Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Visa Free for 169 Countries to Travel to Indonesia

By Presidential Decree of 21of 2016 dated on 2 March 2016 on Visa Free, replacing Presidential Regulation Number 104/2015 on Amendments to Presidential Regulation Number 69/2015 on Visa Free, Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia.  

PASSPORTS AND VISAS
All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.

Free Tourist Visa
Tourist Visa Free Facilities are valid for 30 days, are non-extendable and cannot be transferred into any other type of of stay permit.
The visa exemption facility can be used for tourism, family visit, social visit, art and cultural, government duty, to deliver a speech or attend a seminar, international exhibition, meetings with head office or representative office in Indonesia, or transit.
The following are the Countries granted Visa Free Facilities according to Presidential Decree No. 21 of 2016:

  1. Albania
  2. Algieria
  3. Andorra
  4. Angola
  5. Antigua and Barbuda
  6. Argentina
  7. Armenia
  8. Australia
  9. Austria
  10. Azerbaijan
  11. Bahamas
  12. Bahrain
  13. Bangladesh
  14. Barbados
  15. Belarus
  16. Belgium
  17. Belize
  18. Benin
  19. Bhutan
  20. Bolivia
  21. Bosnia & Herzegovina
  22. Botswana
  23. Brazil
  24. Brunei Darussalam
  25. Bulgaria
  26. Burkina Faso
  27. Burundi
  28. Cambodia
  29. Canada
  30. Cape Verde
  31. Chad
  32. Chile
  33. China
  34. Comoros
  35. Costa Rica
  36. Croatia
  37. Cuba
  38. Cyprus
  39. Czech Republic
  40. Denmark
  41. Dominica (Commonwealth)
  42. Dominican Republic
  43. Ecuador
  44. Egypt
  45. El Salvador
  46. Estonia
  47. Fiji
  48. Finland
  49. France
  50. Gabon
  51. Gambia
  52. Georgia
  53. Germany
  54. Ghana
  55. Greece
  56. Grenada
  57. Guatemala
  58. Guyana
  59. Haiti
  60. Honduras
  61. Hong Kong
  62. Hungary
  63. Iceland
  64. India
  65. Ireland
  66. Italy
  67. Ivory Coast
  68. Jamaica
  69. Japan
  70. Jordan
  71. Kazakhstan
  72. Kenya
  73. Kiribati
  74. Kuwait
  75. Kyrgyzstan
  76. Lao, People’s Democratic Republic
  77. Latvia
  78. Lebanon
  79. Lesotho
  80. Liechtenstein
  81. Lithuania
  82. Luxemburg
  83. Macao
  84. Macedonia
  85. Madagascar
  86. Malawi
  87. Malaysia
  88. Maldives
  89. Mali
  90. Malta
  91. Marshall Islands
  92. Mauritania
  93. Mauritius
  94. Mexico
  95. Moldova
  96. Monaco
  97. Mongolia
  98. Morocco
  99. Mozambique
  100. Myanmar
  101. Namibia
  102. Nauru
  103. Nepal
  104. Netherlands
  105. New Zealand
  106. Nicaragua
  107. Norway
  108. Oman
  109. Palau
  110. Palestine
  111. Panama
  112. Papua New Guinea
  113. Paraguay
  114. Peru
  115. Philippines
  116. Poland
  117. Portugal
  118. Puerto Rico
  119. Qatar
  120. Romania
  121. Russian Federation
  122. Rwanda
  123. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  124. Saint Lucia
  125. Saint Vincent and Grenadines
  126. Samoa
  127. San Marino
  128. Sao Tome and Principe
  129. Saudi Arabia
  130. Senegal
  131. Serbia
  132. Seychelles
  133. Singapore
  134. Slovakia
  135. Slovenia
  136. Solomon Islands
  137. South Africa
  138. South Korea
  139. Spain
  140. Sri Lanka
  141. Suriname
  142. Swaziland
  143. Sweden
  144. Switzerland
  145. Taiwan
  146. Tajikistan
  147. Tanzania
  148. Thailand
  149. Timor Leste
  150. Togo
  151. Tonga
  152. Trinidad and Tobago
  153. Tunisia
  154. Turkey
  155. Turkmenistan
  156. Tuvalu
  157. Uganda
  158. Ukraine
  159. United Arab Emirates
  160. United Kingdom
  161. United States
  162. Uruguay
  163. Uzbekistan
  164. Vanuatu
  165. Vatican City State
  166. Venezuela
  167. Vietnam
  168. Zambia
  169. Zimbabwe
Nationals of the 169 countries can enter and exit Indonesian Territory through 124 Immigration Checkpoints in airports, seaports and land borders as follows:
Airports:
  1. Adi Soemarmo, Surakarta
  2. Adi Sucipto, Yogyakarta
  3. Ahmad Yani, Semarang
  4. Bandara International Lombok, Mataram
  5. Belitung, Tanjung Pandan
  6. Binaka, Sibolga
  7. El Tari, Kupang
  8. Frans Kaisiepo, Biak
  9. Halim Perdana Kusuma, DKI Jakarta
  10. Hang Nadim, Batam
  11. Husein Sastranegara, Bandung
  12. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali
  13. Juanda, Surabaya
  14. Kuala Namu, Medan
  15. Maimun Saleh, Sabang
  16. Minangkabau, Padang
  17. Mopah, Merauke
  18. Mozes Kilangi, Tembaga Pura
  19. Pattimura, Ambon
  20. Polonia, medan
  21. Sam ratulangi, manado
  22. Sepinggan, balikpapan
  23. Soekarno Hatta, Banten
  24. Sultan Hassanudin, Makassar
  25. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Banda Aceh
  26. Sultan Mahmud Badarudin II, Palembang
  27. Sultan Syarif Kasim II, Pekanbaru
  28. Supadio, Pontianak
  29. Tarakan, Tarakan
Seaports:
  1. Achmad Yani,  Ternate
  2. Amamapare, Tembaga Pura
  3. Anggrek, Gorontalo
  4. Bagan Siapi-api, Bagan Siapi-api
  5. Badar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Tanjung Uban
  6. Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban
  7. Bandar Seri Setia Raja, Bengkalis
  8. Batam Center, Batam
  9. Batu Ampar, Batam
  10. Belakang Padang, Belakang Padang
  11. Belawan, Belawan
  12. Benete, Sumbawa Besar
  13. Biak, Biak
  14. Boom Baru, Palembang
  15. Celukan Bawang, Singaraja
  16. Citra Tri Tunas, Batam
  17. Ciwandan, Cilegon
  18. Dumai, Dumai
  19. Dwi Kora, Pontianak
  20. Gunung Sitoli, Sibolga
  21. Jambi, Jambi
  22. Jayapura, Jayapura
  23. Kabil, Batam
  24. Kendari, Kendari
  25. Kota Baru, Kota Baru
  26. Kuala Enok, Tembilahan
  27. Kuala Langsa, Aceh
  28. Kuala Tanjung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
  29. Kuala Tungkal, Jambi
  30. Lauren Say, Maumere
  31. Lembar, Mataram
  32. Lhokseumawe, Lhokseumawe
  33. Malahayati, Aceh
  34. Malundung, Tarakan
  35. Manado, Manado
  36. Marina Teluk Senimba, Batam
  37. Marore, Tahuna
  38. Merauke, Merauke
  39. Miangas, Tahuna
  40. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Batam
  41. Nusantara, Pare-pare
  42. Nusantara, tahuna
  43. Padang Bai, Singaraja
  44. Panarukan, Panarukan
  45. Pangkal Balam, Pangkal Pinang
  46. Panjang, Bandar Lampung
  47. Pantoloan, Palu
  48. Pasuruan, Pasuruan
  49. Pemangkat, Sambas
  50. Probolinggo, Probolinggo
  51. Pulau Baai, Bengkulu
  52. Sabang, Aceh
  53. Samarinda, samarinda
  54. Sampit, Sampit
  55. Samudera, Bitung
  56. Sekupang, batam
  57. Selat lampa, Ranai
  58. Semayang, Balikpapan
  59. Siak Sri Indrapura, Siak
  60. Sibolga, Sibolga
  61. Sintete, Sambas
  62. Soekarno Hatta, Makassar
  63. Sorong-Sorong
  64. Sri Bayintan, Tanjung Pinang
  65. Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang
  66. Sungai Guntung, Tembilahan
  67. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Tanjung Balai Karimun
  68. Tanjung Benoa, Denpasar
  69. Tanjung Emas, Semarang
  70. Tanjung Gudang, Pangkal Pinang
  71. Tanjung Harapan, Selat Panjang
  72. Tanjung Intan, Cilacap
  73. Tanjung Kelian, Pangkal Pinang
  74. Tanjung Lontar, Kupang
  75. Tanjung Pandan, Bangka Belitung
  76. Tanjung Perak, Surabaya
  77. Tanjung Priok, DKI Jakarta
  78. Tanjung Uban, Tanjung Uban
  79. Tanjung Wangi, Jember
  80. Tarempa, Tarempa
  81. Teluk Bayur, Padang
  82. Teluk Nibung, Tanjung Balai Asahan
  83. Tembilaha, Tembilahan
  84. Tri Sakti, Banjarmasin
  85. Tual, Tual
  86. Tunon Taka, Nunukan
  87. Yos Sudarso, Ambon
  88. Yos Sudarso, Cirebon
Land Borders:
  1. Aruk, Sambas
  2. Entikong, entikong
  3. Metamauk, Atambua
  4. Mota’ain, Atambua
  5. Nanga Badaum Sanggau
  6. Napan, Atambua
  7. Skouw, Jayapura
For details and enquiries please contact the Indonesian Embassy in your home country.
If the 30 days of Visit Visa Exemption facility feels insufficient, visitor still can apply for Visa on Arrival (given for 30 days and extendable for another 30 days) or Visit Visa.
Visa-on-Arrival:
The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 61 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. Visas cost US$35
Please note that starting 26 January 2010, the 7-day Visa-on-Arrival has been discontinued.
Exception to this is the Special Economic Zone in the Riau Islands province, where the 7-day Visa on Arrival (VoA) can still be obtained at the seaports on the islands of Batam, Bintan - including Tanjung Pinang and Bandar Bentan Telani -  and Karimun. The 7-Day VoA Visa fee is US$ 15.
Countries extended Visa-on-Arrival facility are:
  1. Algieria, 2. Australia, 3.Argentina, 4. Austria, 5. Bahrain, 6. Belgium, 7. Brazil, 8. Bulgaria, 19. Canada, 10. Cyprus, 11. Denmark, 12. Egypt, 13. Estonia, 14.Fiji, 15. Finland, 16.France, 17. Germany, 18.Greece 19.Hungary, 20.Iceland, 21.India, 22.Iran, 23. Ireland, 24.Italy, 25. Japan, 26.Kuwait, 27. Lao PDR, 28.Latvia, 29.Libya, 30. Lithuania, 31.Liechtenstein, 32. Luxemburg, 33. Malta, 34. Maldives, 35.Monaco, 36. Mexico, 37. New Zealand, 38. the Netherlands, 39. Norway, 40. Oman, 41. Panama, 42. The People’s Republic of China, 43.Poland, 44. Portugal, 45.Qatar, 46.Rumania, 47.Russia, 48.South Africa, 49.South Korea, 50.Switzerland, 51.Saudi Arabia, 52.Spain, 53.Suriname, 54.Sweden, 55.Slovakia, 56.Slovenia, 57.Taiwan, 58. Tunisia. 59..the United Arab Emirates, 60. the United Kingdom, 61. The United States of America.
More Information on imigration available at: http://www.imigrasi.go.id

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,  visas cannot be replaced with any other immigration letters. The visa shall then be administered by  the Visa Officer in the presence of the applicant concerned.
You may find information on Indonesia embassies and consulates contact details at the Ministry of Foreign Affair website on the following direct link: http://www.kemlu.go.id/
For further information on applying for visa to Indonesia, you may browse our FAQs.
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.
Airport Tax
An airport tax of Rp150,000 is levied by airports on departing passengers on international flights and Rp.40,000 for those on domestic routes. Most airlines today incorporate airport tax into their total tickets cost on purchase. Do make sure that this is already included.   
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.
Further information on customs and taxes in Indonesia, log into www.beacukai.go.id

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