section provide you with all the relevant information and procedures
regarding the different types of visas issued by the Consulate for those
who wish to visit Indonesia. Therefore, it is advisable to surf through
Procedures and Applications below as the first step.
In conjunction with Decision No.103/2003 signed by the President of
the Republic of Indonesia with regard to the new visa policy, from the
1st February 2004, there will be a change of regulation on the Visa-Free
Short Visit to Indonesia for Tourism.
For Visa enquiries and form, please refer to the links on the right
side. For further information or inquiries, please contact us at the
VISA INFORMATION & PROCEDURES
- Decisions on many of the categories of visa applications are
normally made within 3 (three) working days, starting from the day of
submission or the date of receipt (if sent by postal services) and ONLY
COMPLETE APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED.
- Certain applications (such as those to work, study or stay for
certain purposes in Indonesia) or all visitors regardless of
nationality, who wish to travel to specific designated areas in
Indonesia (Poso and Papua) MUST obtain in advance an approval from
Department of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia, c.q.
the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta.
- If a visa application is referred to the Immigration Office in
Indonesia to obtain approval, it is strongly advised that NO travel
tickets (plane, boat or otherwise) are booked BEFORE approval of the
visa application is received.
- The Immigration Office in Indonesia has the authority to grant or
refuse a visa application. The Consulate General cannot be held
responsible in any way should an application be rejected.
- Once a visa is issued (stamped in the applicant's passport), it
CANNOT be CANCELLED or TRANSFERRED to other type of visa under any
circumstances. Applicants should submit the correct application when
applying for a visa.
- The granting of a visa is, in effect, only a form of pre-entry
clearance. It does not grant permission to enter Indonesia. The
Indonesian Immigration authorities at the port of entry reserve the
right to refuse entry into Indonesia.
- To avoid any inconvenience, it is strongly advised to submit the
visa application within a reasonable time prior to the date of departure
(no less than 7 days) and complete all requirements stated.
- For the safety of your passport and its related documents for
applicants using mail service, please send it by Courier Service or by
using the Canada Post security services. Please also enclose a returned
courier waybill with your account number or Canada Post services prepaid
envelope (EXPRESS POST).
Citizens of Countries other than Canada
who have dual citizenship with Canada must submit a copy of their valid
Canadian Passport. Citizens of other countries except Canada , must
submit a copy of their Canadian stay permit.
Form of payment and procedure in submitting visa request
The visa payments should be made only in the form of a MONEY ORDER
indicate the name of the applicant on the money order and made out to
the order of the Consulate General of Republic of Indonesia)
Please note, that we DO NOT accept company cheques and personal cheques.
For the safety of your passport and its related documents, please
send all documents by Courier Service or by Canada Post security
services . Please also enclose a return courier waybill and envelope
with your account number or Canada Post services prepaid envelope.
are two regions in Indonesia that the applicant could not visit without
special permission and approval. The two regions are: Papua, and Poso .
The Applicant who wishes to enter the restricted regions must obtain
special authorization from Indonesian authorities. This rule also
applies to those who work in these regions, e.g. Freeport employees.
Visitors who enter these regions without permission are subject to
arrest and detention and will be prosecuted according to Indonesian law.
To avoid any inconvenience, it is recommended for the applicant to
submit the visa request no later than 7 (seven) days prior to departure
and not more than 30 days prior to leaving Canada. Also to avoid any
delay, please make sure that all supported documents are submitted. It
is advisable to check with the Consular Section at the Consulate office
if you do not receive your returned passport within 10 (ten)days after
Please note that the earliest a visa request can be issued is 3 (three) business days.