A Journalist Visa is issued to foreign journalists/reporters who
indend to enter Indonesia for media coverage or documentary film
purposes. This visa could be obtained through these following procedures
at the Indonesian Embassy or Consulate office at the country where the
- Original passport, valid for more than 6 (six) months beyond the intended length of stay.
- Visa application Form completed in full with 1 (one)recent colour passport size photographs.
- A written statement from the bureau to which journalist works for,
certifying the objective, place and duration of visit (for the duration
of visit, please state from what date until what date journalist will
stay in Indonesia)
- List of equipments (if any) brought by the applicant to Indonesia.
Please state the name, detailed qualification and amount of item and
state that you will re-export all the equipment upon the completion of
making coverage when leaving Indonesia)
- Synopsis or background information of the story/documentation to be made in Indonesia
- A copy of the airline ticket/itinerary from the travel agent
- The Embassy or Consulate Office will forward the above-mentioned
documents to our government in Jakarta for their consideration. If the
government accepts your application, the Embassy or Consulate Office
will process the visa.
- A single entry journalistic visa stay will be issued for up to 60 (sixty) days, please contact the visa section for details
- Payment of the visa administration fee does not guarantee that the application will be successful
- Once granted the Journalistic Visa, upon the arrival in Indonesia
the applicant should report and collect Temporary Press Card and other
necessary documents to the:
Directorate of Press and Information Services
Department of Foreign Affairs
Jl. Taman Pejambon 6, Jakarta Pusat
Jakarta - INDONESIA
Phone: +011 (62-021) 381-3453 or 344-1508 ext. 4308