Overseas Visa Application to Enter Indonesia
Table of contents
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesia paused issuing visas to foreigners outside of Indonesia. But we are glad to let you know that overseas visa application to enter Indonesia is now possible under certain conditions.
- Single Entry Visit Visa – for social or business visits
- Onshore application, grants you 60 days of stay with the possibility of four 30 day extensions.
- Offshore application, grants you 30 days of stay with the possibility of four 30 day extensions.
- Work and Investor Visa
- Foreign nationals hired by companies in Indonesia can apply for a work permit or KITAS. Investors who hold at least IDR 1 billion worth of shares in a company in Indonesia can apply for an investor visa. Business visas are available for foreign nationals with a sponsor company in Indonesia.
- Foreigners who meet requirements may also apply for retirement visas.
- Family Reunification Visa
These visas need to be sponsored by your Indonesian Spouse. The application process takes up to 10 working days. Once issued, you can enter Indonesia, following the current Health Protocol. The visa grants you 30 days of stay and it can be converted into a Stay Permit (KITAS).
- Choose the visa type relevant to your needs or situation
Depending on certain conditions, you can apply for the following visas:
– Social visa
– Business Visa
– Working Visa
– Investor Visa
– Retirement visa
- Obtain visa approval.
This is applicable to those applying for work permits. Applicants must gain approval from the Foreign Manpower Utilization Plan (RPTKA) which takes up to 10 days.
- Get your telex visa.
The telex visa is now electronic. This means that you do not need to claim it in person at an Indonesian embassy.
- Enter Indonesia.
You’ll need to follow Indonesia’s new health protocols before, during and after entry.
Emerhub can assist in every step of the process. From advising on the most suitable visa type to processing your visa application. Fill out the form below and our consultants will get in touch with you.
It is also possible to change your residency status in Indonesia. For example, those on a visit visa can apply for a temporary stay permit (KITAS). Similarly, those with a KITAS can apply for a permanent stay permit (KITAP).
Note that applicants must meet the requirements and conditions to change their residency status. Our consultants can advise you on the regulations regarding this. We will also assist in applying for the stay permit relevant to your situation.
To assist foreign nationals who have been unable to leave Indonesia, authorities extended the validity of tourist or visit visas. Foreigners who are currently in Indonesia may also apply for a social visa which allows them to stay in the country for up to six months.
Fill out the form below to get in touch with our consultants. We will be happy to help facilitate your visa application. You can also reach us by sending an email to [email protected].
Let's grow your business in Indonesia
Get in touch with Emerhub by filling in the form below and our consultants will reach out to you within a few working hours.
More articles from Indonesia
Digitization is accelerating the growth of MSMEs in Indonesia
Indonesia is making rapid progress towards digitization as the country’s e-commerce sector depends heavily on the mobile-first approach. By the end of the year, the country will have 83 percent internet users with an average yearly spend of USD 620. This creates a massive opportunity for investors to invest in Indonesia because of this unique customer behaviour.
Why are foreigners Investing in Lombok instead of Bali this year?
Lombok is on the precipice of becoming the next Bali for investors! Discover why investing in Lombok is gaining investors’ attention in 2022.
Introducing Seller of Record (SoR) service by Emerhub
A Seller of Record (SoR) is a legal entity that sells goods or services to end users. The SoR is especially useful for businesses that do not have a local presence but sell to interstate or global customers.
Growth Signals Detected in Indonesia’s Investment Report for Q2 2022
The World Bank’s Indonesia Economic Prospects report for June 2022 predicts that Indonesia’s economy would grow 5.1 percent in 2022 and 5.3 percent in 2023, as the pressures of deteriorating global economic conditions, increasing inflation, and tightened external credit begin to weigh.
Indonesia is set to become the next long-term destination for Digital Nomads
The Indonesian government is said to be launching a special Digital Nomad Visa in an effort to entice more overseas employees to the country.
How to Build a Customer Support Team in Indonesia
Building a customer support team in Indonesia can be a competitive advantage for your business. We highlight the importance, benefits, and how-to.