Temporary Stay Permit

Applicant who wish to apply for an Indonesian Limited Stay Period (temporary stay permit); journalist visa or transit visa is required to provide the requirements according to the visa, as follows :

1.        Limited Stay Period (Temporary Stay Permit)

It is issued to applicants whose purpose of visit is to stay in Indonesia for a limited period.
Type of entry : Single Entry for up to twelve months (issue upon authorization from Immigration Office in Indonesia).
Validity of visa will be three months from the date of issue.

Requirements for Limited Stay Period / Temporary Stay Permit visa application :

  1. Passport with a minimum validity of 18 months from the date of entry into Indonesia
  2. Two coloured passport size photos
  3. A written approval from the Immigration Office in Indonesia
  4. Evidence of oblication in the aplicant's country of permanent residence (e.g. a letter from employer / College, certifying the applicant's intention to return after the visit to Indonesia0
  5. Itinerary
  6. Proof of Finance
  7. Proof of Residence / Hotel Booking
  8. A completed visa application form

2.        Journalist Visa

Journalist applicants whose purpose of visits to Indonesia is to conduct press activity such as film/video/photo shooting must have an approval from the authorities concerned before the Indonesia Embassy could issue the visa

Below are requirements for approval and visa which must be submitted to the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia :

  1. A letter of recommendation from the company
  2. Summary of the company
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. A completed visa application form (two copies for each applicant)
  5. Synopsis or proposal of the film/video/photo shooting
  6. Three coloured passport size photos
  7. A clear photocopy of passport (main details only)

Following the approval from the authorities in Indonesia, we will advise you to bring the passport to the Embassy to be stamped with the necessary Visa which will be ready to collect within two or three working days.

Note :
  • Upon arrival in Indonesia please proceed to the :
          Department of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia
          Directorate of Information and media Services
          Jl.Taman Pejambon No.6
          Jakarta Pusat (Central Jakarta) - Indonesia
          Post Code        : 10110
          Phone                : +62-21-3813453, 3858033
          Fax                : +62-21-3857316
  • Please bring with you three recent photos (3X4cm size) to collect your press card or film permit
  • It is advisable that you have a local partner in Indonesia to do your filming project
  • Transit Visa

It is issued to persons of all nationals continuing their journey to another country within a reasonable time provided they hold valid and confirmed tickets / documents to travel to their next destination.

Persons joining or working on a transport vehicle that will continue its journey outside Indonesia territory are also required to have a transit visa. Applicants must have proof of work contract pertaining to that effect.

Validity of visa will be three months from the date of issue and the maximum length of stay is from the date of arrival in Indonesia.

3.        Type of entry : Single Entry only

Requirements for transit visa application:

  1. Passport (with a minimum validity 6 months from the date of entry into Indonesia)
  2. Two coloured passport size photos
  3. Valid and confirmed tickets and other documents to travel to the applicant's next destination
  4. Proof of a work contract
  5. A completed visa application form