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Immigration Update - Indonesia | Scope of Activities Allowable Under Visa Free Facility for Indonesia

Posted: 20/05/2016              Author: Muhammad Zaki Mubarak

Further to our update on 21 April 2016 where there was a list of 169 countries who have visa-free facilities into Indonesia, please find below the scope of activities allowable under the Free Visa Facility

  • Tourism
  • Family visit
  • Social visit
  • Art and Cultural
  • Government visit
  • Giving lectures or attend seminars
  • Attending meetings held by head office or Representative office in Indonesia
  • Transit to another country

The visa-free is for a maximum stay of 30 (thirty) days, non-extendable and all travelers must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Must be a citizen of the said 169 countries as listed in the table below.
  • Hold a passport valid for minimum 6 months at time of travel
  • Confirmed return air ticket

This visa free facility does not allow foreigners to switch / convert to other permit or visa type while in Indonesia. This new regulation does not apply to foreign travellers visiting Indonesia for more than 30 (thirty) days or journalistic activities. They will need to apply for the relevant visas at the Indonesian Embassies / Consulates in their home country before travelling to Indonesia.

A recap of our 21 Apr 2016 update, please find the list of 169 Countries that are exempted from obtaining visa to enter Indonesia for the above stated purposes:

Albania,

Algeria,

Andorra,

Angola,

Antigua and Barbuda,

Argentina,

Armenia,

Australia,

Austria,

Azerbaijan,

Bahamas,

Bahrain,

Bangladesh,

Barbados,

Belarus,

Belgium,

Belize,

Benin,

Bhutan,

Bolivia,

Bosnia and Herzegovina,

Botswana,

Brazil,

Brunei Darussalam,

Bulgaria,

Burkina Faso,

Burundi,

Cambodia,

Canada,

Cape Verde,

 

Chad,

Chile,

China,

Czech Republic,

Comoros,

Costa Rica,

Croatia,

Cuba,

Cyprus,

Denmark,

Commonwealth of Dominica,

Dominican Republic,

East Timor,

Ecuador,

Egypt,

El Salvador,

Estonia,

Fiji,

Finland,

France,

Gabon,

Gambia,

Georgia,

Germany,

Ghana,

Greece,

Grenada,

Guatemala,

Guyana,

Haiti,

Holy See (Vatican City),

Honduras,

Hong Kong (SAR of China),

Hungary,

Iceland,

India,

Ireland,

Italy,

Ivory Coast,

Jamaica,

Japan,

Jordan,

Kazakhstan,

Kenya,

Kiribati,

Republic of Korea,

Kuwait,

Kyrgyzstan,

Laos,

Latvia,

Lebanon,

Lesotho,

Liechtenstein,

Lithuania,

Luxembourg, 

Macao (SAR of China),

Macedonia,

Madagascar,

Maldives,

Malawi,

 

Malaysia,

Mali,

Malta,

Marshall Islands,

Mauritania,

Mauritius,

Mexico,

Moldova,

Monaco,

Mongolia,

Morocco,

Mozambique,

Myanmar,

Namibia,

Nauru,

Nepal,

New Zealand,

Netherlands,

Nicaragua,

Norway,

Oman,

Palau,

Palestine,

Panama,

Papua New Guinea,

Paraguay,

Peru,

Philippines,

Poland,

Portugal,

 

Puerto Rico,

Qatar,

Romania,

Russia,

Rwanda,

Saint Kitts and Nevis,

Saint Lucia,

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,

Samoa,

San Marino,

Sao Tome and Principe,

Saudi Arabia,

Senegal,

Serbia,

Seychelles,

Singapore,

Slovakia,

Slovenia,

Solomon Islands,

South Africa,

Spain,

Sri Lanka,

Suriname,

Swaziland,

Sweden,

Switzerland,

Taiwan,

Tajikistan,

Tanzania,

Thailand,

 

Togo,

Tonga,

Trinidad and Tobago,

Tunisia,

Turkey,

Turkmenistan,

Tuvalu,

Uganda,

Ukraine,

United Kingdom,

United States of America,

United Arab Emirates,

Uruguay,

Uzbekistan,

Vanuatu,

Venezuela,

Vietnam,

Zambia, and

Zimbabwe. 


 

Should you have any questions, please contact:

Muhammad Zaki Mubarak

Immigration Services Manager
Santa Fe Relocation Services
Indonesia
T: +6221 2961 2990
F: +6221 2961 2991
M: +62 811 943 6559
zaki.m@santaferelo.com