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Indonesia e-Visa Information

The government of Indonesia launched the Indonesian e-Visa in October 2020.

The primary motive for the launch is to streamline the Indonesia visa application process, and remove the need to wait in long border queues to obtain an Indonesian visa on arrival.

The Indonesian online visa has also been implemented to eliminate the need for in-person visits to submit a visa application at a diplomatic mission, as part of the Indonesia COVID-19 control strategy.

In an effort to stimulate economic recovery, the Indonesia visa online is first being made available to business travelers from select countries who have a Travel Corridor agreement with the Indonesian government, as well as as well as investors, skilled workers, and civil servants.

To obtain an electronic Indonesia business visa, eligible applicants are able to fill out the simple Indonesia visa application form online, which only takes a few minutes to complete with basic biographical, apssport, and travel information.

It is also necessary to provide some supporting documentation, and pay the online Indonesia visa fees before submitting the form.

An approved e-Visa for Indonesia may be granted for different periods of validity and permitted stay, and as either a single or multiple entry visa, depending on the needs of the traveler.

Those who wish to visit Indonesia for purposes not permitted with an e-Visa, such as for tourism or to undertake permanent employment, must contact their nearest Indonesian embassy or consulate for further visa information.

Single or multiple entry online visa
For business travelers from select countries
Allows varying periods of stay
What is Necessary?

Valid passport

Email address

Payment method

Return/onward ticket

Indonesia e-Visa Requirements

The Indonesian visa policy states that it is first necessary to meet the necessary Indonesia visa requirements to apply for an e-Visa.

The e-Visa for Indonesia passport requirements state that the applicant needs to have an eligible passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the expected arrival date in Indonesia.

Further Indonesia tourist visa requirements for an online application requires the applicant to have:

  • A valid credit or debit card to pay the processing fee for the e-Visa
  • A current email address to which updates about the application and the approved e-Visa will be sent
  • A return or onward flight ticket
  • Evidence of enough finances to cover the stay in Indonesia

Online Indonesia business visa requirements also state that it is mandatory to have a letter from a guarantor. This may be from either a member of the Board of Directors or an authorized HRD manager of an Indonesian company.

Once the applicant receives their approved visa online sent via email, they will be able to print a copy to present upon arrival in Indonesia alongside their passport, to gain entry to the country.

Further online Indonesia visa information, including additional eligible countries and whether the e-Visa will be available as an Indonesia tourist visa, is expected to be announced by the government in the near future. It will be published on this page once made available.

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Indonesia Visa FAQ

  • What is an Indonesia e-Visa?

    The e-Visa for Indonesia is an electronic visa implemented in 2020 by the Indonesian government in order to expedite the application process for eligible citizens and eliminate the need to apply for a visa from an Indonesian consulate or embassy.

  • Which countries need a visa for Indonesia?

    A number of counties are normally granted visa-exception to Indonesia for short stays for tourism, transit, or business, purposes. However, at the moment visa exemption for Indonesia, as well as visa on arrival facilities, have been suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    However, the Indonesian government has implemented the e-Visa system to allow business travelers from select Travel Corridor countries to visit Indonesia. You can check if you need a visa for Indonesia and are eligible for the e-Visa using the visa checker at the top of this page.

  • How do I apply for an electronic visa for Indonesia?

    Eligible citizens are able to apply for the electronic visa for Indonesia by completing a simple online form, which only takes a few minutes to complete with basic passport, biographical, and travel information.

  • How long is the Indonesia e-Visa valid for?

    The period of validity of the Indonesia e-Visa, and well as the length of stay permitted, varies depending on the type of Indonesian visa the applicant selects when completing the electronic application form.

  • What are the requirements for obtaining an e-Visa for Indonesia?

    In order to submit an e-Visa for Indonesia application, it is necessary to have the following:

    • A passport from an eligible country, valid for at least 6 months from the intended date of arrival in Indonesia
    • A letter from a guarantor in Indonesia, either a member if the Board of Directors of an Indonesian company or an authorized HRD manager
    • A current email address to receive updates about processing and the approved e-Visa
    • Proof of sufficient funds to cover the stay in Indonesia
    • Proof of a return or onward flight ticket
    • A valid payment method to pay the e-Visa processing fee

    Additional supporting documents may also be required depending on the type of online visa for Indonesia the applicant requests.

  • How long will my Indonesia e-Visa take to process?

    The Indonesia visa processing time is expected to be within 5 business days of submitting the e-Visa form. Nevertheless, eligible citizens are advised to apply as soon as they know their travel dates in case of any processing delays.

  • Do I need an Indonesian e-Visa for all my children? Should I include them on my application?

    An Indonesian e-Visa for children is not currently available. At the moment, the online application is only available for adult business travelers from select travel corridor countries.

  • How much does the Indonesia online visa cost?

    The Indonesia visa cost varies depending on the type of visa the applicant requires.

  • Is the Indonesia visa online a single or multiple entry visa?

    The Indonesia visa online may be granted for either a single entry or multiple entries depending on the needs of the traveler. The applicant should indicate the number of entries they require when completing the electronic form.

  • What happens if my eVisa application is rejected?

    If an online Indonesian visa application is rejected, applicants will be able to submit a new online form.

    It is essential to ensure that all the information provided on the application is correct and the correct visa type depending on purpose is selected, as even small errors on the form may result in processing delays or a denial of the e-Visa.

  • How can I check my Indonesia e-Visa visa status?

    It will be possible to check the status of the Indonesia e-Visa through the updates sent to the current email address provided during the application process.

  • Do I need to print a copy of the Indonesia e-Visa?

    Yes, it is expected that holders of an approved Indonesia e-Visa will be required to print a copy to carry with them to present to Indonesian border control authorities upon arrival in the country.

  • Do I need travel or health insurance to be granted an Indonesia e-Visa?

    No, it is not currently a mandatory requirement to have travel or health insurance to be granted an Indonesian e-Visa.

  • Can I extend my online visa while in Indonesia?

    Certain types of Indonesia online visa can be extended once in the country. For example, an Indonesian visitor visa can be extended on a case by case basis, up to a maximum of an additional 60 days.

  • Do I need a visa if I am just in transit in Indonesia?

    All travelers passing through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport for less than 24 hours, or other Indonesian airports for less than 8 hours, do not need an Indonesia transit visa.

    However, it is necessary for passengers transiting through Ngurah Rai International Airport, for those changing terminals in Soekarno-Hatta Airport, to have a visa, unless they are from one of the visa-exempt countries for Indonesia.

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