Indonesia Tourist Entry Visas Clarified

The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a circular memorandum (SE/005/PK.04/2022/64) on 28 April 2022, addressed to all foreign legations of the Republic worldwide, detailing visa entry requirements.

The salient points of the memo follow.

Citizens of the following nine ASEAN member countries are traveling for “leisure purposes” are allowed to travel visa-free:

  1. Brunei Darussalam
  2. Philippines
  3. Cambodia
  4. Laos
  5. Malaysia
  6. Myanmar
  7. Singapore
  8. Thailand
  9. Vietnam

Citizens of the following 60 countries and administrative regions are entitled to receive a “Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purposes” after paying a visa fee of Rp. 500,000 (US$35):

  1. South Africa
  2. United States of America
  3. Saudi Arabia
  4. Argentina
  5. Australia
  6. Austria
  7. Netherlands
  8. Belgium
  9. Brazil
  10. Brunei Darussalam
  11. Bulgaria
  12. Czech Republic
  13. Denmark
  14. Estonia
  15. Philippines
  16. Finland
  17. Hong Kong
  18. Hungary
  19. India
  20. United Kingdom
  21. Ireland
  22. Italy
  23. Japan
  24. Germany
  25. Cambodia
  26. Canada
  27. Republic of Korea
  28. Croatia
  29. Laos
  30. Latvia
  31. Lithuania
  32. Luxembourg
  33. Malaysia
  34. Malta
  35. Mexico
  36. Myanmar
  37. Norway
  38. France
  39. Poland
  40. Portugal
  41. Qatar
  42. Romania
  43. New Zealand
  44. Seychelles
  45. Singapore
  46. Cyprus
  47. Slovakia
  48. Slovenia
  49. Spain
  50. Sweden
  51. Switzerland
  52. Chinese Taipei
  53. Thailand
  54. Timor-Leste
  55. People’s Republic of China
  56. Tunisia
  57. Turkey
  58. United Arab Emirates
  59. Vietnam
  60. Greece

Visit Visa Exemptions or Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purposes are granted for foreign nationals are available at the following Immigration Checkpoints:

  2. Soekarno Hatta, Banten/Jakarta
  3. Ngurah Rai, Bali
  4. Kualanamu, North Sumatra
  5. Juanda, Surabaya, East Java
  6. Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar, South Sulawesi
  7. Sam Ratulangi, Manado, North Sulawesi
  8. Yogyakarta, Special Administrative District of Yogyakarta
  9. Hang Nadim, Riau Islands
  10. Zainuddin Abdul Majid, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara
  12. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Riau Islands
  13. Batam Center, Riau Islands
  14. Sekupang, Riau Islands
  15. Citra Tri Tunas, Riau Islands
  16. Marina Teluk Senimba, Riau Islands
  17. Bandar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Riau Islands
  18. Bandar Seri Utama Lobam, Riau Islands
  19. Sri Bintan Pura, Riau Islands
  20. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Islands


  1. Aruk, West Kalimantan
  2. Entikong, West Kalimantan
  3. Mota’ain, East Nusa Tenggara
  4. Turon Taka, North Kalimantan


Visit Visa Exemptions or Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purposes can be issued following the following requirements;

A diplomatic/official/ordinary passport valid for at least 6 months.
A return ticket or passing ticket for continuing travel to another country.
Proof of payment for Visa on Arrival of Rp. 500,000 when applying for a Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purpose
Proof of insurance coverage from an insurance company incorporated as a legal entity in Indonesia that covers health costs during the traveler’s stay in Indonesia.


The entry stamp given to foreign travelers when entering Indonesia utilizing a Visit Visa Exemption or Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purposes will serve as a Visit Stay Permit that is valid for:

Visit Visa Exemption: Valid for a maximum of 30 days and non-extendible.
Visa on Arrival: Valid for a maximum of 30 days and extendable for an additional 30 days at the Immigration Office in the area where the foreign national resides.
Visit Visa Exemption or Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purposes can also be granted to foreign nationals on an official visit or governmental duties to attend international events. This exemption requires presenting an invitation letter issued by the Indonesian government to attend an international conference/trial/meeting.

The facilitation of a Visit Visa Exemption or Visa on Arrivals for Leisure Purpose stipulated above applies to holders of diplomatic passports, service passports, service passports, or ordinary/regular passports.

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