Visa Information

​​​​​​​Opening Hours for Visa & Consular Section:

Monday – Friday 09.30 – 12.30

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

Kuusisaarentie 3, 00340 Helsinki

Email: or

Phone: +358 9 4770370, +358 9 47703726

(Note: The Embassy will be closed on Indonesian and Finnish Public Holidays. Click here for further details)

Visa Information

Foreigners are required to have valid visa for traveling to Indonesia. Before submitting your visa application, please check below for important information concerning visa application procedure, visa condition and any other requirements for submitting visa application at our Embassy.

Do I need visa for my travel to Indonesia?

Applicants are encouraged to check whether their travel to Indonesia require a visa. Citizens of 169 countries (including Finland and Estonia) and special administrative regions are exempted from having a visa for short visit to Indonesia and to stay for up to 30 days. For more information, please click here​.

Who can apply a visa at the Embassy of the Republic Indonesia in Helsinki?

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki is accredited to Finland and Estonia. The Embassy will provide Visa and Consular service for citizens of Finland and Estonia. The Embassy will also provide Visa and Consular service for foreign nationals who hold valid Finland or Estonia residency permit.

Visa Processing Time

Please allow 4 (four) business/working days for the visa processing time to take place, provided that all requirements are met. The process may take longer time during holiday seasons. This period excludes the period needed for delivery by post. Kindly adjust your travel plan with the period needed to organize a visa.

No exception is to be made to any applicant, unless under emergency or humanitarian situation (for example: a family member fall ill or sick while traveling to Indonesia as proven by written statement issued by local hospital or doctor). Please note that applicant who has just realized that their passport is expired or valid for less than 6 months and applying a visa using a temporary or provisory passport is not considered as urgent or emergency situation, therefore, normal visa procedure applies.

Validity of Visa

A visa must be used within a period of 90 (ninety) days from the date of issuance. Please check the expiry date before leaving for Indonesia.

The duration of stay (up to 60 days) starts from the first day of arrival in Indonesia based upon the entry stamp provided at the Immigration Checkpoints.

Type of Visa

  1. Single Entry Visa (index B211A)

Visa is valid for single entry only. Click here​ for more info and to apply for a visa.

  1. Multiple Entry Visa (index 212)

This type of visa is valid for multiple entries to Indonesia. This type of visa requires Visa Authorization from the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia. Click here for more info and to apply for a visa.

  1. Limited Stay Visa (index 311 to 320)

This type of visa is valid for a limited stay in or migrating to Indonesia for maximum stay of 2 years period. This type of visa requires Visa Authorization from the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia. Click here for more info and to apply for a visa.

  1. Visa on Arrival

Visa on Arrival (VoA) can be obtained upon arrival in Indonesia at the designated airports, seaports or land border checkpoint. Click here​ for more info and list of countries eligible to obtain VoA.

  1. Diplomatic or Service Visa

This type of visa is issued only for holders of Diplomatic Passport, Service Passport, and United Nations Laissez-Passer. Click here​ for more info and to apply for a visa.

How to Obtain Visa Authorization from the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia?

To obtain Visa Authorization from the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia, applicant must have sponsor in Indonesia (company, entity or individual) who will guarantee their stay in Indonesia.

Request for a Visa Authorization can be submitted to the Embassy, or directly to the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia by applicant's sponsor. Please allow several weeks for the authorization to be processed by the Directorate General of Immigration.

Please check Directorate General of Immigration’s website here and here for more detailed info.

Journalistic and Film Making Activities Permit

In order to obtain a permit to conduct journalistic activities or making film or shooting video in Indonesia, applicant(s) must contact the Press and Information Section of the Embassy through Separate form must be filled and submitted to the Embassy.

Once the permit is granted, applicant(s) shall continue to apply for a visa through usual procedure at the Embassy’s Consular Section. Applicant must submit filled visa application form and the required documents added with the journalistic/ film making/ video shooting permit to the Consular Section.

Journalistic and Film Making Activities Permit does not guarantee visa to enter Indonesia, and having a valid Indonesian visa does not guarantee a person to conduct journalistic and film making activities in Indonesia.

Submitting Visa Application

Please note that the Embassy has limited number of staffs handling visa and consular matters, therefore, telephone calls are not always promptly answered. The best and most effective way to contact us is through email address:​.

Before sending your questions and enquiries, please make sure that you have looked for the information in our website. Our staffs will only respond to e-mail from applicants asking specific questions or enquiries (e.g. questions like ‘I am a Finnish citizen, do I need visa for a 2 weeks vacation in Indonesia?’, normal processing time, visa fee, will not be prioritized to be answered).

If you wish to know whether you need a visa for your travel to Indonesia, please refer to the first part of this information, or click here​.

Applicant or their agent present the complete set of document at the Consular Service Counter at the Embassy of Indonesia in Helsinki. Application must be submitted between Monday to Friday from 09:30 – 12:30, except on Indonesian and Finnish public holidays. No appointment is required to submit your visa application.

Application may also be submitted through postal service to our Embassy through this postal address:

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia c/o Consular Section

Kuusisaarantie 3, 00340 Helsinki

Phone : +358-9-4770370

Fax : +358-9-4582882

Please always use the registered post when sending your visa application. After visa is issued, there is an option of having the passport to be returned via postal service. To do so, please enclose a self-addressed return envelope (registered) with an attached stamp. The passport will be sent to the address specified on the self-addressed envelope.

Visa Service Fee (as of 6 January 2017, click here​ for more details)


  1. Visa Exemption € 0

  2. Visa on Arival US$ 35

  3. Short Visit Single Entry Visa € 50

  4. Multiple Entry Visa € 110
  5. Limited Stay Visa

a. 6 months € 55

b. 1 year € 105

c. 2 years € 180

d. 5 years € 250​

​Visa Payment

All visa payment must be made through bank transfer or deposit to our account as follow:

Name of Bank: Danske Bank

Payment made to: Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

IBAN: FI37 8000 1271 1105 05

Account no: 8000 1271 1105 05


Please indicate the reason for payment by using the format as follow:

Payment_Type of Visa Requested Name of Applicant

(example:Payment Visa 211 John Doe)

If more than one visa requested in one payment, please use this format:

Payment_Number of Visa Requested_Type of Visa Requested_Name of Applicant

(example: Payment 4 Visa 211 Family Zimmerman)

The Embassy cannot accept cash or credit card payment for any of its services. Any visa application or request for consular service whose payment is not made through bank transfer or deposit, will be returned to the applicant and the request will not be processed.

Please note that once payment has been made, fees are non-refundable at any circumstances.

For full list of Visa Services Fee, please click here​.


The possession of Indonesian visa does not guarantee entry into Indonesia. Admission to enter Indonesia remains under the authority of the Immigration Officer at the port of entry.

Incomplete application form and supporting documents may cause rejection for visa provision.

Normal visa processing time is for indication purpose only. Actual visa processing time may vary.