Short Visit Tourist Visa on Arrival

20 July 2011

Revision As from 5th July 2007

In conjunction with the revision of the visa policy, the Indonesian Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has issued and signed a revise decree no. M.02-IZ.01/2007, on 28th May 2007, effective from 5th July 2007, stating that Nationals of the following countries can now apply for their Transit (7 days maximum stay) and/or Tourist visa upon arrival at the following Airports/Seaports in Indonesia for a maximum visit of 30 days :

  1.        alger
  2.        argentine
  3.        Australia
  4.        Austria
  5.        Bahrain
  6.        Belgium
  7.        Brasilia
  8.        Bulgaria
  9.        Cambodia
10.        Canada
11.        China
12.        Cyprus
13.        Czech
14.        Denmark
15.        Egypt
16.        Estonia
17.        Fiji
18.        Finland
19.        France
20.        Germany
21.        Greece
22.        Hungary
23.        Iceland
24.        India
25.        Iran
26.        Ireland
27.        Italy
28.        Japan
29.        Kuwait
30.        Laos
31.        Latvia
32.        Libya
33.        Liechtenstein
34.        Lithuania
35.        Luxembourg
36.        Maldives
37.        Malta
38.        Mexico
39.        Monaco
40.        Netherland
41.        New Zealand
42.        Norway
43.        Oman
44.        Panama
45.        Poland
46.        Portugal
47.        Qatar
48.        Romania
49.        Rusia
50.        Saudi Arabia
51.        Slovakia
52.        Slovenia
53.        South Africa
54.        South Korea
55.        Spain
56.        Suriname
57.        Sweden
58.        Switzerland
59.        Taiwan Teritory
60.        Tunisia
61.        United Arab Emirates
62.        United Kingdom
63.        United State of America (USA)

Pleased be advised that Visa on Arrival may only be extended upon approval from the Director General of Immigration of the Republic of Indonesia in case of natural disaster, illness or accident, but cannot be transferred to another type of visa. Overstay visitors incur to pay a penalty of US$20,- per day/person (for under 60 days stay) whilst over 60 day stay will be a 5 (five) year prison sentence or a fine of IDR25.000.000,- (local currency).


  • Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 (six) months as from the date of entry into Indonesia
  • Onward or return tickets are compulsory
  • No compulsory vaccinations
  • Visitors must enter through the following airports and seaport in Indonesia

There are 14 (fourteen) Airport and 23 (twenty three) Seaport across Indonesia that has the VOA facilities :


  1.        Juanda in Surabaya (East Java)
  2.        Adisutjipto in Yogyakarta (Central Java)
  3.        Adi Sumarmo in Solo (Central Java)
  4.        El Tari in Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara Province, Timor)
  5.        Halim Perdanakusuma in Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia)
  6.        Hassanudin in Makasar (South Sulawesi)
  7.        Ngurah Rai in Denpasar (Island of Bali)
  8.        Polonia in Medan (North Sumatera)
  9.        Sam Ratulangi in Manado (North Sulawesi)
10.        Selaparang in Mataram (Lombok Island)
11.        Sepinggan in Balikpapan (East Kalimantan/Borneo)
12.        Soekarno-Hatta in Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia)
13.        Sultan Syarif Kasim II in Pekanbaru (Riau Province, Sumatera)
14.        Tabing in Padang (West Sumatera)


  1.        Bandar Bintan Telani Lagoi in Tanjung Uban, Bintan (Sumatera)
  2.        Bandar Seri Udana Lobam in Tanjung Uban (Sumatera)
  3.        Batu Ampar in Batam (Batam Island)
  4.        Belawan in Belawan (North Sumatera)
  5.        Benoa in Bali (Bali Island)
  6.        Bitung in Bitung (Sulawesi)
  7.        Jayapura in Jayapura (Papua/Irian Jaya)
  8.        Marina Teluk Senimba (Batam Island)
  9.        Maumere in Flores (East Nusa Tenggara)
10.        Nongsa in Batam (Batam Island)
11.        Padang Bai in Bali (Bali Island)
12.        Pare-pare in Pare-pare (South Sulawesi)
13.        Sekupang in Batam (Batam Island)
14.        Sibolga in Sibolga (North Sumatera)
15.        Soekarno-Hatta in Makasar (South Sulawesi)
16.        Sri Bintan Pura in Tanjung Pinang (Riau)
17.        Tanjung Balai Karimun (Sumatera)
18.        Tanjung Mas in Semarang (Central Java)
19.        Tanjung Priok in Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia)
20.        Teluk Bayur in Padang (West Sumatera)
21.        Tenau in Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara Province)
22.        Yos Sudarso in Dumai (Riau Province, Sumatera)

Please note that these regulations do not apply for foreigners/expatriates (including members of their family) who are assigned / based in Indonesia.

Visa is required and should be applied for before hand.

Those whose countries ARE NOT included in above list or wish to stay longer than 30 days in Indonesia, should apply for their visa in advance, at the Indonesian Embassy.