A Visa of the Republic of Indonesia may be issued in the form of an official stamp, a sheet of paper inserted into or attached to a passport, an ordinary card, or an electronic card. The type of visa issued shall be based on the visa application. A visa application should be submitted to an Embassy or Consular of the Republic of Indonesia or other official designated by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia.
The following are types of visa recognized under in Indonesia:
Transit Visa will be issued to foreign national, in possession of valid passport or other legal travel documents who is:
– in transit in the territory of the republic of Indonesia and intent s to continue his/her journey to his/her home country or another country;
– a captain or crew members intent to sign on vessel or aircraft which is operating in Indonesia.
Transit Visa on Arrival
A Transit Visa on Arrival can be granted to a foreign national upon arrival in Indonesia, upon major faults beyond the control of such foreign national. The Local Immigration Office after carefully examine the application and upon approval from the Directorate General of Immigration will issue Transit Visa on Arrival.
A Visit Visa will be granted to a foreign national who visit Indonesia for the following purposes:
– Official Government visit;
– Tour visit;
– Social -Cultural Visit; and
– Business Visit.
A Visit Visa application shall be submitted by the appl icant concerned or hi/her sponsor to the overseas Visa Officer after fully comply with the general visa requirement. The applicant purposes of visit may include a show or exhibition activities, trade a professional sport event, attending seminar/conference or giving commercial lecture, medical treatment, or carrying out a test trial on work instrument or equipment with the approval of a related department.
Visit Visa on Arrival
A Visit Visa on Arrival will be granted to foreign national originally from countries exempted from requirement of possessing a visa, even though his/her arrival in Indonesia is not through an airport or seaport designated for such purposes. A Visit Visa on Arrival can also be granted to a citizen of other countries upon approval from the Director General of Immigration.
A Visit Visa on Arrival can be used for the purposes of an official government visit, an official tour visit, or to join transport devices that operates in Indonesia waters, territorial seas, or an Indonesian exclusive economic zone.
Collective Visit Visa
A Collective Visit Visa will be issued by the overseas Visa Officer by stamping a collective list which has been made and signed by a travel agent who arranges or operates a tour and travel business. The collective list shall consists of names of at least 5 (five) persons with maximum of 25 (twenty-five) persons.
A Collective Visit Visa shall be issued for the purpose of tour visit to tourist objects in Indonesia, or a Social-Cultural visit.
Multiple Journey Business Visa
A Multiple Journey Business Visa will be issued by the overseas Visa Officer to an applicant who intends to visit Indonesia for specific purposes several times. A Multiple Journey Business Visa shall be granted to a holder of passport which is valid for at least 1 (one) year.
A Multiple Journey Business Visa can be granted for the following purposes:
a. a discussion in the framework of trade transactions;
b. on-the-spot observation for import-export business;
c. investigating possibilities for foreign investment in Indonesia;
d. discussion with Indonesian company(ies) concerning capital or production goods;
e. attend meeting with his/her company head or branch office(s);
f. perform quality control of goods that will be imported from Indonesia.
Limited Stay Visa
A Limited Stay Visa shall be granted to foreign national for the following purposes:
a. foreign investment;
b. work as an expatriate for government or private sectors;
c. education, training, or scientific research;
d. religious duties;
e. joining a husband and/or a parent who is a foreign national in possession of a Limited Stay Permit/Permanent Stay Permit or who is Indonesia citizen, for the wife and/or legitimate children;
f. Repatriation for former Indonesian citizen.
The overseas Visa Officer has the authority to issue a Limited Stay Visa to an applicant only upon approval from the Director General of Immigration. A Limited Stay Visa may be granted by the overseas Visa Officer to an applicant who is under 18 (eighteen) years old and still single, provided the applicant:
a. born overseas after his/her mother had been granted a Limited Stay Visa of Reentry Permit to Indonesia and which is still valid;
b. born overseas with parents who are Indonesian citizen.