Business Visa (single/multiple)


Schedule an appointment for your visa application

Introduction of mandatory appointment system

Taking into effect from 1 August 2019, it will be mandatory for all visa applicants to schedule an appointment for the submission of visa applications at the Indonesian Consulate General in Melbourne.

         Please click he​re to make an appointment.​​

 Instructions to schedule an appointment:

  1. Only ONE appointment can be booked per passport.
  2. If you are part of a family or a study group, each member of the family or study group must make an individual appointment. For example, if you are a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children, you must make 4 individual appointments.
  3. For large groups travelling together (group of minimum 10 applicants), please e-mail to make appointments.
  4. Please bring your appointment confirmation letter (or e-mail) with you at the scheduled date and time to show to the security or staff.
  5. If you miss your appointment on the scheduled day, you may reschedule or cancel for a new appointment​.​
  6. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and processed.​

Maximum length of stay in Indonesia is 60 days. Requests for Business Visas are submitted to the Indonesian Consulate General in Melbourne by filling out the appropriate forms (1 copy for each person) and enclosing:

  1. For Multiple Entry, Passport (still valid at least 18 months from the date of entry) Non-passport documents (such as Travel Documents, Certificate of Identity, and Certificate of Registration etc.) will not be accepted. 
  2. For Multiple Entry, please provide approval letter from Immigration Authority in Indonesia, click this link to seek approval
  3. For Single Entry - Passport (still valid at least 6 months from the date of entry) 
  4. One recent color Passport photograph.
  5. Photocopy of Applicant’s Passport
  6. Letter of recommendation addressed to the Indonesian Consulate in Melbourne from a sponsor in Indonesia (Stating the duration and the purpose of the Visit as well as full responsibility of the sponsor for the applicant during his/her stay).
  7. Photocopy of valid label Visa / VEVO C​heck in Australia for non-Australian Citizen (Student visa/Bridging Visa/PR/TR)
  8. Applicants who hold only a tourist/visitor v​isa in Australia are welcomed to apply for Indonesian visa at the Consulate but will only be granted if the Consulate further received approval from Indonesian Representative Office where the applicants reside. 
  9. Proof of a ticket in and out Indonesia, or a ticket to continue travel to another country.


  1. This visa is given by the Indonesian Consulate to applicants visiting Indonesia for non-working business activities such as conference and business meeting.

  2. To participate in conference/seminar a letter/invitation from the conference host setting out details, including nature, duration and programme of the conference/seminar.

  3. The applicant who wishes to enter the restricted regions (Papua and Poso) must obtain special authorization from Indonesian authorities. Please advised Consulate General about the intention to visit the restricted regions. This rule also applies to those who previously work at the regions and hold immigration permission, e.g. Freeport employees. Application from certain nationals also needs referral.

  4. Visa is issued min 6 (six)​ working days from receipt of application providing all documents are in order. For visiting restricted regions need more than five working days or after receiving approval from the Immigration Authorities.

  5. Visa Fee for single entry AUS$70.00 and multiple entry AUS$165.00 are non-refundable and may be paid only by EFTPOS/Credit Card, Money Order payable to Indonesian Consulate General in Melbourne.

For Visa application by mail, please read carefully:

  1. Visa application by mail should enclose a self stamped and addressed envelope (advisedly using registered mail or platinum registered mail) for Express Mail, DHL or any other service that the applicant deems safe. The Consulates would not be held responsible for application that lost through mail. So make sure you chose the most secured service.

  2. Before you mail the application, please remember that the application must be sent along with the applicant's passport. Consulate General would attach the visa in the passport. No passport, no visa.

  3. Also remember that amendment and endorsement pages cannot be used for visa purposes. Check your passport for a blank visa page (minimum 3 blank pages should be available). Please be advised that we will return your application and passport if we found there are no blank visa pages on the passport or incomplete application.

  4. Please remember to address the envelope to:
    Consular Section (Visa)
    Indonesian Consulate General Melbourne
    72 Queens Road,Melbourne VIC 3004