Short Guide to Visas for Indonesia‚Ä® Effective February 1, 2004, Indonesia introduced wide ranging changes in the national visa-free and visa on arrival system.

Effective February 1, 2004, Indonesia introduced wide-ranging changes in the national visa-free and visa on arrival system.

Visa on Arrival

Beginning February 1, 2004, the nationals of 21 countries will be able to obtain a "Visa on Arrival" processed at the gate of entry following the payment of an official fee.

  • The citizens of 21 countries and territories eligible to purchase visas on arrival are: the United States, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Finland, Hungary, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, South Korea, Norway, France, Poland, Switzerland, New Zealand, and Taiwan.
  • The citizens of the aforementioned countries must hold a passport with at least 6 months remaining validity at the time of arrival, present a completed embarkation/disembarkation card provided by the airlines, be able to demonstrate they have sufficient means to live during their stay in Indonesia, not be listed on any official blacklist of individuals prohibited from entering the country, and pay the stipulated fee to obtain a visa.
  • The Visa on Arrival fee for citizens of eligible countries is US$ 25 for a 30 day visa and US$ 10 for a 7 day visa.
  • The Visa on Arrival is non-extendable and cannot be converted into another class of visa.
  • Immigration authorities promise the visa purchasing system will take no more than 3-5 minutes per applicant. 6 payment counters, a bank and a money changer have been set up to process payments.
  • Once payment is completed the tourist will proceed to an immigration counter for final inspection of documents and visa issuance.

On your departure from Bali you are required pay an Airport Service Charge of Rp. 150,000 per person for International Passengers departing Bali

Special Note

The above information is only meant as a general guide to visas available to foreigners in Indonesia. Complete details on immigration requirements can be obtained from the Consular Section of your nearest Indonesian Embassy.