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​Procedure of applying journalist visa at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore:

  1. The applicant shall submit the necessary documents BY HAND to the Pensosbud Office in the Embassy.
  2. ONCE COMPLETED, the applicant shall make the payment of the telex at the Immigration Office in the Embassy.
  3. The Embassy then will make a reference letter and submit it along with the above documents for clearance by the Inter-Ministry/Agency Meeting for Journalist/Media Visa in Jakarta (“the Inter-Ministry/Agency Meeting”).
  4. The Inter-Ministry/Agency Meeting will have the FULL AUTHORITY to approve or reject the application.
  5. Depending on the volume of the visa application submitted, visa approval may take up to FOUR WEEKS FROM THE DAY THE COMPLETED DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED to the Pensosbud Office in the Embassy and shall be made in the sole discretion of the Inter-Ministry/Agency Meeting.
  6. When the visa is approved, the Immigration Office in Jakarta shall issue a telex to the fixer and/or the applicant.
  7. With the telex, applicant may come down to the Pensosbud Office along with the original documents, original passport, photocopy of passport and two sets of photos (white background) to process the journalist visa at the Immigration Office in the Embassy. WITHOUT THE NUMBER ON THE TELEX, THE EMBASSY SHALL HAVE NO AUTHORITY TO ISSUE THE JOURNALIST VISA.
  8. Journalist visa must be collected within TWO MONTHS from the issuance date of telex.
  9. Embassy will issue a supporting reference letter for the applicant regarding the approval of the journalist visa.
  10. Original passport, telex and applicant form (with photo) shall be submitted to the Immigration Office in the Embassy.
  11. The applicant shall make the necessary payment at the cashier.
  12. Once the payment is made, the Immigration Officer will inform the date of passport collection.

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Please click here for the Journalist Visa checklist.

Please click here for the Journalist Visa Application.

Please click here for the Statement Letter for Coverage Application (News, photo, camera coverage, foreign correspondence)

Please click here for the Statement Letter for Filming Application (Filming, documentary, reality show, commercial)

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