Indonesia Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Other EU Yes Yes Yes/1
USA Yes Yes Yes

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To enter Indonesia, a passport valid for at least six months from the date of entry is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above except:

• Nationals of Canada, the UK, the USA and (1) Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden, who do not require a visa for touristic stays of up to 30 days.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Indonesia.

Visa note

All other nationals referred to in the chart are eligible for a 30-day visa on arrival in Indonesia, which can sometimes be extended for another 30 days, except nationals of Croatia, who must obtain a visa in advance.

An onward ticket is required.

For longer stays, or for non-touristic stays, you should apply for a visa in advance.

Nationals arriving on visa-free short visits must arrive at one of the following ports:

Airports: Soekamo Hatta (Tangerang), Ngurah Rai (Bali), Kualanamu (Medan), Juanda (Surabaya) and Hang Nadim (Batam).

Seaports: Sri Bantan, Sekupang, Batam Center and Tanjung Uban.

For the visa on arrival, you must enter Indonesia through one of the main ports listed below:

Airports: Adi Juanda (Surabaya), Adisutjipto (Yogyakarta), Adi Sumarno (Solo), El Tari (Kupang), Halim Perdanakusuma (Jakarta), Hassanudin (Makasar), Ngurah Rai (Denpasar), Polonia (Medan), Sam Ratulangi (Manado), Selaparang (Mataram), Sepinggan (Balik Papan), Soekarno Hatta (Jakarta), Sultan Syarif Kasim II (Pekan Baru) and Tabing (Padang).

Seaports: Bandar Bintan, Selani Lagoi and Bandar Sri Udana Lobam (Tanjung Uban, Bintan), Batu Ampar, Marina Teluk Senimba, Nongsa, Sekupang and Batam Centre (Batam Island), Belawan (North Sumatera), Benoa (Island of Bali) Bitung (Sulawesi), Bitung (Sulawsi), Jayapura (Irian Jaya), Marina Teluk Senimba (Batam Island), Maumere (East Nusa Tenggara), Padang Bai (Bali), Pare-Pare (South Sulawesi), Sibolga (North Sumatera), Soekarno-Hatta (Makasar), Sri Bintan Pura (Riau), Tanjung Balai Karimun (Sumatera), Tanjung Mas (Semarang), Tanjung Priok (Jakarta), Teluk Bayur (Padang), Tenau (Kupang) and Yos Sudarso (Dumai, Sumatra).

Visitors who out-stay their visa will be fined US$20 per day. Visitors staying longer than 60 days risk large fines and may face deportation or imprisonment.

Types and cost

Visa on arrival: US$35.

Advance visas: tourist/business visa: £40; multiple-entry business visa: £80.


Visa on arrival: 30 days; tourist/business visa: 60 days; multiple-entry business visa: one year.


Those nationals eligible to apply for a visa on arrival may also request a seven-day transit visa on arrival. Other nationals need to contact the consulate to arrange a transit visa.

Application to

Either on arrival at a designated port of entry or in advance at the consulate (or consular section of embassy).

Temporary residence

For visits of up to one year, you must apply to the nearest Indonesian Embassy for a temporary stay permit.

Working days

If you apply in advance, visa processing usually three days from receipt, but it can take up to two months for nationals whose applications need to be referred to the Immigration Office in Indonesia.

Extension of stay

You can sometimes extend your 30-day visa on arrival for a further 30 days at a cost of US$35.

Embassies and tourist offices

British Embassy in Indonesia
Telephone: (21) 2356 5200. Website: Opening times: Mon-Thurs 0745-1600; Fri: 0745-1245 (embassy). Mon-Fri 0830-1200.
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in the USA
Telephone: (202) 775 5200 Website:
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7499 7661. Website: Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1700 (general and tourist enquiries); Fri 1000-1200 (visa applications) and Mon-Fri 1430-1600 (visa collections).

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