Visit visas in Indonesia

Visit Indonesia for 60-180 days (extendable), depending on the type of guarantor and purpose of the stay.

What are the allowed purposes of a visit visa?

Visa CodePurposeInvitation requirement
C10Speakers, lecturers, public figures’ activitiesPerson or organization directly responsible for the event or events, which explains the details of the agenda and the material to be presented.
C10AReligious preaching activitiesSame as C10
C11Participation in trade fairsGovernment agencies or private institutions (company etc.) as the host of the MICE or Trade Fair.
C12Business start-up endeavorsGovernment agency or private institution explaining the relationship with applicants.
C13Joining vessels within Indonesian watersProof from the government agency or company stating the foreigner will join the vessel.
C14Production of foreign filmsPermit for filming location from the relevant ministry.
C15Emergency or urgent workStatement from government agency or private institution explaining the urgency of the foreigner’s presence in overcoming the occurrence caused by natural disasters, damage of the main engine, or riots / protests that need to be handled immediately to avoid fatal losses for the company and/or the public.
C16Industrial technology counseling/trainingPermit for filming location from the relevant ministry
C17Company audits, quality control processesStatement letter from a government agency or private institution as the host of the program that explains the foreigner’s activities during in Indonesia.
C18Conducting work trialsInvitation to conduct work trials from a government agency or a private institution.
C19After-sales servicesProof that explains the after-sales service of the product.
C2Business visitInformation, invitations, or correspondence from government agencies or private institutions that Explain the relationship with the Applicant.
C20Installation and repair of machineryStatement from government agency or private institution explaining that the installation and or repair of the machine must be carried out by the Foreigner concerned and cannot be represented/authorized to others.
C21Attendance in judicial processesInformation from law enforcement government agency.
C22A/BInvitations or statements from government agencies.Internship contract or statement from government agency or private institution as the host of the internship program.
C3Medical treatment and recoveryStatement from government agency/private institution, or statement from the applicant which explains that the foreigner will conduct medical treatment in the Indonesian Territory.
C4Activities related to government businessInvitation or statements from a government agency.
C5Coverage of news eventsInvitations or information from government institutions/interview transcript that has been approved by the resource person/a statement from the Indonesian embassy regarding news coverage plans in Indonesia, including a press ID.

Allowed with visit visa:

  • Engage in tourism activities, like sightseeing and exploring cultural landmarks.
  • Visit friends or family for personal gatherings or events.
  • Attend business-related activities such as meetings, seminars, or workshops.
  • Participate in short-term educational courses or training programs that are not part of a full-time curriculum.
  • Undergo medical treatment or recovery in Indonesian healthcare facilities.

❌ Not allowed with visa:

  • Engage in any form of employment.
  • Enroll in a full-time educational courses beyond the validity of the visa.
  • Remain in Indonesia beyond the visa validity period without proper extensions.
  • Engage in political activities.

How to get a visa on arrival in Indonesia?

First of all, you need to have a guarantor (see requirements in the table above) for your visit in Indonesia. If you don’t have one, consult with one of the Emerhub’s consultants and we will help you find a solution.

Required documents for a visit visa:

  • A valid passport with a minimum validity of 6 months
  • A completed visa application form
  • A recent color photograph of the applicant
  • Proof of return ticket or onward journey
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for the duration of stay
  • Supporting documents relevant to the purpose of the visit
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