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Visa Regulations Peraturan Visa
Visa Waiver for Short Visit Bebas Visa Kunjungan Singkat
Re - entry Permit Ijin Masuk Kembali
Visa on an Advance Approval Persetujuan Visa
Journalist Visa & Permit Ijin  & Visa Jurnalistik
Research visa  Visa Penelitian
Visa  Application Form

Consular Section : (312) 595-1777 Ext : 113, 114, 115
email : consular@indonesiachicago.org

 VISA WAIVER FOR SHORT  VISIT OR KNOWN AS FREE VISA FOR SHORT  VISIT

Regulations on Free Visa for Short Visit or Visa Waiver for Short Visit that facilitated nationals of 48 countries to visit Indonesia without requiring an entry visa had changed under a Presidential Decree no. 18/2003 dated 31 March 2003. The Decree stated that visa waiver for short visit will be provided based on reciprocal basis.

As a result, nationals of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil,  Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,  Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand,  Norway,  Saudi Arabia,  Slovak, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Swiss, Taiwan Passport holders, code MFA/M, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Venezuela, Yugoslavia (SFRY) require a visa to enter Indonesia.

Otherwise, nationals of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, The Philippines, Hongkong SAR, Macao SAR, Chili, Marocco, Peru and Vietnam still enjoy visa waiver for short visit for the purposes of pleasures (tourism), social and cultural visit, business visit and government business trip.

A visa waiver is good to stay in Indonesia  for  30 days from the date of entry and length of stay is non-extendible.  They  must  leave Indonesia.

Nationals enjoying visa waiver shall present to  the Immigration Check Point authorities the following documents:

  1. national passport  valid at least 6 (six) months from the date of entry into Indonesia. (holder of travel document is unacceptable).

  2. return or round trips ticket

Fail to meet these requirements  brings about the denial  to enter Indonesia. A visa waiver may be enjoyed if entry or exit to be made through   the following designated ports or borders:

a. Airport :

PROVINCE CAPITAL CITY AIRPORT
Aceh *Banda Aceh Sultan Iskandar Muda
North Sumatra *Medan Polonia
West Sumatra *Padang Tabing
Riau *Pekanbaru Simpang Tiga
  Batam Hang Nadim
DKI Jakarta *Jakarta Soekarno Hatta
West Java *Semarang  
  **Yogyakarta Adi Sucipto
  **Solo Adi Sumarno
East Java *Surabaya Juanda
West Kalimatan *Pontianak Supadio
East Kalimantan Samarinda  
  **Balikpapan Sepinggan
  **Tarakan Juwata
North Sulawesi *Manado Sam Ratulangi
South Sulawesi *Makasar Hassanudin
West Nusa Tenggara *Mataram Selaparang
East Nusatenggara *Kupang El Tari
Bali *Denpasar Ngurah Rai
Mollucu *Ambon Pattimura
Irian Jaya Jayapura  
  Biak Frans Kaisepo
  *merauke Morpah
     

b. Seaport
PROVINCE CAPITAL CITY AIRPORT
Aceh Banda Aceh Malahayati
  **Sabang Sabang
  **Lhokseumawe Lhokseumawe
  **Langsa Kuala Langsa
North Sumatra Medan  
  **Belawan Belawan
West Sumatra *Padang Teluk Bayur
Riau *Pekanbaru Pelabuhan Siak
  **Batam Batu Ampar
    Sekupang
    NongsaTerminal Bahari
    Marina Teluk Serimba
  **Dumai Dumai
  **Tanjung Pinang Tanjung Pinang
  **Tanjung Uban Tanjung Balai Karimun
  Bandar Bentan Telani/Lagoi  
  Bandar Seri udana/Logam  
  **Bengkalis Bengkalis
DKI Jakarta *Jakarta Tanjung Priok
Central Java *Semarang Tanjung Mas
East Java *Surabaya Tanjung Perak
Central Kalimantan Palangkaraya  
  **Sampit Sampit
East Kalimantan Samarinda Nunukan
North Sulawesi Manado  
  **Bitung Bitung
Bali Denpasar  
  **Benoa Padang Bai
West Nusatenggara *Mataram Lembar
East Nusatenggara *Kupang Senau
Moluccu *Ambon Ambon

c.Road Border

Province Capital City  
West Kalimantan Pontianak  
  *Entikong Entikong

 *  )Airport/Seaport in the Capital City of the Province

** ) Airport/Seaport/Land Border in the other city of the Province

A visa is required if  the entry  or exit made  instead of ports or borders as stated above or  taking on cruise or private plane to enter  or exit Indonesia.

Engaged in any employment paid or unpaid during stay in Indonesia is not permitted.

Violations of Immigration laws and regulations are subject to  penalties, requiring them to pay penalties and to be removed from Indonesia and will not be  allowed to enter Indonesia for certain years.

Other certain aliens  require no visa to enter Indonesia

  1. aliens holding valid Indonesian temporary/permanent stay permits card as long as they have valid re-entry permit attached on their passport to enter Indonesia;

  2. crews of  airlines or ships, under the bilateral agreement,  working for the international regular/scheduled flight/ship as long as they have  valid passport of 6 months from the date of entry.

  3. aliens who will make a stopover in Indonesia as long as they are not coming out from the Immigration Check Point or border.

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