Our Indonesia Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Indonesia’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Indonesia.
If you intend to stay in Indonesia for more than 30 days or are travelling for a reason other than tourism, you must get a visa prior to departure. If you are not a citizen of one of the countries listed further down the page, you will need a visa to enter Indonesia.
Entry into Indonesia
To enter Indonesia, all passengers aged 18 and older must be completely vaccinated. For domestic travel in Indonesia, adults and children aged 6 to 17 are subject to additional vaccination and booster requirements (see ‘Domestic Travel’).
Irish travellers can obtain a 30-day visa upon arrival in Indonesia for a fee of IDR 500,000. By applying to the local Indonesian immigration office, the visa-upon-arrival can be renewed once (by up to an extra 30 days). Within the initial 30 days, travellers must extend their visa to avoid a visa overstay charge. On the official Indonesian immigration website, you can find a comprehensive overview of the types of visas that travellers can receive and the conditions for each.
COVID-19 restrictions on international and domestic travel inside Indonesia are constantly and frequently abruptly modified. Before travelling for Indonesia, travellers are strongly advised to verify the latest restrictions with their airline and with their local Indonesian Embassy (travellers departing straight from Ireland to Indonesia may contact email@example.com).
Foreign passengers arriving in Indonesia must:
- Undergo a temperature check upon arrival. Passengers with COVID-19 symptoms or a body temperature exceeding 37.5 degrees Fahrenheit must also undertake an RT-PCR test. If the test is positive, patients may be sent at their own expense to a hospital or isolation facility. If the test is negative, individuals who are completely vaccinated may continue their journey.
- Install the PeduliLindungi application on their mobile devices in order to gain entry to public locations.
- In Indonesia, this app is frequently and strictly used to demonstrate confirmation of vaccination.
- Show proof of complete immunisation. The Digital COVID Certificate from the European Union is recognised as proof of immunisation for admission into Indonesia. Children under the age of 18 and those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons are exempt from presenting immunisation documentation upon arrival.
Passengers who are not completely immunised:
Passengers who have not had the COVID-19 immunisation, either the first dosage, the second dose, or the third dose, and who are not exempt from vaccination, must be vaccinated upon arrival in Indonesia through a local health programme after a symptom check.
The criteria to apply for an Indonesia visa is straight forward. The criteria is often used as a checklist for travellers, so they can ensure they have all the relevant documentation before travelling. The criteria is listed below.
Business Cover Letter.
Letter of Invitation.
Proof of Travel Arrangements.
VisaCentral Order Form.
Visa Upon Arrival.
The Indonesian Embassy or Consulate requires approximately three to five business days to process your visa application. However, the processing time is contingent on the diplomatic post to which you are submitting and the application type.
Appointment times can differ, depending on your individual circumstances. At the moment, the waiting time for a visitor visa is around 44 days. A student visa appointment can take around 2 days, and all other non-immigrant visa appointments can be around 10 days.
Who can visit Indonesia without a visa?
The following Countries can visit Indonesia without a visa:
- Cook Islands
- Hong Kong
- Saint kitts and Nevis
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
|Covid 19 / Border Control|
|What is a Visa?|
|What kind of visa do I need?|
|Do I need more than one visa?|
|How long is a visa valid for?|
|When do I need my visa?|
|What if my visa is refused?|
There are five different types of visas available in Indonesia, Each visa is valid for different reasons of travel, so it is important to ensure you have the correct visa before travelling. The types of visas available are:
- Indonesia Work Visa.
- Indonesia Student Visa.
- Indonesia Family Visa.
- Indonesia Retirement Visa.
- Indonesia Digital Nomad Visa.
What to do if your visa to Indonesia is refused?
People routinely ask us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Please get in touch with us if your visa application was denied. You have the opportunity to dispute this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Indonesian visa and the reasons for the decision.
How much is a tourist visa for Indonesia? A single-entry tourist visa to Indonesia costs $50, a multiple-entry tourist, visit, or business visa costs $100, and a visa on arrival to Indonesia costs $35.
A plane ticket displays your itinerary and confirms your return to your home country. A bank statement is a document that the bank issues. This is required for the savings account to demonstrate that you have sufficient funds to finance your stay in the nation. It must display a balance of approximately $80,000.
Visa is an official document that can be both manual and electronic, issued by the government to allow the bearer admission, stay, and departure from Indonesian Territory. Article 34 of the Immigration Law stipulates that there are four categories of visas in Indonesia. Among these Indonesian visa kinds are: Diplomatic Visa.