Visa Information

Free Visa for Short Visit (BVKS)

Based on Presidential Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia No. 16/ 2008 on the Second Changing of Presidential Decision No. 18/ 2003, there are 12 countries which accepted by Free Visa for Short Visit (BVKS) :

1. Brunei Darussalam
2. Chile
3. Equador
4. Hong Kong SAR(Special Administration Region)
5. Macao SAR
6. Malaysia
7. Maroko
8. Peru
9. Philippines
10. Singapore
11. Thailand
12. Vietnam

Will be issued with a 30-days (thirty days) stay permit without charge. This visa is not extendable or convertible to any other type of Visa. This visa-free entry also applies to participants of officially approved conventions held in the country. Visa-free entry and exit to Indonesia is restricted to recognized airports and seaports, including Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and Tanjung Priok Seaport in Jakarta. A visa is required if you plan to enter or exit the country through an unrecognized gateway.

Visa On Arrival (VOA)

Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) Facility is available for passport holders from the following countries and one special territory:

1. Alegria
2. Argentina
3. Australia
4. Austria
5. Bahrain
6. Belgium
7. Brazil
8. Bulgaria
9. Cambodia
10. Canada
11. China
12. Cyprus
13. Czech Republic
14. Chinnese Taipei
15. Denmark
16. Egypt
17. Estonia
18. Fiji
19. Finland
20. France
21. Germany
22. Greece
23. Hungary
24. Iceland
25. India
26. Iran
27. Ireland
28. Italy
29. Japan
30. Kuwait
31. Laos
32. Latvia
33. Libya
34. Liechtenstein
35. Lithuannia
36. Luxembourg
37. Maldives
38. Malta
39. Mexico
40. Monaco
41. Netherlands
42. New Zealand
43. Norway
44. Oman
45. Panama
46. Poland
47. Portugal
48. Qatar
49. Romania
50. Rusia
51. Saudi Arabia
52. Slovakia
53. Slovenia
54. South Africa
55. South Korea
56. Spain
57. Suriname
58. Sweden
59. switzerland
60. Timor Leste
61. Tunisia
62. Turkey
63. United Arab Emirates
64. United Kingdom
65. USA

Please be advised that Visa On Arrival may only be extended upon approval from the Director General of Immigration of the Republic of Indonesia in case of natural disaster, illnes or accident, but cannot be transferred to another type of visa. Overstay visitors incur to pay a penalty of US$20.- per day/person (for under 60 days stay) whilst over 60 days stay will be a 5 (five) year prison sentence or a fine of IDR25.000.000 (local currency).


1. Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 (six) months as from the date of entry into Indonesia.
2. Onward or return tickets are compulsory
3. No compulsory vaccinations
4. Visitors must enter through the following airports and seaports in Indonesia
5. Please note that these regulations do not apply for foreigners/expatriates (including members of their family) who are assigned/based in Indonesia.

Applying For Visas Before Arrival

Citizens of countries not included on a Visa-Free or Visa-On-Arrival(VOA) list must apply for a visa overseas before arriving in Indonesia. Citizens of any country wishing to stay more than 30 days must also apply for an appropriate visa at the their nearest Indonesian Embassy or Consulate before traveling to Indonesia.