Visa & Regulation

Indonesian government until now has held visa-free agreements for holders of diplomatic passports and service passports with 35 countries, including Bangladesh, as stated in the table below.

No Country Free Visa Period Effective Date
1. Austria 30 days 9 October 2008
2. Argentina 30 days
3. Azerbaijan 30 days 28 September 2009
4. Bangladesh 30 days 14 April 2013
5. Belarus 30 days 9 July 2012
6. Brazil 14-30 days 6 December 2008
7. Bulgaria 30 days 1 August 2010
8. Bosnia and Herzegovina 30 days 1 July 2012
9. Ecuador 14-30 days 6 February 2007
10. India 30 days 1 August 2008
11. Iran 14-30 days 21 April 2006
12. Cambodia 14 days 16 October 2008
13. North Korea 14 days 24 September 2004
14. South Korea 14 days 1 June 2004
15. Croatia 14 days 20 October 2002
16. Cuba 14 days 15 December 2003
17. Laos 14 days 16 July 2002
18. Mongolia 30 days 10 June 2004
19. Myanmar 14 days 29 May 1999
19. Paraguay 30 days 6 October 2009
21. Pakistan 30 days
22. Peru 30 days 28 February 2003
23. People’s Republic of China 30 days 12 November 2005
24. Russia 14-90 Days 22 March 2008
25. Republic of Serbia 14 Days 16 April 2004
26. Slovakia 30 days 31 July 2010
27. Slovenia 30 days 2 June 2012
28. Sri Lanka 30 days 2 August 2010
29. Suriname 30 days 18 July 2012
30. Switzerland 30 days 22 April 2011
31. Turkey 14 days 18 August 2004
32. Tunisia 30-60 days 12 June 2009
33. Vietnam 14 days 17 September 1998
34. Macedonia 30 days 22 August 2012
35. United Arab Emirates 60 days 29 August 2012
36. Romania 30 days

*) The following information may be revised without any prior notice.

Please check for updates at Indonesian Immigration Website

Countries and territories are eligible for a “Visa Free” facility. Those holding valid passports from the following countries will be granted a non-extendable 30-day Visa-Free Short Visit Permit upon arrival at an Indonesian international gateway without charge:

1. South Africa; 35. Denmark; 69. Comoros; 103. Nepal; 137. Spain;
2. Albania; 36. Dominica (Commonwealth); 70. South Korea; 104. Nicaragua; 138. Sri Lanka;
3. Algeria; 37. Ecuador; 71. Costa Rica; 105. Norway; 139. Suriname;
4. United States; 38. El Salvador; 72. Croatia; 106. Oman; 140. Swaziland;
5. Andorra; 39. Estonia; 73. Cuba; 107. Palau; 141. Sweden;
6. Angola; 40. Fiji; 74. Kuwait; 108. Palestine; 142. Switzerland;
7. Antigua and Barbuda; 41. Philippines; 75. Kyrgyzstan; 109. Panama; 143. Taiwan;
8. Saudi Arabia; 42. Finland; 76. Laos; 110. Ivory Coast; 144. Tajikistan;
9. Argentina; 43. Gabon; 77. Latvia; 111. Papua New Guinea; 145. Vatikan;
10. Armenia; 44. Gambia; 78. Lebanon; 112. Paraguay; 146. Cape Verde;
11. Australia; 45. Georgia; 79. Lesotho; 113. France; 147. Tanzania;
12. Austria; 46. Ghana; 80. Liechtenstein; 114. Peru; 148. Thailand;
13. Azerbaijan; 47. Grenada; 81. Lithuania; 115. Poland; 149. Timor Leste;
14. Bahama; 48. Guatemala; 82. Luxembourg; 116. Portugal; 150. Togo;
15. Bahrain; 49. Guyana; 83. Macao (SAR); 117. Puerto Rico; 151. Tonga;
16. Bangladesh; 50. Haiti; 84. Madagascar; 118. Qatar; 152. Trinidad and Tobago;
17. Barbados; 51. Honduras; 85. Macedonia; 119. Dominican Republic; 153. Tunisia;
18. The Netherlands; 52. Hungary; 86. Maldives; 120. Romania; 154. Turkey;
19. Belarus; 53. Hong Kong (SAR); 87. Malawi; 121. Russia; 155. Turkmenistan;
20. Belgium; 54. India; 88. Malaysia; 122. Rwanda; 156. Tuvalu;
21. Belize; 55. England; 89. Mali; 123. Saint Kitts and Navis; 157. Uganda;
22. Benin; 56. Ireland; 90. Malta; 124. Saint Lucia; 158. Ukraine;
23. Bhutan; 57. Iceland; 91. Morocco; 125. Saint Vincent and Grenadis; 159. United Arab Emirates;
24. Bolivia; 58. Italy; 92. Mauritania; 126. Samoa; 160. Uruguay;
25. Bosnia and Herzegovina; 59. Jamaica; 93. Mauritius; 127. San Marino; 161. China;
26. Botswana; 60. Japan; 94. Mexico; 128. Sao Tome and Principe; 162. Uzbekistan;
27. Brazil 61. Germany; 95. Egypt; 129. New Zealand; 163. Vanuatu;
28. Brunei Darussalam; 62. Cambodia; 96. Moldova; 130. Senegal; 164. Venezuela;
29. Bulgaria; 63. Canada; 97. Monaco; 131. Serbia; 165. Vietnam;
30. Burkina Faso; 64. Kazakhstan; 98. Mongolia; 132. Seychelles; 166. Jordan;
31. Burundi; 65. Kenya; 99. Mozambique; 133. Singapore; 167. Greece;
32. Czech Republic 66. Marshall Islands; 100. Myanmar; 134. Cyprus; 168. Zambia;
33. Chad; 67. Solomon Islands; 101. Namibia; 135. Slovakia; 169. Zimbabwe
34. Chile; 68. Kiribati; 102. Nauru; 136. Slovenia;

General Information Pertaining to Visa Regulations

Indonesia Government had granted visa on arrival favor to 2 countries to be able to purchase the visa on arrival facility upon their arrival in Indonesia’s designed International Gateway at 20 airports and 23 seaports.

They are:

  1. Iran.
  2. Libya

Tourists from those selected countries will not oblige to apply abroad for a visa but can purchase a visa on arrival at 15 gates of Indonesia’s international airports and seaports. The fee for this visa, payable upon landing, is US$15 for a 7 day visa and US$35 for a 30-day visa. The official entry requirements for the issuance of a 30 or 7 days day visa-on arrival:

  1. Passport must be from one of the countries listed above.
  2. Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 (six) months from the date of entry into Indonesia.
  3. Payment of US$15 or US$35 must be paid at the gateway, depending on the length of visa required.
  4. Onward or return tickets are compulsory.
  5. Visitors must enter and exit through one of the 15 airports or 21 seaports officially approved as an international gateway by the Indonesian Immigration department.


Entry Requirements for Visa on arrival (VOA)

1. Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months as from the date of entry into Indonesia.
2. No compulsory vaccinations.
3. Visitors must enter Indonesia from The international airport or seaport of Indonesia which is has visa authorization facilities.
4. Onward or return tickets are compulsory.

There are 20 Airport and 23 Seaport accross Indonesia that has the VOA facilities

Airports
1. Sultan Iskandar Muda in Banda Aceh (NAD)
2. Polonia in Medan (North Sumatera)
3. Sultan Syarif Kasim II in Pekan Baru (Riau)
4. Hang Nadim in Batam (Riau Archipelago)
5. Minangkabau in Padang (West Sumatera)
6. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II in Palembang (South Sumatera)
7. Soekarno-Hatta in Tangerang (Banten)
8. Halim Perdana Kusuma in Special Region (Jakarta)
9. Husein Sastranegara in Bandung (West Java)
10. Adi Sucipto in Yogyakarta (DI Yogyakarta)
11. Ahmad Yani in Semarang (Central Java)
12. Adi Sumarmo in Surakarta(Solo) (Central Java)
13. Ir. Juanda in Surabaya (East Java)
14. Supadio in Pontianak (West Kalimantan (Borneo))
15. Sepinggan in BalikPapan (East Kalimantan (Borneo))
16. Sam Ratulangi in Manado (North Sulawesi (Celebes))
17. Hasanuddin in Makassar (South Sulawesi (Celebes))
18. Ngurah Rai in Denpasar (Bali)
19. Lombok in Mataram (West Nusa Tenggara)
20. El Tari in Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara)
Seaports
1. Bandar Bintan Telani Lagoi in Tanjung Uban, Bintan (Riau Archipelago)
2. Bandar Seri Udana Lobam in Tanjung Uban (Riau Archipelago)
3. Batam Centre in Batam (Riau Archipelago)
4. Belawan in Belawan (North Sumatera)
5. Benoa in Badung (Island of Bali)
6. Bitung in Bitung (Sulawesi)
7. Jayapura in Jayapura (Papua)
8. Marina Teluk Senimba in Batam (Riau Archipelago)
9. Maumere in Flores (East Nusa Tenggara)
10. Nongsa in Batam (Riau Archipelago)
11. Padang Bai in Bali (Island of Bali)
12. Pare-pare in Pare-pare (South Sulawesi)
13. Sekupang in Batam (Riau Archipelago)
14. Sibolga in Sibolga (North Sumatra)
15. Soekarno-Hatta in Makassar (South Sulawesi)
16. Sri Bintan Pura in Tanjung Pinang (Riau Archipelago)
17. Tanjung Balai Karimun (Riau Archipelago)
18. Tanjung Mas in Semarang (Central Java)
19. Tanjung Priok in Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia)
20. Teluk Bayur in Padang (West Sumatra)
20. Citra Tritunas in Batam (Riau Archipelago)
22. Tenau in Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara Province)
23. Yos Sudarso in Dumai (Riau Province)

Others nationals not granted with either visa on arrival favor nor visa free favor from Indonesia government may apply for tourist visa at Indonesia embassy.

Calling Visa for following countries:

1. Afghanistan
2. Camerun
3. Guinea
4. Israel
5. Irak
6. Liberia
7. Niger
8. Nigeria
9. North Korea
10. Pakistan
11. Somalia

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