Entry Points

Visitors to Indonesia must obtain a visa from one of the Indonesian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or one of the countries eligible for visa on arrival. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months, even those with visa free access.

Passport in HandPassport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival and have valid return ticket. The immigration officer at the port of entry may ask the passenger to produce any necessary documents (such as hotel reservation and proof of finance).

Nationals holding passport from the following 168 countries and territories are eligible to enter and remain in Indonesia without a visa for 30 days for tourism purpose only. The visa free facility does not allow the change into other permits or visa extension. Passport holders from all visa exempt countries can enter Indonesia through one of the 124 designated border crossings. The list at the Indonesian Immigration website is different from the list of immigration points f.e. at the website of the Indonesian Embassy in the UK and in Germany. According to this list, for passport holders from 153 countries there are five airports and some more seaports for entering Indonesia with the 30-days-stamp, while exiting seems to be possible everywhere.

Holders of passports issued by the following countries who possess an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) containing the “IDN” code on the reverse that it is valid for travel to Indonesia can enter visa-free for business trips for up to 60 days.

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