Jakarta; Padang Bai and Benoa ports in Bali; the port of Jayapura; Bitung; Tanjung Mas in Semarang, Central Java; Tenua and Maumere in East Nusa Tenggara, Pare-Pare and Soekarno Hatta port in South Sulawesi.

Free Tourist Visa

Free Tourist short stay visas for 30 days are extended to tourists from 12 countries, namely from Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Chile, Equador, Morocco and Peru,

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, the visa cannot be replaced with any other immigration letters. The visa shall then be administered by Visa Officer in the presence of the applicant concerned.

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.

 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.